Here Are the Crazy Things the TSA Has Found in 2012: Gassed Up Chainsaws, Explosive Cannonballs, Bear Mace and More

A week in the life of the TSA is already ridiculously productive. What about seven months? The TSA published a 2012 year to date report to reveal what the apocalypse year has brought through airport security and it's a doozy of bizarre weapons. Things like guns and bombs aren't enough anymore, the TSA finds grenade… » 8/14/12 10:33pm 8/14/12 10:33pm

Apple AirPort Extreme 802.11n Naked, Maybe Shamed

The guys at AppleInsider thought they would beat the system by pre-ordering the new AirPort Extreme with its supersonic N and other goodness the day of MacWorld. Turns out, it was quicker to just walk to an Apple Store and snag it in person than to wait for the mail guy. However, shipments to the stores have been… » 2/04/07 10:30am 2/04/07 10:30am

Apple Airport Extreme Shipping Today: Free 802.11n Updater, More Details

In case you didn't notice, there's a little $2 bonus included with the new, non-conehead, draft 802.11n, 5x faster, 2x ranged, Airport Extreme. The highly controversial update that cost 499 pennies at first, then 199 pennies, then falsely zero pennies, then back to 199 pennies, is free if you buy the whole Setup.… » 1/30/07 1:43pm 1/30/07 1:43pm

802.11n Finished 1/08, Rubber Stamp Coming 10/08

IEEE's 802.11n working group has given Draft 2.0 of the spec a thumbs up, sending it off to members for approval by the end of this month. The upshot is that once it's okayed by all members, work on Draft 3.0 starts in earnest, to be sent out for voting by June. As long as everything goes off without a hitch over the… » 1/23/07 8:32pm 1/23/07 8:32pm