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Verizon ZTE Jetpack 4G/LTE Mobile Hotspot

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Developed by ZTE, the Jetpack is a 4G /LTE Mobile Hotspot allowing 4G/ LTE - customers to get download speeds of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G/LTE Mobile Broadband coverage areas. The global ready device will work in 205 different countries, and 125 more with 3G too.

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Siri And Crestron Means Softly Spoken Home Automation

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With help from Crestron's AMS-AIP home automation equipment and an intermediary proxy server, Apple iPhone 4S Siri can take over the highly intelligent voice control of lighting, temperature, home theater equipment and more; commanding your home's WiFi thermostat by voice.

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Tamaggo Reveals 360° High-Resolution 14MP Panomorph Digital Camera

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What this egg-shaped gizmo can do to your 360° world is create stunning panoramas much better morphed than, say, your ordinary StreetView imaging. You need to go to Tamaggo to experience it.

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Withings Announces New Smart-Scale For Babies

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Withings is best known for their "adult" WiFi-connected scale which enables you to track your weight and fitness level through an easy-to-use app that works with the PC or their favorite iOS mobile device. Now they introduce a scale that is designed for infants and toddlers.

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ASUS Transformer Prime To Get Android 4.0 ICS, Unlocked Bootloader And GPS Fix

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Asus is updating its Transformer Prime firmware from 8.8.3.29 to build 8.8.3.33 which is meant to address several problems identified by the company. First, it attempts to "enhance GPS speed" by automatically downloading satellite location tables over WiFi.

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jaja Is The World’s First Pressure Sensitive iPad Stylus (Video)

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Although there are many different stylus designs out there to choose from for the Apple iPad, we encourage you to check this one out. The jaja is the first ever pressure sensitive stylus for the iPad and it appears to be pretty impressive.

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Honeycomb Update For WiFi HTC Flyer Rolls Out

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HTC is now delivering on its promise to bring Honeycomb to the Flyer. The HTC Flyer was first released in April 2011 with Google Android 2.3.3. The Android 3.2 Honeycomb update is currently rolling out to those devices anxiously awaiting the upgrade.

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Samsung DV300F Is The First DualView Camera With Wi-Fi

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Samsung has come out with point-and-shoots earlier which featured Wi-Fi, the SH100 and the ST80 are two, but this is the first time that Wi-Fi has made its way into the new DualView camera style. The Samsung DV300F, which comes equipped with a 1.5-inch front-facing LCD (will help with self-portraits), has a 3-inch rear-facing display, 5x optical zoom, a 7.76mm 16 Megapixel CCD sensor, and a 4.5-22.5mm, f4.5 lens.

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Republic Wireless Goes Fully Unlimited

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Although Republic Wireless’ announcement of their $19 per month unlimited plan last month made everyone jump through the roof with joy at first, the rest of the deal seemed to be a downfall. But now, the upstart carrier has made another announcement which will allow you to fix your roof once again. From now on, the promised unlimited will be truly unlimited.

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Republic Wireless $19/Month Unlimited Plan Has Soft Caps

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It looks like a real deal is being offered by new wireless carrier Republic Wireless, because they've got a $19 per month plan that gives you unlimited talk, text, and data. Yes, unlimited data too.

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The anti-WiFi movement at a coffee shop near you

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Vancouver is a bit of tech hub, so it's understandable that many of the coffee shops offer complimentary Wi-Fi access to customers. This way, people like me can whip our laptops and get some work done while sipping down on a hazelnut latte. But some cafes don't like this anymore.

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Google’s Small Problem

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A new privacy issue has stemmed from a recent incident involving internet search giant Google. The investigation spearheaded by authorities from around the globe included New Zealand alongside the Australian Police. The issue came under fire when German regulators were made aware of a breach of privacy regarding Google Street View's unencrypted Wi-Fi network being left accessible while Google Street View, a division of Google Maps, was in operation.

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Cisco Valet Wi-Fi routers are easy enough for grandma to setup

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Cisco's latest additions to their router arsenal are the Valet and Valet Plus. Blue is one of my favorite colors, though I wouldn't know how I would feel about a bright blue router sitting among my traditional black stack of gadgets, the new duo do come in the friendly color. Since Cisco's acquisition of Flip Video, they have taken a shift in creativity and have set the Flip design team loose on this latest offering. In the end, Flip has been able to make their devices not only visually appealing, but also easy enough for grandma to setup.

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Google flips the switch on SSL encryption for Gmail

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Google announced Wednesday that it will start encrypting all its Gmail traffic when using a remote wireless server.This comes within days of Google's announcement that it might pull its offices from China after discovering concerted attempts to break into Gmail accounts of human rights activists.

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Wi-Fi Coming to Amtrak Acela Trains

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You have some airlines that are already offering in-flight Wi-Fi access, but these new security measures could make air travel a little less appealing that it has been in the past. What if you want to take the train instead? Well, it seems that Amtrak is coming to your web-connected rescue.

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