wifi

  • Sanyo to roll out new high-end projector for $6,000

    Today Sanyo Japan announced a new high-end projector, the LP-WXU700 [JP], which is the world’s first WiFi-enabled projector supporting the IEEE802.11n standard (and thus the fastest). Sized at 334.2×78.4×257.5mm (weight: 3.6kg), the device is marketed by Sanyo as a mobile projector. Read More

  • Share your 3G connection over Wi-Fi with the LevelOne MobilSpot

    It’s now a tad easier to share a 3G connection thanks to the LevelOne MobilSpot Portable Wireless HotSpot. All the router requires is either a USB or Card Bus datacard and off it goes, sharing the EV-DO or HSDPA stream over Wi-Fi or out through Ethernet. It’s that easy, folks. LevelOne has also configured the router to work as a standard home router that’s compatible with… Read More

  • IOGEAR announces wireless USB Audio/Video kit


    IOGEAR announced a wireless USB audio/video adapter today. Seems like it could be interesting. Read More

  • Wi-fi harshes hippies' buzz

    Glastonbury, England, renowned for its hippy culture and often thought to be the last resting place of King Arthur and/or The Holy Grail, is reportedly seeing an increase in minor health problems, like headaches, dizziness, rashes and even pneumonia. The cause of these illnesses? Nasty, filthy WiFi networking. No one ever got sick until the city rolled out a £34,000 WiFi network. Read More

  • High-speed internet on high-speed trains

    Shinkansen by Bistrosavage When I was in Sweden last year, I enjoyed the fact that the rail service taking me from Malmö to Linköping offered WiFi on the trains, utilizing a combination of satellite, 3G and GSM for the uplink. I didn’t end up using it, choosing instead to sleep, but it was a reassuring feeling to know that I could Twitter my heart out should the feeling strike me in… Read More

  • Delta jumps on the in-air WiFi bandwagon


    CNet is reporting that Delta will add WiFi service to some of its flights in 2009. Initially available on shuttle flights, long-term plans are to make WiFi available on all 330 planes in Delta’s domestic fleet. Expect to pay $10 on flights up to 3 hours, and $13 on flights over 3 hours. Read More

  • Smartparts intros the gigantic SP3200WF 32-inch, WiFi-enabled digital picture frame

    Either you hate ’em or you love ’em, but digital picture frames in all their unnaturally LCD bright glory are here to stay. Smartparts latest is this massive 32-inch model that is sure to draw attention – and power – as your family pics are fed through a WiFi connection – or the standard flash memory ports of SD, MS, and Compact Flash. The 1366×768, 16:9… Read More

  • QuickerTek releases high-powered Wi-Fi ExpressCard

    The QuickerTech ExpressCard is a 802.11n/g ExpressCard with the honkingest antenna in all the land. It works with most MacBook Pros – they tell you to basically remove your Apple AirPort card, which is a tall order, but whatevs – and costs $199. I’m a big fan of external Wi-Fi devices. I’ve used the HawkingTech USB Wi-Fi card for years and adding a massive antenna to… Read More

  • Boingo Mobile Wi-Fi now plays friendly with (some) Sony Ericsson UIQ phones

    Boingo Wireless has announced that their global network of WiFi hotspots are now open to owners of certain Sony Ericsson UIQ handsets. For right around 8 bucks a month, owners of SE W960i, SE P1i, or SE G900s can gobble up all the bandwidth they want at any of Boingo’s 80,000 hotspots. For more details and a 30 day trial for Sony Ericsson owners, hop over to… Read More

  • Luxul Wireless Pro-WAV 100 signal booster

    Do you know how big of an area 10,000 square feet is? Big. Like almost two football fields big. Bigger than my apartment, for sure. So if I got this new Pro-WAV 100 from Luxul Wireless I could feed my entire city block WiFi signals. Not that I would want to mind you. But a high performance WiFi system certainly does have its uses. The company has their signal technologies installed in… Read More

  • Samsung intro's new Wi-Fi digital photo frames

    Digital photo frames might be everyone’s favorite Christmas gift, (to give, not to receive) and Samsung is launching two new Wi-Fi-equipped models. Neither one of ’em look terribly techno-chic so they might just bend in nicely with your Grandparent’s mid-70’s decor. The new units are loaded with features your lovely, but technology challenged, relatives… Read More

  • PSP now on FON Wi-Fi

    PSP fanboys, take note. Starting today, your little Sony buddy can hop on any of the FON Wi-Fi spots. Details aren’t exactly clear as if full internet will be available or if it is just going to be Sony-exclusive material. As far as the service goes though, there are around 44,000 FON spots world-wide so chance are that unless you’re in the middle of the a corn field, there is… Read More

  • Treo Pro officially bows early, then gets pulled off stage

    So on the 21st, Palm is going to make the Treo Pro official but the leaks keep flowing. Next up was the official press photos, but all we managed to grab was a screenshot before those were pulled. Unfortunately, there wasn’t anything new announced. Some Palm fanboys are still holding out for HSDPA but that doesn’t look good. Palm has unveiled a new moble device, the Treo Pro… Read More

  • Acer's new projector does HD, WiFi, MPEG

    I’ve been looking for a projector and this new Acer P5260i looks like it might be just the ticket. The projector itself is fairly middle-of-the-road spec-wise, with 1080i/720p HD support, DLP, a 2000:1 contrast ratio, and standard digital inputs like HDMI and DVI. What’s remarkable about it is the integrated WiFi with built-in MPEG decoding. We’re guessing it mounts like… Read More

  • Buckle up, this pen also detects Wi-Fi signals

    This is a pen. It costs $20 and can detect wireless signals using a series of between one and four glowing lights. The more lights you see, the stronger the signal!!! It runs off of two AG13 batteries, which look like tiny little buttons. I’d hope that you can somehow replace the ink once it runs out because, man, that would be a bad day. WiFi Signal Finder Pen [Gadget4all.com] via… Read More

  • Aircell gets FAA approval for WiFi in airplanes

    Aircell, those guys who want to put WiFi on airplanes across the country, finally received the FAA certifications it needed to start building its equipment into airplanes proper. It recently finished its nationwide network of transponders that would bounce the signals up to the airplane, and with this last hurdle out of the way, we could conceivably start seeing WiFi-equipped aircraft this year. Read More

  • Hawking's compact USB WiFi adapter does range, gain

    [photopress:Picture_53.jpg,full,center] Hawking today has announced a new compact USB 802.11n device with upgradable hi-gain antennas. The HWUN1A can boost your range by up to four times, and boost throughput up to N-spec levels. If you’re in an area with a lot of interference, then the Hi-Gain antennas are what you want. If you really want to cover a lot of area, there are outdoor… Read More

  • All About Linux 2008: 5 more cool devices running Linux that you're not using but should

    [photopress:fonera.jpg,full,center] Linux, as we’ve been stressing all week, is not just for desktops. Linux works in all sorts of ways on all sorts of devices. Embedded Linux is a popular choice with many manufacturers to keep development costs down on new hardware. It’s also good for portable devices with open architectures because if you know desktop Linux, you know portable… Read More

  • Chumby adds much new content to its network

    We love the Chumby. Not only is it innovative, it’s damn cute. And today Chumby has announced partnerships with a number of content providers to further increase the device’s value, including MySpace, Shoutcast, Weather Channel, MTV, and many TV shows. And the Food Network! The best part is the Chumby is still only $180, and don’t forget that you can get all your TechCrunch… Read More

  • Speculation: What if Apple doesn't release a 3G iPhone?

    [photopress:no3gip.jpg,full,right] Interesting bit of speculation over at Macenstein. That is, what if Apple doesn’t release a 3G iPhonethis year, if ever? That would annoy people who said “non!” to the current iPhone in hopes of buying one that’s not stupid slow. At the same time, it may play right into both Apple and AT&T’s hands. Take AT&T. The corp… Read More

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