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We didn't run into too many problems with the existing Mac software for the Wi-Fire WiFi range extender in our brief time with the device, but it looks like hField Technologies has decided to make Mac users' lives a bit easier nonetheless, with it now releasing an updated version for OS X. Among ot...

January 20th 2010 at 12:48pm 0 Comments
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It's an age-old problem. What do you do when you're just barely out of range of a nearby WiFi signal, and moving closer really isn't a convenient option? hField Technologies has been solving said quandary for years with its continually revamped Wi-Fire, and we were fortunate enough to grab hold of...

September 2nd 2009 at 1:39pm 0 Comments
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Evidently hField Technologies has a good thing going with this inelegant Wi-Fire thingamajig, as it has just followed up versions one and two with the latest and greatest third iteration. The revamped Wi-Fire, which is more formally known as the HFWFG200, is said to be some 40 percent smaller and 3...

July 28th 2009 at 8:04am 0 Comments
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It looks like Vista users jealous of their Mac and XP-based pals and their 1,000-foot range WiFire adapters can now finally get a range-extending fix of their own, as hField has just announced a Vista-friendly version of the device. What's more, the Wi-Fire is also now considerably cheaper than it...

November 6th 2007 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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A new Pennsylvania-based startup, hField Technologies, has just gotten FCC approval for their new supercharged WiFi antenna, the Wi-Fire. The USB antenna boosts reception of faint WiFi signals, extending the range of existing networks up to 1,000 feet. hField's founders, recent Lehigh University gra...

September 1st 2006 at 11:48pm 0 Comments