Archive for May, 2008

San Jose International: Free Wi-Fi

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 30th, 2008

San Jose International Airport now provides free WiFi. It’s available in all public areas of both Terminal A and Terminal C. Later, free Wi-Fi will be included in the new Terminal B and North Concourse. SJC is the first airport in the Bay Area to offer air passengers free WiFi, reports KCBS. The service was […]

Fake Steve Talks

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 30th, 2008

Dan Lyons, the man behind “The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs,” began his online experiment as the alter ego of Apple’s CEO mostly because he hated his job at Forbes, reports RCR Wireless News. “My job sucked. It was so bad,” he said to raucous laughter during a 30-minute keynote here at the Mobile Entertainment […]

MetroFi: California, Here We Go!

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 30th, 2008

Ladies and gentlemen… I’ve traveled over half our state to be here tonight. I couldn’t get away sooner because my new well was coming in at Coyote Hills and I had to see about it. That well is now flowing at two thousand barrels and it’s paying me an income of five thousand dollars a […]

Martin at All Things Digital

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 30th, 2008

The All Things Digital Conference, produced by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, featured many newsworthy guests and interviews. John Paczkowski did a great job compiling D-6 Highlights. The annual gathering was held in Carlsbad, California, from May 27 to 29. It featured interviews with Gates and Balmer, Melinda Gates, a Windows 7 Demo, Dean Kamen, […]

Broadband Wireless Saves Money: CTIA

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 29th, 2008

Being able to access the Internet on-the-go is expected to generate $860 billion in additional gross domestic product in the next decade due to productivity gains, according to the report entitled “The Increasing Important Impact of Wireless Broadband Technology and Services on the U.S. Economy” (PDF), from the CTIA (Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association). According to […]

Ekahau: Tracking “N”

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 29th, 2008

Ekahau today announced that its Ekahau RTLS location tracking solution and Ekahau Site Survey (ESS) Wi-Fi network planning and optimization tools will work seamlessly with the upcoming 802.11n standard. ABI Research forecasts that 47 percent of all 2008 Wi-Fi chipset shipments will be 802.11n draft 2.0. “802.11n is the next big wave in the enterprise […]