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Nook 'Lite' Coming Out Soon From Barnes & Noble

Gizmodo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We're told that Barnes & Noble will be revealing some new products later this year: Nook 2 ("Project Encore") and a Wi-Fi-only Nook Lite. Meanwhile, a...

Three Good Reasons to Lock Down Your Wireless Network

Christopher Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

Remember, anyone driving or sitting in proximity to your business, home, or office may be within the exploitable footprint of Wi-Fi signal.

Line2 App Sidesteps AT&T For Better Service

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See update and video below* UPDATE 12:51PM ET 3/26/2010: CSMonitor reports that the Line2 app was pulled from the app store by its creator after i...

I Hate Airplane WiFi: The Last Bastion of Unreachable Tranquility Disappears Forever...

Marc Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marc Ruxin

For me airplane trips, long and short, have always been an oasis of productivity and introspection, professional and personal. For as long as a plane was in the air you were theoretically unreachable.

Researchers Create Anti Wi-Fi Paint

Piers Fawkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Piers Fawkes

Researchers at the University of Tokyo in Japan have created a special paint which can block out wireless signals by absorbing and blocking the airborne data.

Converting Tea-Lovers Into Coffee-Lovers

Jeanette Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeanette Khan

In the last few years Pakistan has seen an explosion in coffee lounges and cafes. Some are like your traditional Starbucks, while others are more all-inclusive cafes, serving coffee accompanied by proper meals.

How To: Green Your iPod

Planet Green | Cara Smusiak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

iPod Nano's and iPod Classic's eco-friendly characteristics--they're arsenic-free glass, brominated flame retardant-free, mercury-free, PVC-free--go a...

FCC Approves "Wi-Fi On Steroid:" Good News For Consumers, Bad News For Telcos

Silicon Alley Insider | Dan Frommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As anticipated, the FCC has voted to approve the use of wireless airwaves between TV channels -- so-called "white spaces" -- for Internet devices. Th...

Starbucks Ditches T-Mobile For AT&T

Crave | Caroline McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ubiquitous caffeine conglomerate Starbucks has ended its Wi-Fi partnership with T-Mobile in favor of one with AT&T. Under the existing plan with T-Mo...