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Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as WiFi issues persist

It's not clear what this second beta of the OS is designed to fix

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Ruckus hopes to raise a rumpus in the small-business Wi-Fi market

Already a major player in the SMB networking space, Ruckus now wants to grab a slice of the small office/home office pie.

Complaints mount about Yosemite crippling Wi-Fi

There has been a steady stream of reports from users whose Wi-Fi connections were affected after installing the latest version of Mac OS X

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Passpoint Wi-Fi system makes it even easier to roam between hotspots

Jumping from one Wi-Fi hotspot to the next will be easier, thanks to an expansion of the Wi-Fi Alliance's Passpoint program to streamline the formation of new accounts.

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‘Free’ Wi-Fi for first born? … Well, about that

The press is having a field day with a report that a half-dozen Londoners unwittingly agreed to give up their first-born child in exchange for otherwise free Wi-Fi access.

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12 tips to tune your Wi-Fi network

More and more people are looking for Wi-Fi connectivity, especially at public venues -- on their laptops, smartphones and tablets -- to help conserve cellular data usage.

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How will iPhone 6's Wi-Fi calling, VoLTE affect enterprise networks?

Wi-Fi calling and VoLTE might eventually change the way voice calls are handled in the enterprise.

Going rogue

A quick drive around Washington DC found 15 rogue cell phone towers.

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Windows 9 leak shows Storage Sense and Wi-Fi Sense coming over from Windows Phone

The next version of Windows could make it easier to get online and clear up storage space.

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Consumers will adopt the IoT, report says

A report predicts that the Internet of Things is inevitable, with nearly two-thirds of consumers planning to buy an in-home IoT device in the next five years. However, it’s not all trouble-free.

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Review: New Gigabit Wi-Fi options for enterprise, SMB, SOHO

Meru hits enterprise sweet spot, EnGenius and ZyXEL target SMBs with 802.11ac access points.

Review: The next wave of Gigabit Wi-Fi products

Meru hits enterprise sweet spot, EnGenius and ZyXEL target SMBs with 802.11ac access points

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Top things to consider as you prepare for the transition to 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi

Overlay or rip and replace? Site survey or wing it? Need to upgrade the links to the APs? What about monitoring and management?

Sprint's cut in data prices won't help its network woes

'Sprint is hobbled by its network,' one analyst says

Sprint slashes shared data plan prices

It offers four lines and 20GB of data for about $160 a month, beats other carriers

Verizon is tops in network performance, reliability, speed in 2014 tests

RootMetrics finds AT&T close behind, with T-Mobile making big gains over Sprint

Big tech firms back Wi-FAR for remote broadband

802.22 standard, approved in 2011, promises low-cost broadband for remote areas

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Identify Wi-Fi thieves with this simple app

The WiFi Inspector app promises to give you a quick snapshot of connected devices. Plus, how 5 GHz Wi-Fi usage could make bandwidth theft more prevalent.

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How to troubleshoot Mac Wi-Fi problems

It happens to all of us: Suddenly, the wireless connection to your Mac slows down or disappears completely. When that happens, here's what to do.

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