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Solve escorts you through the airport like a VIP

The walk sprint from your arrival gate to customs is no fun. As a traveler you usually have no idea how long the customs line is going to be, and you could end up being stuck waiting for hours depend

Netgear’s Orbi might be the best Wi-Fi router I’ve ever used

I’m rarely this excited about a wi-fi router. I’ve used Apple gear for years now, replacing Airport after Airport until I found I hit a wall. My house is made of wood, brick, and lathe wit

Australia details plan to replace passport stamping with biometric scans

A badge of pride among frequent travelers, the battered passport could become a relic of the past, as sophisticated technology aims to replace more traditional means of identifying passengers. Austral

Apple reportedly won’t make AirPort WiFi routers anymore

Apple has been releasing new WiFi routers every now and then since 1999. While the AirPort Express and AirPort Extreme could use an update, don’t hold your breath for it. According to a new report f

Google Asks “Why Fly Private When You Can Fly Private – Out Of Your Own $82M Airport?”

Google's executives could soon be enjoying their own private airport space ahead of winging their way to various far flung locations around the world, according to a news release from the Mineta San J

Shareport: A Cracked Version Of Apple's Airplay That Doesn't Discriminate

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/littleloosterboy.jpg">Just this morning I was sitting on the can -- with my feet on a stool thanks to a life tip from Greg -- and was sta

Apple's new AirPort Extreme with simultaneous WiFi mode

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/airportextreme.jpg">Apple's <a href="http://store.apple.com/us/product/MB763?mco=MTE2NzI">latest refresh</a> of the Airport Extreme adds

Random things I saw at the Narita and Incheon airport

My Thanksgiving holiday was spent in Seoul visiting family, eating good food and drinking a lot. So, the only thing I really missed about a true American Thanksgiving was the deep fried turkey, stuffi

Griffin Airbase: the first Airport range extender designed specifically for the foolish and credulous

The problem with radio waves is that they just can’t seem to pass through things. That’s why I maintain a direct line of sight to my wireless router at all times — even when I’

Travelon piles on the TSA-approved baggage

Starting just last week if you have a TSA-approved laptop bag, you can slide that puppy* (*please to not x-ray the puppy) right on through their scanning machines. Of course that means a whole bunch n

More info about MobileEdge TSA-friendly laptop cases

Here are some actual product shots of the TSA-friendly MobileEdge cases that we covered about a week ago. I’m still not 100% convinced that TSA bags, in general, can live up to the promise of substa

More TSA-friendly laptop bags coming soon

Just got word last night that Mobile Edge, fine purveyor of notebook-friendly bags and backpacks, has created three new cases that meet all TSA requirements for checkpoint-friendliness. The company is

Live Luggage makes bags for over-packers

If you are a lazy traveler or someone who packs everything but the kitchen sink, you are in luck. Live Luggage has created Power Assisted (PA) Luggage. It uses a little motor in the wheels to give it

Video: Traveling to Germany for CeBIT

http://www.crunchgear.com/video/player.swf?movie=airport.flv We’re tired and a little drunk. We love Germany. I told John he could sing that way so chill out.

Virtual boarding pass to save time, paper

It’s about time someone came out with something like this. Oh wait, they already have it in Japan, where your entire life can be manipulated via your Hello Kitty “sumartufonu“. In th

Boingo Wireless Offers Unlimited WiFi Plan

Surely if you’ve ever traveled by plane with a laptop, you’ve used Boingo Wireless. Quite a few airports in the US uses Boingo for WiFi and shelling out $7.95 each time for access isn&#821

With WiFind, Airport Automatically Tell You Which Networks Are Open

There’s nothing more frustrating than manually clicking through a list of networks on your Macbook’s Airport, desperately trying to find that one open one with a decent signal. No longer.

The Help Key: An Airport Tech Survival Guide

Being a very, very, very frequent traveler, I’ve picked up a few tips for how to handle the foibles of the modern airline system. Companies might their best to try to screw you out of free Wi-Fi

Be An Apple 2-Dollar 802.11n WiFinnaire!

We originally thought Apple’s 802.11n would cost $5 but Apple will now only charge $1.99 to pop in a little patch to enable 802.11n in current AirPort cards and routers. Purchasers of the $179 A