Crime and Punishment
A Verizon worker recently learned the hard way that yes, he can hear you now–even in underground vaults.
Mike Hathaway parked his van on 71-year-old Howard Cook’s lawn, CBS Boston reports. The cranky Mr. Cook got so pissed he trapped Mr. Hathaway in an underground storage vault, slammed the door, and then, as if that wasn’t enough, piled huge rocks on top of it.
A new phone case promises to protect your mobile device better than a refrigerator does, according to VentureBeat.
The OFF Pocket is “Untrackable. Unhackable. Undistractable,” its website insists. It blocks 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS, keeping prying eyes away from your data and also pretttttty much turning your phone into a paper weight.
2G isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? Not having to rely 2G . . . in 2012. We imagine it’s that kind of realization–coupled with a steady stream of tweets like these (once AT&T users can get a signal, that is)–that has prompted the company to improve bandwidth in New York City. AllThingsD reports Read More
As of its “Fastest Mobile Networks 2011” package, PCMag road-tested eight 3G and 4G networks in 21 U.S. cities, including all five boroughs of New York. Surprising no one, the news was not good for AT&T customers.
In NYC, we got some of the slowest AT&T speeds, and least-reliable AT&T connections, of all Read More