369 Results for

wi-fi database

Review

Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor

The Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor makes comprehensive garden care as easy as possible, but for those willing to be more hands-on, it's not worth the cost.

June 9, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating June 9, 2014

MSRP: $129.99

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How to find truly free wireless access

Gaps in free wireless Internet access are slowly being filled in by public and private organizations, as well as by ad hoc groups of wireless-network users offering a portion of their bandwidth to the public.

By March 27, 2013

Review

Linksys WUSBF54G Wireless-G USB Network Adapter with Wi-Fi Finder

From its comprehensive documentation to its docking cradle, the Linksys WUSBF54G has all of its bases covered, making it a smart choice for travelers seeking a good Wi-Fi hot-spot detector/adapter combo.

December 8, 2005

3.5 stars Editors' rating December 8, 2005
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Stanford researcher exposes Microsoft's Wi-Fi database

To pressure Microsoft to curb access to its geolocation database, researcher creates Web page that lets people send queries based on their--or someone else's--computer's unique Wi-Fi address.

By July 29, 2011

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I'm Dong Ngo, and these are my personal Wi-Fi routers

CNET networking editor Dong Ngo reveals the Wi-Fi routers he has used at his home over the years.

By February 12, 2013

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Microsoft curbs Wi-Fi location database

The company restricts access to a Live.com geolocation tool linking Wi-Fi devices with locations after a CNET article draws attention to privacy concerns.

By August 1, 2011

Review

Roku Streaming Stick

While the number of devices that support it will probably grow, the Roku Streaming Stick is still a niche item when compared with every other Roku device.

December 20, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating December 20, 2012
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Apple Maps stinks, iOS 6 leaks data: Should I get the iPhone 5?

CNET's Ask Maggie offers advice on whether or not to buy the new iPhone 5 given the poor reviews of Apple Maps. And what can users do to reduce their wireless data usage?

By October 5, 2012

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Laws on Wi-Fi sniffing still up in the air, say specialists

Legal and tech specialists debate whether open Wi-Fi networks should be fair game for sniffing, but they agree that the law is currently unclear on the issue.

By July 28, 2012

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Find wireless hot spots before you travel with Wi-Fi Finder

If you depend upon your tablet for mobile work, and Wi-Fi hot spots are a necessity, Jack Wallen says that Wi-Fi Finder is a must-have app.

By May 15, 2012