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July 29, 2008  2:14 PM

Switch off and tune out of the 21st century

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Ansouis, ATM, Internet, Wi-Fi

I spent the last seven days without internet access; mobile phone coverage was almost intermittent and of course, Wi-Fi, simply didn't exist. Moreover cash machines were few and far between.

Yes  I was on holiday. What struck me was that this lack of basic networking and comms...

April 7, 2008  4:48 PM

Lost weekend discovering the joys of eeePC

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eeePC, Linux, Wi-Fi, Windows, Xandros

I lost this weekend to an Asus eeePC. I blame it on my colleague, Ian, who had trouble gettiing Wi-Fi going on his. To cut a long story short, Ian needed a working machine for the RSA conference in San Francisco this week and since the Wi-Fi on his eeePC wasn't working, he had to get another...

July 16, 2007  7:45 PM

Say no to default passwords

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Security, Wi-Fi

Wireless routers are so easy to setup. You just plug them in and off they go. This is what the wireless router companies and the sales staff in the big computer retailer wants us to think. Plug them in; forget security; dont worry about the default password; let's make the wireless router easy to...

May 21, 2007  2:56 PM

Wi-Fi madness

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BBC, Panarama, Radiation, Wi-Fi

On BBC 1 tonight, Panarama, is going to reveal why Wi-Fi is bad. The program makers will aim to show that the radiation risk from Wi-Fi networks, used widely in schools, is unacceptable. Experts have told me the radiation...

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