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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...

Elis Wi-Fi lamp

02/23/2010, Onda Communication knows that every home needs great looking decorations to make it a place that you want to return each day after having a rough time at the office, barring a constantly nagging wife of course. This has resulted in an Elis Wi-Fi lamp...

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...

MiFi Security Issues Can Reveal User Location

01/17/2010, MiFi devices are quite useful, as it allows users to share 3G wireless connections over a Wi-Fi network. Sharing is certainly caring, and everybody loves Wi-Fi, but it seems there MiFi might share information that you might not want to be shared. Folks...

Airnergy Wi-Fi Powered Charger

01/11/2010, [ CES 2010] Wireless charging seems like a dream to move gadget-users out there, after all, who’d want to plug a device into a charger, if you could charge it wirelessly, right? The Airnergy Charger certainly looks promising, and might actually...

iPhone 4G To Get 802.11n Wi-Fi?

01/02/2010, Could Apple’s search for a Wi-Fi software engineer be a hint that the iPhone 4G might sport 802.11n wireless? The job posting indicates that the company is looking for a worker who can implement the 802.11a and 802.11n standards, along with the...

Hacked Firmware For Motorola Droid Offers WiFi Tethering

12/23/2009, While PdaNet is a great way to tether your phone, if you want to tether your Motorola Droid over Wi-Fi, you’ll need to get your hands a little dirty. Folks over at the DroidForums.net have come up with a hacked version of the 2.0.1 firmware which...

D-Link DIR-412 3.5G Wireless Router announced

12/16/2009, D-Link has just announced the DIR-412 3.5G Wireless Router which allows users to connect to and share worldwide mobile broadband. This compact 3.5G router enables one to share a 3.5G Internet connection via a secure, high-speed wireless network whenever...

McDonalds offer free Wi-Fi hotspots

12/16/2009, McDonald’s just revealed that they will be offering free Wi-Fi hotspots soon, which means you no longer need to fork out $3 for every two hours of wireless surfing from mid-January onwards. This is an effort to make McD’s the preferred...

Verizon Offers Free Wi-Fi To 3G Data Subscribers

12/15/2009, Verizon is probably looking to get one over AT&T by offering its own free Wi-Fi service, which will offer free Wi-Fi to its subscribers who already use a data-only 3G device such as a modem, netbook of MiFi hotspot. Considering that Verizon has...

WiGig Alliance Looking To Faster Wireless

12/10/2009, Will out laptops be sporting WiGig standards in the future? Well, the folks over at the WiGig alliance certainly hope so, and they’ve finally completed the unified specification. Based on the specs, the speeds will be able to hit 7Gbps, which is a...

Point-to-Point Wi-Fi antenna

12/07/2009, Folks who are in need of long range Wi-Fi in the course of their work might want to look forward to the Point-to-Point Wi-Fi antenna which is capable of shooting out Wi-Fi EM in an arc, measuring 16° horizontally and 21° vertically. According to...