Xfinity Mobile arrives to all of Comcast’s markets

If you're using Comcast's Xfinity internet service anywhere in the US, you can now get on the company's Xfinity Mobile service, too. Just over four months after it was first revealed, Comcast has completed the rollout of the service (powered by Veriz…

Mayor of London promises public 4G on the Tube by 2019

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has vowed to bring proper mobile connectivity to the London Underground, including platforms and tunnels, by 2019. It's a promise that we've heard many times before, but this time it might actually happen because it's tied…

Qualcomm study says sure, you can control a drone over LTE

Internet-connected drones will be necessary if you're going to see fliers that can communicate when they're delivering packages, livestreaming video or otherwise coordinating with the outside world. But how well can you control them over an LTE data…

Qualcomm’s chips bring 4G connectivity to dumb phones

In an effort to differentiate its processor lineups (and annoy tech publications), Qualcomm recently renamed its chips as "Mobile Platforms" instead of "processors." We can now see why: It just unveiled the 205 processor, er, Mobile Platform, its fir…

Ford SmartLink brings WiFi, LTE-connected features to older cars

If you want new car features like the ability to remote start via an app or have a WiFi hotspot onboard without buying a new car, then Ford's new SmartLink is one way to add them. Chrysler has offered WiFi and other features as a part of Uconnect sin…

EE’s 4G coverage now bests all UK 3G networks

EE's 4G coverage now exceeds that of any 3G network in the UK, the carrier has announced, after it switched on 800MHz spectrum capacity at 700 cell sites across the country. This filled in 5,000 square kilometers of 4G 'not spots' and improved indoor…

Ofcom bans BT/EE from bidding on new 4G spectrum

In a bid to bring balance to the UK's mobile industry, communications watchdog Ofcom has confirmed it will limit BT and EE's role in upcoming 4G auctions. Next year, Ofcom will sell off 190 MHz of spectrum in the 2.3 GHz and 3.4 GHz bands, upping Bri…

The R.Pi IoT Shield adds IoT connectivity to your DIY project

04c888b6b4d246306f48ec4de6a01b08_original Of all the things in this great green world which we desire the most important is connection. That’s why the R.Pi IoT family is pretty cool. Built by the team that brought us Tinylab, these clever GPRS, GPS, XBee, and LTE shields allow tinkerers to add wireless connectivity to their projects. The shields – what the Raspberry Pi world calls add-on cards – start at $19 and go up… Read More