Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Briefly: Microsoft two-step security, Novatel MiFi 2 updates

updated 03:22 pm EDT, Wed April 17, 2013

Microsoft enables two-step verification to Microsoft Accounts

Microsoft has enabled two-factor authentication for Microsoft Accounts. Leaked earlier this month, users will see the option to add the extra security measure through the account management menu over the next few days, and can download an authenticator app from the Windows Phone store or use third-party apps on other platforms, according to a company blog post. Apps and devices that will not work with the new security measure directly can have application-specific passwords created in order to function.

Novatel Wireless updates MiFi 2 with longer battery life, faster speeds

Novatel Wireless is updating its MiFi 2 touchscreen mobile hotspot with some software-based improvements. Updates to the firmware that will be included in future devices increase the usage time of its battery from 11 hours to over 16 hours, as well as adding software for "Content Delivery Optimization," which is said to accelerate download speeds by up to 30-percent on 4G LTE connections



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Tablo DVR

With over-the-top content options growing past Hulu and Netflix, consumers may be finding it harder to justify paying a monthly fee fo ...

Sound Blaster Roar Bluetooth speaker

There could very well be a new king of the hill for Bluetooth speakers, with Sound Blaster's recent entry into the marketplace. Bringi ...

Kenu Airframe Plus

Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Airframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released earlier this y ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News