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Filed under 'wifi'

February 6, 2008

Xbox 360 Wireless Network Adapter

From the “Are you fucking KIDDING me‽” files: After paying $350 for an XBox 360, you have to fork out another $100 to connect it to wi-fi?

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November 3, 2007

Coova.org : Facebook; Social WiFi Utility

Interesting use of Facebook’s APIs: Allow internet access via your wireless router to anyone who is your friend on Facebook.

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October 30, 2007

Edimax nMax Wireless 802.11n USB

Picked this up for my Mac Mini, and now it’s chugging away speedily on my 802.11n network. Which is good, since it’s going to be the recipients of my Time Machine backups.

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May 25, 2007

Bad Science » Wi-Fi Wants To Kill Your Children

Splendid break-down of the bad science in last Monday’s Panorama “Science says Wi-Fi is dangerous” scarefest.

May 7, 2007

TechBlog: "Free Public WiFi"? Not!

Spotted this SSID appear as an ad-hoc wifi network here at [RhymesWithNose]. Guessed it was some nasty malware — turns out to be “viral”, but not in that way!

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May 6, 2007

How Credit-Card Data Went Out Wireless Door - WSJ.com

The TJX credit-card hack originated from a poorly set-up wireless network at a Marshall’s store in Minnesota.

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December 1, 2006

The first smart rabbit - Nabaztag

I’ve decided that the thing missing most from my life is a wi-fi enabled smart rabbit. Gonna get a Nabaztag/tag when it gets released later this month.

November 26, 2006

Health fears lead schools to dismantle wireless networks - Education - Times Online

Good bloody grief. Damn that 2.4Ghz band, and all its illness-causing ways. Hope the schools also removed all cordless telephones and, erm, microwave ovens. Won’t somebody think of the children?!

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October 28, 2006

Nintendo.com Games : Clubhouse Games

Attention DS-owning chums-of-mine: My Clubhouse Games friend code is 3866-2922-6013. Let me know yours’, and let’s get some virtual Texas Hold’em action going!

September 12, 2006

Apple Showtime: iTV "One More Thing" Photos - Gizmodo

Apple’s forthcoming hardware to stream music/video/photos over WiFi from your PC to your TV and Stereo. My uneducated bet: It’ll also stream music wirelessly (over Bluetooth, probably) from an iPod that’ll be launched in January.

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December 2, 2005

The L in Linksys WRT54GL Stands for Linux

Linksys are now explicitly catering to the hardware hacker market by keeping their excellent Linux-based WRT54G routers available at a premium after downgrading the “consumer” model.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.