Category Archives: Wifi

Office DIY Ideas – How to Turn Office Junk into Useful Gadgets!

This is a Guest Post by Jeff Saporito from our partner blog site

Few things on this earth become as cluttered, dirty and full of mysteries as the desks where we work all day.  From shriveled lettuce fragments from a 2005 sandwich still stuck between the keys, to a curious 5” floppy disk full of unknown data that has been rolled over by the chair wheels a dozen times, there are all sorts of things buried within and around our workspaces.  This is particularly

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Palm Pre Hack – How to Make Your Palm Pre into a Wireless Router/HotSpot!


Palm Pre has been literally “awesome” in the last couple days that I’ve had it.

I love this new touchscreen phone so much that I even registered a domain name for it called on the night I bought the Palm Pre.

Well, it turns out that my $199 investment on the Palm Pre has paid off already as I have figured out how to make it into a wireless router already.


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Call Center Hack – How to Get Service From Phone Company Call Centers!

Hahaha, here’s an interesting blog post I started to write and forgot about it for couple weeks: (It’s a wonder what a difference a week makes you feel about things.  Just take it slow.)

LMAO Oscar Saved My Ass From AT&T Call Centers!

The most interesting thing came about today, I called AT&T THREE TIMES and navigated through their menus to reach call center in India once, then another woman over in the States, then to Oscar solved my problems of not being able to recover my registration info for the new router.

Seriously, I called AT&T 3 TIMES

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Hidden Wireless Camera Detector!

Remember we featured a spy camera pen before?  Well, this spy camera actually “detects” any hidden wireless cameras by scanning RF signals.

If you are into some highly classified work, you might want to get this and be protected from unwanted lurkers.

    Automatically detects all wireless signals. Whenever an unknown wireless signal is detected, the lights at the tip of the pen will flash according to the signal’s strength. Press a butt

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Wireless DIY – How to Set Up WPA2 Network!

For those of you wireless tinkers who need the best in wifi security, ComputerWorld has a great guide on how to set up WPA2 network.  I think this is a great way to “secure” your wifi network, especially since it’s already been proven even WPA can be cracked easily. – link

Step 1: Windows OS: First make sure your operating system is up to date. If you are running Windows XP, you’ll need service pack 2 and you’ll need to down

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Sprint Novatel’s MiFi 2200 Portable EV-DO Router Coming Soon!

Sprint will be rolling out their new EV-DO router where you can make any location a Wi-Fi hotspot.  Now, this still will be very slow since EV-DO is barely fast enough for one computer.

However, there is advantage where the router can be “placed” on your roof to ensure EV-DO coverage even in remote locations like in the mountain.  I am sure you’ve had similar experiences where your broadband USB simply doesn’t cut

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WiMax/WiBro Routers Available in South Korea!

While Sprint is still trying to get WiMax up and running in America by year 2010, (that’s the year it should be available in every city in the US, according to a Sprint rep I talked to last week) South Koreans have been enjoying it for the last couple years and now they have a WiBro router that instantly turns any location into a WiFi hotspot with fast upload/download speeds than you can imagine.

Of course, you can pick one up in South Korea (and use it in South Korea only) but I c

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Roku Digital Video Player Review!

For those of you looking for a cheaper alternative to cable box, you might just be lucky enough to get this Roku Digital Video Player.  Not only does it let you play Amazon On-Demand videos, it can also play Netflix videos too.

Of course, if you are overseas and you are paying top dollars on satellite TV just to watch American TV, this might be the perfect alternative

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Verizon Hub Review, Is It Really Necessary?

Verizon is trying to market the new “home” communication center unit, the Verizon Hub.  Basically it’s a netbook, sorta, packed with broadband modem and ability to surf online plus many other features.

I think this is a really GREAT idea except it’s too far ahead of its time.  You have to be at the RIGHT TIME at the RIGHT PLACE and Verizon might be doing well in 2010 but I simply don’t see this taking off anytime this year, especially since this is the first version.  Of course, Apple-like marketing could deceptivel

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Eye-Fi Hack – How to Hack Eye-Fi Wireless SD Card!

As you know, Eye Fi is a wireless SD card that lets your digital frame act as wireless digital frame. (or any other gadgets)

If you want to automate image uploading or simply want to hack it, refer to this guy’s hack where he shows you how to hack the Eye-Fi wireless SD

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