Don't-Miss Networking Stories
Everyone wants to know whether the carrier-agnostic SIM built into new iPads will ever reach iPhones. Users would love it, but carriers would hate it, and Apple's not pushing the issue.
Samsung's developing a new Wi-Fi technology that will let you transfer a 1GB file between devices in under 3 seconds--but don't expect to see it in your Galaxy phone anytime soon.
An unknown flaw has caused many older Belkin routers to refuse to connect to the Internet, which has caused Belkin to recommend connecting to a specific DNS server.
Is there anything Type-C USB cables WON'T be able to do?
Anyone eligible for a new phone before November 15 can upgrade right now
Gigabit broadband is coming to Silicon Valley, and it's a race to see whether AT&T's GigaPower service makes it before Google Fiber. AT&T just threw its hat into the ring, but neither it nor rival Google has set a firm deployment date.
Over on Recode, Walt Mossberg shares a story about Steve Jobs's passion for open, guest Wi-Fi networks -- and a call to action to make them reality.
The powerful content delivery network could help speed downloads of iOS and OS X updates--sure to be a boon when Apple releases the much-anticipated iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite later this fall.
T-Mobile is loaning potential customers an iPhone 5s for a week to try out its network. So I took them up on it.
The adoption of IPv6 will work better if more people upgrade at the same time, executives tell an ICANN meeting.
The latest moves in T-Mobile's Uncarrier campaign include letting would-be customers test drive an iPhone 5s for a week and allowing subscribers to stream music from more than half-a-dozen services without it counting against their data plan.
Asus says the RT-AC3200 is the world's fastest consumer router.
Don't let the name fool you: XLTE isn't new technology, but the marketing term hides some very tangible real-world benefits.