Wireless

T-Mobile’s new Uncarrier plans

T-Mobile’s new Uncarrier plans

T-Mobile has been one of the less popular Wireless carriers in the U.S. for some time when it comes to customers. T-Mobile has not been able to get customers from AT&T or Verizon because of the lack of LTE and the lack of new phones. To try and gain a larger share of the wireless market, T-Mobile has announce a change from subsidized phones with 2 year contracts to having phone plans with no contracts in exchange for higher costing smartphones. Continue reading →

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Unlocking your phone is now illegal

Unlocking your phone is now illegal

One of the biggest tech news this week was that the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) has been amended to make unlocking a phone illegal. There had been an exemption made back in October 2012 that allowed anyone to unlock their phone but the exemption has been lifted and now unlocking a phone is illegal again. It is hard to tell what the legal ramifications would be for someone who is found to have unlocked their phone.

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App of the Day: Wireless Tether

App of the Day: Wireless Tether

My app of the day today is one that I have used extensively it is called Wireless Tether. This is a very useful app for anyone who wants more control of the wireless tether or hotspot feature on their phone. Your phone must be rooted for this app to work! Sorry for everyone who doesn’t have their phone rooted if you don’t this is one more reason to root your phone.

For everyone that does have a rooted phone this app has some great features so you can control how your wifi is shared. You can use this app to tether to a laptop or tablet either through a wireless ad hoc network or through Bluetooth. With Bluetooth you can even share the connection if the phone is connected to WiFi.

 

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