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wi-fi protected access

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FCC: Marriott blocked guests' personal Wi-Fi, charged for Net access

Federal Communications Commission fines Marriott $600,000 after deciding it illegally interfered with conventiongoers' hot spots in Nashville. Marriott says it did nothing wrong.

By October 4, 2014

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Amazon Fire TV gets captive portal access for hotel, dorm and apartment Wi-Fi (hands-on)

Frequent travelers, rejoice! A new feature on the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick called "captive portal access" is now live and works great, allowing easier-than-ever connections to tricky Internet services that require an extra layer of authentication.

By April 20, 2015

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Uh-oh, this computer virus can spread via Wi-Fi

Researchers at England's University of Liverpool have created Chameleon, a virus that can proliferate via Wi-Fi as efficiently as the common cold infects humans.

By February 27, 2014

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ZTE's hybrid Spro 2 Wi-Fi projector coming to AT&T on April 24

Available for $400 with a carrier contract or $500 without, the Spro 2 is a 200-lumen projector that niftily doubles as a Wi-Fi hotspot.

By April 20, 2015

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Wi-Fi-enabled USS Enterprise makes your router look like a garbage scow

In a feat of engineering worthy of Scotty, two makers cram a Wi-Fi access point into a model of the Enterprise from "Star Trek."

By April 6, 2015

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Wi-Fi Alliance to ease access to Wi-Fi hot spots

Group is working on ways to make it easier and quicker for people to connect to public Wi-Fi hot spots, promising a certified solution by the first half of next year.

By March 23, 2011

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Amazon Fire TV Stick adds hotel-friendly Wi-Fi sign-in

A software update for Amazon's $40 or £35 streaming dongle also brings "captive portal" Wi-Fi access, while the Fire TV box gets expandable USB storage and Bluetooth headphone support.

By March 24, 2015

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Eyefi shoots for pros with new Wi-Fi SD card, but it's not without cons

The 32GB Mobi Pro SDHC card adds some key wireless features that photography professionals and enthusiasts will want, though its specs are less impressive.

By March 12, 2015

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Android Wear to become more Apple Watch-like with Wi-Fi support

Google's software for smartwatches currently supports only Bluetooth, meaning its functionality is limited. But that's about to change, according to a report.

By March 10, 2015

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Is Cablevision's $10 Wi-Fi-only mobile service a good deal?

Wireless plans don't come cheap. That's why Cablevision's sounds so enticing. But is it really the solution families have been dreaming of? CNET's Marguerite Reardon has the answers in Ask Maggie.

By February 15, 2015