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Delta Adds Charging Stations at 13 Airports

Delta Adds Charging Stations at 13 Airports

Delta Airlines has added boarding gate charging stations to boarding gate areas at 13 new airports. The charging stations allow passengers to charge personal electronic devices prior to flights. Delta already has such stations installed in the airline’s 20 busiest hubs that include Atlanta, Boston, Los Angles, New York JFK and LaGuardia, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and St. Louis.
The new charging station locations include the company’s first international location at …

Verizon Wireless Releases Mobile Security App For Android

Verizon Wireless Releases Mobile Security App For Android

To combat the increased threat of malware and the vulnerability of data on smartphones, Verizon Wireless has launched a new mobile security app for Android. Verizon Mobile Security offers protection by leveraging McAfee antivirus functionality, and is available from the Google Play app marketplace.
The app comes in three versions, with varying price points and protection levels. Verizon Mobile Security Basic is free and features antivirus and malware protection, as well …

Google Offers Expands Boingo Wi-Fi Hotspot Sponsorship Across U.S.

Google Offers Expands Boingo Wi-Fi Hotspot Sponsorship Across U.S.

Boingo announced that Google Offers has expanded its sponsorship of free and discounted Boingo Wi-Fi hotspots to 24 locations across the country. The sponsorship previously covered six NYC subway stations and over 200 Manhattan locations.
The new sponsored hotspots are located at select shopping malls in cities that include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Tampa, where shoppers will have access to complimentary Wi-Fi. Travelers at 16 U.S. airports that include …

Google Offers and Boingo Bring Free Wi-Fi to NYC

Google Offers and Boingo Bring Free Wi-Fi to NYC

Boingo Wireless announced that it is partnering with Google Offers to provide free Wi-Fi in six Manhattan subway stations and at over 200 existing Boingo Hotzones.
The New York City Wi-Fi hotspots are available free for use from June 25 through September 7. Subway stations with coverage include the A, C, E, and L stations at Eighth Ave and West 14th Street; the C and E stations at Eighth Ave and …

Microsoft Gets in the Tablet Game

Microsoft Gets in the Tablet Game

Microsoft’s new Surface tablet may be good news for business travelers – if it delivers on what it promises.  And even if it doesn’t succeed, the Surface is good for the tablet market.
Against the backdrop of continued Apple dominance, Microsoft has thrown its hat in the tablet ring with the Microsoft Surface. The new tablet comes in two models, a slimmed down version running Windows RT, (the company’s simplified mobile Windows for …

Verizon launches FiOS Quantum

Verizon launches FiOS Quantum

Verizon announced new speed tiers for its Verizon FiOS internet service.
The new broadband offerings, dubbed FiOS Quantum, are available as both stand-alone home internet solutions or as part of the company’s double- and triple-play bundles that include home phone and TV channel packages.
The fastest option features 300 Mbps download and 65 Mbps upload, which is twice as fast as the previous premium FiOS offering. Also available are speeds of 150 …

Lenovo Mobile Access Adds No-Contract Mobile Internet to Laptops

Lenovo Mobile Access Adds No-Contract Mobile Internet to Laptops

Lenovo announced Lenovo Mobile Access, a no-contract mobile broadband service that is embedded in select models of the company’s ThinkPad laptops.
ThinkPad Classic and ThinkPad Edge laptops with embedded 3G mobile broadband connectivity now ship with the new service pre-activated. Of particular interest to IT administrators, the mobile broadband service features web-based policy management for setting access options and permissions on individual, workgroup, or application level.
Lenovo Mobile Access allows users to buy a …