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Boingo Wireless and NetNearU release another plug-and-play hot spot box: continuing a trend, Boingo and NetNearU have a $595 device that ties into Boingo's authentication an billing systems.
HereUAre on the block: HereUAre, a network billing aggregator, is looking for a buyer according to Internetnews.com. HereUAre and associated firm WiFi Metro (which bought most of AirWave's assets) must be sold within two weeks or the operations will be wound down, the report stated.
PC Magazine shows TI ACX100 chip offers marginal speed benefit: The PC Mag test is too desultory to tell the full story. At what range, what speeds? With X devices, what kind of congestion? Running Wi-Fi and PBCC mode on multiple machines, how does this affect throughput? I'm not sold on the ACX100-chipset-based devices, as they won't actually be 802.11g compatible when that standard is finalized. I'd suggest saving one's pennies to achieve interoperability.
The Goldblog Variations: TIPChalking: The old man of the Internet, all of 42, Brad Templeton introduces the latest variation, tying together the illumanati, our nation's currency, and warchalking. (Brad is the chairman of EFF, a group that is currently suing on my and four other folks' behalf most of the major media companies in the U.S. for our right to use our ReplayTV 4000's without threat.)