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1 hr ago | WPTV Local News

Is the iPad doomed?

Tablet sales are "crashing," says Best Buy's CEO! IPad sales are sinking fast! Is this the beginning of the end for the tablet? Easy, there, tiger.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Kindle, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Emerging Technology

2 hrs ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

No more exclusivity clauses in wireless roaming contracts, says CRTC

Canada's telecom regulator is banning wireless carriers from imposing exclusivity conditions in contracts that forced smaller firms to use more expensive roaming networks.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology

3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Manitoba Telecom Services posts a Q2 net profit and increases revenues

Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. reported a second-quarter profit of $28.8 million on Thursday, turning around a loss from the same quarter a year ago.


Related Topix: Manitoba Telecom Services, IT Services, Telecom, Mobile TeleSystems OJSC

7 hrs ago | CBS News

New apps aim to prevent child deaths in hot cars

Thursday is National Heatstroke Prevention Day, which raises awareness about the estimated 40 child deaths each year in hot cars.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology

12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Bright House says new 'Echo' will bring Wi-Fi dead spots back to life

Bright House Networks released a new wireless system called "Echo" which it says can fill the gaps in Wi-Fi coverage in users' homes.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Bright House Networks

14 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Nokia in wireless network deal with Panasonic

Nokia Corp. said the deal will boost the market share of its networks unit, a major provider of the next generation 4G wireless networks, particularly in the Japanese market.


Related Topix: Nokia, Emerging Technology, Telecom

17 hrs ago |

Smart phones improve theme park experiences

JOHN RAOUX/ASSOCIATED PRESSSigns to shops are seen at Diagon Alley at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando, where free WiFi was installed before the opening to enhance guest experience.


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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Information Technology

Griffon Corporation Announces Third Quarter Results

Griffon Corporation today reported results for the fiscal third quarter ended Junei 1 230, 2014.


Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Griffon, Telecom, Telephonics, Food, Agriculture, Goodman Fielder, Home Gardening, Home, Weather

Electronic House

New Yamaha Aventage Blu-ray Player Has Bluetooth

We've seen a lot of Blu-ray players that can really multitask. Yamaha is looking to pack just about every bell and whistle into its latest, the Aventage BD-A1040 .


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

Phone Scoop

Senate Says Wireless Users Bilked By Bogus Charges

Cellphone users in the U.S. have been fraudulently charged hundreds of millions of dollars, says a report released today by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Emerging Technology


Helsinki Airport Asks Flyers to Trade Privacy for Free Wi-Fi

Helsinki's airport will be the first in the world to track passengers to within feet.


Related Topix: Finland Travel, Helsinki, Finland Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Electronics, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Retail, Apparel, Nordstrom


HP Warns Of IoT Security Risks

The Internet of Things, even as it ushers in a new era of comfort and automated convenience, may turn out to be a web of risk and exposure, according to HP's Fortify security software unit .


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

Science Daily

Kill switch in cell phones could save consumers more than $3.4 billion annually

A new study shows consumer savings from the Kill Switch legislation exceed initial projections and now points to well over $3 billion.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Emerging Technology, Creighton University


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.


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.


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


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 .


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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


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