Posts by tag: wifi

Gadgets January 6, 2015 posted by

Amkov JQ1 Selfie Camera – 14 megapixels and a bit of WiFi may help you look pretty good

Let’s take a minute to comtemplate life, shall we? We have smartphones, we have smart cars, we have ultra high resolution cameras. But one thing we’re still desperately in need of is apparently the ability to take better and better photos of ourselves, because… well… narcissists.  But fear not courageous seeker after truth, for the solution has arrived, and it will deliver all you require of a gadget of purpose.

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Amkov JQ1 Selfie Camera – 14 megapixels and a bit of WiFi may help you look pretty good
cool tech October 31, 2014 posted by

Etree – the tree that gives Wi-Fi instead of oxygen

There’s a meme going around that says something to the effect of, “If trees gave off Wi-Fi people would be more interested in saving them” which is crazy because we still need them for oxygen, another important life sustaining substance. With the Etree, you could actually get Wi-Fi as well as a host of other benefits, but not oxygen.

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Etree – the tree that gives Wi-Fi instead of oxygen
Gadgets November 25, 2013 posted by

Satechi Smart Travel Router – super cool travel adapter, USB charger and WiFi genius in one

Do you travel around the world? If you do then we know you’ll hate how each country has a different electrical socket layout, which means you absolutely need to carry around adapters as well as chargers, so you don’t get caught out in your hotel. There are lots of international power socket adapters around of course, but not like this cool new product from Satechi.

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Satechi Smart Travel Router – super cool travel adapter, USB charger and WiFi genius in one
Bookmark This! June 11, 2012 posted by

Connectify Lite transforms your laptop into a full WiFi hotspot [Freeware]

It’s a real shame that selfish commercial interests have made it so difficult for communities to set up their own shared WiFi networks on a large scale, but that’s the way it is for now. Apart from services like FON the reality is that the most pervasive public networks all cost money. However there is another option if you’re willing to take a bit of time to install a freeware solution.

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cool tech June 9, 2012 posted by

Super WiFi Antenna picks up WiFi signals from up to a mile away

There’s one truth in this world. You can never have enough WiFi coming into your life. it’s all about the signal, right? There’s lots of ways you can get it, like standing on the roof of your car, or hoisting your laptop up a mountain, but for the more conventional of us, the best way is to find yourself a top quality bolt-on antenna.

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cool tech May 28, 2012 posted by

Wall Powered Wireless Signal Repeater extends your Wifi range to infinity and beyond

Dead spots suck. When WiFi first appeared they promised us massive range, no problems with obstructions and all sorts of impressive speed stuff. But the fact is WiFi signals are fussier than your Aunt Dolly on a hot day in July; a single flimsy partition wall is enough to stop the signal dead, which can be really annoying if all you want to do is kick back next door and watch some YouTube on your tablet in peace.

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Bookmark This! March 27, 2012 posted by

Wireless Network Watcher keeps an eye on your WiFi network connections [Daily Freeware]

It’s pretty easy for someone who’s determined to hack into your WiFi network nowadays, even if you think you’re safe with WPA encrypted password protection and all the rest. WEP security is all but useless, and yet people still rely on it to keep others from accessing their wireless LAN. The annoying thing is that anyone camping on your bandwidth costs you money, as well as using up your bandwidth allowance, which is a double whammy, let alone the security issues.

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