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Sprint introduces Sierra Wireless Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot

03/17/2011, Sprint has just added a new addition to its lineup of mobile hotspot devices. Called the Wireless Overdrive Pro from Sierra, this mobile hotspot gives Sprint users 3G/4G connectivity to their WiFi devices. A successor to the first Overdrive Pro, this new...

WiFi-only Motorola Xoom Android tablet to arrive on March 27

03/16/2011, After being spotted in a leaked Staples’ advertisement, Motorola has officially announced the launch of the Motorola Xoom WiFi, confirming the spot on dates and pricing previously stated. The Honeycomb (Android 3.0) tablet that’s been...

Twitter beefs up security by enabling HTTPS

03/16/2011, It took the folks over at Twitter long enough to beef up their security. The micro-blogging service has just announced that they will be offering an optional “always on” HTTPS setting to its users. If you constantly use Twitter on unsecured...

WiFi hotspot function coming to BlackBerry OS 6.1

03/11/2011, According to reports online, one of the most-requested features of the BlackBerry OS, mobile hotspot tethering will become a native feature in the next version of the BlackBerry OS. Some leaked slides of the upcoming update to BlackBerry OS have surfaced...

WiFi-only Samsung Galaxy Tab arriving a little too late?

03/11/2011, Remember when we reported yesterday about Samsung releasing the new Galaxy Tab advert, and how we mentioned that the lack of a WiFi-only option were keeping a lot of people from purchasing it? Well it looks like some prayers have been answered. The folks...

Free WiFi hotspots outnumber paid WiFi hotspots in the US

03/09/2011, For the first time ever, the amount of free WiFi hotspots in the US outnumber the amount of paid WiFi locations. According to some statistics released by JiWire, an advertising company that specializes in marketing through WiFi networks, the growth of...

Philips Fidelio SoundSphere docking speakers work with AirPlay

03/08/2011, Philips has just unveiled a new set of docking speakers designed to work over WiFi so you never have to deal with the hassle of connecting cables to listen to your music ever again. Called the Fidelio SoundSphere, this sleek looking speaker dock allows...

Art takes on a modern look with Wi-Fi painting

03/02/2011, To ‘paint’ using nothing but Wi-Fi connections? That doesn’t really make much sense, does it? Well, apparently things might be looking up in the alternative future of artwork thanks to this particular project that explores the invisible...

Wi-Fi speeds could double on same radio frequency

02/16/2011, A bunch of Stanford University researchers have come across a new method that might just change the way we take advantage of Wi-Fi connectivity and cell phone network speeds – through the creation of two-way communication over the same radio...

Skype Access Wi-Fi service announced

02/15/2011, [MWC] Skype has taken the opportunity at this year’s MWC in Barcelona to announce its latest development of their own Wi-Fi service known as Skype Access. Its partnership will be expanded to cover more than 500,000 locations worldwide, where...

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 5.0 and 4.0

02/14/2011, [MWC] Samsung showcased a new device on the show floor that was not announced during the press conference: the Galaxy S Wifi 5.0 featuring a 5-inch TFT display. Basically it looks like a smaller version of the Galaxy Tab with a slimmer chassis; it is...

Londoners benefit from 15 minutes of free Cloud Wi-Fi

01/31/2011, Do you happen to live in the bustling city of London? Well, for those who want to leech off free Wi-Fi connections can always look forward to The Cloud’s Wi-Fi service that offers a 15 minutes per day free scheme from next month onwards. No idea on...

The PirateBox is the coolest file sharing lunchbox ever

01/27/2011, A professor from NYU Steinhardt named David Darts has come up with a file sharing box called the PirateBox. Inspired by the free culture and pirate radio movements, the PirateBox uses Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) to create a wireless...