Wi-Fi

Nintendo 3DS hack makes Nintendo Zone content available at home

Nintendo 3DS hack makes Nintendo Zone content available at home

The Nintendo Zone is a special gateway for your Nintendo 3DS if you happen to be in one of the thousands of special Wi-Fi hotspot locations that Nintendo has set up across the country. These hotspots are in Best Buy stores, airports, malls, and many other locations throughout the country and give gamers with a 3DS access to special content. Now, though, it's possible to gain access to that same set of content without leaving your house.

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Toshiba debuts FlashAir 8GB SDHC card with WLAN

Toshiba debuts FlashAir 8GB SDHC card with WLAN

Toshiba is announcing a new SDHC memory card called the FlashAir that is WiFi-enabled. The card features an embedded wireless LAN that allows it to both transmit and receive files wirelessly. The FlashAir is being touted as the world's first SDHC memory card with embedded wireless LAN functionality to meet the SD Memory Card Standard.

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Apple Switching AirPort Branding To Wi-Fi?

Apple Switching AirPort Branding To Wi-Fi?

Apple likes to differentiate itself from competitors, sometimes for better and sometimes for worse. Besides a stubborn unwillingness to adopt Flash and HDMI ports, the company also insists on calling its wireless connectivity by the name of AirPort, which can be confusing since it is more commonly known as Wi-Fi. But now, it looks like with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Apple may be caving into what's popular by dropping the AirPort name.

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Light-Painting Visual Art Reveals WiFi Signal Topography

Light-Painting Visual Art Reveals WiFi Signal Topography

Here's an interesting visual art project that reveals the invisible landscape of our WiFi networks and explores the effects that these intangible phenomena have on how we experience products and cities. The "Immaterials: Light Painting WiFi" project was created by visual artists Timo Arnall, Jorn Knutsen, and Einar Sneve Martinussen.

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Apple Lounge to hit St. Louis

Apple Lounge to hit St. Louis

Move over New York City because St. Louis' new Apple store might just be Apple's most innovative store yet! With a never before seen "lounge" area with free Wi-Fi, this new Apple store structure will be sure to blow all of us away (or at least the residents in St. Louis).

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SafeCell testing cheap in-flight MMS

SafeCell testing cheap in-flight MMS

I bet there are many people out there who have hopped a commercial flight for business or pleasure and been stuck next to a fat person spilling over into their seat or a screaming kid the whole flight. It gives you a good story to tell when you land, but why wait. With a new in-flight MMS service that has been tested successfully, you could just send a pic of the offending person to your friends.

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Borders and Verizon team up for free Wi-Fi

Borders and Verizon team up for free Wi-Fi

Everyone knows that the way to lure avid readers into your bookstore is to offer overpriced coffee and free Wi-Fi. This is the tact that Barnes & Noble took with AT&T to get customers into its stores to buy digital books. Borders has now teamed with Verizon to offer a similar Wi-Fi service.

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