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We've seen WiFi detectors used for various DIY projects before, but none quite like this rather ambitious project cooked up by Norwegian designers Timo Armall, Jørn Knutsen, and Einar Sneve Martinussen. They built a four-meter long WiFi-detecting rod that boasts 80 LED bulbs and carried it a

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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget question is coming to us from Mitchell, who couldn't care less if you have a problem with his question. If you're looking to send in an inquiry of your own, dr

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Now that most smartphones worth having sport WiFi, the need for wireless finders has dwindled somewhat, but we'll still give credit to the designers of this WiFi-detecting watch for cleverness. That's not to say we'd ever recommend wearing this fashion disaster -- check out that \"WiFi\" button on th

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Life's great priorities -- human interaction and network access -- seem to exist in perpetual tension, but those of you who know exactly where you stand might want to check out this WiFi-detector shirt, which will simultaneously inform passerby that a WiFi network is nearby and that they probably d

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While some may be fortunate enough to have the innate ability to sniff out WiFi hotspots, most of us have to rely on decidedly less superhuman means to pick up on a signal. Of course, there's certainly no shortage of tools ready to assist us in that task, but the folks at StarTech.com seem to think

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