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wi-fi names

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Staying safe on public Wi-Fi

Free public Wi-Fi is incredibly convenient, but security can be an issue. Here's how to minimize the risk, whether you use a laptop, smartphone, or tablet.

By August 20, 2014

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Antenna implanted in cyborg's skull gets Wi-Fi, color as sound

Artist and cyborg advocate Neil Harbisson has an "eyeborg," a device implanted in his skull that lets him hear colors. Friends can even use an app to beam images to his brain. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him about cyborg advocacy, turning music into clothing, and life with a new sense you can never shut off.

By April 14, 2014

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Stick it to your neighbors with your Wi-Fi name

People are reportedly choosing insulting Wi-Fi names in order to send neighbors a message. "Shut the barking dog up, No 7" being just one example.

By October 18, 2012

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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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Five great Android Wi-Fi calling apps

Whatever your reason to seek out a Wi-Fi calling app, this handful rises to the top.

By January 29, 2013

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BT Wi-fi is the new name for BT Fon and BT OpenZone

BT's renamed its Wi-Fi offering to -- wait for it -- BT Wi-fi.

By June 27, 2012

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Apple forced to change name of iPad Wi-Fi + 4G

It seems that international pressure sometimes works, as criticism of the iPad Wi-Fi + 4G name -- which in many countries isn't actually 4G, has finally caused a name change to iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular.

By May 13, 2012

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Facebook tests free Wi-Fi hot spots in exchange for check-ins

The social network gives routers to businesses to tempt users to connect to Internet for free if they check in on Facebook.

By November 1, 2012

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Five ways to protect yourself from Wi-Fi honeypots

If you come into range of the WiFi Pineapple Mark IV, every Web page on the Internet may be replaced by the Nyan Cat kitten, or, in the hands of someone malicious, something far worse. Here's how to protect yourself.

By March 10, 2012

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Removing your Wi-Fi network from Google's map

Google tells privacy-conscious Wi-Fi hotspot owners how to opt out of its crowdsourced database, which is used to speed up location fixes.

By November 14, 2011