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2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a Wi-Fi hotspot on wheels

06/25/2010, Looking for a new fuel guzzler? The 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee might just be the ticket for you, since it not only lets you get up and about in style, it also features Uconnect Web, a Wi-Fi hotspot which lets you enjoy Internet connectivity while...

Wi-Fi connectivity to be available on New York City area train lines

06/15/2010, A private telecommunications company wants to introduce Wi-Fi service to a couple of New York City area train lines. Mobilitie currently operates the free Wi-Fi service NYFI, and has submitted a proposal to build a wireless network for the Metro North and...

AT&T Offers Free Wi-Fi In New York City

05/25/2010, Good news for AT&T subscribers who hang around Times Square often, as the carrier has confirmed that it would be launching its first-ever outdoor Wi-Fi hotspot in Times Square. The hotspot will give anybody with an iPhone or AT&T smartphone...

Google Street View Team Accidentally Catches Wi-Fi Data

05/15/2010, While many people love the free services that Google offers to the public, there are many folks out there who are concerned about the amount of personal data that Google manages to accumulate. A recent incident has surfaced; possibly highlighting that...

iPhone Video Chat To Be Wi-Fi Only?

04/27/2010, While there seems to be quite some evidence that the upcoming iPhone 4G will offer video chat, but recent updates from folks who have been delving into the iPhone OS 4 Beta 2 SDK hint that while video chat might be possible, it seems that it could be...

Skype Offers Free Wi-Fi To Stranded Tourists

04/21/2010, Nobody likes to be stuck abroad due to the recent flight delays, but Skype seems to be doing what is can to help ease the situation. The VoIP company has announced that the normal charges for Skype Access have been lifted, allowing travelers to access the...

Cablevision, Comcast And Time Warner Agree To Free Wi-Fi Roaming

04/16/2010, Good news for folks who are living in the New York metropolitan area, as Cablevision, Comcast and Time Warner have agreed to let customers roam across Wi-Fi networks owned by each other at no additional charge. Currently the deal is limited to the New...

Boingo offers Wi-Fi for iPad

03/29/2010, The Apple iPad isn’t released just yet, but that doesn’t mean companies are not preparing themselves to offer something for Apple’s hotly anticipated tablet when it hits the market this Saturday. Boingo is offering an app for the iPad...

US Airways to offer in-flight Wi-Fi

03/29/2010, US Airways will be offering in-flight Internet to their passengers thanks to the efforts of Gogo, although this will be limited to just five Airbus A321s at point of publishing. To offer a teaser, US Airways will provide passengers with a solitary free...

Fab-Fi Homemade Wi-Fi Over In Afghanistan

03/04/2010, Don’t have the Wi-Fi network of your dreams? Well, if what the volunteers in Afghanistan can do it, you can do it too. We’re talking about the “Fab Fi” wireless network that’s made largely out of junk that was scrounged from...

Sprint Overdrive Review

03/03/2010, Since CES 2010, Sprint has unveiled the Overdrive, a 4G (WiMax) and 3G mobile broadband HotSpot that creates a WIFI bubble for up to five wireless devices. Sprint sees it as a potential replacement for low-end DSL connections, and certainly a replacement...

Alaska Airlines offers Wi-Fi across all routes

02/25/2010, Alaska Airlines goes one up on its rivals in the near future, allowing you to enjoy Wi-Fi connectivity aboard all their flights, regardless of the bird which you’re assigned to. This is made possible thanks to their collaboration with...

WorkSnug: free WIFI hotspots, thanks to augmented reality?

02/14/2010, [ShowStoppers at MWC] Although augmented reality is currently mostly hype, one has to admit that the demos are pretty cool, even when they are simple. WorkSnug is another example of app that claims to be using augmented reality to help you find your way...

Wi-Fi Detecting Bumper Sticker For Your Car

01/31/2010, Have you seen those Wi-Fi detecting T-shirts before? Well, the folks over at Instructables have come up with a way for you to turn that into a Wi-Fi detecting bumper sticker. It would certainly be more practical to keep it inside your car (so that you...