Cognitive Radio is an old idea being given new life, thanks to a pair of researchers at MIT.
Everybody's least favorite wireless carrier isn't afraid of anyone. It does whatever it wants, whenever it wants. Now AT&T it's telling existing unlimited data plan users to kiss its orbicular butt as it introduces new rules that'll effectively slow down data usage.
Sony's upcoming PS Vita handheld come in two flavors: Wi-Fi or 3G. The Wi-Fi is $250 and the 3G is $300. In the U.S. your carrier is AT&T. Even worse, you're restricted to only 20MB per download on 3G. Looks...
Just before Florida real estate swindler-cum-hotelier Groucho tries to explain viaduct/why a duck in the Marx Brothers first film, The Cocoanuts, he asks his potential partner in crime-cum-idle roomer Chico if he knows what a "whole lot" — as in real estate lot — is. Replies Chico, "Yeah, it's-a too much." Uh oh. "Any time you gotta too much, you gotta whole lot. Look, I explain it to you. Sometimes you no got enough, it's too much, you gotta whole lot. Sometimes you got a little bit. You no think it's enough, somebody else maybe think it's-a too much, it's-a whole lot too. Now, it's-a whole lot, it's-a too much, it's-a too much, it's-a whole lot — same thing." Pretty funny, except that sounds exactly like the answers you'd get when you ask cell carriers about smart phone, USB modem, MiFi or international data plans and how much 5GB or 10GB is. Well, it's a whole lot.