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5 Ways 4G Will Change Your Life

Call it 4G insanity. We're being bombarded by promises of what this newest wireless network can deliver, but is it all hype?

Name That G: The Ultimate Wireless Networking Quiz

Wondrous wireless connects gazillions of great gadgets to each other and to the Internet ether. But how much do you really know about wireless's inner workings?

5 Ways NFC Technology Could Rock Your World

Wait, this tiny little chip could rock your world? Yep. Puny as it might seem, this up-and-coming technology has the potential to streamline aspects of your daily life, from purchases to passwords.

What's an NFC tag?

NFC tags are smart little chips that'll allow you to snag digital information with your smartphone at short range. Get the details on this up-and-coming tag technology in this article.

What is Android Beam?

Just tap your smartphone or mobile device against your pal's and you can share digital information instantly? Sounds like science fiction! (Android) Beam me up, Google.

What is Google Wallet?

Regular wallets are sooooo 2012. Could their digital doppelgangers be just around the corner?

How Near Field Communication Works

Fed up with carrying a wallet full of cards and a full ring of keys? Before long, you might be able to keep all of that stuff in your phone. How is it possible, and is your information safe in your phone?

What's the difference between RFID and NFC?

RFID, NFC ... If these wireless technology acronyms are starting to look like alphabet soup to you, have no fear. We'll help you spot the differences between these communications cousins.

How secure is NFC tech?

Sharing photos or business cards by tapping phones together seems pretty nifty, but is this tech really safe? Find out in this article.

How 4G Works

These days, more people are glued to their mobile devices -- and increasingly impatient about slow download speeds. 4G networks promise to deliver all the speedy data we could wish for, but do they?

Top 5 Future Cell Phones

Cell phone manufacturers are always trying to outdo one another with the latest features. What could they do to make the next round of phones more compelling than the last?

Future Phones: What do you think phones will look like in 2050?

Today's smartphones include GPS, Internet and computing applications and even let you make phone calls. They do so much, it's a little hard to know how to improve on them. How will phones change in the years to come?

More on Smartphones

5 Tips for Picking the Right Smartphone

Lots of people feel completely lost when choosing a smartphone. But with a little time and a little research, it's easy to figure exactly what you need, what you want and what you can do without.


Smartphone Banking: How safe is your money?


When it comes to mobile banking, are smartphones really safeguarding our financial information? Take our smartphone banking quiz and test your knowledge!

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