Wifi

  • Telstra launch new WiFi API for developers

    Telstra have just released a new API for developers to leverage in their applications. The latest API is for WiFi hotspots and allows apps to surface the location of Telstra AIR WiFi Hotspots for a specified location. Typically developers would leverage the user’s current latitude and longitude coordinate of...
  • EVOKE chauffeur service using Tesla Model S, provides power and WiFi

    If you want to get to your destination in style, then check out Evoke, a brand new luxury chauffeur service with a difference. Right now the service is using the very popular, all-electric Tesla Model S and say they offer a sleek, uber-quiet and spacious vehicle with unparalleled technology....
  • Pretty soon you’ll see these everywhere

    Telstra have announced an additional 1,500 phone boxes have been converted to WiFi Hotspots. This almost doubles the total hotspots nationwide and Telstra says since launch, they’ve had an impressive 1 Million unique devices access the free Wi-Fi. According to customer feedback, the service is typically strong enough to...
  • Is 30 minutes of free WiFi acceptable ?

    While enjoying the gorgeous Surfers Paradise this morning, I headed to Starbucks for the daily caffeine hit and thought I’d make use of some free WiFi while I’m here. When asking about it, I was provided with a printed one-time use access code. Starbucks WiFi is now limited to...
  • Belkin’s 802.11 AC Gigabit Router retails for $279.95

    We first brought you news of the new AC standard for WiFi a few months back, but come the middle of August, you’ll be able to buy it in Australia. Belkin’s AC1200 DB Wi-Fi Dual-Band AC+ Gigabit Router is also known as model number F9K1113 and sells for A$279.95...
  • Wodonga’s Free Wi-Fi arrives (better late than never)

    Wodonga is finally joining cities around the world and offering free city-wide Wi-Fi. At least that’s the aim, at the moment it’s in early stages of the build, with only 1 tower online. Announced in January, Sydney-based internet service provider myKP will provide “up to 100 megabits per second...