How to setup WiFi calling on any Android device

Update: As some readers have commented below, the Google Hangouts Dialers is the one-stop-shop for everything wifi calling you will need on just about any Android devices.  Released in September of 2015, this app is becoming the default wifi calling for most Android devices.  Combine this app with Google Voice, you will be able to

5 Best Kids Tablets With WiFi In 2019

Does your child use your tablet on a regular basis? Maybe you set them up on YouTube videos or downloaded them a couple of games to play and keep them occupied. Slowly, you’re realizing that your children are taking over your tablet or smartphone, and might need to consider getting them their own. But that

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 WiFi Not Working Even with Strong Signal

So far, have posted various articles covering Galaxy Note 2 WiFi problems. But still, we get flooded with questions about the subject through The Droid Guy Mailbag. So, for the benefit of our readers out there who are encountering this particular issue in their Android devices, especially the Galaxy Note 2, we would like to

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Network Connectivity Problems

Hi avid readers! Here’s another article that may aid you when resolving mobile and WIFI network connectivity issues with your Samsung Galaxy Note 4. These problems are pretty common to an Android user so make the most of it. In the end though, the best resort is to contact the phone’s manufacturer for further assistance. If

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Connectivity Issues

Recently, we received this email from one of our readers through The Droid Guy  Mailbag: “I noticed that the WiFi of my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is weak. When my other phones show two bars at one place, my Galaxy Note 2 shows none at all and it is incapable of connecting to WiFi.” Factors

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Solutions to Samsung Galaxy S3 WiFi Auto Connect Problem

Recently, we received a message through The Droid Guy Mailbag about the Samsung Galaxy S3 WiFi auto connect problem. In the email sent to us by one user, she told us that she leaves her WiFi off whenever she leaves home. However, it mysteriously turns on when a hotspot is detected. Possible Solutions to the

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Samsung pushing new 802.11ac WiFi standard on smartphones

With 802.11ac just getting certified by the WiFi Alliance, we usually start to see routers deploy the technology and then next generation devices wil get the standard to work with the routers. This has not been the case this time though, with both of Samsung’s flagship devices, the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 2, already

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New MacBook Air Owners Having WiFi Problems

The new MacBook Air has some prominent updates, especially on battery life, but one issue has cropped up on lots of different Apple forums and support boards, the WiFi. While the new MacBook Air has support for 802.11ac, the newest WiFi standard allowing users to connect faster and with more speed, it seems there is something wrong with

AdBlock Plus Now Available On The Play Store

You may have ads blocked on your computer through AdBlock Plus, but what about your mobile browsing? AdBlock Plus is an extremely popular ad blocking tool for browsers, which has now made its way over onto the Android platform. This is an official app, not a third-party one too. If you’ve tried to grab an

Guitar Hero co-creator plans to turn mobile devices into consoles

Guitar hero co-creator Charles Huang is coming up with a whole new idea that would further exploit the booming industry of mobile gaming. Huang, the CEO and co-founder of Green Throttle Games, is working out a wireless controller that turns mobile devices into a virtual game console enabling users to play their favorite iOS or

JetBlue to offer free in-flight Wi-Fi in Q1 2013

When it comes to air travel, internet connectivity becomes a major factor when a person chooses the airline to book ticket. Internet connectivity is a powerful asset, and a very valuable one for business travellers, to whom staying connected to the internet means everything. Often, customers will choose an airline that offers in flight connectivity,

Bad News For Carriers 9 Out Of 10 Tablets Sold Are Wi-Fi

With the phenomenal sales of the iPad reported this weekend by both AT&T and Apple, A new study may quickly change. However, wireless industry expert Chetan Sharma has released a study on tablets as part of his Wireless Market Update Report, that may have carriers worried about tablets. Sharma shows in his research that wifi

SXSW: What Was Wrong With The Homless Hotspots? OpED

There’s a lot of buzz about the marketing project “Homeless Hotspots” this year at South By South West Interactive. In the project, seen in the above Mashable video, 13 homeless men were charged with the task of recruiting passerbys to use their wifi for a nominal donation. The average donation was $2.00 for 15 minutes.

HTC Sensation Having Touch Screen Issues?

HTC has recently released a slew of high end Android phones. These devices include the HTC Thunderbolt, HTC Evo 3D, HTC/T-Mobile MyTouch4G Slide and the flagship of them all the HTC Sensation 4G. When the Sensation found it’s way to T-Mobile USA it had all the bells and whistles pointing to a top-notch piece of

T-Mobile Bringing Back Unlimited Wi-Fi Calling For Free

Once upon a time T-Mobile had a wonderful feature for customers. This feature gave customers the ability to make unlimited calls via a Wi-Fi network until one day when the feature was gone. Since then customers have still been able to make Wi-Fi calls, depending on the device of course, but it would still use

Motorola Xoom WiFi Coming March 27th

Motorola Mobility announced this morning that the Motorola Xoom, wi-fi only version will be available starting March 27th. The Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi edition will be available at Best Buy, Costco, Radio Shack, select Sams Club stores, Staples and Walmart. The 10.1″ widescreen tablet carries a manufacturers suggested retail price (MSRP) of $599 but we’ve seen

Wifi Only Galaxy Tab $399 April 4th?

Droid-Life is reporting that we will see the 7″ (Don’t call me OG yet) Samsung Galaxy Tab on April 4th for the price of $399. We love our original Samsung Galaxy Tab, the size is perfect, the design and operation are fluid. There are a lot of new Honeycomb tablets on the horizon including one

Motorola Xoom WiFi Headed To Staples Also

As we reported at the tail end of last week we are expecting the WiFi only version of the Motorola Xoom to end up at Sam’s Club sometime this month or early next month. Droid-Life is reporting that the Wifi Xoom will be available at Staples as well. According to Droid-Life’s sources the Motorola Xoom

Motorola WiFi Xoom Headed To Sam’s Club! for $539?

We debated for a few minutes on whether or not to end the headline with  the question mark often indicative of an unsubstantiated rumor. We decided against the question mark. Why? Because either Kellex and the crew are really in tight with a Sams Club nearby and a printer to make cardboard cutouts or this