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FCC Eases Rules For Quicker In-Flight Internet Deployment

12/28/2012, As silly as it seems to use 20,000 pounds of potatoes to test wireless signals, there’s absolutely a good reason behind it and the FCC announced today new rules that will help get more potatoes into the seats of decommissioned planes. Actually,...

ScotRail to install free WiFi on its trains

12/17/2012, If you’re living in Scotland you might be interested to learn that ScotRail has announced their plans to deploy free WiFi on all 59 of ScotRail’s “class 170” trains, which operates in most Scottish cities as well as in the Fife and Sterling areas....

Free WiFi Service For Black Cabs In London

12/10/2012, If you are on the lookout for your next holiday destination in Europe, then perhaps you might want to give London in the UK a go. Why so, you ask? Well, Mayor Boris Johnson has promised in the past to make this vibrant city into one giant hotspot, with an...

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...