Advisory : Update summary Effective August 26, 2016, AT&T released a software update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active (G870A). You can download the update via Firmware Over The Air (FOTA). A Wi-Fi connection is required. Software update...Show More Summary
Mark Zuckerberg is a man of his word. Even after the debacle of his much ambitious internet.org in India, Facebook’s founder hasn’t
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. A network-boosting technology that can overcome Wi-Fi bandwidth constraints that stem from limited spectrum...Show More Summary
What if we told you that a simple $35 accessory would let you control anything in your home that plugs into a standard AC wall outlet right from your smartphone? Now, what if we told you that the same $35 accessory would let you control anything in your home that plugs into a standard AC wall outlet with Siri. Show More Summary
All the Ways Your Wi-Fi Router Can Spy on You: azspot: As people move through a space with a wi-fi signal, their bodies affect it, absorbing some waves and reflecting others in various directions. By analyzing the exact ways that a wi-fi...Show More Summary
Disasters happen. Emergency access to Wi-Fi is critical, for affected people and first responders. But you have to do it right. The post How (and Why) to Safely Open Your Wi-Fi Network During a Disaster appeared first on WIRED.
Cars that wirelessly talk to one another are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and, perhaps, someday help solve traffic jams, automakers and government officials say. But there’s a big catch. The cable...
Typical Wi-Fi range extenders can work well if they're from a reputable company, but you can run into problems if your Wi-Fi signal is already weak by the time it reaches the spot where your range extender is plugged in. There's a much better solution out there though, and it uses powerline internet technology. Show More Summary
The US National Parks Service was founded 100 years ago today, at a time when less than 35 percent of Americans had electricity at home . But as the years go by, more and more visitors to the parks are demanding access to technology, including ubiquitous cellphone and wi-fi access. And we’ve got the complaints to prove it. Read more...
First announced in 2005, the fourth-gen Canon 5D ($3,500) shoots 4K video and 6720 x 4480 pixel stills. Real-time focusing is better, and post-processing now lets you adjust focus a bit.
Nexus owners in the US, Canada, Mexico, UK, and Nordic countries can start connecting to Wi-Fi hotspots.
Metra plans to expand the number of rail cars with free cellular Wi-Fi hot spots by 50 cars to a total of 62, officials said Wednesday.
The latest development from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) is a breakthrough we can all get excited about. A new wireless technology promises to more than triple Wi-Fi data speeds, and also double its reach. Show More Summary
After a successful six-month test using 11 railcars on all lines, Metra recently announced that it would add free cellular Wi-Fi hotspots to 50 more cars.
For years, air travelers in India have complained about the unavailability of internet connectivity on flights. But those days will soon be behind them. SEE ALSO: Virgin America and Netflix bring binge-watching to the sky The Indian...Show More Summary
If you're constantly on the go, there are a handful of accessories that are definitely must-haves. You need a good laptop bag, a high-quality portable charger for your smartphone and other gadgets, and you need a compact travel router for anytime you're in a hotel. Show More Summary
Last year, Google became a cellphone carrier with Project Fi. One of Fi’s most distinguishing features was that it could automatically hop on trusted Wi-Fi networks to reduce your data load. Now, that feature is coming to all Nexus users. Read more...
Canon is finally set to introduce a successor to the popular 5D Mark III from 2012, arriving in the form of the new and improved 5D Mark IV. Most importantly, this versatile camera body features improvements in resolution and auto-focus via 30.4 megapixel sensor with dual-pixel focusing, on top of 4K video capability. The ISO […]
Google has announced that it’s bringing its Wi-Fi Assistant feature to all Android-based Nexus handsets to help users save on data costs. Wi-Fi Assistant automatically detects and connects to more than a million free open W-Fi hotspots that have been identified and verified by the company. Show More Summary
The Red Cross is urging Italians in the earthquake disaster area to turn off their Wi-Fi passwords so anyone can use them as part of the relief efforts. Nearly 250 people have died in a 6.2-magnitude earthquake in central Italy on Wednesday, with towns flattened and aftershocks felt hundreds of miles away. Show More Summary