Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort can be easily hacked, investigators say

The Wi-Fi networks at Mar-a-Lago and a number of other Trump properties can be hacked in a matter of minutes, according to a team of investigators.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/18/trumps-mar-lago-resort-can-be-easily-hacked-investigators-say.html

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Tech Q&A: Marketing on social media, buying a smart TV, shopping without Craigslist and more

Q. My home’s Wi-Fi connection seems to drop constantly, especially in certain rooms around the house. What could be causing this? And are there fixes I can do to stop this annoying problem?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/16/tech-q-marketing-on-social-media-buying-smart-tv-shopping-without-craigslist-and-more.html

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Google may combine Home and Wi-Fi hub into a single product

Google is said to be considering combining its Google Home and Google Wi-Fi smart-home devices into a single product, expanding functionality and cutting costs for smart homes of the future.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/06/google-may-combine-home-and-wi-fi-hub-into-single-product.html

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 prank causes trouble in the skies

A flier’s (or, as some other media put it, “moron’s”) decision to name his wifi hotspot “Samsung Galaxy Note7_1097″ caused trouble in the skies Tuesday night.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/23/samsung-galaxy-note-7-prank-causes-trouble-in-skies.html

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Plume ships its value-priced entry into the mesh Wi-Fi fray

Plumes small pods come in packs to serve a home

Plume promised value-priced, easy-to-use, whole-home Wi-Fi with a stylish design. Now it is delivering.

The post Plume ships its value-priced entry into the mesh Wi-Fi fray appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/240570-plume-ships-value-priced-entry-mesh-wifi-fray?source=Computing

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DIY: Extending WiFi throughout your house

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As more of our networking moves from wired to WiFi, at the same time as bandwidth demands continue to increase, it may be time to look at providing more effective wireless coverage throughout your home or office.

The post DIY: Extending WiFi throughout your house appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/240202-diy-extending-wifi-throughout-house?source=Computing

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Intel may add Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 to next-generation chipsets

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Intel may integrate USB 3.1 and Wi-Fi into its next-generation 300-series chipsets, further consolidating peripheral technology and giving desktop users built-in wireless support on all platforms.

The post Intel may add Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 to next-generation chipsets appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/239252-intel-may-add-wifi-usb-3-1-next-generation-chipsets?source=Computing

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NYC to pull plug on sidewalk internet after porn complaints

The web-browsing feature of New York City’s sidewalk Wi-Fi kiosks will be disabled after critics complained that homeless people were monopolizing them and using them to watch porn, officials said Wednesday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/15/nyc-to-pull-plug-on-sidewalk-internet-after-porn-complaints.html

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Netgear Orbi aims to kill your wireless dead zones with mesh networking

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Netgear’s Orbi home Wi-Fi system is the latest to offer routing, range extension, and simple installation and administration in a stylish package — for a price.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/234158-netgear-orbi-aims-to-kill-your-wireless-dead-zones-with-mesh-networking

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How to boost your Wi-Fi speed by choosing the right channel

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Some channels in Wi-Fi routers are indeed much faster — but that doesn’t mean you should go ahead and change them. Read on to find out more about interference and the massive difference between 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/179344-how-to-boost-your-wifi-speed-by-choosing-the-right-channel

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