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2 hrs ago | Shutterbug

Hasselblad Introduces Revamped H5D-50c Medium Format Camera with Wi-Fi

The Hasselblad H5D-50c has been revamped, offering a new built-in Wi-Fi module that allows users to connect Hasselblad's Phocus Mobile software directly to the camera, enabling photographers to browse their images and control the camera without the need for a computer. Designed for flexibility and ultimate image quality, the updated model offers all of the functionality of its sibling including a 50-megapixel CMOS sensor and high ISO performance .

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

6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

What to expect from iOS 8

The latest version of Apple's iOS - iOS 8 - is not really a complete overhaul of iOS 7 but rather a major step forward in ease of use and intuitive operation for those already used to iPhones and iPads. It is so closely integrated with the yet-to-be released MacOS X 10.10 Yosemite operating system for MacBooks and desktop Macs, that it virtually blends the two into a single environment, making it the most significant software development Apple has made in years.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, WATCH, Shazam, iPhone

Tue Sep 16, 2014

KGNS-TV Laredo

Comcast is turning your home router into a public Wi-Fi hotspot

If you're a Comcast cable customer, your home's private Wi-Fi router is being turned into a public hotspot. It's been one year since Comcast started its monster project to blanket residential and commercial areas with continuous Wi-Fi coverage.

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Related Topix: thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology

Ars Technica

Why T-Mobile needs Wi-Fi calling: its network can't match AT&T and Verizon

Mobile US' latest "Un-carrier" move is just about the most amazing thing ever, CEO John Legere said last week. "This is like adding millions of towers to our network in a single day," Legere boasted in a press release .

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, AT&T, Verizon, iPhone

SFGate

A Closer Look: Your (online) life after death

In this June 16, 2013 file photo, Internet users browse their Facebook website by the free wifi internet service in an underground station in Hong Kong. It's never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you shed this mortal coil.

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

Floyd County Times

Schools, Chamber talk wi-fi

The Floyd County Chamber of Commerce held a networking luncheon meeting on September 9, 2014 at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. The topic for this luncheon was education in Floyd County and the digital conversion implementation taking place within the school system.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Broadband, Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Education Etc., Kentucky, Standardized Testing, Education

The Georgia Straight

Sechelt launches free Wi-Fi in downtown area

You work for a boss who thinks the sun shines out of your rear end and that you can walk on water.. Danielle from Victoria and Bath: We sat together in the back corner chatting for a good long time.

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

Sys-Con Media

D-Link Now Shipping its Newest Wi-Fi Smart Plug for Under $40

Providing a simple way to turn devices on and off from anywhere using the free mydlinka Home app for iOSA and Androida smartphones or tablets, the newest Wi-Fi Smart Plug brings the convenience and flexibility of mydlink to everyday household electronic devices. In addition to turning devices on and off with the tap of a smartphone screen, the Wi-Fi Smart Plug also enables users to create power on/off schedules to truly automate a range of devices in the home.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology

Mon Sep 15, 2014

ComputerWorld

Telstra to invest millions in Etihad Stadium tech upgrade

AFL fans will get access to a free Etihad Stadium app following the Wi-Fi network rollout in February 2015. Telstra is set to spend millions on a technology upgrade of the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, which includes the introduction of 1,600 Internet Protocol TV screens and a Wi-Fi network by February 2015.

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Related Topix: Telstra Corporation, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, TelstraClear, Next New Networks, Transaction Wireless, Science / Technology

CIO

Wi-Fi group acts to simplify peer-to-peer video, printing and other tasks

Wi-Fi Direct is the peer-to-peer version of the hugely popular wireless technology that the Wi-Fi Alliance has now been promoting and facilitating for 15 years. It lets individual devices, including PCs, printers, TVs and phones, communicate one-to-one without having to get onto a LAN.

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

CNet News

Ruckus Wireless Launches Smart WiFi Mobile Application

The Swipe app makes it possible to remotely manage or troubleshoot existing APs by reducing errors in configuration and log updates. Wireless systems specialist Ruckus announced the launch of a free Smart WiFi mobile application, the Smart Wireless Installation and Provisioning Engine , to help field technicians and IT personnel install and configure the company's ZoneFlex access points in distributed deployments using mobile devices such as iPhones, iPads, smartphones, and tablets.

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

ITworld

Windows 9 leak shows Storage Sense and Wi-Fi Sense coming over from Windows Phone

A couple more Windows Phone features are apparently headed to Windows 9, with signs of Wi-Fi Sense and Storage Sense showing up in the latest leaked preview builds. Wi-Fi Sense is a feature of Windows Phone 8.1 that automatically signs users into public Wi-Fi hotspots.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Social Software

CIO

5 Steps to a Killer Wi-Fi Network Infographic

Wi-Fi Optimization is the practice of readying your network for BYOD-like environments so that IT can deliver users a predictable experience, regardless of how heavy the network load is. There are 5 components, and we've even created a handy infographic to help illustrate how you can optimize your Wi-Fi network: 1. User Optimization: deploy secure access for guest and approved personal devices.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

InfoWorld

How To Avoid Wi-Fi Failure Infographic

Download this white paper now to learn how cloud-based manufacturing systems produce immediate cost savings, extend value of existing software investments, and enable future innovation and profit. more Join Blake Dournaee, Senior Product Manager at Intel Services, and our guest speaker, Forrester Research Vice President and Principal Analyst, Randy Heffner, as they discuss key strategies for extending APIs within the enterprise.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Country

Denver Post

One man trying to bring Broadway into 21st century

When John Travolta shocked theater fans by mangling the pronunciation of Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars, one person saw a gift in the slip - Damian Bazadona. Bazadona, the president and founder of the advertising and marketing firm Situation Interactive, had been hired by Menzel's new show "If/Then" to create some buzz and here it came, one horrible syllable after another.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Marketing, Social Software, Science / Technology

InformationWeek

Mining WiFi Data: Retail Privacy Pitfalls

WiFi data mining starts with anonymous tracking, but it can lead to personal details in social profiles. Interop New York session explores opportunities and limits for retailers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Wireless

Brandon Sun

Broadway comes kicking and screaming into the 21st century, thanks in part to one man

When John Travolta shocked theatre fans by mangling the pronunciation of Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars, one person saw a gift in the slip - Damian Bazadona. Bazadona, the president and founder of the advertising and marketing firm Situation Interactive, had been hired by Menzel's new show "If/Then" to create some buzz and here it came, one horrible syllable after another.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Social Software, Science / Technology

PC Magazine

Samsung NX1 Might Be the Best Mirrorless Yet

The flagship shooter from Samsung can fire off shots at 15fps while tracking a moving target, and it records video in 4K. Mirrorless cameras have improved by leaps and bounds over the past few years, especially in regards to autofocus performance.

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

Sys-Con Media

Next-Generation Epson Expression Photo XP-860 Small-in-One Delivers...

Ideal for families and photo enthusiasts, the Expression Photo XP-860 outputs stunning, professional-quality photos with smooth gradations and amazing skin tones - up to 8" x 10" borderless - with six-color ClariaA Photo HD Inks. It also comes equipped with Epson Connecta for the ability to access, print and scan documents, photos, emails, and web pages from a tablet, smartphone or computer from literally anywhere in the world1.

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Related Topix: Printers, Epson America, Wireless, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Social Software

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

WiFi goes live on board busiest South West Trains routes

South West Trains free WiFi service goes live today on the main line route from London Waterloo to Weymouth and Portsmouth. The lack of on-train WiFi was raised by Winchester and Chandler's Ford MP Steve Brine in November last year at the Ask South West Trains public meeting.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

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