Articles By Brad Reed

Wi-Fi is the real deal

Network World (US)With all the hype surrounding 4G technologies such as LTE and WiMAX, it's easy to forget just how useful Wi-Fi is in our daily lives.And as many at this week's ITEXPO

Published on: February 7th, 2011 Brad Reed

Android sales overrun iPhone

While Android's successhas been well-documented, it's still hard to wrap your head around the idea that 300,000 Android phones are being activated every day. A survey back in October place Android phones still

Published on: December 10th, 2010 Brad Reed

Using ‘smart antennas’ to boost Wi-Fi performance

We've all had the problem of going into a crowded Starbucks and suffering through a substandard Wi-Fi signal, most likely caused by too few access points and too many end users. But what

Published on: October 21st, 2010 Brad Reed

Eight aggravating tech clich

As tech journalists, we get a lot of pitches from companies' public relations teams. Some of these pitches, unfortunately, are written in a language that bears little resemblance to English. Indeed, many of

Published on: July 8th, 2009 Brad Reed

Smart strategies to slash mobile telephone costs

With wireless usage exploding, corporate telecom managers are faced with the specter of untold numbers of wireless devices chewing up voice and data services, not to mention creating major risks for corporate security.

Published on: March 31st, 2008 Brad Reed

Four airlines to offer fliers broadband Internet access

With the announcement Friday morning that JetBlue will be teaming up with Research in Motion and Yahoo to provide free e-mail and instant messaging on its flights, there are now at least four

Published on: December 10th, 2007 Brad Reed

AT&T brings online banking to cell phones

AT&T recently unveiled a mobile banking platform that could allow users to carry out banking transactions from their cell phones. AT&T says that it's planning on preloading the banking application onto new handsets

Published on: November 15th, 2007 Brad Reed

VoIP updates you need to know

There was a time when vendors billed VOIP primarily as a money-saver. But according to some companies attending this week's VON Fall 2007 conference, VOIP's ability to mash up voice with other data

Published on: November 1st, 2007 Brad Reed