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For many travelers, stealing hotel towels or bathrobes is more pastime than petty crime. Hotels, on the other hand, apparently take it more seriously. So seriously, in fact, that some have begun embedding specially crafted RFID tags within their linens, just to help us avoid "accidentally" stuffin...

April 20th 2011 at 7:44am 0 Comments
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Think LTE is the future? How's about the present? Clearwire is expanding its national footprint in a big, big way today by announcing WiMAX services in a slew of regions in a smattering of states. Starting today, 4G access can be found in both Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii, which effectively removes the...

December 1st 2009 at 10:36am 0 Comments
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Honolulu (Hawaii, not Idaho) Mayor Mufi Hannemann will soon sign a bill making the use of mobile electronic devices illegal while driving. According to the Star Bulletin, Bill 4 is aimed at stopping "text messaging and video-game playing," but the blanket law for all devices had to be done to make t...

May 6th 2009 at 2:15am 0 Comments
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The XOHM label may be gone, but the potency of Sprint's WiMAX network is still kickin' in and around Baltimore. For those itching for wicked fast mobile broadband outside of The Charm City, Sprint has just unveiled a slew of expansion areas that'll get gifted in 2009 and 2010. As for the rest of th...

March 25th 2009 at 11:49am 0 Comments
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The XOHM label may be gone, but the potency of Sprint's WiMAX network is still kickin' in and around Baltimore. For those itching for wicked fast mobile broadband outside of The Charm City, Sprint has just unveiled a slew of expansion areas that'll get gifted in 2009 and 2010. As for the rest of th...

March 25th 2009 at 11:34am 0 Comments
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Sure, the University of Hawaii has a legitimate gripe for not being in the BCS Championship game -- you know, considering its undefeated record and all -- but islanders are apparently just as stoked to have their Warriors in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. Oceanic Time Warner Cable (partly owned by Time Wa...

December 25th 2007 at 7:56am 0 Comments
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Wow, the folks in Hawaii know how to open an Apple Store. Todd Oqasawara from Mac Dev Center was lucky enough to attend, and he has posted a video of the opening activities. Just before the doors opened to a crowd of approximately 400 - 500 people, a group of Hawaiians in traditional dress offered a...

February 13th 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Earlier today, Apple opened retail stores in the UK and Hawaii. As usual, we asked any TUAW operatives who may have attended to share their reports and/or pictures. So, did you go, and if you did, how was it? Let us know in the comments. Here's hoping you scored a T-shirt (or even won the "Digital L...

February 10th 2007 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Look out WestQuay, there's another Apple Store opening this weekend in sunny Honolulu, Hawaii. On Saturday, February 10th, a new retail store will open off the H-1 Freeway at 4211 Waialae Ave., Space B13, on the ground floor near Starbucks. Doors open at 10:00 AM. You can find complete travel...

February 6th 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments