Coronavirus Update: As You Live And Play Virtually, Be Careful Not To Tax Your Internet ServiceLiving in a virtual world is helping so many of us stay connected, entertained and active during this new norm of social distancing.
Eye On Cyber: VPNs Help Protect Your Privacy When Using An Unsecured Wi-Fi NetworkThink about all the times you’ve read emails in the coffee shop or done some online banking at the gym. Chances are, any data that was transmitted could also possibly be seen by others on the same unsecured network.
Eye On Cyber: Smart Home Devices Could Put You At RiskFrom refrigerators to cars, many of the things we use every day are now connected to the Internet. But these "smart" capabilities may also pose a risk.
Police: Teen Breaks Into Home, Asks Couple For WiFi PasswordA teenager in California is in serious trouble after going on a crime spree when his phone reportedly ran out of data.
NYC’s Best Coffee Shops With Free WiFiFinding great coffee, a laptop-friendly policy with fast Internet, and a few hours of productivity is a rare combo in New York City.
Seen At 11: Woman Says Her Wi-Fi Connection Is Making Her SickFrom using cell phones and computers to watching movies online, wireless technology has made life easier. But now, some say there is a serious downside.
NYC's Digital Divide Narrowing With Free WiFi Kiosk PlanThe digital divide in New York City is narrowing.
New LinkNYC Plan Would Replace Pay Phones With Citywide Wi-FiPay phones on New York City streets would be done away with, under a plan that would replace them with stand-alone devices offering free Wi-Fi and nationwide phone calls as well as mobile phone charging capability.
NYC's 7 Best Parks With WiFiEver since WiFi became available in New York's public parks, there are no more excuses for sitting inside a cafe with a computer on a beautiful day. Here are a few places to take your "work" outside.
Schumer: Deal To Protect 'Consumer Privacy' Lets Shoppers Opt Out Of Wireless TrackingEight of 10 leading analytics companies have agreed to measures that will let shoppers nationwide know when retailers are using their smartphones to track their movements through a store.
WiFi Access Coming To Dozens Of City Park LocationsA partnership between the city, Cablevision and Time Warner Cable will provide hotspot access in the parks through July 2020.
NJ TRANSIT Approves Wi-Fi Plan For Stations, TrainsNewark Penn Station, Hoboken Terminal and Secaucus Junction are expected to be outfitted with Wi-Fi by the end of the year. The service will eventually be brought to other stations and trains.
Free Wi-Fi Could Arrive On NJ TRANSIT TrainsCablevision would provide the equipment to allow passengers to surf the Internet, send and receive e-mail and use other applications.
Underground Wi-Fi Service Expanding To 30 More Subway StationsAfter testing Wi-Fi in a handful of stations last year, the city is now expanding service to 30 additional stations, including Times Square, Rockefeller Center and Columbus Circle.
Sree Tips: Keeping Your Smartphone Battery GoingSmartphones have gotten so much smarter these days, with all kinds of cool new features. They are really mini computers. But the battery life continues to be awful.