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The FCC may investigate the $200 Wi-Fi at the first presidential debate

The FCC may investigate the $200 Wi-Fi at the first presidential debate In the lead-up to the first presidential debate on Monday, Hofstra University dropped a bombshell on journalists attending the event to cover it for various publications.Instead of providing free Wi-Fi or offering the service for a nominal fee, attendees were expected to pony up $200 per person.

Intel may add Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 to next-generation chipsets

Intel may add Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 to next-generation chipsets 0 (aka USB 3.Objectively, there aren’t that many consumers who currently need USB 3.

DIY: Extending WiFi throughout your house

DIY: Extending WiFi throughout your house So it is by far the most convenient approach to have a single SSID, that you use across all your wireless access points.Most WiFi access points and routers allow you to specify which channel they should use, or they can be set to Automatic.

Plume ships its value-priced entry into the mesh Wi-Fi fray

Plume ships its value-priced entry into the mesh Wi-Fi fray We’ve written extensively about a variety of new mesh-based Wi-Fi solutions that are designed to replace both your router and access points, while providing whole home access to the internet.Startup Plume introduced a less-expensive alternative earlier this year, and is now delivering on its promise.

Apple 'fixed' the MacBook Pro's battery life issue by removing the 'time remaining' clock

Apple 'fixed' the MacBook Pro's battery life issue by removing the 'time remaining' clock You’ll still get a report on the percentage of battery life remaining, but nothing else.The battery life issue remains puzzling, however, despite Apple’s apparent lack of interest in investigating the topic.

Ruapehu free WiFi proving a hit

Ruapehu free WiFi proving a hit Free WiFi provided by the the Ruapehu District Council is proving a hit, with hundreds of users in Taumarunui, Ohakune and Raetihi using the service daily.“Having the service available over this extremely busy period has allowed us to really test it while also supporting Ruapehu’s booming tourism and visitor sector,” Campbell explains.

India is bringing free Wi-Fi to more than 1,000 villages this year

India is bringing free Wi-Fi to more than 1,000 villages this year The government has chalked out an initiative called Digital Village, as part of which it aims to bring free Wi-Fi internet access to 1,050 villages across the country in the next six months.Google has brought free Wi-Fi to over 100 railway stations in India.

China's largest internet company wants to give free internet to Indians

China's largest internet company wants to give free internet to Indians Chinese giant Alibaba could soon join the growing number of entities that are pushing free internet access in India.With the free internet access, Alibaba is aiming to further grow UCWeb’s presence in India.

Fancy a Facebook Live at 17,000 ft? It might soon be possible at the Everest base camp

Fancy a Facebook Live at 17,000 ft? It might soon be possible at the Everest base camp Soon you will have internet access in the Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.Visitors will be able to tweet, chat, email and share  from the Lukla-Everest Base Camp and the Annapurna Base Camp with the help of free Wi-Fi offered by Nepal.

Google accidentally resets OnHub and Google Wifi routers with server error

Google accidentally resets OnHub and Google Wifi routers with server error The recently released Google Wifi mesh routers have been well-reviewed and they’re priced competitively with other mesh networking solutions.Maybe those fancy Google routers are seeming a bit less smart today.

Anons discuss wifi and patriarchy

Anons discuss wifi and patriarchy 1?MB, 2976x3968)I saw this an M?

Turning the Nintendo Switch's Wi-Fi off can reportedly improve its frame rate

Turning the Nintendo Switch's Wi-Fi off can reportedly improve its frame rate What was odd, according to the DF folks, was that the Switch seemed to have problems in random areas.Eurogamer’s tests show that Zelda uses dynamic resolution both in handheld mode and when docked.

Why Your Wifi Sucks and How to Fix It

Why Your Wifi Sucks and How to Fix It See, most Wifi is shit not because it’s intrinsically bad, just that you’ve probably had a lot of bad experiences.Each one is a bit less powerful, but together, they can distribute the load and handle multiple devices much easier.

How to improve your Wi-Fi range and reception at home

How to improve your Wi-Fi range and reception at home The ubiquity and low cost of Wi-Fi has freed us all from the tyranny of Ethernet cables, but Wi-Fi still isn’t as foolproof as a cable.Sometimes your Wi-Fi can drop out, get slow, or just plain not work in certain areas of the house.

Spark to implement huge WiFi boost to Westpac Stadium

Spark to implement huge WiFi boost to Westpac Stadium In line with the revamp of Westpac Stadium, which includes a redesign of the visitor entries, the tech upgrade aims to expand and improve on the broader experiences visitors have before, during and after an event at the stadium.“We’re delighted to partner with Spark to provide a better experience for event attendees at Westpac Stadium,” says Stadium chief executive Shane Harmon.

India's relentless push for digital now reaches the hinterlands

India's relentless push for digital now reaches the hinterlands After actively pushing for a cashless economy last year, Modi's 'Digital India' bus is now reaching the smallest and sleepiest towns of the country.About 7,000 railway stations in India's hinterlands will now be turned into digital hotspots, the Economic Times reports.