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D-Link to padlock router backdoor by Halloween

A security issue in some of D-Link routers could allow attackers to change the device settings without requiring a username and password. D-Link says it will address the problem with a firmware update by the end of the month.

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Bluetooth Smart going into wireless device chargers

The low-power wireless technology will help to manage wireless charging, thanks to a partnership between the Alliance for Wireless Power and the backers of Bluetooth.

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Apple revamps processors, graphics, storage, and Wi-Fi in iMac update

Revised iMacs now offer Haswell-based Intel processors, enhanced graphics, faster storage options, and 802.11ac wireless. And they come in at the same price points as the models introduced last year.

OS X update doubles 802.11ac Time Capsule's performance

New AirPort Utility doubles 802.11ac Time Capsuleā€™s wireless file-transfer speed

One Up vs. the world: How does Sprint's new annual upgrade plan stack up?

Sprint announced a new annual upgrade plan just in time for the new iPhones, and it's one of the best deals around.

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3G Tests

AT&T buys up $1.9 billion worth of unused bandwidth from Verizon

The purchase will be used for AT&T's 4G LTE deployment across 18 states.

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China Mobile to release voice-over LTE phones next year in 4G push

China Mobile, the country's largest mobile carrier, will release its first voice-over-LTE phones next year as part of its plan to bring a full range of handsets to its upcoming 4G network.

Linksys EA6900 Wi-Fi router

Belkin announces its first Linksys router, the EA6900

Dual-band 802.11ac promises to deliver 1.3Gbps wireless throughput via 802.11ac, and 600Mbps throughput via 802.11n

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Patriots deploy free stadium-wide Wi-Fi to compete with the comforts of home

The New England Patriots hope Wi-Fi and exclusive content will lure fans from the comfy couch to chilly Gillette Stadium

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Brand new bag

Papa's got a brand new bag. Several bags, in fact: Our latest roundup of Mac gear features all sorts of ways to keep your computer safe from scratches, drops, hacking, and your dirty, dirty hands.

How Amazon (and you) might use its private Wi-Fi network

Amazon has reportedly been testing a Wi-Fi network that's based on new spectrum, from satellite network vendor Globalstar. The result: a much improved Wi-Fi experience.

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Netgear accuses Asus of submitting fraudulent test results to the FCC

Netgear files complaint with the FCC and sues Asus for false advertising, unfair competition, and more.

on pcworld.com