Mobile & Wireless

T-Mobile’s Personal CellSpot Router is Now Available

T-Mobile’s Personal CellSpot Router is Now Available

When it comes to sell service, not all homes are created equal. Whether your service is spotty or you have rooms that don't get cell signal at all, dropping calls is never a pleasant experience. T-Mobile is looking to improve its call quality, and starting on Wednesday, the T-Mobile Personal CellSpot router is ...

A Kindle E-Book Flaw Lets Hackers Access Your Amazon Account

A Kindle E-Book Flaw Lets Hackers Access Your Amazon Account

Amazon might not have a security issue at Audible but they do have one on their main website. A security researcher has reported, and I can confirm, that Amazon has a security hole on the “manage Your Kindle” page – one which is relatively easy to fix. Thanks to this hole, a hacker can gain access to the Amazon ...

Handybook Becomes ‘Handy’, Still Provides On-Demand Home Services

Handybook Becomes ‘Handy’, Still Provides On-Demand Home Services

What’s in a name? As it turns out, a lot. That’s the thinking behind Handybook’s decision to rebrand itself simply as “Handy.” The two-year old company, which provides on-demand home services via a web and mobile app, wants to become the definitive brand in the category… and it believes that when it comes to ...

The iPhone 6’s NFC Chip is Only for Apple Pay (For Now, Anyway)

The iPhone 6’s NFC Chip is Only for Apple Pay (For Now, Anyway)

Apple finally added NFC to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but if you were hoping that the company’s new NFC chip will allow you to pair speakers or integrate NFC tags into your favorite apps, you’ll have to keep waiting. Apple has put its NFC chip on lockdown, at least for now. Sources at Apple have confirmed to Cult of Mac ...

Microsoft’s New Mobile Keyboard Turns Any Tablet Into a Surface

Microsoft’s New Mobile Keyboard Turns Any Tablet Into a Surface

Microsoft's got a new mobile keyboard, but you won't find a Windows key anywhere on it. You will find a "Command" key though, and a little switch that toggles between Windows mode, Android mode, and iOS mode. It's a keyboard that aims to turn any tablet into a Surface. The new Universal Mobile Keyboard isn't just a ...

The Misfit Flash is a Screenless Fitness Tracker, Will Cost Less Than $50

The Misfit Flash is a Screenless Fitness Tracker, Will Cost Less Than $50

On Tuesday, Misfit announced Flash, its second wearable product. It’s a disk-shaped activity tracker that is covered in soft plastic. It will retail for under $50 when it goes on sale in October. The Flash is a sequel to Misfit’s first wearable activity tracker, Shine. The primary difference is that the Shine is $99.99 ...

Verizon is Offering Some Customers an Early Upgrade

Verizon is Offering Some Customers an Early Upgrade

Verizon Wireless is offering an early-upgrade program for customers whose two-year contracts are not quite up for renewal. The company informed customers on Sunday that all Verizon subscribers eligible to upgrade to a new smartphone on or before November 15 will have those dates changed to now, allowing them to get a new ...

How to Back Up Your iDevice Before iOS 8 Releases

How to Back Up Your iDevice Before iOS 8 Releases

iOS 8 is coming on Wednesday. (Hands in the air emoji!). Updates are great, but they're almost always buggy, which means you should back up your stuff before you load up the new platform. Here's a refresher on how. For iCloud, first make sure you're connected to Wi-Fi. Go to Setting. Select iCloud. Select Storage & ...

5 Apps You Need to Get the Job of your Dreams

5 Apps You Need to Get the Job of your Dreams

Working your tail off for years and finally graduating from college is one of the most satisfying feelings ever; you're entering the adult working world and going to get the best possible job you can get with the degree you worked so hard for, right? A nice thought, but HOW? College teaches you how to do the job, but not ...

The Internet of Things is Inspiring a New World of Partnerships

The Internet of Things is Inspiring a New World of Partnerships

When it comes to the smart home, big names like Nest and Dropcam have gotten most of the attention due to their product success and lucrative acquisition figures. But as impressive as these products have been, there are a multitude of other unknown products ranging from door locks to basic thermostats that require ...