Monday, November 24, 2014

12 tips to tune your Wi-Fi network

20+ Jaw-Dropping Black Friday 2014 Tech Deals | Florida: Land of the mobile technology store

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12 tips to tune your Wi-Fi network
More and more people are looking for Wi-Fi connectivity, especially at public venues -- on their laptops, smartphones and tablets -- to help conserve cellular data usage. Read More

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20+ Jaw-Dropping Black Friday 2014 Tech Deals
Word is that more retailers will relent to public pressure – I mean do the right thing for their employees – and close on Thanksgiving Day this year. But that won't prevent them from going all out online, where much is automated and the workers are less prominent. Here are some of the best deals on network and technology offerings for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and in between. (Compare with last year's deals) Read More

Florida: Land of the mobile technology store
Skyhook Wireless releases shopping trends infographic in time for Black Friday. It shows that Florida has more mobile technology stores per capita than any other state. Read More

Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as WiFi issues persist
Apple has come out with a second beta of Mac OS X Yosemite for developers, but it's not clear whether this latest build will address the WiFi problems that continue to affect an undetermined but apparently substantial number of users. With this build, labeled 10.10.2 (14C68k), Apple didn't identify any specific problem areas it would like developers to focus on as they test the OS, according to multiple reports from news outlets and individuals with access to the release notes. When Apple released the first beta of Yosemite little over two weeks ago, it asked developers to pay particular attention to several issues, including WiFi, which has been a constant source of complaints since the OS came out.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Air Force evaluating high-frequency, focused mobile networks
The Air Force this week said it was looking into the technologies like advanced antennae and amplifiers it would take to build high frequency, directional mobile networks.The idea is to develop networks that can be focused point to point to make more efficient use of higher bandwidth – over 500Mhz –which could make such nets less prone to interference and jamming while at the same time increase capacity.+More on Network World: Gartner: Top 10 Technology Trends for 2015 IT can’t ignore+In its Request For Information, the Air Force said this so-called directional networking would focus a greater amount of radiated energy on an intended receiver through a combination of transmitter and/or receiver aperture improvement.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


5 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Cybercrime to Your Business
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Apple iOS App Store swaps out FREE for GET
Apple appears to be saying that "GET" is much more straightforward than "FREE" when it comes to figuring out the real price of offerings on its iOS App Store. Read More

Walmart brings Black Friday early to iPhone, iPad fans
Walmart, which already has leaked its Black Friday deals on Apple, Dell, HP and other tech products, just couldn't stand the lull between now and the day after Thanksgiving. So it has started promoting a Pre-Black Friday event for this Friday, Nov. 21, starting at 8am, that will also feature plenty of bargains on electronics. Read More

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New cruise ship a floating heaven for tech geeks
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas has satellite WiFi with speeds that rival land-based counterparts Read More


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Why It Sometimes Makes Sense to Go Slow With Mobile Development
At Westinghouse, developers work slowly and steadily to avoid bugs in mobile apps used for testing the nuclear power plants that the company builds for electricity providers around the world. Read More

Grocers, retailers gobble up Apple Pay in time for holidays
U.S. consumers have eschewed in-store mobile payments for years, but Apple Pay is making headway in that area just a month after the service launched Oct. 20. Read More

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Why the Moto 360 is winning the smartwatch race
Market researcher Canalys reports another spike in wearables, Gartner predicts health and fitness wearables will disappoint in 2015. Read More

IDG Contributor Network: Mobile data billing going toll-free?
Consumers worry about mobile data costs, which hinders their website visitation. Letting website owners pay for a user's wireless data may be the answer. Read More

Samsung to reduce its smartphone range by a third
Analysts suggest Samsung's plan may help it cut costly inventory build-ups Read More


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