Apple to fix iPad Wi-Fi bug

According to Apple’s support site: A very small number of iPad users have experienced issues with Wi-Fi connectivity. This article outlines workarounds for these issues. Apple will also address remaining Wi-Fi connectivity issues with a future iPad software update. While perhaps some spin is involved from the Apple camp with the phrase “A very small… Continue reading Apple to fix iPad Wi-Fi bug

CradlePoint MBR1200

The CradlePoint MBR1200 will make the uber-geek squeal with delight as the 802.11n router includes 3G/4G failover capabilities. In addition to the providing failover capability, the MBR1200 switches automatically to a secondary connection when primary service is interrupted. When restored the device will failback to the primary connection. If you’re craving higher bandwidth, the device… Continue reading CradlePoint MBR1200

Grace Digital’s Allegro WiFi Internet Radio features Pandora, and over 16,000 stations

Grace Digital’s latest Internet Radio appliance connects to your network via 802.11b/g/n WiFi. It accesses over 16,000 Internet radio stations which are selectable by region, country, and genre; plays back Sirius radio, and of┬ácourse, it also can be configured to play back your Pandora radio stations. One neat feature is the ability to control via… Continue reading Grace Digital’s Allegro WiFi Internet Radio features Pandora, and over 16,000 stations

Withings Scale – Measure Body Fat %, BMI, Sends Data via WiFi

Ah, here’s a good example of everyday gadgets getting IP addresses and connected to your home network in some fashion – the Withings WiFi Body Scale connects to your WiFi home network (802.11g), uploads the data which you can then view the data on a secure Web-interface. Pretty slick. Apart from weight, include lean and… Continue reading Withings Scale – Measure Body Fat %, BMI, Sends Data via WiFi

CES 2010: Sprint’s Overdrive Mobile Hotspot Gives you 3G/4G Internet Connectivity in a Palm-Sized Device

Sprint just announced the Overdrive – a 3G/4G mobile hotspot gadget. It connects to SPrint’s WiMax network, and allows up to 5 WiFi devices to connect. If the 4G conn (available right now in 27 cities [coverage]) drops, it switches to the nationwide 3G (EVDO) network. Overdrive will be available in 2 days at Best… Continue reading CES 2010: Sprint’s Overdrive Mobile Hotspot Gives you 3G/4G Internet Connectivity in a Palm-Sized Device

CES 2010: Eye-Fi Rolls Out 8GB Pro X2 SD Card

Remember Eye-Fi, the maker of those SD cards for your digital camera that WiFi-enabled your camera so you could instantly upload your photos somewhere without having to plug in your camera to your computer? (Sorry, that was a mouthful!) Well, they’re still around and cranking out products. Our prediction that camera manufacturers would get clued… Continue reading CES 2010: Eye-Fi Rolls Out 8GB Pro X2 SD Card

Belkin Home Base Wireless-N Access Point – Network Share Your Printer, Other USB Devices

If you don’t already have a WiFi-connected printer, and would like to locate your printer away from your home router, how do you do that? Well, Belkin has a solution called Home Base that is a Wireless 802.11n Access Point that you can plug in your printer and/or other USB/1 wired Ethernet device(s) and voila,… Continue reading Belkin Home Base Wireless-N Access Point – Network Share Your Printer, Other USB Devices

Microsoft’s Bing team giving away free WiFi service in exchange for searching

I’ve spent my own share of time criticizing Microsoft for their buggy software and unethical business practices, but I’ve got to give them kudos for this move. They are exchanging free (1-time use) WiFi service for just a single search on Bing, their new search engine. Pretty smart. The goal is to get more people… Continue reading Microsoft’s Bing team giving away free WiFi service in exchange for searching