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2 hrs ago | Phone Scoop

Sprint Adds Wi-Fi Calling to HTC One

Sprint recently announced that it is rolling out Wi-Fi calling to the HTC One and HTC One Harmon Kardon Edition.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Switchboard: Google wants to turn NYC pay phones into WiFi hotspots

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.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Startups, Sports

6 hrs ago | Shiny shiny

Chromecast gets Rickrolled with the 'Rickmote'

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless

6 hrs ago | Skift

The 12 U.S. Airports With the Fastest Wi-Fi Connections

Airports have finally realized that flyers will deal better with delays and other shenanigans if the Wi-Fi is fast and free.

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10 hrs ago | Information Technology

PROTUR Hotels Chooses Fortinet to Secure Wireless Network

Altogether, PROTUR Hotels implemented Fortinet's FortiGate-300D next-generation firewall appliances, more than 150 FortiAP-221 and FortiAP-222 thin wireless access points and a FortiAnalyzer network security logging, analysis and reporting appliance.

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Related Topix: Startups, Fortinet, Software, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Engadget

Anti-surveillance advocates want you to run an open, secure WiFi router

Plenty of WiFi routers have guest modes for visitors; some companies base their entire business models around them.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless, Gadgets

CIO

AirMagnet Wi-Fi security tool takes aim at drones

In its quest to help enterprises seek out and neutralize all threats to their Wi-Fi networks, AirMagnet is now looking to the skies.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Science / Technology

ComputerWorld

Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones

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.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Wireless, Science / Technology, Cellphones, NaviSite

Network World

A guide to the confusing Internet of Things standards world

Google recently announced a new networking protocol called Thread that aims to create a standard for communication between connected household devices.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Bluetooth

PC World

EFF's Open Wireless Router tech aims to increase network security, spur Wi-Fi sharing

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, Emerging Technology, Wireless

GigaOM

Google, Cisco, Samsung circle NYC's plan to turn payphones into Wi-Fi hotspots

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.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, WebMD

Examiner.com

How to beat most airport Wifi hotspot limitations

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Engadget

Libratone's wool-wrapped speakers gain Spotify Connect streaming abilities

If you fancy picking up a track where you left off on the commute upon entering your flat, and you've splurged for a Libratone speaker , you're in luck.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless, Gadgets

ZDNet

Draytek Wireless Management: Innovative no-cost add-on for SME wi-fi

Wi-fi networks comprising standalone access points may be cheap to build, but they don't scale well because the APs have to be individually configured and controlled.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Science / Technology, WAN

Gizmag

goTenna lets you send text messages when there's no network available

When a mobile network is down, overloaded or simply out of range, it can be certainly be inconvenient or potentially much worse.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Cellphones, Gadgets

3G

Three customers can now get free Wi-Fi on the London Underground

It's been a long time coming, but Three customers finally have free access to Wi-Fi at London Underground stations.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Absolute Radio, Travel, World News, Europe Travel, Greater London County, England, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

IcNetwork

It's 2015 and Wales is set to get new train services but guess...

Solskjaer is a big admirer of highly-rated England under-21 centre-back Keane and is determined to add a new defender to his squad before the season begins It's 2015 and Wales is set to get new train services but guess what? There won't be any wi-fi on board Passenger groups have attacked the lack of wi-fi on train services in Wales when all trains ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Anglesey County, Wales,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Al Bawaba

Mecca included: Saudi Arabia and the smart city 'obsession'

In addition to six greenfield economic cities, efforts are being made to uplift cities such as Makkah toward Smart City status.

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Related Topix: World News, Saudi Arabia, Science, Computer Science, Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology

The Winnipeg Free Press

Wired

MY favourite category of electronic gadgets is multi-functional, and one of the coolest in that category became even cooler with the updated Kingston MobileLite Wireless G2.

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Related Topix: Games, Card Game, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Computers, iPhone

Journal and Courier

Komando: Give your gadget's battery a boostKomando: Give your...

Komando: Give your gadget's battery a boost Turning off a few features and changing some settings can help.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology

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