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More Ways to Share/Steal Wi-Fi
The blogosphere is abuzz this week with a couple of new Wi-Fi related products, one which you may want to try out socially, and another you probably dont want to touch with a ten-foot antenna. - 5/31/07

Firefox 1.5 Gets Its Last Update
New updates fixing Firefox 2.x and 1.5.x are out, including at least one critical flaw. -5/31/07

Study: Smartphone Extras Driving Sales
ABI Research finds the smartphone sector bubbling along with a craze to personalize. - 5/31/07

Apple Partners With YouTube
Apple is giving its floundering Apple TV something it has yet to gain, besides an audience: content. -5/30/07

And The Winner Is: IP Phone or Desktop?
As the world moves to an all-IP infrastructure for both voice and data, the role of the traditional desktop phone may well be changing. - 5/24/07

IPv6 For Small Business Arrives
With everything you have to contend with running a small business, you probably dont know that the Internet is running of IP addresses. You might not even really care. Except that eventually it will affect you - 5/21/07

T-Mobile Wing: First Windows Mobile 6 Smartphone
It has a sports slider keyboard and loads of features like predecessor, but is nearly a third smaller. - 5/22/07

New WLAN Controllers Target SMBs
The Wi-Fi controller (ne switch) market has long been the province of big corporations. But two vendors -- Netgear and Ruckus Wireless -- announced plans for product lines targeting budget-conscious SMBs. - 5/21/07

11n: Let the Testing Begin
The Wi-Fi Alliance has a new Certified logo for 802.11n Draft 2.0 testing, not to mention a new testbed. -5/16/07

Communicate, Store and Protect
This week, several items crossing the news desk caught our eye. We take look at a monitor that unifies communication, an even bigger Buffalo and data backup that fits in your wallet. - 5/16/07

wUSB on Windows Mobile
Ultrawideband makers strut their stuff at WinHEC 2007, including high-speed handhelds and video convergence. - 5/15/07

Azimuth To Test 802.11n
The ADEPT-n MIMO Test Platform will handle repeatable testing in a single-box solution. - 5/14/07

D-Link's Draft-N 2.0 Upgrade Ready
The Xtreme N product line may be the first to support the almost-final version of 802.11n. - 5/10/07

Netgear Bids For More Storage Networking
Seeing growth potential in storage, Netgear bids to buy Infrant to accommodate SMBs. - 5/4/07

Security Vendors Debate the 'Arms Race'
Vendors and investors look for solutions to a 'super-evolving list of threats.' - 5/3/07

Dell Set to Sell Ubuntu Linux
Customers asked and Dell listened; pre-loaded Linux is finally coming. -5/2/07

Zip and Encrypt Your E-mail: For Free
PKWare's making its SecureZip available to individuals for free, which means it won't cost a thing to encrypt the files you store on your desktop or send via e-mail. - 5/2/07

Skype Gets a Tongue Lashing
Verizon Wireless, AT&T and CTIA lashed out Monday at VoIP provider Skype's proposal to require wireless carries to open their networks to any type of device or Web application (i.e. Skype). - 5/1/07

Fix It Fast with Remote Support Service
OfficeMax and HiWired team up to offer a new remote-access service that they say will let you contact support technicians over a secure broadband connection. - 5/1/07

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