La Fonera 2.0 Wi-Fi Router Does It All and Pays You Cash

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHoAfXb4chQ] The team at FON are getting dangerously close to releasing the La Fonera 2.0 Wi-Fi router to a community beyond developers. The La Fonera 2.0 is no average router taking on many tasks normally handled by your computer. In the YouTube video above Martin Varsavsky, The CEO of FON, gives us a demo of many [...]

DLNA Adds New Features to Its Interoperability Guidelines for 2009

More news from the DLNA today. First, we heard that MoCA became an approved networking standard (as well as 802.11n) for future DLNA certified products. Now, the Digital Living Network Alliance is announcing new features like improved photo, video, audio synchronization, WPA2 support for wireless security, "Play To" & "Print To" functionality for sending media [...]

Popcorn Hour WN-100 Wireless USB Adapter Released for the Networked Media Tank

Sweetness. Popcorn Hour has just added a $37 802.11n (draft 2.0) USB 2.0 Wi-Fi adapter to their product line up that supports all Networked Media Tank models (A-100, A-110, B-110). The WN-100 features support for WEP / WPA / WPA1 and WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK encryptions and mechanisms, leverages MIMO and CCA technology for outstanding performance, [...]

Novatel Wireless Unveils the Ultra-Portable MiFi 3G Mobile Hotspot for Wi-Fi Devices

Tired of paying for a separate data plan for your laptop and cellphone? Have a look at this gem by Novatel Wireless coming out early next year. The Novatel Wireless MiFi is a credit card sized device that's capable of accessing your mobile 3G data plan and creating an instant Wi-Fi hotspot for all of [...]

Google Gears Adds Capability to Inform Websites Where You’re Surfing From

Google is announcing that the company is now embedding its geolocation technology into Google Gears, Chrome and the Android platform. The new Gears Geolocation API, which the company says is targeting Wi-Fi laptops, is designed so developers can determine where a user is located within a 200 meter range and provide relevant information like... where [...]

Ecobee Smart Thermostat Makes Living Green a Techie’s Dream

I've got to hand it to Ecobee for “getting it” when it comes to creating a product that's easy to operate and administer. I'm mean seriously... who doesn't like a gadget that can be hooked up to your wireless network and give you remote access from any web browser? Even better, one that can [...]

Smartparts Intros World’s Largest Wi-Fi Photo Frame at 32-Inches

We've seen the progress of photo frames going from simple counter-top peripherals with memory card slots to Wi-Fi photo frames that can wirelessly stream images directly from your PC — some of the latest ones are now even pulling images and data content directly from the web. Unfortunately, though, most of these products have been [...]

Wireless and Powerline Controls Market to Exceed $3 Billion in Revenues by 2012

Consumer demand for intelligent control applications will push U.S. revenues for wireless and powerline controls from $740 million in 2008 to over $3 billion in 2012, according to Opportunities for Wireless & Powerline Controls. This new report from Parks Associates forecasts the installed base for these technologies will skyrocket to nearly 60 million in 2012, thanks [...]