Monthly Archives: April 2015

WifiMapper iOS Transformed

First things first, we’d like to thank everyone who has contributed to making WifiMapper a really awesome app! You all have been an amazing group of beta-testers and have given us some incredibly detailed and useful feedback. We want you … Continue reading

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Fi-ve reasons to love Project-Fi

Yesterday, Google announced its plans for a new mobile+internet service which will be available initially on Nexus 6 phones. It’s called Project-Fi. Google is releasing some awesome developments into the telecommunications space – here are the top five takeaways on Project-Fi. Wifi … Continue reading

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Does a higher bill mean a better 4G service?

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Kevin Fitchard who is a journalist covering the mobile industry and wireless technology. He most recently wrote for Gigaom. If you pay a lot on your monthly mobile bill, you would expect … Continue reading

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How WeatherSignal can contribute to forest fire monitoring

Knowing that a paper was published using our data always gives us a thrill. We enjoy the fact that our work can meaningfully contribute to different fields of research. Above all, we see it as proof of the value of … Continue reading

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Smartphones in the classroom 1: A new educational tool

“Now children, close your textbooks and take out your cell phones.” Such an utterance would have been preposterous when I was a high school student – and mind you, this was the late nineties/early two-thousands. But of course, ten years … Continue reading

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