Qualcomm routers with 802.11 ax in 2018
Published in Network
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 04:23

Qualcomm routers with 802.11 ax in 2018


Confirmed by the Qualcomm’s SVP of connectivity

Qualcomm's Connectivity bloke Rahul Patel claims that the next big thing when it comes to Wireless will be 802.11 ax SVP and we can expect Qualcomm powered 802.11ax routers to appear in 2018.

Wi-Fi security protocol borked
Published in News
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 11:39

Wi-Fi security protocol borked


Easy to hack

The security protocol used to protect the vast majority of wi-fi connections is borked and wireless internet traffic is a doddle to attack

UK WiFi customers agree to clean sewers
Published in Mobiles


Always read the fine print


WiFi provider Purple slipped a few gags into its user agreement to prove to the world that no-one ever reads them.

Free wi-fi can be a menace
Published in News
Monday, 10 July 2017 12:35

Free wi-fi can be a menace


Don't view porn in public

Norton said that 59 percent of Americans think that when they use public wi-fi it's safe as houses but it most certainly isn't.

Apple steered boat crashes into ferry
Published in Games
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 11:42

Apple steered boat crashes into ferry


Captain thought he could run on Apple Maps and an iPad

It is a while since we have had a story about an Apple fanboy who relied entirely on Apple Maps and ended up getting lost. But this guy was dumb enough to use his iPad to do his course navigation on his boat.

Pixel phone scores 644 Mbps on Wi-Fi
Published in Reviews
Monday, 27 February 2017 08:04

Pixel phone scores 644 Mbps on Wi-Fi


Outperforms Galaxy S7 by almost 2x

There is one generally incorrect conception that Wi-Fi is fast enough and that Wi-Fi is simply fast enough. The reality is that Fudzilla managed to prove that a Google Pixel phone powered by Snapdragon 821 SoC and Qualcomm Wi-Fi scores almost twice the performance of the Galaxy S7 phone.

Qualcomm about to improve home wi-fi
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 11:57

Qualcomm about to improve home wi-fi


New 802.11ax chips on the way


Qualcomm is about to spruce up home Wi-Fi performance with some new Wi-Fi chips.

Arlo shows off upcoming kid monitoring
Published in News
Thursday, 05 January 2017 20:44

Arlo shows off upcoming kid monitoring


Parents can sleep easier at night

Hey baby what are you up to?

Netgear WAC510 802.11AC
Published in News
Thursday, 05 January 2017 20:18

Netgear expands SMB Access Point offering


Netgear simplifies WiFi for small installations

Netgear has just announced its latest Wave 2 Business Access Point, the WAC510.  This Access Points is designed to to deliver high  performance for small businesses, such as cafés, doctors' offices and other service industry locations.

 

TeraHertz could push wi-fi speeds
Published in News
Friday, 02 December 2016 12:24

TeraHertz could push wi-fi speeds


Although making the range pants


Researchers have worked out a way to push Wi-Fi speeds to 34 Gbps using the TeraHertz band.