Microsoft WiFi Website Goes Live, New Service That Offers Hassle-Free Internet Access Around The World
Microsoft already offers a WiFi service under their Skype brand. Skype WiFi allows users to get instant WiFi internet access using Skype Credit at over 1 million WiFi hotspots worldwide. Now, Microsoft seems to rebranding this ser...
Windows 10 Mobile will support WI-FI Hotspot 2.0 for seamless WIFI Roaming
My ISP runs a broad wireless hotspot network (integrated with their router) which is very useful when traveling, but logging on using the web browser is somewhat annoying, and often the first I know I am connected to BT-WIFI is wh...
Microsoft Partners With iPass To Provide Global Wi-Fi Connectivity To Its Users
With iPass you get access to the iPass Mobile Network, the world’s largest commercial Wi-Fi network, with inflight Internet and far more hotels, airports, and business venues than any other network. So users get easy, reliable c...
myTuner Radio comes to Windows Phone and Windows, free for a limited time
myTuner Radio, a popular radio app on iOS and Android, has recently launched on Windows 8.1 as a universal app targetting both phones and PCs. The app, which launched first on iOS and Android and has more than a 10 million users, ...
Microsoft Joins Google And Others To Stop Hotel Industry From Blocking Personal Wi-Fi Hotspots
Few months back, Hotel Marriott faced a complaint that it was blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots for its guests so that they will buy Wi-Fi packages from them. Later, they settled with FCC about this practice for $600,000. Now hotel...
Microsoft Releases System Firmware Update For Surface Pro 3, Improves Wi-Fi Throughput And More
Microsoft today released a new system firmware update for Surface Pro 3 devices. This update improves overall system stability and Wi-Fi throughput. Find the full change log below. The following updates will be listed as “System...
Samsung Reveals Its 60GHz Wi-Fi Technology That Enables Data Transmission Speeds Of Up To 4.6Gbps
Samsung today announced the development of its 60GHz Wi-Fi technology which will offer about five-fold increase from 866Mbps, or 108MB per second, the maximum speed possible with existing consumer electronics devices. This new 60G...
Windows Phone’s WiFi Sense Feature Spotted In Leaked Windows 9 Build
In addition to the Windows Phone’s Storage Sense feature, WiFi Sense feature might also be included in the upcoming Windows 9 OS. In the leaked Windows build 9834, registry entries related to WiFi Sense were spotted. WiFi Se...
Microsoft Releases System Firmware Update To Fix WiFi Performance Issues In Surface Pro 3
As promised, Microsoft today released the System Firmware Update – 7/16/2014 for Surface Pro 3 users to fix the WiFi performance issues. This update will further improve Wi-Fi connection and throughput scenarios. Surface Integ...
Recent Microsoft Patents: Battery With Computing Capabilties, Power Saving Wi-Fi Tethering Device And More
I came across few interesting patents from Microsoft that got published by the USPTO recently. Below are the some of them with their abstract content. BATTERY WITH COMPUTING, SENSING AND COMMUNICATION CAPABILTIES Electrical batter...
In Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft really wants you to keep your WIFI on
Windows Phone 8.1 has a new feature, recently revealed by an unlocked version of the WP8.1 emulator, which shows Microsoft really wants you to keep WIFI on. In Windows Phone 8.1, when you toggle WIFI off, the OS will now allow you...