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  • Lively Is An Activity Sharing Platform That Helps You Keep Tabs On Your Independently Living Parents Or Grandparents

    Lively Is An Activity Sharing Platform That Helps You Keep Tabs On Your Independently Living Parents Or Grandparents

    There are approximately 11.3 million elderly Americans that live independently in their own homes. Although many seniors choose to live by themselves without any assistance, it can be a challenge for their children to ensure their parents are doing alright. Lively is an innovative service that helps you keep tabs on the routine activities of your parents or grandparents. For those of us who… Read More

  • Google Is Building An Experimental Wireless Network Perfect For High-Density Urban Centers

    Google Is Building An Experimental Wireless Network Perfect For High-Density Urban Centers

    When Google experiments, it can have earth-changing consequences. That might be the case with its latest project: the building of a wireless network on-campus at its Mountain View headquarters, reported by WSJ on Wednesday. The small-scale network wouldn’t have much range, and it would be incompatible with most current-generation iOS and Android mobile smartphones and… Read More

  • Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Experiencing Major, Prolonged Outage [Update: It’s Back!]

    Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Experiencing Major, Prolonged Outage [Update: It’s Back!]

    Canadian wireless and internet provider Rogers is currently experiencing a widespread, continued outage of services on both its cellular and cable home internet data networks, according to various user reports. Rogers is the second-largest internet provider in Canada by subscriber count, and the largest cellphone provider with somewhere around 10 million mobile customers. Read More

  • From Wired To Wireless: Enterprise Wi-Fi Provider Xirrus Raises $23.5M Series E To Ride BYOD Wave

    From Wired To Wireless: Enterprise Wi-Fi Provider Xirrus Raises $23.5M Series E To Ride BYOD Wave

    Enterprise Wi-Fi provider Xirrus has raised $23.5 million in a Series E financing round aimed at accelerating its global sales growth by pushing into Europe and Asia-Pac. It also plans to use the funds to develop new products. The Series E round was led by existing investors August Capital, Canaan Partners, InterWest Partners, QuestMark Partners, and US Venture Partners. Read More

  • New Wifi Tech Could Double Your Phone’s Battery Life

    If you ever get the sense that someone on the wifi network you’re using is hogging all the juice, you may be right. Not only does sharing wifi with others downloading large files interfere with your enjoyment of the latest viral video, but it can majorly drain your battery as well. A new solution from a Duke University computer science graduate student could alleviate your frustrations… Read More

  • Mobee Magic Bar Will Charge Your Wireless Apple Stuff Without Wires

    This inductive charger allows you to replace the batteries in your Apple Wireless Keyboard or Trackpad. The charging bar sticks into your devices’ battery slot and when you slide the entire thing into the Magic Bar things get charged automatically. No more Apple-branded batteries to buy! The Magic Bar will cost $59.90 when it’s available later this month. Read More

  • Fujitsu Developing True Wireless Charging System

    While there’s been other attempts to create a truly convenient wireless charging solution, not all of them have been successful. Most require that your device be in physical contact with a charging station, which while more convenient then plugging a device in, can still be a pain to remember. Fujitsu is working on a system that doesn’t require a physical connection at all, and… Read More

  • Asus WX-Lamborghini Mouse Rolls Through FCC

    Asus just had a new Lamborghini labeled product get approved by the FCC, for better or worse. The new mouse joins an already varied and colorful line of ill-advised products. I mean, really? Who buys a Lamborghini licensed mouse or laptop? If you own the car, you probably buy something a bit more high end, and if don’t have the car, you shouldn’t use one. It’s like the Ferrari… Read More

  • HP Wireless TV Connect Streams Video To Your HDMI Laptop

    HP announced more then just laptops tonight, but this product is a bit of and odd man out. For whatever reason they’ve decided to come out with a wireless media streaming box. Makes sense, until you start reading up on exactly how it works. The video does stream at 1080p, so that’s cool; but after that, it just gets strange. Read More

  • Grace Digital Audio Lets You Rock Out(side) Wirelessly

    Grace Digital Audio just launched their latest, a line of wireless, waterproof outdoor speakers designed to work with almost any MP3 player, mobile phone, stereo, computer or CD player. The portable base unit supports up to 10 speakers, with a range of over 150 feet. Read More

  • Review: Eye-Fi Pro X2 Wireless Camera Card

    Short version: transfer the photos you take from your camera to your computer without hassles, and without wires, using the X2 Pro card from Eye-Fi. Add in the ability to automatically post photos to a growing number of online sites, geotagging, and “Endless Memory” and the Pro X2 card is a great buy at $149. Read More

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