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51 min ago | TrustedReviews

EE Kite available now for 4G mobile Wi-Fi

EE has released the EE Kite, a 4G Wi-Fi dongle to keep you connected on your travels.

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Related Topix: Alternative, Kite, Science / Technology

3 hrs ago | Wired

Hackers Can Control Your Phone Using a Tool That's Already Built Into It

A lot of concern about the NSA's seemingly omnipresent surveillance over the last year has focused on the agency's efforts to install back doors in software and hardware.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Computer technician warns against public wifi

When you connect to free or public wireless internet, you may be putting your personal information at risk.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, PC, Social Software

Merinews

Safer roads with vehicle to vehicle communications

According to the World health organization, an estimated 1.24 million deaths occurred in 2010 due to road traffic injuries.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Science / Technology

CIO

How to Extend Your Home Wi-Fi Network

If your router is one room and your TV is in another, your home Wi-Fi network might not be strong enough to reach it.

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

Design News

Solar-Powered Smart Bench Charges Phones, Connects to WiFi

People have come to depend more and more on their smartphones, using them heavily throughout the day to stay in touch and browse the Web.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Harvard University

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.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Bright House Networks

Motor Trend

OnStar Grows Up - 4G LTE for All

Way back in 1995, GM, Ross Perot's Electronic Data Systems, and Hughes Electronics teamed up to forge the blue button that brought telematics to the masses with OnStar.

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Related Topix: Perot Sys, Computers, IT Services, Wireless, Emerging Technology, AT&T, Autos

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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

The New Zealand Herald

Tracking devices give assisted living a boost

Wi-fi tracking devices are worn by residents, mostly affected by dementia, in an assisted living facility in the US.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Stafford, CT, Shelton, CT

Stuff.co.nz

Control your home from afar with apps

Technology has a way of controlling our day-to-day life like never before, one app at a time, and now your home is no exception.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless

GigaOM

Your Jawbone can share your location and your fitness app can leak your data

It's not just your phone - your fitness devices can be used to track your location as well, according to a new study from Symantec.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom,

Engadget

Three's smartphone app for calling and texting over WiFi now available

Three and EE jostled for attention last month when they announced , on the same day, their customers would soon be able to make calls and send texts over WiFi connections.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Gadgets

Skift

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.

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

InformationWeek

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 .

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology

Skift

Hotelwifitest Challenges Hotel Wi-Fi Ratings

Hotelwifitest.com lets guests test Wi-Fi connection speeds and share them with the world.

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

CNet News

Microsoft Prepping Windows Phone 8.1 Update for Developers

Microsoft plans to deliver a Windows Phone 8.1 update to developers next week with new Apps Corner, VPN features and other developer goodness.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

NEWS.com.au

The price you really pay for free wi-fi

WOULD you be so keen on public wi-fi hotspots knowing your movements could be tracked and your personal information exposed? ALMOST all of us have one but we don't have a clue how it works or how to get into it.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless, WebMD, Widevine Technologies

Wall Street Journal

Startup Voyat Looks to Hotel Wi-Fi Sign-Ins for Marketing Opportunities

Could Wi-Fi connections help hotels avoid the intermediaries that dent their profit margins? A startup called Voyat is betting on it.

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

InformationWeek

Facebook Forces Messenger For Mobile Chat

Facebook will drop the chat feature from its main app and require users to download Messenger.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology

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