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Review: NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Wireless Router

Review: NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Wireless Router
As a tech guy, I’ve been through a number of different wireless routers over the years. Between ever-improving speed and range, as well as the occasional hardware failure, my closet is a veritable graveyard of routers…
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BitTorrent Project Maelstrom Browser: Peer-to-Peer Web Hosting

BitTorrent Project Maelstrom Browser: Peer-to-Peer Web Hosting
As part of its efforts to leverage its peer-to-peer protocol in more legitimate and profitable ways, BitTorrent is developing a web browser that will be more secure, stable and open. Currently under the name Project Maelstrom,…
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Norse IPViking Online Map Shows Cyber Attacks in Real Time: WarGames 3

Norse IPViking Online Map Shows Cyber Attacks in Real Time: WarGames 3
Solid Snake and Fallout are wrong. War does change. At this very moment, hackers and their legion of enslaved computers are waging an invisible war online. Perhaps they’re trying to steal information or shut down certain…
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Keewifi Router Authenticates Nearby Devices without the Need for Passwords: Hold and Surf

Keewifi Router Authenticates Nearby Devices without the Need for Passwords: Hold and Surf
The Keewifi is a router that lets you have a convoluted Wi-Fi password yet allow people to log on without typing a single thing. That’s because it can automatically authenticate devices that are held close to…
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AT&T and Verizon Says 10Mbps Is “Too Fast” For a Broadband Standard

AT&T and Verizon Says 10Mbps Is “Too Fast” For a Broadband Standard
Right now, “broadband” is defined as 4Mbps or higher. These days, 4Mbps is also known by such names as “slower than using a pigeon,” “glacial,” and “a great excuse for why you suck at any given…
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Pressure Gauge Modded to Measure Internet Usage: Steamtest

Pressure Gauge Modded to Measure Internet Usage: Steamtest
Network operations supervisor Ed Konowal spends a lot of time looking at graphs and other data on his monitors. To switch things up, Ed wanted to connect his job with something tangible, so he made a…
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Kudoso Rewards Kids’ Good Behavior with Internet Time

Kudoso Rewards Kids’ Good Behavior with Internet Time
Can’t get your kids to do their chores or clean their rooms? Just strip them of their Internet access, and they’ll most likely be ready to do whatever it is you’ve been trying to get them…
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bt.tn Is the Easy Button for the Internet

bt.tn Is the Easy Button for the Internet
Big red buttons are cool. You can’t help but press one when you see it. They are the simplest interface ever. A red button can shoot a Space Invader or launch a nuke. I prefer the…
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Iridium GO! Mi-Fi Gives You Internet, Anywhere in the World

Iridium GO! Mi-Fi Gives You Internet, Anywhere in the World
Most mobile internet plans have limitations, one of these being coverage. Sure, most developed places are covered by mobile signals, but if you travel frequently to areas with no cell towers, then you might have a…
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Map of the Internet 1.0: Web Browser

Map of the Internet 1.0: Web Browser
Even if you’re not an XKCD fan, I’m sure some of you have seen Randall Munroe’s irreverent Map of Online Communities. Martin Vargic – who makes maps in his pastime – was inspired by that webcomic…
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Robots Get Their Own Network Called RoboEarth (SkyNet Goes Online)

Robots Get Their Own Network Called RoboEarth (SkyNet Goes Online)
Robots that are made to perform certain tasks require a lot of processing power and lots of programming. If you bring in another similar robot, you have to complete that programming again. That may change in…
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Router Sweet Router

Router Sweet Router
In the future, when you and your grandkids are gathered over a hologram of a fireplace and they ask you where you think your home is, dust off your ancient tablet and show them Isaac Moore’s…
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Mummify Lets You Store Permanent Copies of Web Pages

Mummify Lets You Store Permanent Copies of Web Pages
Sometimes, bookmarking a website just isn’t enough. A permanent copy is different from a physical copy, so printing the page just isn’t the same as actually saving it. Of course, you could also choose to save…
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‘Hey Girl’ Puts Ryan Gosling on Every Website

‘Hey Girl’ Puts Ryan Gosling on Every Website
Is your feed full of stupid memes you don’t care for and pictures of your friends’/relatives’/acquaintances’ babies? Are you sick of looking at selfies and random people making that annoying duck face on your Facebook feed?…
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DIY Internet Kill Switch: The Elders of the Web Wouldn’t Stand for This

DIY Internet Kill Switch: The Elders of the Web Wouldn’t Stand for This
There are a lot of reasons to be paranoid about our devices being perennially connected to the Internet. If you want to enhance your security with style, check out MAKE’s guide for creating an Internet kill…
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Onion Pi Portable Proxy: Tastes Like Redacted

Onion Pi Portable Proxy: Tastes Like Redacted
As the recent NSA leaks have proven, a lot – if not all – of what you do, say and store online can be examined and archived by other people and organizations without your knowledge or…
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