If you live in New York City and you’re thinking that the trains used for the subway could do with a bit of upgrading, you might be pleased to learn that recently Governor Andrew M. Cuomo took the wraps off the design features of the city’s future subway system, which includes reimagined subway cars and enhancements to the stations themselves.
Our mobile internet has come a long, long way from back in the days of GPRS. Not only are they faster now, but reception and coverage has also improved leaps and bounds. Unfortunately sometimes there are some areas in which reception or speed might not be ideal, but if you’re the type that takes public transport, you’re in luck.
Have you ever gone on a holiday somewhere, and are frantically looking for a Wi-Fi hotspot simply so that you can get in touch with your family members and friends back home by dropping a quick instant message or updating your Facebook status? Well, you might want to choose Seoul as your preferred destination when 2017 arrives, as Park Won-Soon, the mayor of Seoul, has recently announced that every single […]
I suppose if one were to factor in a mark or measure of civilization, then surely having Wi-Fi connectivity would be one of the points to consider, especially when you see the sheer number of smartphones and tablets that are in use today. It looks like for those who live and work in the five boroughs of New York City, life is about to get a whole lot sweeter with […]
[CES 2016] D-Link intends to impress all and sundry this coming CES with their latest Unified Home Wi-Fi Network Kit. What does the Unified Home Wi-Fi Network Kit have that makes it so special? For starters, it will feature Adaptive Roaming Technology as it arrives in the form of a router-extender kit, while carrying the model number DKT-891.
If you happen to live in New York City, then you would surely be pleased as punch to know that the Big Apple is on the receiving end of its very first free public Wi-Fi hub. This particular hub was installed earlier this morning, but there is one particular caveat in which you should look out for – it is not working as at press time – what a bummer! […]
Boingo Wireless is at it again, ensuring that they cement their position as the leading Wi-Fi and DAS provider worldwide by announcing that travelers will be able to enjoy fast and more importantly, free Wi-Fi at selected airports in the US. Just how much speed are we talking about over here? We are looking at blazing-fast speeds of up to 20 Mbps, ensuring that even power users will be pleased […]
Last week and following the attacks in Paris, France, a leaked document from the French police revealed some potential changes that they would like to see the government make. A couple of those changes include the ban of the Tor network and also the banning of public WiFi during emergencies.The idea is that because Tor allows users to operate with anonymity, and because public WiFi facilitates communication, the removal of […]
Usually a cemetery is a place you go to pay your respects to the departed, not a place for you to take out your phone, snap selfies, and upload them onto Instagram. However it seems that over in Moscow, local authorities have announced that they have decided to start equipping some of its cemeteries with WiFi.Like we said, the idea here isn’t for people to hook onto the WiFi and […]
I know that this is the season to be jolly, but how can one be jolly when there is not a good and strong Wi-Fi signal in the vicinity? Here is the thing – it seems that all of the Christmas lights decorating your pad could very well slow down the existing Wi-Fi signal. British telecom regulator Ofcom rolled out a Wi-Fi checker app on both Android and iOS platforms […]
The thing with wireless routers is that you need to be careful where you place them. This is because if you’re going to stuff the router in the corner of your home, chances are there will be some areas of the home where you will either get a really bad signal, or just no signal at all. This is where the Luma router comes in.Offering what they’re calling “surround WiFi”, […]
Ever wish you had superpowers that allows you look through solid objects? Turns out that we don’t really need superpowers to do that. The folks at MIT have recently come up with a way that can sort of let you do that, and that is by harnessing the power of WiFi which in turn allows the computer to identify the person behind a solid object like a wall.How does it […]
Public hotspots aren’t available everywhere. You might get some in cafes, restaurants, malls, and sometimes outdoors, but they aren’t always very reliable or ubiquitous. However over in the UK, that’s something the country wants to change and over in Chesham, the Chiltern District Council along with Virgin Media will be piloting a program that will see WiFi built into the pavements on the streets.These WiFi hotspots will be built into […]
At the beginning of this year, we brought you word that RouteHappy reported how inflight Wi-Fi has improved overall, which is a good thing for today’s jet setting modern day road warrior. After all, instead of sleeping in mid-air as you make that arduous trip across in economy class, why not keep yourself entertained with folks on the ground by sending instant messages to one another, not to mention selfies […]