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Is it too much to ask for Americans to get their news from serious adults? Yes, there’s always been bias in media reporting, but it’s hard to imagine journalists who once crossed Europe with Patton cooing “Pandas are magic” into the camera while a real story of genocide is being told in the streets. But […]…
Sometimes finding a free hotspot or public Internet access is annoying, either for business or leisure. The Windows built-in functionality is much too slow. In contrast, the software abylon WLAN-LIVE-SCANNER checks at regular intervals for any available wireless networks and lists them in a clear tree structure. Network name (SSID), connection status, network type, encryption algorithm and signal strength are displayed as additional information. With one click the connection to the selected network is established, unless the access is free, public or already known.
Judging by the ratings, a lot of people have been missing the network evening newscasts, but it’s especially damning when even CBS News’ own White House correspondent concludes that you’re not missing much. Alex Rodriguez’ 211-game suspension by Major League Baseball led all of the network news broadcasts, even while U.S. embassies around the globe are closed for a week due to credible threats from al-Qaida.