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Vista SP1 RC1 is up for grabs

Are you getting so anxious waiting for Windows Vista’s first Service Pack that you can barely contain Read more…

ALSO NOTED: Jonathan Ive set to succeed Steve Jobs at Apple’s helm?; Peter Chou, elusive CEO of HTC, speaks out;

> Save 25 percent on Lenovo laptops, now through the holidays. Article> Engadget interviews Read more…

How to: Get the most out of your WiFi router

WiFi routers: they’re not cheap, they’re not always easy to use and they don’t always work the way that we’d like them to. So why not put on your hacking cap and set to work creating the router of Read more…
Tags: WiFi   Networking   Hacking  

ALSO NOTED: Vista bug slows down network traffic; Ubuntu’s ‘Hardy Heron’ coming with full support;

> A new Vista bug can slow down network traffic when listening to music. Article > Ubuntu’s “Hardy Heron” will land next Read more…
Tags: WiFi   Networking   Ubuntu   iPhone  

ALSO NOTED: EarthLink to cut 900 jobs; Sony adding HSDPA to Vaio laptops;

> Unlocking the iPhone with ‘metal pins, cork and a piece of cable.’ Read more…
Tags: Networking   iPhone   Intel   HSDPA   Google   DRM  

hField’s Wi-Fire extending WiFi to 1000 feet?

WiFi was never really designed to be a long-range solution–leave that to the 3G/4G networks and WiMAXes of the world. However, that simple fact hasn’t stopped folks from trying to extend the range Read more…
Tags: WiFi   Networking   Laptops  

Default configured routers pose security risk

Never got around to configuring your home router, eh? Many of you likely know about the dangers that this introduces to your network as nearly all routers come with standard SSIDs, access passwords and config URLs–all of which can be easily accessed thanks to the magic of Google. But there’s an additional risk you may not have considered: simply navigating to a …

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Tags: Symantec   Networking   Malware   Security   Google  

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