Tag: wifi

Tuesday Tech Tip: Get your computer to tell you the current WiFi password


On windows: netsh wlan show profile name=SSIDname key=clear Head on over to labnol.org for more details and the

Throwback Thursday: Inspiration


The sign that inspired the 2008 WiFi grant for Nebraska’s Public Libraries. Free WiFi at the Wendy’s.

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Odd WiFi Policy


This is a recent policy I had to “accept” in order to use a location’s public WiFi. My question is this: If I use CHI’s WiFi to connect to CHI’s Web site, are they no longer responsible for the content of their own site?  

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SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive


Here’s something interesting. A flash drive with built-in WiFi access. Because, you know, plugging in the drive is so last year… Wirelessly store, share, stream movies, photos, music, and documents across your smartphones, tablets and computers Simultaneously connect & access data stored on up to 8 devices via Wi-Fi No internet connection, cables or router required, […]

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Reverse Engineering a D-Link Backdoor


The article is a bit technical but the bottom line is this: There’s a giant back door in many D-Link Wifi routers! In other words, if your browser’s user agent string is “xmlset_roodkcableoj28840ybtide” (no quotes), you can access the web interface without any authentication and view/change the device settings (a DI-524UP is shown, as I don’t […]

Maslow’s Hierarchy Reconfigured For The 21st Century


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RaspberryPi: New accessories


I’ve been playing some more with my RaspberryPi and have since added a few more accessories: an HDMI-VGA adapter and a USB WiFi module. Both have worked flawlessly and needed no additional configuration at the OS level. Why did I add these? Basically since I have a speaking gig coming up in June during which […]