Wireless carriers testing technology that would share your strong signal with others

By Shawn Knight ยท 7 replies
Nov 10, 2014
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  1. An Austin, Texas, startup by the name of M87 has come up with what will no doubt be a controversial technology to improve weak wireless signals. By using an implementation of a technique known as mesh networking, phones with a...

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  2. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 3,285   +901

    Nowadays cellphones battery already drop fast enough, so no thank you!
    Arris likes this.
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    I don't mind, it's my battery so I want to be able control the price. I'm quite happy to accept Visa, Mastercard, Diners Club etc at standard rates + VAS negotiable and... APPLE PAY with premium rates, no VAS and not negotiable of course.
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2014
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  4. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 3,285   +901

    So with what will you be paying for that extra quirk INTO your connection? Visa, Mastercard, Diners, Apple Pay or Paypal?...
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    I have no idea. This is something we're unlikely to see in my country anyway so I'm not concerned about it.
  6. p51d007

    p51d007 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,304   +648

    No thanks. Even with the 4,000mAH battery in my phone, I never leave the wi-fi on unless I am actively using it.
  7. Are these carriers supported by Democrats by any chance?
    Hexic and LongLiveLee like this.
  8. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,730   +379

    I don't mind sharing my signal but not my battery. Again, we need advancements in battery tech for these devices before any other bells and whistles.

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