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location-based networking

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Free cloud services compared

Not all cloud services are built alike. We take a look at some of the most popular options — what they're for, how you can use them and, most importantly, what you get.

By March 17, 2014

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Linksys EA4500 Media Stream N900 Smart Wi-Fi Router

Running Cisco Connect Cloud firmware, the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA4500 makes an excellent router for those who want a fast and advanced home network that's easily manageable from anywhere.

July 3, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating July 3, 2012
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Sprint MiFi 500 LTE by Novatel Wireless

The Sprint MiFi 500 LTE by Novatel Wireless will get the job done, but only for casual mobile users who live or travel within Sprint's 4G LTE coverage.

July 19, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating July 19, 2013

MSRP: $49.99

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iControl Networks Piper

Don't expect Piper's slight build to mean that it's short on performance. This $239 all-in-one security system offers a great value for smaller homes and budding DIYers.

December 19, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating December 19, 2013

MSRP: $239.00

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Verizon 4G LTE users to be subject to 'Network Optimization'

Previously, only 3G users were tapped for optimization -- what some say is throttling -- designed to avoid clogs. But a report says that's changing.

By July 25, 2014

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Does location-based networking need some direction?

A panel at SXSWi offers the debate: make the likes of Loopt, Brightkite, and Whrrl interoperable to ensure a level playing field, or let the industry just shake itself out.

By March 17, 2009

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D-Link DIR-865L Wireless AC 1750 Dual Band Cloud Router

The D-Link DIR-865L Wireless AC 1750 Dual Band Cloud Router makes a decent investment thanks to its cloud-based features, support for 802.11ac, and good performance on the 5GHz band.

July 31, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating July 31, 2012
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AT&T beefs up location-based services and A-GPS network

AT&T announces at CTIA Fall 2008 that it has added assisted GPS technology to its network to boost its location-based services.

By September 11, 2008

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CNET News Daily Podcast: Foursquare drives location-based apps buzz

Webware associate editor Josh Lowensohn talks about the appeal of mobile friend-finding apps like Foursquare.

By April 9, 2009

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GoTenna creates a cell network out of thin air anywhere on Earth

The Brooklyn-based startup is offering a solution for off-the-grid travelers who need low-cost connectivity for their smartphone -- and it doesn't rely on satellites.

By July 17, 2014