Clear Intros iSpot WiMax Hotspot for Apple Devices
Clear today announced the iSpot, a new WiMax-based mobile hotspot specifically designed for and marketed to Apple's iOS devices, such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. According to Clear, the iSpot connects to its WiMax network and then provides Wi-Fi for up to eight properly equipped Wi-Fi devices. The iSpot using MAC filtering to allow only Apple devices to connect. Other Wi-Fi devices won't be able to use it. Clear says that the iSpot offers average download speeds between 3Mbps and 6Mbps. The iSpot costs $99 and will be available directly from Clear or Clear's authorized retailers starting August 10. Clear also said that new customers may purchase the iSpot August 4 or August 5 for a special introductory price of $29. Service plans for the iSpot start at $25 per month.
Review: Google Clear Case for Pixel XL
Google's own Clear Case for the Pixel XL lets users focus on the phone rather than a busy design, but it falls short in covering some basics. It's an inexpensive option, to be sure, and yet you can probably find better ways to spend your money.
Boost Mobile's Latest Hotspot Costs $50
Boost Mobile today debuted the Netgear Fuse, a mobile hotspot that can provide up to 10 hours of web surfing for up to 10 devices via WiFi. The hotspot has a 2,500mAh battery and a 1.77-inch display, which provides device status info.
Immersion Hits Apple with 3D Touch Lawsuit
Immersion has filed multiple lawsuits against Apple and AT&T, claiming the two violate its haptic feedback patents. Specifically, Immersion believes the Apple iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, Apple Watch, Watch Sport, and Watch Edition make use to two patents pertaining to "haptic feedback system with stored effects" and "method and apparatus for providing tactile sensations." The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are further accused of infringing a third patent for "interactivity model for shared feedback on mobile devices" — or 3D Touch, the defining feature of the two phones.
Facebook Says Parents Can Trust Its 'Messenger Kids' Service
Facebook today rolled out a new messaging service for children under the age of 13. Messenger Kids is a mobile application that gives kids the power to communicate via text and video with approved family members and friends.
Qualcomm Brings 'Clear Sight' Tech to Snapdragons
Qualcomm today announced new camera technology that it says will help generate better photos on devices with the Snapdragon 820 and 821 processors. Qualcomm's Clear Sight relies on two imaging sensors to imitate the cones and rods within the human eye.
If only it had 3G Backdrop...
If you're an iPhone 2G user it's pretty clever too.
http://www.codeproject.com/KB/applications/MacIdChan ... »
Find an Apple device and copy it's MAC address, problem solved ;)