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Today’s the Day to Upgrade Your Home Wi-Fi to a Mesh Network
Kill your Wi-Fi dead zones.
What You Need to Know About the KRACK Wi-Fi Security Problem
Keep your devices up-to-date!
Facebook’s ‘Find Wi-Fi’ Feature Goes Global
The company started testing the feature last year.
How to Safely Enjoy All That Free Subway Wi-Fi
Nearly every underground subway station is now wired for free Wi-Fi. Here’s how to use it without worry.
Google Wifi Is Now the Best Way to Blanket Your Home in Wi-Fi
If you’ve been dealing with Wi-Fi dead zones or spotty coverage in your home, Google’s new router is the way to solve it.
The ‘Secret’ Unlimited Data Hotspot You Can Write Off on Your Taxes
Piggyback off Sprint’s LTE network for a crazy-cheap price, and support a good cause while you’re doing it.
More Than 1,000 People Were Tricked Into Joining Fake Wi-Fi Networks at the RNC
A security company set up the networks near the convention site as a test.
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Starbucks Says No More Surfing Porn on Its Wi-Fi, Either
The company says it’s working on a filter that doesn’t “involuntarily block unintended content.”
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McDonald’s Is Tired of Everybody Watching Porn on Its Free Wi-Fi
It tells an internet-safety group it’s added a filter to stores’ internet.
Reciting Wi-Fi Passwords Is Still Very Annoying
Weird that we haven’t solved this yet.
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Dunkin’ Donuts’ Customers Use Twice As Much Wi-Fi As
Talk about bandwidth.
Au Bon Pain Says It Stopped Blocking Wi-Fi Access to Gay Rights Sites [Updated]
“We worked with our WiFi provider to make sure it won’t happen again.”
MTA Plans Wi-Fi for Trains to Appease the Young
The trains, not just the stations.
Decrepit NYC Pay Phones Now Offering Free Wi-Fi
No quarter required.
Mobile Slaughterhouse Gives Small, Local Farms a Leg Up; San Francisco Jails
Plus: Chefs resort to making their own soft drinks and condiments to avoid high fructose corn syrup; and one expert argues that high food costs makes farming a cash crop, all in our morning news roundup.
Dumbo About to Get
Even More Hip
Free Wi-Fi for everyone!
The FCC Sorta Tries to Keep the Internet Kinda Free
Another proposal on net neutrality.
Subway Station Cell-Phone Service Arriving Ahead of Schedule
All stations to be wired by 2016.
Brooklyn’s Best Coffee Shops for Taking Care of Business
The borough’s top “coffices.”
Alex Mashinsiky Is Determined to Bombard You With Connectivity
Wi-Fi in 1,000 livery cars by fall.
Wi-Fi and Mobile Service Coming to New York Subway Stations
$200 million plan is moving forward.
Arby’s Will Open With Wi-Fi, Too
The first Brooklyn location of the roast-beef chain will open next Thursday.
McDonald’s Gets Wi-Fi
Know of other restaurants that offer wireless?
Are Cafés Cracking Down on Laptop Users?
In which coffee shops should you avoid busting out a laptop?