Luma’s ‘Surround WiFi’ Technology Increases Coverage by Killing Dead Spots with Multiple Routers

Luma’s ‘Surround WiFi’ Technology Increases Coverage by Killing Dead Spots with Multiple Routers    

It seems that these days routers are becoming cool again, thanks to efforts coming from Google and others. We’ve seen recently the OnHub router being announced and Torch, which is a smart WiFi router that protects your kids online. And today we’re talking about another useful one called Luma. Luma is a new router which wants to give you easy-to-use wireless security, monitoring and […]

     
 
 

Torch is a Smart WiFi Router that Protects your Kids Online

Torch is a Smart WiFi Router that Protects your Kids Online    

The Internet is undoubtedly one of the greatest inventions, but it obviously has its own downsides, as well. One of these is exposing kids to all kinds of unfiltered information that could harm them. And while it’s impossible to keep an eye on their activity all the time everywhere they go, there are devices to protect them at least when […]

     
 
 

Google to Bring Free High Speed WiFi Access to 400 Railway Stations Throughout India

Google to Bring Free High Speed WiFi Access to 400 Railway Stations Throughout India

When you put Google and WiFi together, you can think of a couple of things – Google Fiber, Project Fi or the new OnHub wireless router. But now it seems that Google wants to extend its WiFi initiatives to Indian soil, where it’s believed to bring free high speed WiFi access to almost 400 railway stations throughout the country. The project is […]

     
 
 

The New WiFi Aware Technology Allows Products to Discover and Communicate Directly with Nearby Devices

The New WiFi Aware Technology Allows Products to Discover and Communicate Directly with Nearby Devices    

Wi-Fi Alliance, non-profit organization that promotes Wi-Fi technology and certifies Wi-Fi products, has now announced that it is ready to release a new technology, called Wi-Fi Aware. This is the result of three years of joint research and development by the world’s largest tech companies, such as Apple, Microsoft, Intel and others. The new technology will allow Wi-Fi-enabled products to discover and communicate directly with nearby […]

     
 
 

Consumers Carelessly Use Free Wi-Fi With no Regard for Their Privacy, Says Report

Consumers Carelessly Use Free Wi-Fi With no Regard for Their Privacy, Says Report

According to a recent F-Secure investigation, it seems that consumers don’t care too much for their privacy & security when connecting to free, public Wi-Fi hotspots. The security firm conducted an investigation on the streets of London and discovered that consumers carelessly use public Wi-Fi without regard for their personal privacy. The experiment involved setting up a ‘poisoned’ Wi-Fi hotspot where unsuspecting […]

     
 
 

WiFi Performance to Improve as FCC Boosts Available Spectrum

WiFi Performance to Improve as FCC Boosts Available Spectrum

Back in February, a new lobbying group called WifiForward has been formed, consisting in such companies as Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter, BestBuy, Google, Microsoft and others with the purpose of reducing Wi-Fi congestion and improving its performance. This will be possible especially after unlicensed frequencies will be opened by the Federal Communications Commission, thus increasing the available spectrum. And […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi is Launching a Unique DIY 802.11ac Router with 1TB Storage

Xiaomi is Launching a Unique DIY 802.11ac Router with 1TB Storage

Those of you who are more technologically inclined will fall in love with this gadget. It makes for an awesome Christmas present or for great device to have in your home. Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi will be releasing this month a do-it-yourself wireless router called MiWiFi that users will build themselves. The device will be housed in a slim and stylish […]