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The contact lens that can receive your text messages


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New technology that will allow information, such as text messages from a mobile phone, to be projected onto a contact lens worn in the human eye has been developed by Belgian researchers.

Scientists have developed a new technology that allows electronic messages sent from mobile phones to be directly projected on to contact lens placed in the recipient’s eyes.
The spherical curved LCD display, created by Belgium researchers at Ghent University, handle projected images using wireless technology.
The lens’ capability were demonstrated by scientists who showed a dollar sign being projected on to the lens

 

Top 5 Secrets to Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal for Free


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Wireless Router (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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Wi-Fi is probably the biggest thing in wireless technology since the telegraph. It can power devices at a distance and even send large amounts of data in a matter of seconds. Though many prefer wired connections for their PCs and other devices, there’s no arguing with the fact that with regards to convenience, Wi-Fi will always come out on top. But there are problems with Wi-Fi that many of us would like to fix but wouldn’t know where to start with. In this piece, we’ll try to uncover some of the ways in which you can boost your signal without any major expenditure like buying repeaters and such.

 

#1: Change the Channel

 

Not the TV, dude, your router! When you set up a router, it picks a default channel that provides connectivity to your network. Normally, the least congested channel is chosen by default, but in your case, this may not be true. But to do this you need a special tool, like the inSSIDer – it’s a free tool and it gives tons of information about your network, but don’t worry about all those graphs that give you an overload of data; just check the column that says ‘channel’ and see how many are on the same channel as you, in your area. Once you’ve identified the least crowded one, go to your router’s interface and change it to that (you can see how to get there in the router’s user manual.)

 

#2: Update your Firmware

 

Network device manufacturers periodically update the software that is used on their routers. Though business devices get automatic notifications when there’s a new version available, consumer units may not have this as a standard feature. If the channel-changing doesn’t work, then head to the manufacturer’s website and check for updates that will make your connectivity better. Most fixes address connectivity issues so it’s likely that you’ll find a solution in this method. Most consumers don’t even know that they need to regularly update their firmware, so be one of the first few to be in on this secret.

 

#3: Update your Driver Firmware

 

Another great method is to download and install new firmware for the wireless adapter on your PC, laptop or other device. A good thing to remember is that major connectivity issues can be addressed by fixing your router and your wireless adapter. By updating the firmware, you’re riding the crest of a wave set up by the manufacturer to fix ongoing issues such as connectivity, stability, etc. Do this and you’ll probably be the first of your friends to tap into this little nugget.

 

#4: Change the Router’s Position

 

This is probably the least technical of all solutions, but may end up being the best. It’s possible that your router is nested somewhere between the modem and the power strip behind your PC, on a table, in the corner of the room furthest away from your door! That might give you a clue as to why visitors in the living room can’t get a decent signal from your router. You can buy an additional cable if what you have isn’t enough to get the router into a more elevated and central position, but then it would be a ‘secret… for free’ anymore. However, even a minor change in position can often strengthen the signal to a surprising extent. Try it and see if that was the problem in the first place.

 

#5: Get DD-WRT Software

 

This one’s a bit dicey because getting this software to optimize and enhance your router’s performance may not be an easily reversible process. Besides, if your router is under warranty when you do the installation, it may get voided altogether. Though not highly recommended for those with little or no technical knowledge about how this software works and how to uninstall it, it is a tremendous way to boost the performance of your entire system. The software is open-source so it’s free to use, and the site http://www.dd-wrt.com/ can tell you whether your router is supported.

 

These are all great ways to boost your Wi-Fi signal for free. With this arsenal of secret methods in your hands, odds are that you’ll find at least one (maybe more) of them gives you the kind of signal boost that you’re looking for. Happy surfing!

 

How To Protect Your BSNL WiFi Internet


 

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Hi everyone, we all are under the threat of terror as we are using an unprotected wifi at home or at office.

Recently the attacks on Ahmedabad city, Mumbai city and many other Indian cities were plotted and many email treaths were sent through unprotected wifi networks of our own.

Many innocent peoples from corporate level and individual level were taken to police custody as the IP Address matched from the IP Address of the treath emails sent. This was because of unprotected wifi system.

So if you are using the WiFi for internet you need to protect it right now, to avoid any problems that can ruin your life.

Unprotected or WiFi without proper encryption can be used by anyone coming under its range, anyone coming under your WiFi range can use internet without you knowing untill you get a heavy bill amounts and problems.

So I will tell you how to protect your BSNL WiFi system.

How to put username and password as well as encrption in BSNL WiFi internet system. It’s very eay, follow the following steps:

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1.    First log on to websitehttp://192.168.1.1

2.    Enter the usrname and password

3.    By default the username and password is admin/admin

4.    Now click o the Wireless link

5.    Under the Wireless link you will see Basic link, click on Basic link

6.    Check the box Enable Wireless

7.    Enter any name you like to inSSID and click on save/applybutton

8.    After you have done the above steps click on Security link

9.    Here under WEP Encrptionoption, make it Enabled

10.  So you will see some more fields to be entered

11.  Now Choose 128bit security andNetwork Key 1

12.  Enter your Network Key in the first field

13.  Network key should be in 13 Hexa digits i.e. (A-Z)(0-9)For example : ABCDEFGHZRQ98, letters are case sensitive

14.  After you have entered this settings click on save/applybutton

And here you go, your BSNL WiFi network is safe and protected.

Now go to your Network Connections and search for a wireless netwrok, you will see your name that you entered in SSID field, click on that name enter the 13 digit key and relax and surf the protected and problem free internet.

Hope this helps you.

Plz leave comments, thanks in advance.