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How to Keep Android’s ‘Nearby Share’ From Using Your Mobile Data

How to Keep Android’s ‘Nearby Share’ From Using Your Mobile Data

I love Android’s Nearby Share, because it finally — finally — lets you shoot files over to another Android phone, just like iPhone users have been able to do with AirDrop since 2014. I always hated having to turn to third-party apps to make this happen on Android, so it’s…

Can My Phone’s Hotspot Be My Only Internet Connection?

Can My Phone’s Hotspot Be My Only Internet Connection?

Yes, there are places in this world where you can’t get online—and I’m not talking about a remote tropical locale where it’s impossible for you to play Emoji Blitz while you’re on holiday. Plenty of places around the world either have crappy or non-existent internet, requiring you to get creative…

What You Need To Know About Wifi 6E

What You Need To Know About Wifi 6E

If working from home has you cursing your home wifi network, here’s some good news: The FCC recently approved a new wifi connection standard, Wifi 6E, which lets wireless routers access the 6GHz band. What does that mean for you? Faster, more stable wifi connections”once the first Wifi 6E products…