02/23/2014, It seems that the world is enamored with the world of wireless connectivity, especially when it comes to being mobile. Wireless connectivity has proven to be one “feature” in places such as hotels as well as restaurants and cafes that are a guaranteed crowd puller, but what is the next step of wireless connectivity that one is able to take? Why, wireless charging, of course. This is not new, of […]
11/15/2013, When there’s extreme cold or heat in your home, one of the last things you want to do is make your way over to the thermostat in order to make your home, and as a result, yourself and those around you, comfortable. There aren’t many wireless thermostats on the market, although Netatmo has teamed up with Philippe Starck in order to create a new thermostat that can be controlled through […]
07/10/2013, A special set of inexpensive stickers could work in tandem to form a wireless sensor network.
06/26/2013, Here is a wireless dash warning light that could potentially help you avoid accidents.
04/11/2013, António Abreu, a PhD Student at the MIT Portugal Program who works at LNEG (Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia I.P.), has been hard at work in developing a wireless charging system that will cater for implantable medical devices. This particular project that he has been sweating over makes plenty of sense. After all, if you were to have some sort of medical implant keeping you alive, it certainly needs […]
09/10/2012, Sprint subscribers have long been waiting for the carrier to expand the reach of its 4G LTE services. The carrier has been offering 3G connectivity to its users on a fairly nation-wide scale but its 4G LTE services have been confined to only 19 metropolitan areas so far. Now, the carrier has made an announcement today, stating that it is actively working on building the infrastructure required for 4G LTE […]
09/04/2012, Yes sir, the smallest USB adapters that we have seen thus far tend to belong to wireless mice, but here we are with something that works best on legacy notebooks – that is, notebooks without Wi-Fi connectivity, which is a rarity these days. Of course, if your current notebook runs on 802.11b/g, then you can also look into the TP-Link Wireless N Nano USB adapter as it offers 802.11n capability, […]
07/17/2012, The Japanese tree frog is a frog species that thrives in Japan, Korea, and in the northeastern part of China. Unknown to many, the male Japanese tree frog has actually developed the capability to vary its calls so that females can identify the frog from the rest. Male Japanese tree frogs can reportedly desynchronize their calls to avoid confusing their targeted female partners. You can read the rest of the […]
07/10/2012, If you take a look at the first computer mouse you saw when you were a kid and compare it to a mouse from today, you would notice that times have really changed. From the shape of the mouse, to the lack of wires and recently – the loss of buttons. The Stealth Touch Mouse features no wires, no buttons and has been designed to double up as a wireless […]
05/25/2012, Panasonic has just announced that they will be going wireless across 27 locations throughout the bustling metropolis known as Tokyo – and we are not talking about Wi-Fi connectivity here, but rather, wireless charging. Yes sir, the stuff that you always read about where there is no longer any need for your device to remain tethered to a power supply, but rather, you just place the device on a particular […]
05/23/2012, The U.S. Navy is planning to deploy “ruggedized” 4G LTE networks on three of its vessels this year. This marks the first time that the Navy has offered cellular service on any of its ships. According to Wired, the ships will be using a microwave-based wireless wide area network (WWAN) that can extend out to up to 20 nautical miles with speeds up to 300 megabits per second. The Navy […]
05/22/2012, At the CES in January this year, Verizon introduced two Jetpack mobile hotspots from ZTE and Novatel Wireless. We even wrote to you about the Verizon Jetpack manufactured by ZTE that promised to give Verizon users access to the Internet in and out of the country. Today, Verizon has announced that its Jetpack 890L will be available this coming May 24.
05/21/2012, Today, major U.S. cable companies Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cox Communications, Bright House Networks and Cablevision announced that they will enable their customers to access their WiFi networks. The 5 cable companies mentioned that the service will cover 50,000 hotspots. According to the press release, a new network name “CableWiFi” has been created for subscribers to simplify the access to the hotspots. Bright House Networks and Cablevision have already launched […]
05/18/2012, In 1999, British technology pioneer Kevin Ashton co-founded the Auto-ID Center at MIT, a global standard system for RFID and other sensors. His vision – to create the “Internet of Things“, a concept of a system where the Internet is connected to the physical world via ubiquitous sensors. Today, a technology that promises to turn any electronic product into a connected device via a tiny card in a slot is bringing us […]