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Eero Is Making Elegant Strides Towards Better WiFi

Quora | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Why Is In-Flight Wi-Fi So Crappy?

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.24.2016 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

High-speed communication technology has improved drastically in recent years, but the Gogo monopoly has not kept pace with dramatically improving technology. And the angry backlash from flyers and airlines is exploding.

7 Smartphone Hacks For Traveling Abroad

Jan Golden | Posted 05.16.2016 | Fifty
Jan Golden

You've planned your trip, packed your bags and you're ready for your big adventure! Have you thought about how you can use your smartphone to make your trip easier? Even if you don't have an Internet connection? In recent years, there have been many apps developed that make travel easier-- even if you're exploring another country.

When Your Internet Craps Out, This Device Will Save You

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 05.03.2016 | Technology

It's late. You're curled up on the couch watching "Game of Thrones" when your Internet sputters and stops. A frozen Peter Dinklage grins mockingly at ...

A Vision for Smarter Public Spaces

Jared Green | Posted 03.30.2016 | Technology
Jared Green

Some designers and engineers want to bring high-speed Wi-Fi to as many public parks and plazas as possible. But instead of expanding the style of the unobtrusive yet freely-available Wi-Fi found in New York City's Bryant Park, they want to make a statement with advertisement-laden towers that appear to be about 15-feet tall

The Top-Rated Wireless Routers On Amazon Under $50

Thrillist | Posted 03.30.2016 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

By: Joe McGauley Credit: Shutterstock Wireless routers can be fickle little brats, and require a reset every so often to keep that sweet, sweet Wi-...

Unexpected Reasons to Bootstrap Your Business in Lithuania

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Tomas Laurinavicius

After traveling for more than 18 months across three continents, I've decided to take a better look at my home country Lithuania as a bootstrapping hub for your startup or small business.

Travel Smart: Using Your Smartphone Abroad

Matt Trezza | Posted 02.26.2016 | Travel
Matt Trezza

Here's a short and useful primer for maximizing your phone's utility when crossing borders.

How Caltrain is Preparing for the Super Bowl and Other Fun Facts

Quora | Posted 02.01.2016 | San Francisco
Quora

These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

The Best Wi-Fi Tips for Working Travelers

Thrillist | Posted 01.26.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Matt Meltzer @mmeltrez Credit: Flickr/Aslakr When people hear you "work remotely" (especially if you're a travel writer), they pretty much assu...

7 Reasons Why I Keep My Home WiFi-Free

Carmella Guiol | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Carmella Guiol

The Internet is a great tool, but it is also a risky one. We have all fallen victim to the Internet's black hole effect, reemerging hours later to wonder where the day went. We pay in time and peace of mind what we get in "convenience." These are a few reasons why I keep wifi out of my home.

'Tell-the-Truth' Legislation and the 'Schmuck Device' Uses the 'Internet of Things'

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

As I've been tracking the providers of telecommunications networks and services, we find that these companies can pretty much say anything they want without any fear someone is going to do something about it.

Get Faster Wi-Fi With These Easy Router Tricks

Thrillist | Posted 12.23.2015 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

By: Alex Bracetti Credit: Flickr/Thomas Wi-Fi is basically on par with water and oxygen in terms of basic human needs, so when your Internet starts...

Hello Barbie, Goodbye Privacy? Hacker Raises Security Concerns

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.30.2015 | Technology

Barbie dolls are at the top of some children's wish lists this holiday season, but parents may want to ignore these requests and instead grant their f...

The U.S. Airlines With The Best Wi-Fi

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.24.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Many airlines are installing faster satellite-based systems with enough capacity to satisfy everyone. So which airline is the best?

Six Ways You Could Become a Victim of Man-in-the-Middle (MiTM) Attacks This Holiday Season

Michael Gregg | Posted 11.12.2015 | Technology
Michael Gregg

The man-in-the-middle attack is a tricky one for consumers because most of the time victims don't even know they've been hacked. It's a silent attack and hard to detect unless you know what you're looking for.

Today's Google Doodle Honors This Hollywood Beauty And Wi-Fi Inventor

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.09.2015 | Technology

Once called the "most beautiful woman in the world," Hedy Lamarr was a coveted Hollywood star and daring sex symbol. She romanced Clark Gable, Jimmy S...

In Our Wi-Fi World, The Internet Still Depends On Undersea Cables

The Conversation US | Posted 11.03.2015 | Technology
The Conversation US

The biggest problem with cable systems is not technological -- it's human. Because they run underground, underwater and between telephone poles, cable systems populate the same spaces we do. As a result, we accidentally break them all the time.

Why Google's Plan to Blanket Wilderness With Wi-Fi Is a Bad Idea

The Conversation US | Posted 10.28.2015 | Technology
The Conversation US

Shouldn't there be places in the world where cellphones, tablets and other high-tech pieces of modern communications are off-limits and their use curtailed to emergencies only?

They Laughed When I Suggested Drones Would Be Used For Distribution

Ira Kalb | Posted 10.28.2015 | Technology
Ira Kalb

Buyers can take their merchandise once they identify themselves via some unique codes (numeric, eye or finger print), and buyers can press a button to send the drones back to their point of origin. Think of this as an electronic version of Harry Potter's owl, Hedwig.

Tech Addicts Beware: These New Gadgets are Waiting for You

Michael L. Berman | Posted 10.22.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Tech addiction: The inability to stroll through the aisles of a computer/box/department store without drooling over and buying computer-based/electronic items you really don't need.

Watch Out for Malicious Wi-Fi Connections at These Popular Tourist Destinations

Hipmunk | Posted 10.21.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Think twice about logging onto Wi-Fi while vacationing in popular locales. A new analysis found that travelers at highly trafficked tourist attractions are increasingly at risk from malicious Wi-Fi networks.

Help! This Wi-Fi Hotspot is Worthless

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
Christopher Elliott

Tim Kreth's Wi-Fi hotspot won't connect. Does he deserve a refund? Question: I recently ordered a $40 Wi-Fi hotspot from FreedomPop, a reseller of ce...

You Need to Do This If You're Using iOS9 and Not on Unlimited Data!

Richard Eaton | Posted 10.01.2015 | Technology
Richard Eaton

As part of iOS9 on iPhone's and iPad's a new feature called "WiFi Assist" was added. In theory this is great as when your device doesn't have a great WiFi connection it automatically switches across to 3G/4G data instead.

Airport Wi-Fi Hacks You Need To Know Before You Fly

Thrillist | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Joe Oliveto Credit: Shutterstock Airports are the worst. Food is overpriced, people are rude, and the TSA procedures remind you of that ni...