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slow wi-fi

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Amtrak looks to boost its onboard Wi-Fi speeds

The train company is "exploring options" to boost its bandwidth from 10 Mbps to 25 Mbps, which would make it fast enough to stream videos and download big files.

By June 9, 2014

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Manage Wi-Fi networks in OS X

If regularly connect to more than one Wi-Fi network on your Mac, you can do several things to optimize which networks will get automatically chosen.

By March 10, 2014

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Brew your coffee with splash of Wi-Fi

Philips puts the Internet in home gadgets, 3Doodler unleashes your inner doodle artist, and mobile carriers set the time for Galaxy Gear's launch.

By September 6, 2013

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Wi-Fi at 30,000 feet: Here's how to deal

Just say it: in-flight Wi-Fi is expensive and painstakingly slow. But if you're going to purchase it anyway, here are a few tips that'll get more bang for your buck.

By August 29, 2013

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FCC proposes freeing up more spectrum for in-flight Wi-Fi

The FCC unanimously votes to take comments on a proposal that would auction off 500MHz worth of wireless spectrum for in-flight Wi-Fi, greatly adding to capacity and speed of the service.

By May 9, 2013

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Home networking explained, Part 4: Wi-Fi vs. Internet

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains the difference between Wi-Fi and (wireless) Internet and answers frequently asked questions on connectivity matters.

By February 26, 2013

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From humble to high tech, a slow cooker history

From a bean pot to ubiquitous Crock-Pot, here's one appliance with staying power.

By January 31, 2014

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For $110, this man built an earthquake warning system

A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.

By September 8, 2014

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Qantas pulls plug on in-flight Wi-Fi

Qantas has decided not to go ahead with in-flight Wi-Fi following a nine-month trial of the service, citing disappointing uptake of online access by its passengers on the selected test routes.

By December 3, 2012

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No guts, all glory at Robot Soccer World Cup

​Forget FIFA -- the real World Cup has just finished in Brazil and a team of robots from Australia has taken out the top prize.

By July 24, 2014