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Wi-Fi Direct increases interconnectivity between devices

10/25/2010, It is always nice to have all of your devices talking to one another via a single, universal standard, and Wi-Fi Direct could be just the ticket as it gets certified in due time. Imagine taking a closer step towards a truly wireless lifestyle, be it...

DIY: Solar-powered Wi-Fi Repeater

10/13/2010, If for some reason you want to have a Wi-Fi repeater in the great outdoors without a power outlet in sight, you could always build one with your fancy DIY skills, such as the one featured above. The cigar box holds a Linksys WRT54G v8 router that gets 7.5...

Singapore Airlines to offer Wi-Fi connectivity as well

10/06/2010, Singapore Airlines (SIA), the national airlines of Singapore (how obvious is that), has just announced that they will be introducing a new in-flight connectivity system that will have its roots in Immarsat’s SwiftBroadband in a collaboration with...

Kobo ebook reader goes wireless

09/29/2010, Kobo’s next generation ebook reader is at least on par with other ereaders in the market, where it sports Wi-Fi connectivity (at long last). Retailing for $139.99 a pop, you can choose from Onyx, Lilac and Silver colors. The new Kobo Wireless...

Clear 4G Wi-Fi Modem Visits The FCC

09/27/2010, A 4G Wi-Fi modem from Clear has been approved by the FCC today, dubbed the Clear Modem with Wi-Fi and bearing the model number WIXFBR-117. The device is manufactured by Gemtek and will support Wi-Fi b/g/n and data transfer rates of up to 150Mbps....

JetBlue Airways To Offer In-flight Wi-Fi In 2012?

09/21/2010, JetBlue Airways might be lagging behind its competitors due to the lack of in-flight Internet access, but reports claim that the delay in implementing in-flight Wi-Fi might allow the airline to offer a better service than its competition when it’s...

City Parks To Get Limited Free Wi-Fi

09/16/2010, Free Wi-Fi service will be coming to 32 city parks in the near future, though it might not be the type of free Wi-Fi that most folks will be expecting. Cable giants Time Warner and Cablevision have agreed to spend $10 million to provide Wi-Fi service in...

New Jersey Planning to Add WiFi to Trains

09/03/2010, Following New York’s WiFi plans for Internet access to train commuters, New Jersey is now asking companies to submit bids to provide Internet hotspots on trains and rail stations so passengers can browse the web, access email, and stream audio and...

Ford Customizes Cars Using WiFi

08/26/2010, Using the same technology on its Ford SYNC system that allows drivers to create a mobile WiFi hotspot within Ford cars, automaker Ford is now using that same WiFi tech to customize cars off of the assembly line. WiFi transmitters at an assembly plant can...

PogoPlug Offers Wi-Fi USB Adapter And Reduces Its Price

08/17/2010, Owners or folks who are planning to pick up the PogoPlug are in for a little treat, as the company has announced its Wi-Fi b/g/n USB add-on for PogoPlug, which will utilize the free USB port on the device, giving the device wireless capabilities. Current...

Samsung WMG160 Wi-Fi streaming device

08/12/2010, Samsung might have announced a bunch of new accessories for the Galaxy S smartphone recently, but here is one that we should not overlook – the WMG160 Wi-Fi streaming device. After all, it is full well capable of enabling a Galaxy S smartphone to...

China Unicom to offer Wi-Fi iPhones

08/06/2010, China Unicom achieves a first from next week onwards with the release of a Wi-Fi-enabled iPhone 3GS – making it the first of its kind in that part of the world, and that alone has also made rumors of the new iPhone 4 smartphone being offered as...

Irritating Wi-Fi Bug For Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Users

08/05/2010, If the latest firmware update for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 didn’t disappoint you by not bumping the version up to Android 2.x, and leaving the device running the old Android 1.6 version, a rather irritating Wi-Fi bug probably will. The bug seems...