Pet-fi lets your pet help you get connected online

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Friday 4 April 2014

Let’s face it, some of our pets are absolutely useless. When was the last time they actually earned their keep around the house? Pet-Fi (which sounds suspiciously like a joke and might just be one) is apparently the ‘world’s first pet-powered mobile broadband solution’ that puts your pet’s, er, roaming capabilities to good use. All […]

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Hilarious wifi network names

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By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Monday 4 November 2013

This never gets old: wifi network names make us chuckle all the time. These are some of the best ones we found, screen-captured for all eternity on the Internet.

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This little bug will add wifi to any hardware you want

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By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Thursday 16 May 2013

Minneapolis-based Spark Devices, a team of engineers, designers and makers, have been working on the Spark Core, an open source Arduino-compatible device that connects the Internet to any hardware using Wifi. It’s a little board that looks more like a bug than the powerhouse it is: it has a 72 MHz ARM Cortex M3, a […]

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Microsoft gives away free wifi in issues of Forbes magazine

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Tech on Wednesday 1 May 2013

Next time you pick up a Forbes magazine, check to see if it’s got free wifi. Yes, that’s right, Microsoft is giving out free wifi in a select number of Forbes magazines. The magazine is equipped with free wifi for fifteen days, and up to five devices can connect at a time. The magazine router […]

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Yes, that Israeli donkey ride comes with wifi

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 5 October 2012

Talk about roving wifi hotspots. At Kfar Kedem, a historical theme park in Israel, you can get wifi for your connection-starved devices on — of all places — a donkey. There are 30 donkeys at the attraction, of which five now carry wifi routers wherever they go so that park visitors can tweet, post Facebook […]

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