The Librem 15 Linux laptop has surpassed the $250-thousand goal it needed to launch.
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The software helps users move files from their Android, iOS, and Windows devices to an Intel-powered laptop running the Chrome OS.
There are lots of Linux laptops, but none that have the Free Software Foundation's blessings. That may change.
A team of researchers from North Carolina State University say they may have cracked the problem of Wi-Fi hotspots buckling under the pressure of too many concurrent users, through a tool they have developed called WiFox.
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CIOs seem to be more interested in Windows 8 tablets, even while showing little interest in it on desktop and conventional notebook PCs.
Price of Google laptop is attractive for cash-strapped businesses, but concerns about offline use and its lack of backward software compatibility will curb its adoption in the enterprise space.
Norton Hotspot Security is designed to hide public Wi-Fi sessions from eavesdropping software, encrypting sensitive data from prying eyes at hotspots nationwide.
The Federation Against Software Theft wants the current UK Digital Economy Act anti-piracy proposals to be extended to cover public Wi-Fi hotspots and 4G technology.
PC giant Lenovo will buy Stoneware, a U.S.-based software firm, to help connect devices to each other through the cloud.
New Broadcom software turns home gateways into shared Wi-Fi hotspots, without forcing you over your broadband data cap.
Data plans for the Ultrabook bundle cost $34.99 per month for 3GB or $49.99 per month plan with 6GB.
T-Mobile just launched some new no annual contract mobile broadband plans in an attempt to get customers using their fast HSPA+ network. You can use tablets, mobile hotspots, and laptop sticks with these new plans.
The wildly popular Xbox 360 gestire-control accessory now has a PC equivalent, and Microsoft is pushing the device as a new way to control Windows
Using Wi-Fi hotspots for web access when you're out and about can be immensely frustrating, especially if you want to connect several devices. Although there are software hotspots available for Windows 7, and iPhone and Android devices have a portable hotspot feature, a dedicated hardware hotspot such as TP-Link's recently-announced TL-MR3020 still has some attractions, not least of which is configurability.
Have you ever considered how your website looks if the user has images turned off?I only ask because I have tethered my Android phone to my laptop using EasyTether (darned proprietary software but I couldn't get the Free stuff to work).
Microsoft has released some of the source code for the software it uses to collect details of people's Wi-Fi hotspots, so that it can be examined for privacy implications.In a blog post on Friday, Reid Kuhn, partner group program manager for the Windows Phone engineering team, said the publication of the code should demonstrate Microsoft's commitment to privacy and ensuring the protection of people's information.
What does 2011 hold for the technology industry? Mobile will again dominate the headlines as all companies not named Apple will be searching for tablet strategies. Laptop price depreciation will regain steam. On the software front, cloud computing may put the hurt on established enterprise application players.
As the dollar flirts with parity, those who hold the reins for IT purchasing will be wondering what the dollar's battling will win them in terms of discounts.
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