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Is Your Email Account Secure on Public WiFi?

Anna Johansson | Posted 02.03.2017 | Technology
Anna Johansson

In the 1990s, almost no one worried about the possibility of a stranger gaining unauthorized access to their email account. At that time, most people ...

Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi Router Review, The World's Fastest WiFi Router?

Dan Nessel | Posted 01.18.2017 | Technology
Dan Nessel

Looks like we are on a world record kick this week. Yesterday we looked at the World's Smallest Drone and today we review the World's Fastest WiFi Ro...

6 Super Simple Ways to Protect Your Personal Data This Year

Shannon Ullman | Posted 01.09.2017 | Technology
Shannon Ullman

We've gotten so used to putting our credit card details, and personal info on the internet that we often forget how risky it can be. Sure, there are p...

Accused Burglar Only Wanted Neighbor's Wi-Fi Password: Police

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.01.2016 | Weird News

The Bible says “thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife,” but what about their Wi-Fi password? Iowa City police took a byte out of crime on Tue...

Restaurant Baffles Diners With Tricky Wi-Fi Password Equation

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 10.30.2016 | Weird News
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Patience is a virtue, especially if you want to use this Texas restaurant’s Wi-Fi. Yaya’s Thai in San Antonio is giving diners access to its inter...

Fiber to the Home is Dead. The Plan: Shut Off the Wires and Replace it with Wireless Vaporware.

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 10.03.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

The Promise: The Boston Globe wrote in April, 2016 that Boston is supposed to have FiOS, a fiber to the home service, deployed to 100% of the city wit...

Map Reveals Wi-Fi Passwords At Airports Around The World

HuffPost Greece | Poppie Mphuthing | Posted 09.28.2016 | World

Fighting boredom in airports while waiting for a flight can be tiresome, especially if your flight is delayed. Books, magazines and, of course, the in...

Jill Stein: The Liberal Pseudo-Scientific Demagogue

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Anhvinh Doanvo

Despite her medical education, Stein has chosen to go down the mendacious road of identity politics.

4 Things You Should Never Do On Public Wi-Fi

PureWow | Posted 08.01.2016 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

Public Wi-Fi networks―like those in coffee shops, airports and hotels―may be convenient, but they’re not nearly as safe as you think. Even if yo...

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 02.01.2017 | 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 01.26.2017 | 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 01.22.2017 | 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 01.14.2017 | 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 12.23.2016 | 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 11.24.2016 | 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 11.12.2016 | 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.