Lighting Costs Cut By 90% Using Intelligent LEDs

by Justin Phelps •

A company called Digital Lumens has introduced product that networks LED lights together to form an “intelligent” lighting system. The system can turn on lights if people are present in a room, and adjust brightness levels over the course of a day. Overall, the system can cut lighting costs by 90% for commercial sites like warehouses. A real world example is …


Free Wi-Fi Hotspots

by Justin Thomas •

Hotspots are places with publically accessible wireless internet access. Depending on where you are in the U.S., finding a free Hotspot can be tricky. Here is a overview of what’s available: Panera Bread Company offers free Wi-Fi in about 500 of its stores nationwide. Here is a complete list of Wi-Fi enabled Paneras, you can also search for a ZIP …

Wi-Fi HotSpotter

by Justin Thomas •

A new WIFI dectector has been released that not only spots Wi-Fi networks and details their signal strength, but reveals the name of each available network. The Digital Hotspotter from Canary Wireless is also the first detector to reveal the most important piece of information of all: whether a network is encrypted. It is priced at $50. Available from: Canary …