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California gets first commercial white-space high-speed Internet

Years after the FCC agreed to open up white-space spectrum for unlicensed use in the U.S., California's rural Gold Country tries out the first commercial version of the service.

By April 22, 2013


The secret life of white-space radio

White-space radio may solve the country's broadband needs, but it requires some clever thinking.

By July 4, 2011


Microsoft to test white-space spectrum for wireless

Consortium test this week will investigate how unused TV spectrum could be tapped for new wireless broadband networks, according a Financial Times report.

By June 26, 2011


Facebook looking into a slimmer, trimmer Timeline layout

The social network tests a new profile layout with one only one column of posts. This time, folks may actually like it.

By October 31, 2012


Life in the iPhone 5 line: Fashion as a must-have 'feature'

Once again, the iPhone goes on sale with hundreds lining up in front of Apple stores to get it the day it comes out. What motivates people to do so? Don't dismiss being fashionable as a crucial selling point.

By September 21, 2012


Tech companies poised for white-space spectrum

With the FCC about to finalize "white space" rules, Microsoft and others are working on wireless products that use the unlicensed spectrum that sits between TV channels.

By September 13, 2010


How to balance the white space in the redesigned Google+

The recent Google+ redesign introduced a significant amount of white space on one side of the screen. We'll show you how to center the layout for an improved look.

By April 13, 2012


App users: iPhones are for days, iPads for the nighttime

When the sun goes down, that's when the iPad gets busy for folks with news readers. The iPhone? It's more of a daytime habit. If you're building an app for both devices, heed the lesson.

By February 14, 2012


Exhibit features scorched, mangled Apple gear

A photo display picturing deliberately destroyed Apple gadgets explores the relationship between consumers and their new toys. Apple devotees might want to proceed with caution.

By December 22, 2010


FCC reluctantly considers delaying white-spaces vote

The agency is examining whether it should delay its vote on opening up unlicensed wireless spectrum due to a petition filed by broadcasters last week.

By October 20, 2008