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Evo 4G Wifi speed test -- you might be surprised by the results

So we've already taken a look at the strength of the Wifi signal on the Evo 4G. And that's important. You have to have a good connection to get anything done. But signal strength isn't everything. And so we re-ran our tests, this time measuring data speed. How did the Evo 4G compare? If the...

Evo 4G Wifi test -- how bad is it?

It's no great secret that the Evo 4G doesn't do as well as other Android phones when it comes to holding a Wifi signal. In fact, we've got page after page in our forums of how displeased many of you are. But how does the Evo 4G's Wifi stack up? We put it through a couple of relatively unscientific...

Free* WiFi tethering available for rooted Evo 4Gs

If your Evo 4G's been rooted already (using either the Unrevoked or XDA method), there's now another Wifi tethering method available at your disposal, and all you have to do is load up a little application (just be sure to grab the latest version). This one is outside the confines of Sprint's...

Motorola Shadow gets its WiFi certification

 Whoa!  The WiFi Alliance certified the (likely Android) Motorola MB810 today for IEEE Standard 802.11 b/g/n.  Yes, that's the Shadow, and I know a lot of us have been waiting for more info about this screamer.  Still no concrete details or specs, but in case you forgot here's what we think we know...

No 802.11n WiFi on Nexus One, for now

When the Google Nexus One launched earlier this week (see our hands-on), it did so listing WiFi compatibility as 802.11n, meaning you'd be getting the latest and greatest (and fastest) connection. It was listed the technical specs and confirmed in a hardware teardown. But it turns out the "n" part...

Tether your Droid with a wee bit of work

Let's face it: A smartphone doesn't really reach manhood until it can achieve the almighty tether -- we'll ignore for the moment whether it's Kosher with your carrier. And you can now tether with the Motorola Droid.Sure, you previously could use PDANet. And while that's fine for many, it's just...

RemoteDroid Allows You to Use G1 as a Wireles Keyboard & Mouse

< p style="text-align: center;"> Chalk this up in the nifty column! RemoteDroid, an app in the Android Market, allows the T-Mobile G1 to become a wireless mouse & keyboard combination for your computer. The way it works is that it communicates through WiFi--check out the video to...

Android Can Open Garage Doors Now, WHAT!?

Not only is Android a great open platform that very well may be the future of smartphones. Not only does Android intertwine Google's Services so well. Android can now open garage doors. I mean it's an obvious conclusion right? Android and a Garage Door Opener goes about as good as Android and...

T-Mobile HotSpot Connect Available to Android

With Android and the T-Mobile G1 releasing today, T-Mobile HotSpot Connect has reached Android Market thus allowing all G1 users free T-Mobile HotSpot Access nationwide. This is a huge bonus for potential G1 users because there are a ton of places we frequent that offer T-Mobile's Wi-Fi Access....

Official: Amazon MP3 Store Preloaded On T-Mobile G1

Anything you can do, I can do better. That can very well be the motto for Android and the T-Mobile G1 towards the iPhone. You have a single, closed, make-it-yourself phone? We'll have hundreds of phones and our OS is open. An app store that requires a screening process? We have a market where...

FCC Approves HTC Dream, Android On Track

We're ever so thankful that all these gadgets and devices that we love have to go through the FCC for approval. Why? Well, because the FCC allows us to access all of the top secret information! Case in point, the HTC Dream, rumored to be the first Android Phone, has just received FCC approval (Via...

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