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Expand your network with D-Link’s wireless range extender

- January 20th, 2013
D-Link’s Wireless N300 Range Extender

D-Link’s Wireless N300 Range Extender. (Supplied)

I had been putting off reviewing D-Link’s Wireless N300 Range Extender (DAP-1320) because I wasn’t sure what to say about it.  The product allows you to  share your Wireless N Internet signal across your entire home so you can easily jump online even in difficult areas, such as the basement, attic and the like. And it delivers a connection speed of up to 300 Mbps.

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A Glimpse Into Our Connected Future

- November 3rd, 2011

This 20-minute documentary On The Brink of a Networked Society examines how the connectivity revolution is re-shaping business and society by changing the rules of how we communicate with each other.

It features a series of interviews with a mix people including David Weinberger, author of the Cluetrain Manifesto; Catherine Fake, founder of Flickr; Eric Wahlforss, co-founder of Soundcloud; and Ola Ahlvarsson, CEO of Keynote Systems. Each interviewee discusses the emerging opportunities being enabled by inexpensive broadband connectivity and “the Internet of Things”.

The documentary mentions a number of interesting facts that reveal how connected we have become:

  • 57% talk more online than in real life.
  • 48% of 18-34 year olds check Facebook first thing in the morning.
  • 1 out of 6 married couples met online.
  • Kids aged 8 to 18 spend more than 7.5 hours a day with mobile devices.
  • One in 5 global mobile subscribers has access to fast mobile Internet.
  • Mobile searches have quadrupled in the last year.
  • By 2014, mobile Internet will take over desktop Internet usage.
  • By 2020, more than 50 billion devices will be connected.

Find out more on the Networked Society website.