SoftPerfect WiFi Guard 1.0.4

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Monitor your wireless network and be alerted when a new, unknown device is connected. The program performs an initial scan during which all devices found are classified as "unknown".

SoftPerfect WiFi Guard 1.0

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Monitor your wireless network and be alerted when a new, unknown device is connected. The program performs an initial scan during which all devices found are classified as "unknown".

Hotspot Shield 2.63

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Hotspot Shield creates a virtual private network (VPN) between your laptop and the wireless router. This impenetrable tunnel prevents snoopers and hackers from viewing your email, instant messages

Arizona school board testing "magic" bus

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Arizona Daily Star reports that, since November, Vail School District in Southern Arizona has been providing students with wireless access aboard its school buses that cover approximately 400 sq miles of desert. Described as "magic" by...

Israel bans iPad imports due to Wi-Fi

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Importing the newly released iPad has been banned by Israeli authorities because of fears the Wi-Fi capability can broadcast at a higher power level and may interfere with other wireless connections. The U.S., unlike Europe...

Delta to Provide Wi-Fi on Domestic Flights

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Delta Air Lines announced today in a press release that it will soon start rolling out broadband Wi-Fi access for its entire domestic mainline fleet of more than 330 planes. The access, which is provided...

T-Mobile Sues Starbucks Over Free Wi-Fi Deal

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Glenn Fleishman writes "T-Mobile sent me the text of a lawsuit they filed yesterday against Starbucks. The telecom firm alleges that Starbucks didn't involve it in any discussions to launch their free loyalty program Wi-Fi...

On the road with wi-fi and video

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Gadget lovers are spoilt for choice when it comes to portable media players, with an increasing number offering web access through wi-fi connections. We take a look at four different players - Sony's PSP Slim,...

McDonald's Launches Free Wi-Fi in UK Restaurants

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Now you can browse Neowin AND gain weight super fast! Eh, companies don't know how to innovate these days. McDonald's has announced plans to offer free wireless Internet access across its 1,200-strong restaurants in the...

Wi-fi sharing plan launched in UK

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BT has backed a global wireless sharing service called Fon, touting it as the "world's largest wi-fi community" since it lets people share a "small portion" of their home broadband connection by opening up a...

Chicago Scraps Plans for Municipal Wi-Fi Network

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An ambitious plan to blanket Chicago with wireless broadband Internet will be shelved because of its cost and projected limited usage, city officials said Tuesday. "We realized - after much consideration - that we needed...

New Wi-Fi Draft Ensures Compatibility

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More than a year after the first products based on an initial draft of the superfast 802.11n Wi-Fi standard arrived, a second draft--reinforced by Wi-Fi Alliance certification--appears to have solved the interoperability and stability problems...

Latest iPhone Update Boosts Wi-Fi Reception, Users Say

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iPhone owners are reporting that the second update issued this month for their smart device has significantly boosted its wireless reception, even though Apple Incorporated only said 1.0.2 included unspecified "bug fixes." Owners on several...

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