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The civic body is planning to create Wi-Fi hotspots in residential colonies, gardens, bus depots and colleges; authorities said services would start only by next year After Shivaji Park got the city's first free Wi-Fi services, the satellite city is set to follow suit.
If you think it would be handy to control your home's lighting through your mobile device but you've still got a box full of ordinary light bulbs in the closet, emberlight bids itself as the solution: a smart socket that lets you control any light bulb with your smartphone.
In just a few short years, in-flight WiFi has gone from a novel idea to an amenity that most passengers just assume is installed when they board.
Powered by Quantenna's award-winning QSR1000 4x4 Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output chipset, the ASUS RT-AC87 offers unparalleled speed and range for a superior wireless experience.
Asus is headed to market with a gigabit router, and it's laying claim to the world's first retail device with support for Wave 2 802.11ac WiFi.
The taxi-like, application-based car service is offering wireless Internet for riders in the area.
Sprint recently announced that it is rolling out Wi-Fi calling to the HTC One and HTC One Harmon Kardon Edition.
Microsoft's top lawyer is the tech world's envoy. The New York Times reports: Bradford L. Smith "'brings a much more Washington sensibility to the West Coast than many of his peers,' said Anne-Marie Slaughter, a former State Department official who now runs the New America Foundation and attended Princeton University with Mr. Smith.
If you like to stream video to your TV its most likely you have some sort of set-top box, like a Roku, Apple TV or the Google Chromecast.
Airports have finally realized that flyers will deal better with delays and other shenanigans if the Wi-Fi is fast and free.
Plenty of WiFi routers have guest modes for visitors; some companies base their entire business models around them.
In its quest to help enterprises seek out and neutralize all threats to their Wi-Fi networks, AirMagnet is now looking to the skies.
Google may be among the hopefuls vying to turn the New York City phone booths of the past into "communication points" of the future with free Wi-Fi and cellphone charging.
Google recently announced a new networking protocol called Thread that aims to create a standard for communication between connected household devices.
Advocacy group the Electronic Frontier Foundation wants to address the poor security track record of home routers with a new firmware project that will encourage users to share their Internet connection publicly by setting up guest Wi-Fi networks.
Some 60 companies and organizations took part in planning meeting for the city's payphone Wi-Fi project in May. We won't know if Google is really serious about running the 10,000-hotspot network until the bids are in.
At every modern airport across the world, access to the internet is an important piece of technological service for millions of passengers, especially those that are in transit.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 01:15 am
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