A Tale of Two Cities? A Q&A With Gavin Newsom on San Francisco’s History of “Animus” With Tech.

“Hats off, I want to compliment them, they did more than what I was able to do, but my God, it’s inadequate to the moment and the future that we’re living in.”
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Calling Overseas on Wi-Fi

Walt Mossberg answers a reader’s question about using Wi-Fi to make international calls.

Tablet Buyer’s Wi-Fi Goof

Walt answers a question from a reader who unintentionally bought a Wi-Fi-only tablet: Can it be activated for 4G cellular service?

Smartphone With Wi-Fi Smarts

Republic Wireless is offering a clever, modern service on a good smartphone, and is showing that Wi-Fi calls can be as good as cellular ones.
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AllThingsD Week In Review: AppSung 2, Internet Funneling and Inside Microsoft’s CEO Search

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Southwest to Be First With Gate-to-Gate Wi-Fi Service

The airline, which uses a different inflight Internet technology than other U.S. carriers, plans to announce the service on Thursday.
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Wi-Fi(delity) in a Smaller Sonos

Sonos has come out with a lower-priced, smaller model that preserves its quality sound and its modular, wireless connection system.
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An iPad That’s Mini in Screen Size Only

Apple’s new iPad mini has the same screen resolution and chip for faster processing as the iPad Air.
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Gogo Adds Talking and Texting Capabilities, but U.S. Fliers Won’t Be Making Voice Calls Any Time Soon

The service uses a custom app for iPhones and Android devices to allow calls and texts.
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Speed and Power Packed Into a Thin iPad Air

This new iPad isn’t a radical rethinking of what a tablet can be, but it’s a major improvement on a successful product, says Walt. And it’s the best tablet he’s ever reviewed.
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