wi-fi

5.24.17

Why You Should Think Twice Before Using Coffee Shop Wi-Fi

In a new list of public Internet spots most at risk of hacking, cafes came out top.

5.10.17

This Kentucky County Is Starting Its Own Broadband Network

Appalachia has a giant internet problem.

6.14.16

Eccentric Wi-Fi Routers Put the "Fun" in Functional Art

These routers deliberately misbehave worse than your crappy Circuit City relic.

4.13.16

[NSFW] New York Graffiti Artist Speed-Hacks City Wi-Fi

KATSU, the originator of drone graffiti, shows how easy it is to mess with the city's new municipal wi-fi terminals.

9.21.15

Say "Hello" to the World's First Interactive Barbie

"Ken, who is this 'Siri' you've been messaging?"

8.7.15

Solar "Smart Palms" to Power Dubai's Public Places

If you can't beat the heat, at least use it to power your Wi-Fi.

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7.17.15

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Woman Allegedly Pulled a Knife on Some Teens Because of Bad Wi-Fi at a Taco Bell

Also this week: A guy was arrested for "stealing electricity" by plugging his phone in on a train.

1.26.15

Reasons Why British People Shouldn't Hate Australians

Today is Australia Day. You act like you hate us because we're drunk and boorish but where would you be without our coffee-making skills and weird sports?

12.3.14

This Guy Can Hear Wi-Fi, He Says it Sounds like Minimal Techno

Phantom Terrains is a project which is mapping the sound of wireless networks, transforming whole cities into sonic wonderlands.

11.12.14

This Man Can Hear Wi-Fi

With the help of sound artist Daniel Jones, writer Frank Swain created a special hearing device that enables him to hear Wi-Fi signals.

10.27.14

Subway Performers All Over New York Performed Together Via Wi-Fi

Conductor Ljova used laptops to conduct a remote orchestra in Chris Shimojima's new short film, "Signal Strength."