wifi

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04
Jul
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Automatically Transmit Photos from Camera to Computer

Have you ever sifted through the pages of an old photo album and thought "when did this happen?" or "where was I here?" If only there had been something that would have recorded the date and location of all these pictures. Meet the Eye-Fi memory ... card. Like most models, the 2-gigabyte card is compatible with most cameras. Unlike most models however, the card comes complete with a built-in wireless network. (Source: uclue.de ) A wireless network built into the memory card? Why? Just in case you're out snapping a few pictures and return home, the memory card will wirelessly and automatically ... (view more)

Mon
30
Jun
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UConnect Turns Chrysler Vehicles into Mobile Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Chrysler is planning to introduce a new feature in most of their 2009 models which will transform their vehicles into a traveling hot spot for mobile web access. This will be the first time WiFi will be available in vehicles on a mass scale. If you ... have even been stuck waiting for a train to pass or parked in front of those early-morning, never-ending red lights, you know what a frustrating time-waster each of these interruptions are. In these situations people may very well turn to cursing, playing the bongos on the steering wheel, or honking their horn at no one in particular. But what if ... (view more)

Wed
19
Mar
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Public Wireless, or its Evil Twin?

The next time you're in an airport, train station, bus station, coffee house, or other public place and decide to "jack in" to the Internet, you might well be exposing yourself to identity thieves -- or worse. Here's how it works: the girl across ... from you in the airport coffee shop has a laptop in her briefcase that's set as an 'access point', or a 'WiFi hotspot'. She's even given the access point a legitimate-sounding ID, say, something like "Free Airport WiFi". You power up your own laptop, quickly browse for available networks, see "Free Airport WiFi", note that it's unsecured but ignoring ... (view more)

Fri
25
Jan
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AT&T Gives Free Wi-Fi to Broadband Customers

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Thu
13
Dec
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'Easy Wifi Radar', and 'Smart Defrag'

Easy Wifi Radar Easy WiFi Radar helps you find and connect to open wireless access points with a single mouse click. It's really just WiFi for Dummies. http://www.makayama.com/easywifiradar.html Smart Defrag The primary cause of slow or unstable PC ... performance is disk fragmentation. IObit SmartDefrag helps defrag your hard drive more efficiently than any other product on the market, free or not. Included is an "Install It and Forget It" feature that works automatically and quietly in the background on your computer. The ability to constantly keep your hard drive safe, error-free and running ... (view more)

Wed
04
Jul
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An Alternative to Apple

When consumers think of portable media devices made by a company whose name starts with 'A', "Archos" might not come to mind. Despite manufacturing some of the first MP3 players available to the public, their products continue to be overshadowed by ... the increasingly popular iPod. Archos is only now realizing that to stay afloat of the market they helped to pioneer, they must come up with products that can match any device produced by Apple. Archos may have found the answer to their prayers in the 605 WiFi media player. The Archos 605 WiFi is a medium capacity touch screen multimedia player ... (view more)

Thu
08
Mar
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1/3 of Internet Users Connect Via WiFi, Says Study

In the twilight of 2006, a few tech websites proclaimed the year defined by the spread of the Internet. One technology in particular, wireless Internet (or WiFi), has spread across the United States like wildfire. Many cities have taken on full WiFi ... networks, even footing the bill for expensive installation services. WiFi cafe restaurants, bars, and even shopping malls are becoming more and more common, with many retailers not even requesting a fee from users. (Source: gizmocafe.com ) So, how prominent is WiFi now? Well, according to a recent study, one-third of all Internet users are ... (view more)

Thu
22
Feb
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Switch to Vista, Get Free WiFi Internet

With Windows Vista being available for several weeks now, some casual PC users are still hesitant to trade in their Windows XP (or in some cases, Windows '98) operating systems. The reason for failing to make the switch for many consumers is the ... cost of purchasing the new operating system and its believed proneness to bugs and hacking. Microsoft has addressed the latter concern by providing a revamped spyware package known as Microsoft OneCare. The company hopes that consumers will be more inclined to make the transition if they feel that the company is providing outlets for the safety of ... (view more)

Tue
10
Oct
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'Wifi Sistr', and 'Find And Run Robot'

Wifi Sistr Wifi Sistr is a small tool that keeps your Wi-Fi signal strength always visible on your tray bar. http://www.dnsoft.be/ Find And Run Robot Find and Run Robot is a program for keyboard maniacs: it helps you rapidly find programs or ... documents from within the depths of the start menu (or other directories). One key press launches the utility, then just start typing the first letters of the application you want to launch. As you type, the best matches are shown; all that is needed after that is to hit the number to launch the associated program. http://www.donationcoder.com/Software/ ... (view more)

Wed
16
Aug
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'Virtual Wifi', and 'Traceless'

Virtual Wifi VirtualWiFi is a virtualization architecture for wireless LAN (WLAN) cards. It abstracts a single WLAN card to appear as multiple virtual WLAN cards to the user. The user can then configure each virtual card to connect to a different ... wireless network. Therefore, VirtualWiFi allows a user to simultaneously connect his machine to multiple wireless networks using just one WLAN card. http://research.microsoft.com Traceless Protect your privacy with Traceless. It does the following: Clear History, Clear Temporary Internet Files, Clear Cookies, Clear Recent Documents List, Password ... (view more)

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