In-flight Wi-Fi is wonderful. The price to use it on the other hand, not so great. There are a few methods to get free access, but these two are relatively simple. The first requires only an iPhone. The second requires either a VPS or server you control. They both result in free, unlimited access for the whole flight.
As our society of humans progresses in the twenty-first century, our need for fast WiFi is almost as great as our need for clean air and drinking water. Especially when we get on planes. As it stands, airplane WiFi still isn’t the most reliable or fast, but airplane Wifi provider Gogo wants to improve things... in…
You can do all kinds of stuff with your Amazon Echo, like order a pizza, listen to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, buy a crossbow, a paleo diet cookbook, or that trusty Amazon stalwart, the 55-gallon drum of Passion Natural Water-Based Lubricant. You can even call an Uber driver. But you won’t need to do that…
In-car wifi is equal parts mind-bending and irresponsible-seeming. But you know you want it, and you’ve only been able to get it in brand new cars that are already computers on wheels. Until now, that is!
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.
You know that Louis C.K. joke about wifi on airplanes? He says, “It’s fast, and I’m watching YouTube clips. It’s amazing—I’m on an airplane! And then it breaks down.… And the guy next to me goes, ‘This is bullshit.’” It’s so true.
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…
Google's Chromecast is a great way to stream anything in your living room, but mastering its intricacies can really make it shine. There are some hidden Chromecast capabilities many people don't know exist, and here are some of the best ones.
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.
At the end of April, AT&T announced they had partnered up with Honeywell to throw their hat into the inflight wifi ring by next year. However, on Monday the telecom giant said they will no longer pursue entry into the inflight connectivity realm.
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.
United Airlines has taken their sweet time with getting Wifi on their planes, lagging years behind competitors like American and Delta. But it's finally here, and its speed and pricing structure seem to have been worth the wait.
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.
WiFi availability has become pretty common for most domestic flights, but still has a lot of room to grow in the international realm. It's a great option for those who need to work, or don't have enough legroom to actually get comfortable enough for some quality shut-eye.
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…
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.
When you board a plane these days, the availability of WiFi connectivity is something we're beginning to expect, right along with the TSA full-body rub down and the fussy toddler kicking our seat for four hours. But while it's becoming common, the complexities of inflight WiFi and the variety of connection options are…
JetBlue is introducing a new binary-themed livery on N709JB, one of its Airbus A320 aircraft. Featuring a dark blue aft fuselage with zeroes and ones, and named "CONNECTED TO 01000010 01001100 01010101 01000101" — binary code that translates to: "Connected to BLUE."
It seems ironic that India, a country known partly for tech firms and call centers, is a place where its national airline isn't allowed to operate in-flight WiFi in its airspace. But, that's what Air India discovered after having announced the addition of WiFi to their fleet in January.
Air China has announced that two flights between Beijing and Chengdu have become the first in the country to give customers free WiFi on board. And not only is it free, the airline says connection speeds go up to 30Mbps.