Researchers have developed a type of wallpaper that can allegedly block Wi-Fi signals from reaching outside the home, which, if effective, can potentially increase wireless security. This product is close to reaching the consumer market.
Most coffee shops and fast food restaurants now offer its customers free Wi-Fi access. Tim Hortons will install high speed Wi-Fi and expects close to 90 percent of its restaurants in Canada will have it.
Rogers announced it is launching mobile Internet-ready HP Mini 110 netbooks. The computers will allow users to use Roger's 3.5G wireless network in addition to Wi-Fi networks, allowing anyone to browse the Web and check email from almost anywhere.
Over the last couple of years, Wi-Fi has rolled out in some very cool places. With my Intel-powered Fujitsu LifeBook as my constant travel companion, I’ve launched my browser and connected to the Web while lounging in a poolside cabana.