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Wi-Fi: Microwave News Article Archive (2004 - )

March 20, 2015

The New York Times went into damage control mode yesterday after Nick Bilton, a tech columnist and a rising star at the newspaper, suggested that precaution is the best approach to the use of cell phones and wearable electronics.

No sooner had Bilton’s column hit print than Margaret Sullivan, the Times’ Public Editor, chastised Bilton for his naive analysis. (It was posted on the Web a day earlier.) Sullivan targeted the lack of “sophisticated evaluation of serious research.”

October 11, 2014

A story about a Jamaican software engineer who developed EM sensitvity, which he believes was brought on by a 4G Wi-Fi modem. He is raising money to buy a low-EMF computer so that he can continue to work. Watch Joel Dean tell his story. … And in a very different climate, the Finnish press is reporting the case of a former Nokia tech who now has EHS. (Here's a...

May 1, 2007

U.K. newspapers ran another batch of power line and Wi-Fi stories last weekend. The BBC, the Guardian and the Times all featured items on EMFs following the formal release of the SAGE report, which presented policy options to address EMF health risks. The Daily Mail profiled Sarah Dacre and her travails with electrosensitivity. And the Independent and the Telegraph continued to focus on public anxiety over the proliferation of Wi-Fi systems, especially in schools.

December 11, 2006

Electrical sensitivity continues to be a controversial subject. But as the number of Wi-Fi hot spots multiplies, the press is paying more attention to the possibility that it may be a real condition. A good example is Nicki Daniels's piece, “Wi-Fi Should We Be Worried?”, in today's London Times. Be sure to read it to the end so you don't miss Poppy Rhodes's case history, “I Felt Dizzy and Nauseous.”

February 11, 2005

If you are a geek and want to be a cool geek, Griffin Technology and Apple Computer have the just thing for you. The new Griffin AirBase allows you to put Apple’s Airport Express right on top of your desk instead of hidden away in the wall power socket. Once in full view, it will be, according to Griffin, “an elegant artistic statement.” The Airport Express lets you set up a Wi-Fi hot spot so that you can move your laptop around your home (or wherever) and still be connected to the Internet and your printer. Griffin’s marketing plan isn’t based only on aesthetics: When the Airbase is up on your desk and away from a dusty corner, it will increase the effective range of the Airport Express.

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