Travelers Are Willing To Pay More To Have Wi-Fi On Their Flights

Honeywell has released its 2nd annual wireless connectivity survey, and the results have shown that having Wi-Fi on a flight is really important to most travelers. So much so, that 22 percent admitted to paying more for their ticket, just to have Wi-Fi availability on their plane. » 7/25/14 12:22pm 7/25/14 12:22pm

SF Gets Public Transit Hybrid Bus With Wi-Fi, Other Goods

San Francisco's public transit system is getting a bit of an upgrade as the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (MUNI) has teamed up with technology company, CISCO, for The Connected Bus—a public transportation bus that is a little more desirable than the traditional buses used in public transit systems. The… » 4/15/08 2:20pm 4/15/08 2:20pm

Newspaper Launches WiFi Mobile NewsBlazer

In an effort to prove that print journalism is "with it" and "nifty," the Shelby Star of Cleveland County, North Carolina has launched a mobile newsroom. Called "The Star Car," this modified Chevy TrailBlazer features a GPS tracking system, cell-based wireless, a laptop and a dash-mounted camera so that people can… » 11/06/07 1:30pm 11/06/07 1:30pm

DaimlerChrysler Tests WLAN Car-to-Car Communication System

Car-to-car communication has nothing to do with gesturing after a close call on the highway. Futurists foresee a time when cars will use systems of GPS and WiFi tech to let them communicate with each other, relaying information about road conditions and traffic anomalies to prevent smash-ups. DaimlerChrysler is… » 12/06/06 11:15am 12/06/06 11:15am

Windows for Your Scraper: Media Center in Buick Century

Bumbeck's threatening to get on his bad motor scooter and descend down the 110 from the heights of Montrose to check out Gawker Media's new San Pedro facilities. And when we think of Bumbeck, we think of two things (among other things): Sammy Hagar's pre-solo oeuvre and this classic dictum: "I have a theory that… » 11/29/05 4:20am 11/29/05 4:20am