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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...

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...

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...

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...

Blackberry Bold 9700 UMA issue fix

12/04/2009, Phew, UMA is back and it is stable! I’ve had UMA issues with the T-Mobile Blackberry Bold 9700 since I got it a few weeks ago, and I finally found what was happening (btw, the T-mo BB 8900 has UMA working on the same network). I’m posting this...

Free In-flight Wi-fi on Virgin America by Google

11/19/2009, Yesterday, I was invited by Virgin America to the opening flight San Francisco-Fort Lauderdale and I tested the free in-flight wi-fi, courtesy of Google during the Holiday season (ends January 15th, sigh). It worked very well: the login time is very fast...