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Microsoft to issue WiFi bug fix for Windows Phone 8

11/12/2012, While we don’t own a Windows Phone 8 device ourselves (yet), it seems that there have been some complaints from Windows Phone 8 owners over a particular WiFi bug. This bug it seems will disable WiFi whenever the phone gets locked. Some presume it’s a...

Metapaper wallpaper prevents Wi-Fi theft

10/19/2012, You know what they say – a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and in the modern day where Wi-Fi networks are just about anywhere and everywhere, there will always be some smart aleck out there who cannot resist the temptation of hacking...

Western Digital My Net Wi-Fi Range Extender

10/11/2012, If you feel that your home is somehow located in an area where it is virtually impossible to get a decent Wi-Fi signal even a few meters away from the router, you might want to call some paranormal investigators to drop by (assuming the router has been...

JetBlue in-flight Wi-Fi coming your way in Q1 2013

09/18/2012, Having in-flight Wi-Fi service is not something new or groundbreaking, but it is still encouraging to see more and more airlines offer this feature whenever you are traveling to your destination. After all, most of the movies shown during your journey are...

The LIFX LED Lightbulb is controlled over WIFI via an iPhone

09/17/2012, It seems every year we’re treated to promises that lightbulbs are going next-gen, complete with networking features that will help us automate our homes. Few of these products get past the concept stage, so Phil Bosua decided to use a Kickstarter to...

Bounce WiFi Enhancer

08/14/2012, So you have a Wi-Fi router in your home, but somehow due to some kind of arcane magic in the vicinity, your room seems to be the only one that fails to receive any signal. Well, fret not – instead of moving your work place to the living room, here...

Free AT&T Wi-Fi at Bank of America Stadium

08/07/2012, The next time you make your way to the Bank of America stadium, whisper a prayer of thanks to AT&T for offering free Wi-Fi connectivity, where this particular feat is made possible courtesy of 460 Wi-Fi access points courtesy of AT&T. This...

Private WiFi beta 3.2 Hands-On

08/03/2012, There is no shortage of WiFi hacks horror stories, but free hotspots are just too convenient to ignore, so most people, including me, often connect at random places without worrying too much about the potential hacks that can happen. That’s exactly...

Free Wi-Fi at Wendy’s thanks to Boingo Wireless

08/02/2012, Boingo Wireless has teamed up with fast food chain Wendy’s to offer free Wi-Fi connectivity at all of their company-owned stores, but if your neighborhood’s Wendy’s does not have Wi-Fi, then chances are pretty good it will be part of the...

O2 offers free Wi-Fi to London’s West End

07/25/2012, Well, we did talk about Wi-Fi hotspots being banned from the London 2012 Olympics just a few days ago, but here we are with news that the O2 will be offering up free Wi-Fi to the city of London, just in time for the Olympics. With London expecting a huge...

Mac WiFi issues may come from OS X Lion power management

07/19/2012, Every once in a while, we hear about some WiFi issues with Mac OS. This doesn’t seem to affect many people, and we’ve never experienced it ourselves, but for those who do, they lose their Internet connection for no apparent reason. This can be...

In-Car WiFi for Audi A4 and A5 2013 models

07/19/2012, If you’ve been shopping for an Audi A4 or A5, here’s one more (geeky) reason to be interested: both 2013 models will come with in-car WiFi, which is connected to a 3G modem, which will work on the T-Mobile network. Yes, your car will now have...