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A List Of More Appropriate Names For Race Track Wifi Connections

With the exception of the New Jersey Motorsports Parks and the Circuits of the Americas of the world, most race tracks were designed before the Internet was a thing. This is a huge problem when you’re trying to report anything from said race track, or send cool pictures of your car back to Mom.
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How to Get a Strong Wi-Fi Signal in Every Room of Your House

If you live in a particularly tall or wide house, or one with a complicated layout, then you might have problems with Wi-Fi dead zones where your high-speed wireless broadband connection just can't reach. That can seriously hamper your Netflix binge-watching or Spotify streaming. You don't have to settle for patchy… »2/03/15 12:13pm2/03/15 12:13pm

Flyer Racks Up $1,171 In Wifi Charges During Flight

A Singapore Airlines passenger was astonished to learn that he was being charged $1,171 for wifi usage during his flight from London to Singapore last Thursday. A Canadian man named Jeremy Gutsche purchased a 30MB package for $28.99, but landed with an additional $1,142 in overage charges. »11/16/14 5:32pm11/16/14 5:32pm

WiFi Network Named 'Al Quida' Singlehandedly Delays Flight 17 Hours

We've all come across some cheeky Wifi network names, like "FBI Surveillance Van" or "We Can Hear You Fucking," but on Sunday night, one idiot decided to board a flight with a personal hotspot called "Al-Quida Free Terror Nettwork," which resulted in a 17-hour flight delay from LAX. »10/28/14 10:51am10/28/14 10:51am

Airline Industry Feels WiFi Is As Integral To Flight Experience As Wings

Throughout last week's Airline Passenger Experience Expo, the primary news pouring out was about inflight entertainment and connectivity. The death knell began to ring a few years ago for the traditional seat back TV, as analysts foresaw the growth of personal devices like laptops, phones and tablets. »9/23/14 1:43pm9/23/14 1:43pm

Airlines Are Spending More Than $1 Billion Per Month To Make You Happy

Gone are the days of no-frills flying. Even Southwest, who once embraced "no frills," now offers WiFi and streaming TV on most of its planes. As budgets and profit margins remain tight in the airline industry, their profits are going toward on-board improvements like WiFi, entertainment options, and power outlets at… »8/25/14 3:57pm8/25/14 3:57pm

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 2:20pm4/15/08 2:20pm