WiFi

Have you ever checked in to a hotel that promises WiFi,  only to find that you have a room with weak, useless WiFi service?  There's only one Ethernet cable in there, but you have several device you want to connect?  If you had the mySpot from Kanex, you could create your own password-protected personal network [...]

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Posted in: News, Travel Gear, Wireless

How many WiFi enabled devices other than your computers, laptops, smartphones and tablets do you have in your home? I have more than the average person. In addition to my 5 computing devices (iMac, Macbook Air, MBP, iPad and iPhone), I have a Boxee Box, Roku and 4 WiFi cameras setup. When I saw the [...]

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Posted in: Android, Home and Kitchen, iOS

Set your GoPro Hero or Hero2 camera free with the new Wi-Fi BackPac and Wi-Fi Remote Combo Kit. The new kit gives you the ability to remotely control  up to 50 cameras at a time at up to 600 feet (180m) away. The remote control gives you full  control of the camera, including the mode [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, News, Outdoor Gear

The ColorTouch from Venstar looks like the ultimate gadgeteer's thermostat. First of all, it is compatible with Apple iPhone, iTouch, iPad, Blackberry, Android, Mac and PC devices, which allows you to easily change settings remotely. Who knew that the ability to customize your home thermostat was important to people. It must be because the ColorTouch has interchangeable [...]

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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, News, Wireless

From Koss, the Striva offers an ultra compact WiFi earpiece solution. Using WiFi (not Bluetooth), the earpieces can be used to stream internet radio stations directly to the headphones, using the Content Access Point (CAP) stream from you smartphone, tablet or MP3 player.  Or you can use them as standard headphones by plugging them into any [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News

Every day we use WiFi on our notebooks, phones, tablets, routers, TVs - in fact it's estimated that there's around 3 billion WiFi-enabled devices worldwide. Who out there knew though that WiFi is actually an Australian invention?  Developed by Australia's national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) , it was patented in Australia [...]

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Posted in: News, Wireless

You've got a ton of mobile gear - tablet, smartphone, laptop - that's supposed to unchain you from your desk.  You should be able to do business anywhere you find yourself with all this mobile equipment, but there's one small problem.  You can't do anything without an internet connection.  Buying service plans for each and [...]

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The new IOGEAR 4-Port USB Sharing Station looks like an easy way for multiple users to share USB devices (printers, external hard drives, MP3 Players, flash drives, USB speakers, cameras, scanners and more) wirelessly with both Windows and Mac OS X computers in your home or office. One idea for using the Share Station would [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, News

All too rarely we get to see a product that does exactly what it promises for a fair price, with good support and a solid design. The BearExtender N3 is that kind of product but only for folks running Mac OS X. They've now released the PC version, called the BearExtender PC, and we're going [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews, Wireless

If you think you need to run ethernet cables from your router upstairs to a device downstairs, you might be in the market for the ConneXt 200W-A1 from innoband.  You can save yourself some grief and money using this wireless ethernet bridge.  It really doesn't get any easier than this. Features: Ready to go right out [...]

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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews, Wireless

PURE announced today that three of its highly anticipated internet-connected radios will be available for purchase in North America on July 1, 2010. Pictured is the Oasis Flow. You can read about the other two products in the press release.

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News, Wireless

The gateway between your home/office network and the rest of the internet is your router, and in most cases it's  a very 'dumb' device. That's started to change, with routers becoming more useful, and I started thinking about getting an upgrade. I've been using a Linksys WRT-54GL with DD-WRT firmware for the last couple months [...]

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Posted in: Home and Kitchen, Reviews, Wireless

I remember in grade-school staying up late with the lights off in my room listening to Toledo Goaldiggers hockey games on my portable black RCA transistor radio.  I remember picking up a St. Louis station from my then home in Toledo and thinking how cool that was. Enter the Wi-Fi radio, in this case the [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Reviews, Wireless

Does your Mac's WiFi need a little extra power? The BearExtender n3 802.11n WiFi adapter has a maximum output of 700 mW compared to 32 mW output from an Airport Extreme card. Combined with an external 2 dBi gain antenna the BearExtender n3 offers up to 2-4 times the range of your current wireless card [...]

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Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News, Wireless

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of EyeFi. All opinions are 100% mine. This past summer, Shari reviewed the Eye-Fi wireless SD card. After her review, I kept meaning to pick up one for myself so that I could see how well it would work with my new Canon G11 digital [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, Reviews