WiFox “Congestion Handler” Could Speed Up Wi-Fi Without Hardware Tweaks

In practice, most Wi-Fi routers offer much less than their advertised speeds. Although I've seen some fast throughput in my time, most of the gear we use is rated for much higher than network traffic

Are You Ready For Faster Internet Speeds, Kansas City? Google Fiber Starts Wiring Homes For Service

As you might be aware, Google Fiber has set out to make all the world, or at least Kansas City, have fast and accessible Internet access. Today, the <a target="_blank" href="http://googlefiberblog.blo

Boingo Wireless Buys Ex-Googler’s Cloud Nine Media, Digs Further Into Sponsored, Free WiFi And Ads

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.boingo.com/">Boingo Wireless</a> may have made its name with paid WiFi hotspot access, but today it is doubling down on free: the public WiFi operator is buying <a

Google Offers And Boingo Bring Free WiFi To Manhattan This Summer

In a world where <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/06/12/verizon-wireless-intros-share-everything-plans-unlimited-talktext-and-shared-data-for-up-to-10-devices/">limits go down and pricing goes up<

Study: 61% of U.S. Households Now Have WiFi

In the U.S., 61% of all households currently have WiFi networks installed at home. According to <a href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120404006331/en/Strategy-Analytics-Quarter-Households-W

Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor Takes The Guesswork Out Of Container Gardening

Houseplants can be hard to care for, even when watered regularly on a sunny windowsill. A new device from Swiss startup <a href="http://www.koubachi.com">Koubachi</a> takes the guesswork out of plant

Gillmor Gang 12.24.11 (TCTV)

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — took a WiFi stroll through the forest that is Hollywood's attempt to lock down our TVs. It's really too late, what

Beijing Set To Roll Out Massive Free Public WiFi Network This Month (But There’s A Catch)

At the end of this month, China's capital city will begin rolling out free WiFi service in various hotspots across the city. The "My Beijing" wireless network, as it is to be called, is backed by thre

Amtrak Adds WiFi To 12 New East Coast Routes, California’s Up Next

Attention workaholics: your business trip a la rail was just made that much more efficient, if you're using Amtrak, of course. The nation's intercity railway has just added Wi-Fi service to 12 new

Wi-Fi Hotspot App Connectify Gets New Funding From IQT – The Firm That Finds New Tech For CIA

Remember <a href="http://connectify.me/">Connectify</a>? The downloadable software <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2009/10/30/secret-software-turns-win-7-into-a-wi-fi-access-point/">that turns PCs int

Skype Launches New Wi-Fi Finder for iOS

Skype just launched <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skype-wifi/id444529922?ls=1&mt=8#">a new iOS application</a> that lets users locate Wi-Fi hotspots where they can pay for access using S

New Wifi Tech Could Double Your Phone’s Battery Life

<img src='https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/wifi.jpg'> 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 d

Council of Europe To Return To Wired Communication, Potentially Pony Express

Yesterday, the Council of Europe released a report recommending that member states rethink the way they look at radiation used in wireless communication, putting it on par with the type of health haza

"WiFi On Steroids" Is A Go. Now Google (Or Someone) Just Has To Build It. Please Do. Fast.

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-222838" title="44" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/448.png" alt="" />About two and a half years ago after "<a href="https://techcrunch.co

PogoPlugs Print! Also, Biz Model and WiFi Adapter Now Shipping

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/pogoplug-logo.png" /><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/pogoplug">PogoPlug</a> keeps getting better and better. Today they're announc

Clearwire launches 4G Pay As You Go Internet

Clearwire launched their Rover – pay as you go internet service today, offering unlimited usage for $5 a day, $20 a week, or $50 for a month of 4G service. The Rover service is accessed via one

Review: Eye-Fi Pro X2 Wireless Camera Card

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/eyefi-pro-x21.jpeg"><strong>Short version</strong>: transfer the photos you take from your camera to your computer without hassles, and w

Korean Police Confiscate Google Street View Data As Global Fiasco Spreads

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/street-view-small.jpg"> Google cannot contain its legal problems surrounding the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/05/14/google-admits-to-

Gogo and Groundlink's Partnership, Free Inflight Internet Deal

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/gogo_groundlink_virgin.jpg?w=300" alt="" title="gogo_groundlink_virgin" width="300" height="238" class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-206117"

Call All Your Facebook Friends Free With Vonage

Have you been looking for a way to call your Facebook friends on your iPhone or your Android device? Haven’t figured out their numbers yet? A new solution from Vonage offers free calls to all yo
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