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Like many parents with school-age kids, you’ll find me most weekends at a neighborhood park or in the bleachers rooting for my son’s teams. Last week I was at my older son’s lacrosse game (go Seahawks!) with my younger son in tow. The little guy isn’t exactly the biggest lacrosse fan, but as luck would have it, there was a Time Warner Cable Passpoint Wi-Fi signal at the park, so he was able to get online with his tablet to pass the time. Thanks to a roaming agreement with Time Warner Cable, Boingo subscribers can now access more than 50,000 Wi-Fi hotspots just like the one at the park – absolutely free. And because it was Passpoint-enabled, my son got connected automatically, without the need for a login password or special software. Passpoint is to Wi-Fi what peanut butter is to jelly. Quite simply, Passpoint is new technology that streamlines the process of getting online. No more searching for a signal or fumbling with login screens. Passpoint does all that work for you. It finds and connects to Passpoint-enabled Wi-Fi signals automatically. What’s more, Passpoint offers built-in security, which protects you on open Wi-Fi signals. And it delivers speeds that

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The Boingo Hotspots and Snapshots Photo Contest


Recently, we announced Boingo Wi-Fi would be embedded on the Samsung ST5500/CL80, a 14.2 megapixel digital camera that allows you to email or upload your photos to social networks — all directly from the camera using Boingo’s high-speed connectivity (read our review here). The team here at Boingo is having a hoot of a time taking and editing pictures with this camera, and we want to let you in on the fun. Starting today through July 22, 2010, we invite you to participate in the Boingo Hotspots and Snapshots photo contest for a chance to win your very own Samsung ST5500/CL80. The contest, for amateur photographers only (sorry, Annie Leibovitz), features the four following category themes: Boingo hotspots, travel, technology, and happiness. Four winners, one from each theme, will be selected based on both popular vote and professional judging. So upload your best shots to the Boingo gallery, get your friends to vote for your photo once it’s posted in the Boingo gallery, and you could be one of the lucky winners! Good luck! For the Official Rules, click here. For the contest terms and conditions, click here. About the Judges: Leah Zawadzki has loved photography as far back as