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Facebook's gigabit wireless rolls out in Puerto Rico

Facebook's Terragraph WiFi technology is delivering high-speed broadband to San Juan, Puerto Rico. This week, AeroNet, Puerto Rico's internet service provider, announced a six-month Terragraph pilot

Traeger's Ironwood smart grills now ship with a handy pellet supply sensor

If Traeger's Ironwood series caught your eye, the company is now including a handy feature in the box, rather than making it a separate purchase. Traeger is now shipping its WiFi-equipped Ironwood 650

Google Station free Wi-Fi access program ending soon

Some bad news from Google. It is something we don’t want to hear especially since we know a lot of people depend on it. Remember Google Station? It was a special project launched back in 2016 that

Google is ending its Station free public WiFi program

After almost four years of providing free internet access to people in developing countries, Google plans to shut down its Station program. The initiative saw the search giant offer free public WiFi
Ditch your router for this fast, reliable WiFi system

Ditch your router for this fast, reliable WiFi system

TL;DR: The reliable and simple eero Pro mesh WiFi system is $80 off, dropping the price down to $319. If you hate your WiFi router, you're not as stuck as you might think. A mesh WiFi system can

Wi-Fi 6E isn’t here yet—but Broadcom is clearly banking on it

There's no official Wi-Fi 6E timeline yet, but FCC approval seems likely.
Delhi’s neighbourhood milk booth wants to switch it up with new cafes

Delhi’s neighbourhood milk booth wants to switch it up with new cafes

Mother Dairy plans to launch 60 Cafe Delights outlets in the next 12 months.
New technology may prevent mass shootings using WiFi

New technology may prevent mass shootings using WiFi

WiFi connect smartphones and computers to the internet — but it could also help pinpoint where a gunman is before a mass shooting. First Responder Technologies, a B.C.-based tech company, is
How to Streamline a Messy Wireless Network Setup

How to Streamline a Messy Wireless Network Setup

Wireless networking is complicated, no question there. And it’s easy for some people to find themselves with a Frankenstein of a home setup, because they’ve been adding devices, and access points, and
Extend your Wi-Fi with powerline networking

Extend your Wi-Fi with powerline networking

I’ve tried many ways to extend Wi-Fi through my house. Powerline networking, which creates networks through electrical wiring, works the best for me. TP-Link has this kit with 2 units. One unit plugs

Drone network provides early warnings for natural disasters

Drones might soon deliver a heads-up when natural disasters are about to strike. Researchers have developed a communication system that uses a drone network to provide early warnings for disasters.

MIT's 'smart surface' could improve your WiFi signal tenfold

There's a problem with stuffing wireless connections into ever-smaller devices: they can struggle to maintain a good signal when there's so little space for antennas. MIT CSAIL researchers might have
The EFF says public WIFI isn't so bad any more

The EFF says public WIFI isn't so bad any more

The decade-old warning to stay off public WIFI systems is no longer valid. EFF: There are still a few small information leaks: HTTPS protects the content of your communications, but not the

Apple must pay $838 million for infringing CalTech's WiFi patents

The California Institute of Technology (CalTech) has won a $1.1 billion jury verdict against Apple and Broadcom, according to Reuters and other sources. In a case that first hit federal courts in
Apple, Broadcom owe CalTech $1.1 billion over Wi-Fi patents lawsuit

Apple, Broadcom owe CalTech $1.1 billion over Wi-Fi patents lawsuit

Patent lawsuits are a matter of life for any tech company and the bigger you are, the bigger the target painted on your back. Many of these lawsuits go unnoticed, especially when filed against giant
Apple, Broadcom owe CalTech $1.1 billion over Wi-Fi patents lawsuit

Apple, Broadcom owe CalTech $1.1 billion over Wi-Fi patents lawsuit

Patent lawsuits are a matter of life for any tech company and the bigger you are, the bigger the target painted on your back. Many of these lawsuits go unnoticed, especially when filed against giant

Apple's latest iPad is back down to $250 in Amazon's tablet sale

Amazon has slashed prices across Apple's range of iPads, and there are savings to be had whatever model you might be in the market for. The $250 10.2 inch 32GB deal is back again -- great for people
Passengers with mobile WiFi network named "Remote Detonator" removed from plane

Passengers with mobile WiFi network named "Remote Detonator" removed from plane

At Detroit Metropolitan Airport, police removed two passengers from a GoJet/Delta Connection flight because they apparently wouldn't turn off a mobile phone that reportedly had a WiFi network name of