Global Wi-Fi shipments reached 5 billion in 2012, will quadruple by 2017

In 2012, total cumulative global Wi-Fi-enabled device shipments reached five billion, according to ABI Research. And the pace of innovation isn’t slowing, with new Wi-Fi protocols rolling out in 2013 and close to 20 billion WiFi-enabled devices predicted to be in the market by 2017.



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Top 10 technological breakthroughs of the past 45 years


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We have experienced a continuous revolution of new vs. old, manual work vs. automation, digital vs. analog in the past 45 years. In that time, thousands of sophisticated IT products fueled a series of information revolutions that transformed the business and consumer worlds.



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Wi-fi sensor gives your dying plants a voice to plead for help

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Is you plant smiling or dying?

If you’ve been using Koubachi’s iOS app to remember when it’s time to water your plants, the company’s new wireless sensor will give your greenery an even better fighting chance of survival if you’re lacking a green thumb.

Whereas the app used your location, the local soil conditions, and the type of plant to make an educated guess as to when it needed watering, misting, or fertilization. Koubachi’s new Wi-fi plant sensor takes the guesswork out of the equation, automatically measuring moisture, temperature, and light…

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In-flight Wi-Fi predicted to grow 600% by 2015


Delta will be the first airline to expand its Wi-Fi service to regional jets.

More airlines are beginning to offer Wi-Fi service and travelers are increasingly expected to take advantage of in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity in the coming years.  A new report from In-Stat News found that in-flight Wi-Fi revenue is expected to grow from about $225 million in 2011 to over $1.5 billion in 2015.


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Evoz turns your iPhone into a baby monitor



The modern baby monitoring system that works over iOS will finally start shipping on October 4th. Evoz is unlike the traditional walkie-talkie-like baby monitors, you don’t need a separate receiver to use the system – you can just use your own iOS devices, like your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, to function as both the monitor and receiver.


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Simple Fixes for Annoying Tech Problems

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There are simple solutions to problems with your tech gadgets.

Does the battery life on you phone only last a few hours? Do you really need a computer password logon? Do you have Wi-Fi dead spots in your house? Or maybe the screen on your smartphone is cracked! Tech gadgets are only fun until they annoy the heck out of you. Here are some solutions to make your annoying gadgets behave.


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32% Admit to Borrowing a Neighbor’s Wi-Fi

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The Wi-Fi Alliance, a non-profit trade organization, offers tips on securely surfing the Internet at public hotspots and elsewhere.

It’s the digital equivalent of mooching a cup of sugar, only without asking. Some 32% of respondents to a recent national survey admitted borrowing a neighbor’s unencrypted Wi-Fi connection. That’s nearly double the 18% who said they borrowed Wi-Fi in a 2008 poll.


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‘Talking Cars’ Someday May Save Lives


 The systems are still five to 10 years from being deployed into America’s car fleet.

Could “talking cars” save lives?  A group of car companies is developing safety systems using advanced Wi-Fi signals and GPS systems that could allow vehicles to communicate with each other on the road. The cars could then send messages to warn their drivers about potential crashes.


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