Tag Archives: hotspot

Researchers crack iOS-generated hotspot passwords

Researchers at the University of Erlangen in Germany have managed to predict the iOS generated keys used to secure hotspots. As you all well know, when you create a hotspot via iOS, your iPhone/iPad automatically generates a password for you, usually a word and then a couple of numbers. 3 researchers at the university claim that the method used to…

This Week on TiP (March 4-10) [VID]

Jake Rosat march4-10

This Week on TiP (March 4-11): The next generation iPad is official and Apple TV are official, iOS 5.1 is available for download, Cam takes a look at a glass screen protector, the 16-gig WiFi iPad is most popular, and more! – iPad event roundup video: http://tinyurl.com/7vp8f8k – AT&T iPad hotspot restriction: http://tinyurl.com/75cek3l -…

iDevices now make up 83% of all WiFi mobile gadgets

Boingo Wireless, the largest WiFi provider in the world, has released some very interesting news regarding WiFi use. According to the company’s WiFi Snapshot report, 58.9% of all devices connecting to WiFi networks are smartphones or tablets. This data comes from 60 airports in North America and Europe and 400,000 other WiFi hotspots globally, so it’s a…