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  • December 10, 2012
    This is a jocular illustration depicting wireless internet strength based on your location in the house. As you can see, it always sucks where you need it most and is GREAT for your Wi-Fi stealing neighbors. Speaking of: one time I removed the password on my internet connecti... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2012
    Scientists in Grenoble, France have created a silver-crystal coated wallpaper that blocks Wi-Fi signals. The wallpaper will be available for sale next year, but amazingly isn't being marketing to the people who're convinced Wi-Fi signals cause testicular shrinkage and saggy bo... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2012
    This is a machine in Mexico that, in exchange for your dog's buttnuggets, provides free Wi-Fi for the surrounding area. Sure you could just fill the thing with rocks and it wouldn't know the difference because it's just a stupid machine, but that's what stupid machines are fo... / Continue →
  • March 14, 2012
    In case you haven't heard, marketing agency BBH Labs hired 13 roaming (and possibly scavenging) homeless people and strapped them with belt-bombs Wi-Fi hotspots to help serve the internet needs of South by Southwest (SXSW) convention goers. It's drawing a lot of controversy BE... / Continue →
  • November 30, 2011
    As a guy who spends 10+ hours a day with a laptop resting on his already unimpressive genitals, this is pretty serious news. Kidding, I can't have children. Get it? Women just find me so unattractive! I touched a titty one time but it was a friend of my older sister and I t... / Continue →
  • September 14, 2011
    Apparently 5% of Americans believe they have Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS), a make-believe condition that causes headaches, skin-burning sensations, and chronic pain when exposed to wireless signals. The other 95% of Americans recognize those symptoms as "life, get f*... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2011
    "Scientists" (read: terrorists) at the Stevens Institute of Technology (SIT) have attached a Linux box to a quadrocopter drone and taught it to locate Wi-Fi networks and attack them from the air. Oh -- plus they named it SkyNET. What the shit... Whilst internet-only attacks ... / Continue →
  • July 28, 2011
    Note: Slightly larger version HERE in case you're at McDonalds right now and struggling to connect to the internet to read Geekologie. But I know that's not the case, because then how would be reading this? "On my phone, dummy." Damn you rude! This is the instruction card p... / Continue →
  • February 2, 2010
    This Wi-Fi detecting car decal tips tailgaters off to available wireless connections. It was made by cutting the illuminated panel out of one of these shirts and sticking it to the car's window. Which you've got to admit: for such a hardcore Apple fanboy (see license plate) i... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2009
    For those of you not in the know, Panera Bread is a fast-casual (don't blame me, I didn't make up the term) restaurant chain that offers free Wi-Fi to patrons. And this geezer is making the most of it -- he brought his whole iMac into the restaurant and began playing World of ... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2009
    Toyota, in a ploy to sell more Priuses (Priusi?), is installing these solar-powered, gadget charging Wi-Fi stations in a select few U.S. cities (Boston, New York, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles). Unfortunately, I don't live in any of those cities so I'm going... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2009
    Like this. At least that's how they do it in Moscow. From Russia With Love, baby! Also, with nesting dolls and bacon vodka. Suck it, Mr. Bond, you just got stirred! Hit the jump for another shot of the girl in action just in case you thought it was fake or something. OH Y... / Continue →
  • September 5, 2008
    Is your scooter just not geeky enough for you? How about turning that bad boy into a mobile hotspot? This how-to shows building instructions for putting together a scooter that doubles as a roving wireless hotspot, GPS device, pirate radio station, and even has enough juice t... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2008
    A group of wackjobs in New Mexico are claiming they have allergic reactions to Wi-Fi signals. "I get chest pain and it doesn't go away right away," alleged Wi-Fi allergy sufferer Arthur Firstenberg told KOB-TV. The Santa Fe city attorney is checking to see if the Wi-Fi signal... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2008
    A group of wackjobs in New Mexico are claiming they have allergic reactions to Wi-Fi signals. "I get chest pain and it doesn't go away right away," alleged Wi-Fi allergy sufferer Arthur Firstenberg told KOB-TV. The Santa Fe city attorney is checking to see if the Wi-Fi signal... / Continue →
  • January 11, 2008
    Well we've seen watches and shirts that have WiFi detection capabilities, and now there's a more practical one -- a laptop bag. Made in a variety of styles (bookbag, messenger bag, luggage-style roll around), each bag has a little LCD readout on top that indicates when a WiFi ... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2007
    They're already selling a Wi-Fi detecting shirt, and now Thinkgeek is bringing the technology from chest to wrist with a Wi-Fi detecting watch. The unit costs $30 and will give you a signal strength read-out from 0 to 8 with the push of a button. It also works as a watch, ala... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2007
    The WiFi detector shirt from ThinkGeek finds WiFi connections and displays signal strength by lighting up the blue bars. Currently, the shirt is only capable of detecting 802.11b and 802.11g signals. It runs off of three AAA batteries and will set you back $30, but they're cu... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2007
    Meccano (famous for its Erector Set like building toys) is about to drop Spyke, a WiFi compatible robot that can be controlled via the internet. It is advertised as both a home protection robot (takes picture and sends email if motion sensor is activated) and pet checker. Wha... / Continue →