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WarKitteh Cat Collar Will Scout For Wi-Fi Hackers

08/11/2014, It was at the end of last week that we brought you word on how a flaw in some of the more popular Wi-Fi routers that are out there in the market could reveal the password to anyone with adequate technical know how and a nefarious intention. Well, it looks...

Flaw In Wi-Fi Router Reveals Password

08/08/2014, It looks as though security issues on a computer network continue to be a bane for users, especially when you have up to 1.2 billion usernames and passwords compromised in a recent hacking incident. As for folks who think that they are safe from big time...

Wi-Fi Backscatter Delivers No-Power Wi-Fi Connectivity

08/07/2014, If there is one thing that modern day devices have to be worried about, it would be this – the issue of power, or rather, the lack of it during the most crucial of moments as Murphy’s Law kicks in. Engineers over at Washington University are...

London Buses Begin Free Wi-Fi Trials

08/06/2014, For those of us who happen to take the public transport to work and back, especially when seated on a bus, you would know that the ride can be quite an adventure every single day, since there will always be different people who would hop on board...

Network Rail Fine Could Fund Faster Wi-Fi On Trains

07/06/2014, It does seem as though we are unable to live without Wi-Fi hotspots in this day and age, never mind the fact that many of us already have some sort of data plan to go alongside our tablets and smartphones. Having said that, there is always no harm in...

Globalstar Sat-Fi Delivers A Hotspot Just About Where You Are

06/23/2014, I am quite sure that many of us are familiar with the existence of satellite phones, which are touted to be able to offer you a signal regardless of where you are in the world. The thing is, most of the time in the movies, satellite phones do not function...

Free Wi-Fi For Foreign Tourists In Japan

06/09/2014, Any foreign tourist who have gone to Japan before would know just what a clean country it is, not to mention having great customer service most of the time, never mind the fact that most folks there do not happen to be able to speak English. In terms of...

Inmarsat To Improve Inflight Wi-Fi Network

06/05/2014, I would like to think that UK satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat has been brought forward to everyone’s collective consciousness because of the flight path data of MH370 that was revealed not too long ago. Well, the company has just announced...

Moon Could Have Faster Internet Than Your Home

05/29/2014, Where do you think would be the fastest Internet connection be? Is it in your home, or at the office? I am quite sure that military bases would have pretty decent speeds, and so too, do universities and research centers. However, how about folks who...

Japan Planning Free WiFi Access For Tourists

05/23/2014, There are some parts of the world where free public WiFi isn’t as accessible compared to other countries. Japan is one of these countries, mainly because its residents have long relied on mobile broadband for access, which is why there isn’t much need...

Google To Provide Cheaper Wi-Fi Equipment To Businesses

05/21/2014, Google, the tech giant that has just about dipped their fingers in every single possible industry you can imagine (smartphones, tablets, search, mapping, email, chat, social networking, smart appliances, the works!), intends to further extend their reach...

Hands-on: 360Cam For Easy Spherical Photos and Videos

05/19/2014, I’ve recently met with a startup working on a cool camera called 360Cam. As its name indicates, it can snap photos, or record videos that capture the full 360 degrees around it (except for what is obstructed by the camera’s base, obviously)...

New York City Wants To Develop Citywide Wi-Fi Network

05/01/2014, The Big Apple, the world famous nickname for New York City, intends to remain at the cutting edge of technology with plans to develop a citywide Wi-Fi network that will be accompanied by state of the art information hubs. All of the five boroughs will...

AT&T Planning In-Flight WiFi Service Of Their Own Next Year

04/28/2014, In-flight WiFi isn’t exactly a feature available on every flight at the moment, and with the prices being what they are, which is expensive, we can understand why more people aren’t using it, which in turn means that there aren’t that many companies...