Long-time readers here know that there is no real love loss between me and the cell phone industry servicing the Denver, Colorado area. I’m currently with Sprint, who finally got usable 4G here in Denver about two to three years after it would have been reasonable.
Once upon a time, like just one year ago, all cell phone plans and wireless service companies were basically doing the same thing, offering the same pricing, and saying that they had the best service. This quad-opoly of the big 4 cell phone companies was broken
By now, you probably know that connecting to the internet over a public WiFi hotspot or other public wireless network can expose your browsing to various snooping efforts. In particular, such unencrypted open wireless networks allow others on the network to see things like usernames
Recent news reports suggest that Sprint is looking into the possibility of buying out rival wireless carrier T-Mobile. On one hand, this is a possibly strategic merger between the number three and number four wireless carriers. Even with the buyout, Sprint would remain the number
As a professional freelance writer, I end up using wireless hotspots to work from coffee shops. While, I use a secured network whenever possible, many WiFi hotspots do not have any security enabled because it makes them easier to use. Although it seems like no
Windows 7 Wireless USB Network Adapter Troubleshooting Disconnect From Internet After Computer Idle For Period of Time
As regular readers know, I have been the unfortunate participant in a continuing issue with wireless networks randomly disconnecting in Windows XP and now with wireless network disconnects in Windows 7. Over that time, I’ve come to understand a lot about how Microsoft networking functions