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Ready for another Amped Wireless announcement? The company's 802.11ac revolution continues with the APA-20 long-range access point. The unit brings Amped's trademark high-power WiFi know-how to your existing setup, promising to configure itself as soon as it's plugged in. Available for pre-order...

October 15th 2013 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Remember the Olympic ban on WiFi hotspots to ensure the games' corporate sponsors could sell you back access at a premium? The threat to seize or eject anyone caught using such gear seemed hollow -- after all, how could you be found in a crowd of 90,000? It turns out, LOCOG have employed WiFi poli...

August 2nd 2012 at 8:33am 0 Comments
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If you thought the list of banned items at the Olympic Games couldn't get any longer, now the IOC is gunning for that mobile hotspot in your pocket. The prohibited list includes all of the things you'd expect (weapons, alcohol, toxic materials) but also this: "Personal / private wireless access...

July 25th 2012 at 3:43am 0 Comments
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Well, this might be a good reason for The Powers That Be to know your exact whereabouts. According to a team of MIT researchers, speeding up data rates on mobile devices could be as easy as tapping the various motion sensors found in run-of-the-mill smartphones. The scientists believe our wireless i...

April 12th 2011 at 9:56pm 0 Comments