Now here's something worth getting excited about if your next flight will be on Southwest Airlines: You'll be able to connect small portable electronic devices like the iPhone, iPod touch or iPad to Wi-Fi from gate to gate.
Looks like you'll be able to get much more than peanuts the next time you fly on Southwest Airlines. As reported by AppleInsider, the popular American low-cost airline announced an extension of its relationship with Dish Network today that would put an iPad 2 in the hands of any traveler who wishes to use one for select flights.
Using a Wi-Fi only iPad works well enough when you have an available connection, but sometimes emergencies strike and you find yourself wishing you had an LTE-enabled device. (Well, I do, anyway.) According to AllThingsD, AT&T's seeking to make those moments easier for us. It looks as though you'll still have to buy a cellular-enabled tablet, but AT&T seeks to ease some of the prohibitive costs involved by introducing a 250 MB data plan for $5.00 a day when you need it.
Looking to get rid of all the scraps of paper that accumulate on your desk and banish them to the cloud instead? Neat's latest touchscreen-based digital filing system makes it easy — and completely wireless.
Have you ever wondered what the world would look like if invisible radio signals — such as those from Wi-Fi antennas — could actually be seen? Apparently, someone else did, and the results are somewhat creepy.
If you're one of those unlucky users who have been plagued by the newest MacBook Air's problems with spotty Wi-Fi, screen flickering with Adobe Photoshop, and fluctuations in volume while playing back video files--rejoice, redemption is at hand. This afternoon, Apple released a patch to address all of these issues and more.