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Oct 26
2011

iOS 5: How to sync over wifi(no cable), make your own text tone and lots more

Posted by msbodetti in WiFi , text tone , sync , ringtone , iTunes , iPhone , ios5 , computer , Apple

msbodetti

I've had a while now using iOS 5 and I got around getting in all the ways to make my iPhone work the way I want it to…

Jul 17
2011

Connectify - Turn your PC, laptop or Android phone into a WiFi hotspot

Posted by mirfaan in WiFi , mirfaan , connectify

mirfaan

Having an ethernet-only internet connection when you're trying to rock your WiFi device, or having to share a single 3G internet device when you're on the road, or having your wireless router fail and needing to reconfigure all your WiFi devices to new setting are all painful experiences, we wish we could avoid.

May 26
2011

A peek into the future of Android

Posted by Twar in winamp control , winamp , wifi remote , wifi mouse , wifi hotspot , WiFi , vlc control , technology , home automation , future of android , connectify , application , android future , Android apps , android @ home , android

Twar

 

Feb 18
2011

Wireless 3G router at its best: Globesurfer III

Posted by msbodetti in wireless , WiFi , option , modem , mobile , internet , globesurfer , 3G

msbodetti

This product is for everyone, for home or work use. I really love this device because when my ADSL router or ADSL line gives me problem on my home network, I can just plug in this device to the network and press connect on the device and I have instant Internet on the network.

Aug 25
2010

Interconnectivity - how can it be done?

Posted by Dissol in WiFi , PS3 , Network , connectivity

Dissol

 

Jun 03
2010

Skyrove eyes 2.6GHz broadband frequency

Posted by SimonB in WiFi , Vodacom , VirginMobile , Skyrove , MTN , Henk Kleynhans , CEO , CellC , Broadband , 4G , 2.6GHz

SimonB

Henk Kleynhans CEO of Skyrove.com is making waves again.  This time he plans to take on industry gaints (Vodacom, MTN, CellC and VirginMobile) by participating in the auction for national radio frequency in the 2,6GHz band.

May 15
2010

For WiFi sake, check your security

Posted by sgb in WiFi , Security , Networks , adsl

sgb

Unless you do, the contents of your computer, your emails, are open to the world!

It was reported on BBC News that Google has admitted wrongly collecting samples of emails sent over unsecured W-FI networks over the past three years. This was done while taking photos and videos for their 'street views' in Google maps. Google said it was a test application, wrongly used, and have now asked for an audit of what was collected.

Apr 16
2010

Free WiFi is it by design or stupidity?

Posted by DBS in WiFi , free connectivity

DBS

One of the negative sides of being in a sales job is that you sometimes have time on your hands before a meeting. Being out of the office you may not have access to an internet connection. In our office we have 3G cards but they are shared and only used on extended periods out of the office.
This morning I dropped Ridiculously Good Looking (my second son) at school and proceeded to the first of my appointments just a kilometre from his school. I took out the laptop to do some writing and noticed that the wifi had found a wireless network for me to connect to. And I did.
There was no security, I did not have to magically come up with some random 10 character WEP key or worse a WPA one.
Now whilst I am grateful for the connectivity to the Internet, I am wondering is this free access by design or has someone forgot to protect their wireless link? The institution is a well known educational one so I thank you for your generosity if that is what it is.

If not then your stupidity will catch you out one day.

Apr 14
2010

iPad and WePad square it off!

Posted by OS GIKEN in WiFi , WePad , iPhone , ipad , Apple , 3GS , 3G

OS GIKEN

Remember that song, I scream, you scream, we all scream for icecream? Well, here's the same tune with different results...and iPad for I, and a WePad for We?

Why would people still buy Apple iPads when they can get WePads?

Mar 16
2010

Apple and its patents vs. HTC and the people.

Posted by OS GIKEN in WiFi , Steve Jobs , Search , Samsung , patents , Nokia , Nexus1 , MSN , iPhone , ipad , Google , Bing , Apple , 3G

OS GIKEN

If, like me, you are for change, freedom, voice and innovation, you'd have noticed the public spat between Apple and HTC. To give you a short and narrower version, Apple sued HTC because HTC violated some of Apple's iPhone patents. The word violated correlates with wrong doing, illegal obsession, and forced action. I'm not going into the lawsuit but rather I'll focus on my unimpressed feelings towards Apple!

Pinpoint patents to its originator.

The wheel, the round thing that allows something on it to move from one point to another, cannot be pinpointed to a definitive creator! Can the liquid display technology be pinpointed to a definitive creator? Can the button be pinpointed to a definitive creator? More still, can the speaker into which one speaks be pinpointed to a definitive creator? Apple listed tons of patents that it believes HTC have used in their phones that is a direct copy of iPhone's patented products. For more info on this read here.

I understand patented law, but the shape of the iPhone has been replicated by many other phone manufacturers. The touch screen ability was the iPhone's baby, or not! We can argue that it’s never been used in a phone… yes, but what about the early, very early Palms? I have to say as much as I hate to admit it, Apple is right here, they have patented a product, and this means no one else can use it without Apple's consent. If something looks like an iPhone, one has to start asking questions... HTC and Google are partners with their Nexus1 looming as Apple iPhone's biggest competitor yet...the plot thickens!

HTC and the people.

The people of Google love innovation. HTC prides itself of 13 years worth of HTC specific innovation, like smart phones even way before every 7th grade child had the inkling know how of Tweeting on a touch screen phone that does everything, which is essentially a smart phone. Since their partnership, Apple's Steve Jobs has been rambling about Google and Apple having their own territories, their own agendas. Basically he wants them to stay where they are, and allow Apple to stay where it is...

Apple's under carpet move.

If two businesses that have never been seen as competitors exist in a market where their buyers use the same product scope, there can only be harmony! People use Google more than Bing, or MSN or whatever other search engine you would suggest to them. Now, they can use said Google on a phone, even better, an iPhone! To me business sense comes into play where you figure out ways to expand and delve into markets you are not known to show an interest in. The bookies could not predict this. But the Nexus1 will be built by HTC...what collaboration! Google and HTC gunning for the top stop, which so happens to be held by non other than Apple's iPhone.