Using WEP Could Cost You One Billion Dollars

If your senior management keep demanding to know the ROI on new security gear when you bring them quotes to have your wireless infrastructure upgraded, just show them this story. I’m sure it will help you convince them that a small investment in wireless security would indeed be worth the measly cost of a few […]

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Introducing the BlackBerry Curve

Since the introduction of the iPhone by Apple in January, many cell phone manufacturers have been in a race to release new iPhone-like smart mobiles that could offer some tough competition to Mr. Jobs’ expensive toy when it comes out in June. The latest one in this batch comes from Research in Motion (RIM), the […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The April 30th Edition

–LifeHacker Top 10: Home networking tricks “By now you’ve probably got several connected computers at home, sharing an internet connection, maybe a printer and files between them. But are you getting the most out of your home network?” –Four Ways to Surf Safely at Starbucks PC Magazine offers four tips on keeping your PC safe […]

Zune Phone A Bit Premature?

There has been some speculation in recent weeks that Microsoft was planning to making a phone based on the Zune. I know what you’re thinking…didn’t Apple come up with a similar idea awhile back? I think it’s called the iPhone. EnGadget pointed toward an article on seattlepi.com today that suggests that these reports may be […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The April 16th Edition

–How to Reduce Firefox’s Memory Usage? We all know it, Firefox is a memory hog. Here’s a good article listing simple steps you can take to bring down the amount of┬áRAM FF takes. –Test Driving the $100 Laptop’s Interface (Slideshow) As the One Laptop Per Child project works toward a release this year of what […]

Sansa Connect: I Want One

Sansa’s taking another swipe at the iSheep. This one’s the $250 Sansa Connect, with a sub-moniker of ‘internet radio’. But while it’s your basic MP3 player on the surface (4GB capacity), it sets itself apart with (a) built-in WiFi (b) free or subscription-based (your choice) access to Yahoo’s music service. Naturally, you need a wireless […]

802.11n Draft 2.0 Gets Thumbs Up from IEEE Working Group

Yes folks, the 802.11 working group has finally gave its thumb up to draft 2.0 of the 802.11n protocol. In real world terms, this means that we’ll finally be seeing 802.11n compliant wireless devices appearing on the market before the end of the year. If you are looking to change your wireless router in coming […]