Microsoft Surface tablets are ultra-light and the highly durable magnesium, Surface will change the way you...

The release of HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook  made much noise in the beginning of 2013.  It is Hp’s first innovation with chrome OS. It comes with LED-backlit display, an Intel Celeron chip and integrated Altec Lansing stereo speakers. All the other chromebooks available in the market have a display resolution of 1366 x...

I came to see about an open source firmware for wifi routers last week. The main advantage of this firmware is, you can install this firmware to your favorite routers like linksys, broadcom routers etc. I had a try on this to my Linksys WRT54G router.  This is not only a firmware for a router you can even manage the data...

This application works only for zip codes in the United States. This tools is not available for commercial use. However we can use this for educational and personal use. The application pull up information from 4INFO.net’s WAP service. There are certain prerequisites to make the application works. 1) Internet connection...

The Novel networks announced a portable wireless router with 3G connectivity called MiFi. This router can be integrated with exiting EVDO or HSPA high speed data access network. The size of the device is ultra small as compared to a credit card. This can be shared not only with users but also with devices like laptops, camera,...

As I mentioned in my earlier post that we can enable our car WiFi by 2 means. (i) Using Laptop as and enabler to internet connection. (ii) Using Single board computer in place of Laptop as internet connection enabler. The main advantage by using Laptop is we can even avoid router(Access Point) by configuring the machine to...

When we develop something our own we may experience some technology issues. There are couple of technology issues with Wifi car. I will explain the hurdles below and I will suggest the solution or workaround. The main hurdles we faced is stable electric supply to drive SBC, wifi router. Most of the Car have 12V DC output from...

Iamatechie always believes in wireless enabled innovative ideas and its experimentations. We proudly announce “how to make your car WiFi enabled with an internet connection so that you can access internet whereever you go“. We are starting the post series which describes and demonstrate how we changed our Chevrolet...

This is gonna an important topic What VOIP can do with WiFi mesh? I can say this is the topic which might be useful for saving your expense in local calls. If your city is already WiFi enabled just think of the situation where you don’t need to pay phone bills for local calls? I know you will be interested. If your city...

The image shows the mesh layout on a google map. The nodes are numbered from 1 to 3. Node 3, which is in green color is powered up right now and the other two nodes are not powered. The nodes are setup in an apartment complex and provides wifi to 15 homes. This shows the usage pattern and nodes that had problems in the recent...

Iamatechie interviewed the open-mesh firmware developer Antonio Anselmi. We are publishing the summary to our readers. 1. What is your education/work Background? I’m an IT Engineer and work as freelance System & Network admin, mainly on TCP/IP Linux platforms. 2. What is your role in the open-mesh project? I’m...

Before discussing in detail about Meraki and Meshcom, lets discuss about Open-Mesh. Its truly poor man’s wifi mesh networking product. As written on their site, the product is ideal for school/office campuses, hotels, apartments and towns. My first Open-Mesh network is successfully running in Chennai serving more than...

The post series we are writing here is the resultant of wifi mesh network installations happening at Saidapet, Srinagar colony, Chennai. The mesh networks at Chennai is now up and running. We started load testing in the network and we will apply enhancements to the networks soon to boost signal strength and manage traffic. The...

I Am a Techie is happy to announce a post series on Wifi Mesh Networking. In the coming weeks we will be testing some of the major mesh firmwares and supporting software’s. Wifi mesh networks consists of a collection of wireless routers which work together to provide wireless access to client devices. The mesh routers...

New duty for t-shirts? Interestingly another job for t-shirts, detect wifi strength around you, its an anomaly. But this is true, it will show the wifi signal strength to you and people around you. The glowing bars on the t-shirt will display the signal strength. So we don’t need to carry a laptop for wardriving. The...

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