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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# WiFi

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This Dublin business is plotting to take over the Middle East's airwaves
Free WiFi entrepreneurs MyPlace Connect looking at next phase of expansion plans.
Column: Free Wi-Fi networks carry risks – but you can avoid them
Make sure you’re not freely handing away your personal data…
11 essential tips for excellently naming your WiFi network
UPC1037456 is simply unacceptable.
What to keep in mind when using your phone as a WiFi connection
It has its advantages, but it also comes with its own risks.
Poll: Should you put your phone away while in company?
Most of us are guilty of browsing on our phones in company – should we cut it out?
Some cafes in the US are turning off the free WiFi, is it going to happen here?
Is WiFi free the new free WiFi?
GSOC bugging report expected to be discussed by Cabinet tomorrow
The Cooke report was commissioned in February following reports of “unlawful surveillance”.
Someone in the Department of Finance is having a little fun with their WiFi
Department of MESSERS, more like.
Bray café has the perfect message for social media addicts
Two newborn kittens survive being boxed up and shipped 120 miles
They’ve named them Mouse and Wifi. Aww.
WiFi provider Bitbuzz sees over one million logins made in March
The week leading up to St Patrick’s day saw more than a quarter of a million logins made through the service.
Researchers create simulation virus that spreads via WiFi
The virus, named Chameleon, searches for weaknesses within WiFi networks and infects them before automatically seeking other vulnerable access points.
Outernet project aims to provide global WiFi coverage via satellite
By sending mini-satellites into low Earth orbit, the project aims to beam WiFi to those who wouldn’t usually have access to it.
Pics: The US towns where residents are banned from using mobile phones or wi-fi
People living in the 13,000 square-mile National Radio Quiet Zone in the US live the kind of tech-free lifestyle that most people in the country have never experienced.
10 ways to improve your smartphone's battery life
Give yourself one less thing to worry about the next time you check your phone.
FAA panel advises lifting ban on use of gadgets during take-off and landing
The panel said a ban should remain on browsing the Internet and sending or receiving texts and emails while the plane is flying below 10,000 feet.
EU wants to ban mobile networks from blocking Skype over 3G
The European Commission wants to guarantee net neutrality by stopping carriers from selectively blocking services.
13 of the best wi-fi network names of all time
What do you mean, yours is called ‘UPC733241′?
Samsung has tested wireless internet that could download a movie in one second
The South Korean technology firm has tested super-fast fifth generation or 5G wireless technology but it will be a while before its released to the general public.
How Twitter and Facebook can help you access free public WiFi
The company has assured users that their data will remain protected.
Bus Éireann roll out free WiFi across 7 stations nationwide
The affected stations have a combined weekly footfall of approximately 200,000 people.
"Pyjama Girl has every right to be in the set" - meet the team behind the 14 'icons of Dublin'
Plus more pictures of the signs going up around Dublin.
How 20,000 pounds of potatoes brought wi-fi to airplanes
Spuds, glorious spuds, stood in for people in on-board tests.
Irish Rail rolls out free wi-fi on Dublin's commuter trains
Commuters on the Drogheda, Maynooth, M3 Parkway, Kildare and Gorey services can now work on their laptops, tablets and smart phones during their commute.
High tech homes: the smart technology that helps you run your home
Fridges that recommend recipes, robot vacuums and moving the walls at the touch of a button…
Free WiFi launched on all Irish Rail Intercity trains
Irish Rail says the Intercity fleet is now fully equipped with WiFi, and every seat will have a plug socket for passengers to charge their devices on board.
Free WiFi for Grafton Street ahead of wider roll-out
WiFi will be available in 20-minute slots free of charge on Dublin city centre street. Bitbuzz says it’s expanding service to Galway and Cork this year.
Foreign aid, college fees and pregnancies: the week in statistics
How much will the US’s aid cuts to Pakistan really matter? And just how many priests have been connected with abuse allegations?
Bus Éireann rolls out WiFi on 88 new buses
23 commuter coaches in the Greater Dublin Area have been given WiFi services, with more in Cork and Galway.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Your evening round-up of the day’s news…
Dublin Bus to begin free WiFi trials next week
The capital’s bus provider will kick off a trial run of its proposed free WiFi service on a small number of buses next week.
London to get the largest free wifi zone in Europe
O2 will oversee the new free network two large London boroughs – which will reportedly be powered by devices attached to street furniture.
WiFi to be rolled out at Dublin Airport
eircom has partnered with the Dublin Airport Authority to roll out eircom WiFiHub in Dublin airport, which can be accessed by millions of passengers every year.
€6 million investment for Irish Rail improvements
The companywill receive €600,000 for heaters and €1 million to improve journey times between Portarlington and Dublin.
Apple to pay 'ongoing royalties' to end Nokia patent dispute
The Finnish mobile operator wins out in its dispute with Apple, after each side accused the other of patent infringement.
Revealed: the legal dangers of not having a WiFi password
US studies show that many people leave their WiFi networks password-free – and risk claims of illegal downloading as a result.
WiFi provider Bitbuzz announces 'positive' 2010 results
The Irish-owned wireless internet company says it grew customer numbers by 65 per cent, and revenue by 17 per cent.