For Amazon, December 2011 will go down as a highlight of the year, with record-topping Kindle sales and now, the successful launch of the Kindle Owners? Lending Library, which put 295,000 e-books into the hands of readers last month.
The FTC reminded us Monday what many a parent knows all too well: Not all kids' apps are safe, especially where privacy is concerned. So, as a parent of two small children in a house full of tablets, what do I do to keep them safe? Here are my guidelines.
The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday it will hold hearings at the start of 2013 to learn whether the nation's wireless networks could have, or should have, performed better in the wake of superstorm Sandy. At the height of the devastating storm, about 25 percent of cell towers were knocked out in states affected by Sandy.
Some of us would just as soon bypass the month of December and get to the new year without having to worry about shopping, holiday pressures, traffic and crowds. Now, Android 4.2 has made that easy for you!
It could be called GooDish. Or Dishgle. Neither of those awkward mashups of Google and Dish Network are likely, but what may be in the works is a partnership between the two companies for a wireless service.
Skype for Windows 8 Phone is available from Microsoft now in a preview version, meaning there's going to be bugs. Still, initial comments about it share the enthusiasm users have for the popular video calling program.
With emergency teams and extra engineers already in the Northeast because of Superstorm Sandy, wireless carriers say they're ready to deal with the effects of the nor'easter hitting the New York/New Jersey region Wednesday.
AT&T has agreed to pay a $700,000 fine and refund customers who had been overcharged on smartphone plans, after the Federal Communications Commission looked into complaints that the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier may have switched users to costlier monthly subscriptions without their consent.
Cellphone service in areas hit by Sandy is getting back online slowly, with about 20 percent of cell sites still out of commission on the East Coast, down from 25 percent, the Federal Communications Commission said Thursday. For those in the New Jersey and New York areas still without power, but whose cellphones are working, major wireless carriers are offering users places to juice up.
The Pentagon on Wednesday said it would continue to support large numbers of BlackBerry phones made by Research in Motion even as it moves forward with plans that would allow the U.S. military to begin using Apple's iPhone and other devices.