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Bluetooth-Enabled Device Can Get You On the Grid From Anywhere

A new device that's set to hit the market later this year allows you to use your cell phone to communicate even if you have absolutely no signal.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Bluetooth, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wireless Design Online

ASUS Launches RT-AC87 Dual-Band Wireless-AC2400 Gigabit Router

World's first Wave 2 802.11ac home router delivers unmatched performance with Quantenna's 4x4 MU-MIMO technology and Universal Beamforming Following its preview at CES 2014, ASUS is excited to launch the ASUS RT-AC87, the world's first Wave 2 802.11ac consumer router and the fastest 5 GHz with speeds up to 1.73Gbps.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Quantenna, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Computers

ComputerWorld

Evan Schuman: The data dangers of free public Wi-Fi

New York City is asking vendors to take over the city's almost-universally abandoned pay phones and use them to deliver free Wi-Fi to residents .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

Business Journal

UM upgrades wireless network, tripling campus access points

Gone are the days when University of Miami students plugged a DSL cable into the wall to search the Web.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Miami, FL, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

The Gadgeteer

Nyne Bass wireless Bluetooth speaker review

Despite the wonderful - and sometimes jawdropping - audio that manufacturers have been able to extract from small, portable Bluetooth speakers, there is still no substitution for size.

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Related Topix: Speakers, Bluetooth, Emerging Technology, iPhone

Network World

How to find the hotels, beaches and airports with the best Wi-Fi

Hotel chains like the Radisson, Hilton, and Doubletree usually end up near the top of the list of approved places to stay for business trips.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

BetaNews

Apple launches faster MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup

Apple has updated its MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup with faster processors across the board and more RAM in the base 13.3-inch and 15.4-inch models, that kick off at $1,299 and $1,999, respectively.

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

CIO

Using Instagram on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher

A configuration problem in Facebook's popular Instagram application for Apple devices could allow a hacker to hijack a person's account if they're both on the same public Wi-Fi network.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Computer Security, Twitter

Wireless Design Online

LG Innotek Develops Bluetooth Smart Module That Carries Little Or No...

Based on the multiple award-winning Nordic Semiconductor nRF51822 SoC, the LG 4403 Bluetooth Smart system-in-package module measures just 5.3 x 4.7 x 1.0mm and so is small enough to fit into any current or next generation smartphone, tablet, or computer appcessory or sensor no matter how miniaturized Ultra low power RF specialist Nordic ... (more)

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Bluetooth, Computers, CPU, Science / Technology, Obsidian Software, Computer-Aided Design, Manufacturing and Engineering, Software

Mon Jul 28, 2014

BetaNews

Windows Phone users -- put down those cheeseburgers and pick up a Fitbit

Being a tech enthusiast is usually synonymous with being out of shape. Thinking back to the movie Revenge of the Nerds, it was clear that computer users were weaklings.

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Related Topix: iPhone, PC, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

The Montreal Gazette

Rules for wireless auction could mean small carriers will bulk up

Ottawa set out the rules Monday for its upcoming auction of wireless spectrum, and some of them could make it relatively cheap for Canada's smaller carriers to upgrade the speed and features of their networks.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Emerging Technology

ComputerWorld

Qualcomm planting seeds for 4K video, silicon brains in mobile devices

Smarter contextual awareness, 4K video and augmented reality are just some of the new technologies that will be offered by smartphones and tablets over the next year or so, according to Qualcomm's product blueprints.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, CPU, Emerging Technology, Cameras

Tom's Hardware

Verizon Wireless Throttling Unlimited 4G Data Hogs

On Friday, Verizon Wireless stated that beginning October 1, it plans to throttle the speed of a specific group of 4G LTE customers with unlimited data plans.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

BroadcastNewsroom

Gogo Helps Launch "Delta Studio" with Delta Air Lines

The new wireless in-flight entertainment product will offer passengers a variety of television shows and movies that will be streamed wirelessly to passengers' own Wi-Fi enabled devices.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Laptops/Notebooks, American Airlines, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, United Airlines, Twitter, iPhone

Business Journal

Borges Architectural Group makes connections with Levi's Stadium

Borges Architectural Group in Roseville designed the wireless communications for Levi's Stadium, which is now the most connected sports facility in the country.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

Engadget

PantryChic's Bluetooth ingredient dispenser is for lazy, type-A bakers

Earlier this summer, we showed you a smart kitchen scale that worked with an iPad app to make sure you were adding the right amount of each ingredient to your recipe.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Bluetooth, Life, Food, Recipes, Gadgets

KRVN-AM Lexington

Greyhound Bus Fleet Revamps, But Can a 100-Year-Old Dog Learn New Tricks?

Riding the bus is cool. Or, at least, that's what Greyhound, the country's largest intercity bus transportation provider, is on a mission to prove.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology

SlashGear.com

iPhone 6 NFC tipped plus high-speed WiFi

The iPhone 6 gets nearer and the leaks come faster, with new specifications - including the long-anticipated arrival of NFC - teased for Apple's future flagship thanks to some freshly exposed components.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Emerging Technology, Apple, Startups

ILounge

First Look: Plantronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth Wireless Headphones

Plantronics, the makers of our favorite Bluetooth earbuds to date, are back with BackBeat Fit , a pair of wireless sport headphones.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

The Gadgeteer

This tiny Bluetooth speaker is big on design and features

The EDGE Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker and Handsfree Speakerphone is a tiny little cube that's only 2.6" on a side, but it's loaded with functionality.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

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