Clearwire Opens Portland Network

Clearwire has finally launched a second city: Portland, Ore., close by to Intel's headquarters in Beaverton, finally gets WiMax coverage. This is the first network under the Clear brand, the service that's being deployed by the new Clearwire, a merger of the old...

Skype Resells Boingo Access in New Mac Beta

Skype has released a beta test version of its Mac OS X that offers per-minute hotspot access: The 2.8 beta, released today, works with Boingo Wireless's worldwide aggregated hotspot footprint to allow metered access with no setup fee or monthly commitment. Skype told...

New York Parks Wi-Fi Shut Down

The company operating Wi-Fi in some New York parks is closing down: Eagle-eyed correspondent Klaus Ernst noted that the Wi-Fi in the parks project has shut down. Wi-Fi Salon, the concessionaire for most of the major parks, posted a message about the current economic...

The Week Ahead

It's been a slow few weeks in Wi-Fi and wireless land; that should change this week: The holidays were quiet, but both the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and Macworld Conference & Expo happen this week, and we'll see some action. I'll be at Macworld starting tomorrow...

Embargoes Still Honored Here–As Appropriate

Michael Arrington is planning to lie to press relations folks: Over at TechCrunch, a site I read in sick fascination, founder Arrington says that he's tired of the inconsistency that's resulted from embargoes, and will no longer honor them. Embargoes, delays in the...

iPhone/iTouch App Review – Classics (video)

A collection of Literary masterpieces! A very cool 3D page flip, with sound, bookmarks and a cool book self to keep all your Classics! Frequent content updates! $4.99 get it from iTunes in the App store. HERE Posted in Apple, apple apps, cool stuff, gadget, geek,...

Top 10 Free iPhone/iTouch Apps – 01.08.09

Top 10 Free iPhone/iTouch Apps - 01.08.09: “ 1. Rick Rocketson (Free) Category: Games Released: Dec 23, 2008 Yesterday’s ranking: Unchanged 2. reMovem (free) Category: Games Released: Jul 21, 2008 Yesterday’s ranking: 4 3. Crazy Penguin Catapult Lite Category: Games...