wifi

SkyNET, The Wi-Fi Attacking Quadrocopter

"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...
September 12, 2011

McDonald's WiFi: The Mac Versus PC Guide

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...
July 28, 2011

Helping Others: A Wi-Fi Detecting Car Decal

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...
February 2, 2010

Solar Powered Gadget Charging Wi-Fi Flowers

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,...
July 23, 2009

Turn Your Scooter Into A Mobile Hotspot

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...
September 5, 2008

Watch Detects Wi-Fi Signal Strength

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...
December 19, 2007

Detector Shirt Finds WiFi Hotspots

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...
October 10, 2007

Spyke The Pet Spying Robot

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...
August 14, 2007