Tag Archives: Wi-Fi

ScotRail trains to offer free Wi-Fi

scotrail ScotRail has announced that its class 170 express trains will have free Wi-Fi on board by the end of 2013. Some £2 million has been stumped up by the Scottish government.. more
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EE and Vodafone partner with Virgin on Wi-Fi

Virgin Media UK Both networks are signing up to provide customers with Wi-Fi on the underground EE and Vodafone have signed a deal with Virgin Media to let their customers benefit from the latter’s.. more
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New Wi-Fi tech ups speed by 700%

wifi Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) have discovered a potential means to juice up the speed of Wi-Fi by a factor of seven, no less. While your Wi-Fi performance at.. more
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Virgin Media to extend free tube Wi-Fi until 2013

Virgin Media has announced that it will extend its free Wi-Fi on the London underground until next year. Originally, Virgin Media has intended for the free ride to end after the Olympics had concluded – and the Wi-Fi to only be usable for subscribing Virgin.. more
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Skype to push free Wi-Fi

Skype is to extend its free Wi-Fi hotspot coverage across the UK (and Ireland) in a deal with Wicoms. The partnership will bring Free Skype Wi-Fi, as the service will be aptly named, to a number of high street locations and businesses. Any members of.. more
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O2 brings free Wi-Fi to London

London is fast becoming the free Wi-Fi capital of the world, as we head into the Olympic Games. Well, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but there’s certainly plenty of free Wi-Fi opportunities around now, such as on the tube, courtesy of Virgin Media, in the.. more
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London cabs to offer free wi-fi

As the Olympics approaches, the underground isn’t the only method of transport on which you’ll be able to enjoy a slice of free wi-fi action in London. As one enterprising taxi firm, the second largest in the capital in fact, has decided to offer wireless.. more
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HTC One X Wi-Fi flaw

HTC has admitted that there is indeed a problem with its flagship One X Android handset, or at least some of them. The problem being with the Wi-Fi connection, which isn’t as reliable as it could be, apparently thanks to some antenna issues. Android Central.. more
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First free wi-fi tube stations named

Virgin Media has announced the first London underground stations which will be graced with free Wi-Fi access this summer, before the Olympics comes to town. There will be 80 stations fully Wi-Fi enabled by the end of July, and they’ll include Oxford Circus, Stratford, Liverpool.. more
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Apple Replacing Faulty Wi-Fi iPads?

Forget “heatgate”, the fracas which erupted around the issue of exactly how hot the new iPad gets when stressed playing 3D games or other intensive activities. According to the latest from US-based Consumer Reports, the iPad isn’t excessively hotter than some Android rivals running 3D.. more
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