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28 min ago | The Georgia Straight

Sechelt launches free Wi-Fi in downtown area

You work for a boss who thinks the sun shines out of your rear end and that you can walk on water.. Danielle from Victoria and Bath: We sat together in the back corner chatting for a good long time.

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

4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

D-Link Now Shipping its Newest Wi-Fi Smart Plug for Under $40

Providing a simple way to turn devices on and off from anywhere using the free mydlinka Home app for iOSA and Androida smartphones or tablets, the newest Wi-Fi Smart Plug brings the convenience and flexibility of mydlink to everyday household electronic devices. In addition to turning devices on and off with the tap of a smartphone screen, the Wi-Fi Smart Plug also enables users to create power on/off schedules to truly automate a range of devices in the home.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology

Mon Sep 15, 2014

ComputerWorld

Telstra to invest millions in Etihad Stadium tech upgrade

AFL fans will get access to a free Etihad Stadium app following the Wi-Fi network rollout in February 2015. Telstra is set to spend millions on a technology upgrade of the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, which includes the introduction of 1,600 Internet Protocol TV screens and a Wi-Fi network by February 2015.

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Related Topix: Telstra Corporation, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, TelstraClear, Next New Networks, Transaction Wireless, Science / Technology

CIO

Wi-Fi group acts to simplify peer-to-peer video, printing and other tasks

Wi-Fi Direct is the peer-to-peer version of the hugely popular wireless technology that the Wi-Fi Alliance has now been promoting and facilitating for 15 years. It lets individual devices, including PCs, printers, TVs and phones, communicate one-to-one without having to get onto a LAN.

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

CNet News

Ruckus Wireless Launches Smart WiFi Mobile Application

The Swipe app makes it possible to remotely manage or troubleshoot existing APs by reducing errors in configuration and log updates. Wireless systems specialist Ruckus announced the launch of a free Smart WiFi mobile application, the Smart Wireless Installation and Provisioning Engine , to help field technicians and IT personnel install and configure the company's ZoneFlex access points in distributed deployments using mobile devices such as iPhones, iPads, smartphones, and tablets.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Apple, Startups

ITworld

Windows 9 leak shows Storage Sense and Wi-Fi Sense coming over from Windows Phone

A couple more Windows Phone features are apparently headed to Windows 9, with signs of Wi-Fi Sense and Storage Sense showing up in the latest leaked preview builds. Wi-Fi Sense is a feature of Windows Phone 8.1 that automatically signs users into public Wi-Fi hotspots.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Social Software

CIO

5 Steps to a Killer Wi-Fi Network Infographic

Wi-Fi Optimization is the practice of readying your network for BYOD-like environments so that IT can deliver users a predictable experience, regardless of how heavy the network load is. There are 5 components, and we've even created a handy infographic to help illustrate how you can optimize your Wi-Fi network: 1. User Optimization: deploy secure access for guest and approved personal devices.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

InfoWorld

How To Avoid Wi-Fi Failure Infographic

Download this white paper now to learn how cloud-based manufacturing systems produce immediate cost savings, extend value of existing software investments, and enable future innovation and profit. more Join Blake Dournaee, Senior Product Manager at Intel Services, and our guest speaker, Forrester Research Vice President and Principal Analyst, Randy Heffner, as they discuss key strategies for extending APIs within the enterprise.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Country

Denver Post

One man trying to bring Broadway into 21st century

When John Travolta shocked theater fans by mangling the pronunciation of Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars, one person saw a gift in the slip - Damian Bazadona. Bazadona, the president and founder of the advertising and marketing firm Situation Interactive, had been hired by Menzel's new show "If/Then" to create some buzz and here it came, one horrible syllable after another.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Marketing, Social Software, Science / Technology

InformationWeek

Mining WiFi Data: Retail Privacy Pitfalls

WiFi data mining starts with anonymous tracking, but it can lead to personal details in social profiles. Interop New York session explores opportunities and limits for retailers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless

Brandon Sun

Broadway comes kicking and screaming into the 21st century, thanks in part to one man

When John Travolta shocked theatre fans by mangling the pronunciation of Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars, one person saw a gift in the slip - Damian Bazadona. Bazadona, the president and founder of the advertising and marketing firm Situation Interactive, had been hired by Menzel's new show "If/Then" to create some buzz and here it came, one horrible syllable after another.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Social Software, Science / Technology

PC Magazine

Samsung NX1 Might Be the Best Mirrorless Yet

The flagship shooter from Samsung can fire off shots at 15fps while tracking a moving target, and it records video in 4K. Mirrorless cameras have improved by leaps and bounds over the past few years, especially in regards to autofocus performance.

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

Sys-Con Media

Next-Generation Epson Expression Photo XP-860 Small-in-One Delivers...

Ideal for families and photo enthusiasts, the Expression Photo XP-860 outputs stunning, professional-quality photos with smooth gradations and amazing skin tones - up to 8" x 10" borderless - with six-color ClariaA Photo HD Inks. It also comes equipped with Epson Connecta for the ability to access, print and scan documents, photos, emails, and web pages from a tablet, smartphone or computer from literally anywhere in the world1.

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Related Topix: Printers, Epson America, Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Social Software

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

WiFi goes live on board busiest South West Trains routes

South West Trains free WiFi service goes live today on the main line route from London Waterloo to Weymouth and Portsmouth. The lack of on-train WiFi was raised by Winchester and Chandler's Ford MP Steve Brine in November last year at the Ask South West Trains public meeting.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Journal and Courier

Facebook privacy settings you should change

Tech Q&A: Facebook privacy settings you should change How do I make sure I'm still private on the site? Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1tRQdJx Q. Facebook makes so many changes, I can't keep up. How do I make sure I'm still private on the site? A. There are quite a few.

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Related Topix: Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Social Software, Country, Laptops/Notebooks, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology

Customer Interaction Solutions

T-Mobile to sell phones that call, text on Wi-Fi

Mobile will sell more than 100 smartphone models with a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send texts when customers can't connect to the wireless carrier's cellular network. The program announced Wednesday represents T-Mobile's latest attempt to lure wireless subscribers away from three larger rivals, Verizon Wireless, AT&T Corp. and Sprint Corp. Over the past 18 months, T-Mobile has shaken up the industry by replacing two-year contract commitments with monthly installment plans to pay for smartphones and lowering the cost to upgrade device and stream digital music.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Sprint Nextel, IT Services, iPhone

GigaOM

IoT platforms and the product iteration argument

Will connectivity make consumer products better by influencing product design? It can't hurt. Not everybody can have Nest's design team.

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Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), CPU, Science / Technology, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Newsday

US spies 'can access German telecoms'

US and British intelligence services are able to secretly access information from German telecoms operators, according to a German newspaper report. A programme called Treasure Map gives the NSA and its UK counterpart, GCHQ, data from operators including Deutsche Telekom, Der Spiegel said.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Toledo Blade

Greyhound back in the black

But on a recent weekday, Philip Stevens of Coppell, Texas, and his festive companion dog, Gigi, waited at Greyhound's Dallas terminal, bound for Houston on their first bus ride. They sat among a cluster of passengers, including a couple of middle-age professionals, several millennials, and a guy in an orange mohawk.

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Related Topix: Coppell, TX, Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology

The Code Project

Article 7 - Android Connectivity

In this article we will discuss android connectivity.Android provides rich APIs to let your app connect and interact with other devices over Bluetooth, NFC, Wi-Fi P2P, USB, and SIP, in addition to standard network connections Before you perform any netowrk operations, you must first check that are you connected to that network or internet e.t.c. For this android provides ConnectivityManager class. You need to instantiate an object of this class by calling getSystemService() method.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Bluetooth

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