Wi-Fi

Verizon to Ditch Most Phone Plans for Multi-Device Deals

In the biggest revamp in wireless pricing in years, Verizon Wireless is dropping nearly all of its phone plans in favor of pricing schemes that encourage consumers to connect their non-phone devices, like tablets and PCs, to its network.

Which iPad Should You Buy? iPad 2, New WiFi or New 4G?

Every time Apple rolls out a new iPad model, potential buyers find themselves with more options to ponder. Before you head off to the Apple circus, let's go over the pros and cons of each model on offer so you can figure out exactly which one is best for you.

Don't Buy a 'New iPad': Apple Cuts Price of iPad 2 to $399

Apple unveiled its new iPad with its usual pizzazz, and fans will probably rush to pre-order the snazzy new tablet. But if you don't need the absolute latest bells and whistles, the real news is that you can get an iPad 2 now at a very sweet price.

2012: The Year Web- Connected TVs Take Over

No segment of the electronics industry better highlights the challenges of these times than the television business. With sales of standard TVs flagging, the industry is pinning its hopes to new models TVs equipped to handle Internet streaming, WiFi and more.

CES 2012 Preview: Fast, Connected, and Ultra-Thin

The motto of this year's Consumer Electronics Show: You can't be too fast, too skinny or too connected. Beginning Tuesday, anorexic HDTVs and super-skinny laptops will vie for attention with accelerated WiFi devices and TVs that smartly connect to multiple devices simultaneously.

Apple's iPhone with WiFi to Finally Arrive in China

Until now, the iPhones sold in China did not have WiFi capabilities. But this is soon to change. A government ban on WiFi has been lifted and as early as next week, China Unicom, Apple's carrier partner, plans to roll out eight-gigabyte iPhones with third-generation service and WiFi throughout the country.

Starbucks Will Offer Free WiFi and New Content Deals

Beginning July 1, the coffee company is joining -- somewhat belatedly -- other chains that offer free WiFi service. The nationwide partnership with Yahoo will soon after expand to provide free access to many paid websites and services.

GoGo in-flight Wi-Fi coupon code

With the invention of Wi-Fi on airplanes comes a new opportunity for coupon codes. You can get a code for 25 percent off GoGo in-flight Wi-Fi, which...

Amtrak to Offer Free Wi-Fi. Should Airlines Worry?

Business travelers enjoy wi-fi access on some airlines, but not all. Amtrak sees an opening here: It's announced plans to offer wi-fi access on Acela trains between Boston, New York, and Washington, starting in March.

Starbucks sets its Wi-Fi free at last

I'm a confirmed coffee house writer, also known in the jargon as a Bedouin. As such, I've avoided Starbucks like the plague, because, after selling...