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  • SkyFii raises $4 million

    Sydney-headquartered SkyFii has received firm commitments exceeding $4 million for its recent share placement, the ASX-listed company has revealed.

  • Optus offers calling over Wi-Fi

    Optus has launched an app for iPhones and Android handsets that allow voice calls and text messaging over Wi-Fi connections.

  • Cisco releases VNI for 2014-2019

    Networking giant, Cisco, has released its Visual Networking Index (VNI) for 2014.

  • Home security demystified: How to build a smart DIY system

    Everyone wants their home to be safe and secure, yet <a href="http://www.safeguardtheworld.com/statistics.html">only 17% of homeowners</a> own a home security system. Why? Because traditional systems cost hundreds of dollars to install, require long-term contracts and mean a lifetime of monthly fees.  

  • Wireless engineers now have a new online hotspot for geeking out

    There are plenty of places online to bounce ideas off of other network and IT pros, but Kevin Franzen felt there was a need for at least one more, and he calls it the <a href="http://wirelessgeek.net/forums/forum.php">WirelessGeek.net</a> forums.

Tutorials about Wi-Fi
  • Troubleshoot sluggish or non-working Wi-Fi

    I'm a big fan of working at offsite locations--meaning my local Wi-Fi-equipped coffee shop. In fact, I'll often spend the afternoon hunkered down at Panera Bread, iced tea in one hand and a French Toast bagel in the other. (It's bad form to set up shop without buying something.)

  • 5 Tips for Pain-Free Wireless Home Networking

    Hair-pullingly bad experiences with wireless networking have led me to formulate Snyder's First Law of Home Networking: No matter who sells you the router, you'll have at least one excruciating session with tech support before you have an Internet connection.

  • How to diagnose a bad Wi-Fi connection

    Network problems are the thorniest to resolve. They've been known to reduce my vocabulary to curses so strong they'd embarrass Quentin Tarantino.

  • Find yourself on Google Latitude without GPS or a phone

    <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/tags/Google+Latitude.html">Google Latitude</a> is a useful--if slightly <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/158985/privacy_lobby_slams_google_latitude.html">creepy</a>--way to track your location on a mobile phone or GPS laptop. But you can get roughly the same sense of fleeting privacy on any old Wi-Fi PC; Google Latitude automatically pegged me within about 100 feet of my ground-floor office on GPS-free laptop.

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