Wednesday, February 11, 2015

How not to get slammed by the FCC for Wi-Fi blocking

  How to check Wi-Fi channels on Android devices | Best Songs About Satellites

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How not to get slammed by the FCC for Wi-Fi blocking
Rick Hampton, the wireless communications manager for Boston-based Partners Healthcare, has seen the dialogue among network professionals heating up in the wake of the FCC's sternly-worded enforcement warning about illegal Wi-Fi blocking and says it's no wonder the commission is fired up. Read More

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How to check Wi-Fi channels on Android devices
Checking the channels used by your wireless network and others nearby can help when troubleshooting Wi-Fi interference and performance issues. Here's how to do it. Read More


Best Songs About Satellites
With all of the high-flying satellite Internet service action going on these days between Facebook, Google and others, I got thinking about how many songs there are with the word "satellite", "satellites" or something related in the title. Read More

18 ways to get the most out of Android 5.0
Got Lollipop? Then these tips and tricks will help you handle Android 5.0 like a pro Read More

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10 Things Every Web Application Should Do
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iPhone still king of enterprise mobile as usage skyrockets, study finds
Apple's iPhones and iPads are still the most-used mobile devices in the enterprise, even as the market expands at high speed, according to a Citrix mobile analytics report released this morning. Read More

Verizon, T-Mobile and SK Telecom have the hots for LTE on Wi-Fi spectrum
The three operators took part in tests during which speeds up to 450Mbps were reached Read More

Microsoft and Samsung make up in patent contract dispute
Samsung had allegedly threatened not to pay the royalties, claiming Microsoft's deal with Nokia violated an agreement Read More

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As Wi-Fi calls come to smartphones, networks get ready to carry them
Software features from Ruckus Wireless are designed to help access points better handle voice calls Read More

iOS 9 will focus more on stability and bug fixes than new features
iOS 9 will reportedly focus more on improving system wide stability than adding an endless array of new features Read More

Wireless cyber security in your car stinks
While most experts are quick to point out that no one has hacked a car in the wild, a new report overseen by US Senator Edward Markey (D-Mass.) there is a "clear lack of appropriate security measures to protect drivers against hackers who may be able to take control of a vehicle or against those who may wish to collect and use personal driver information." Read More

Steve Jobs gave Barack Obama a sneak peak at an iPhone prototype
In 2007, before the iPhone was unveiled to the world, Apple CEO Steve Jobs gave President Barack Obama a sneak peak at the iconic smartphone Read More



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