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London cabs to offer free Wi-Fi connectivity

07/05/2012, We do know that the summer Olympics are about to kick off in London very, very soon, and if you are heading there for the celebrations, then you might be interested to know that you need not be behind on your email when you hail a taxi there –...

Open Home WiFi Access Led to SWAT Raid on Innocent Family Home

06/29/2012, In Evansville, Indiana, a Police SWAT team has executed a search warrant on a home in full tactical gears. The reason: threats perpetrated against local Police forces over the internet, threatening the officers lives, their family, including the mention...

AT&T offers free Wi-Fi at Harlem’s Rucker Park

06/11/2012, Last year, we talked about how AT&T will be offering free Wi-Fi connectivity in select New York City parks, with Central Park Zoo and Brooklyn’s Fort Green Park receiving free AT&T Wi-Fi earlier this year. In order to mark the first anniversary...

Bin your dog poop for free Wi-Fi

04/30/2012, Most mobile devices that we carry around these days come with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity which is more than handy to help you remain connected to the Internet whenever there is no available data connection over the mobile network. Well, not all public...

Virgin Media picks up Tube Wi-Fi contract

03/14/2012, Virgin Media emerged the victor in bidding for the Wi-Fi contract that will see 80 London Underground stations achieve Wi-Fi connectivity in time for the summer Olympics. This service will first be introduced to 80 stations by the time July rolls around,...

Wi-Fi network created by swarm of flying robots

03/07/2012, Yes, we have seen how quadrocopters come together not to strike fear into the hearts of mankind by ushering in a robotic apocalypse, but rather, play the James Bond theme song. This time around, here is another idea that might just see flying devices or...

WiFi cufflinks lets you create wireless hotspots

01/19/2012, So you’re a fan of technology and what not, so what sort of cufflinks do you think could best convey that to other people around you? Well, we’ve seen some pretty techy cufflinks before, but we have to say that these pair of WiFi cufflinks certainly...

Buffalo Demonstrates WiFi AC at CES 2012

01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Buffalo Technology is demonstrating 802.11ac or WiFi AC, the next-generation WiFi standard that is designed to push WiFi beyond 1Gbps (1000Mbps), and provide for higher range at the same time. Buffalo is a Japanese company with a history of...

Free WiFi for London set to be Europe’s biggest

01/06/2012, Want to be in the thick of action where superlatives are always used as part of the description? Then you would do well to make a bee-line for London in the near future, especially during the summer Olympics, as it seems that ‘Europe’s...

Next-gen WiFi-AC ships in H2 2012, says Broadcom

12/08/2011, We just had a discussion with Broadcom executives in San Francisco, and one of the many interesting topics was 802.11AC which is the next-generation WiFi. Today, the most advanced form of WiFi for consumers is 802.11N or WiFi-N. According to Rahul Patel...

Amazon Kindle Fire users complain about WiFi issues

12/05/2011, Some strange issues have cropped up with Amazon’s debut tablet, the Kindle Fire. According to reports online, and even Amazon’s own Kindle forum – quite a number of users have complained about their tablets having trouble connecting to WiFi...

Can Wi-Fi on laptops damage sperm?

12/01/2011, It is said that urbanization has its fair share of benefits, but brings along with it a slew of problems as well. Certain quarters out there feel that we as humans are going to get extinct in due time simply because of our selfishness, not to mention the...

CloudFTP adds Wi-Fi connectivity to camera or hard drive

11/18/2011, Want to transfer images wireless from your camera to a computer without even having to take out the memory card? That’s been done before with the Eye-Fi range of SD memory cards which sport a built-in Wi-Fi module, but here is a Kickstarter project...