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Smart phones are making Wi-Fi hotspots hot again

Lisa Helminiak, who uses her iPhone as a computer as much as to talk, has declared her independence from the slow cell phone network. Instead of using AT&T's network, she's using her phone's Wi-Fi capability to connect to ...

Dec 17, 2009 not rated yet 0

Is neighbor's Wi-Fi signal free for me to use?

Q. The other day, my Internet service went down as it does from time to time. But this particular time, I needed to check my e-mail for an important reply I was expecting. After some frustrating time passed, I happened to ...

Nov 11, 2009 3.7 / 5 (3) 4

Wi-Fi for travelers becomes Web marketing lure

(AP) -- Google, Yahoo, eBay and Microsoft, competitors on the Web, all have the same idea for marketing themselves this holiday season: temporarily providing free Wi-Fi access in airports, airplanes and public places.

Nov 10, 2009 not rated yet 0

Beware of highway robbers on Wi-Fi

As the number of Wi-Fi hot spots grows, travelers might want to heed a word of caution from the Wi-Fi Alliance, a nonprofit industry group that promotes Wi-Fi technology: Think security.

Oct 12, 2009 5 / 5 (2) 1

Wi-Fi signals can see through walls

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Utah, USA, have discovered that variations in signal strengths in wireless networks can be used to "see" movements of people on the other side of walls or ...

Oct 05, 2009 4.3 / 5 (8) 2 weblog