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.

MIT boffins speed up wi-fi in crowded areas
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 15:22

MIT boffins speed up wi-fi in crowded areas


Networking for mobs

Boffins at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory say they might have solved the problem wi-fi has broadcasting to crowded areas such as concerts, airports, conference halls and sports stadiums.

German churches installing wi-fi
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 07 July 2016 12:24

German churches installing wi-fi


Fighting for declining members

German protestant churches, which are losing members faster than Blackberry is losing market share, are turning to wi-fi to help them out.

Broadcom abandons Wi-Fi
Published in News
Friday, 18 March 2016 12:16

Broadcom abandons Wi-Fi


Walks away from Apple business


Broadcom is planning to phase out its Wi-Fi chip business in order to streamline its workforce and product line.

Christmas slows down your Wi-fi
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 14:18

Christmas slows down your Wi-fi


Bah-humbug


Living proof that Christmas is bad for you – an Ofcom report is blaming Christmas lights as cause for poor wi-fi reception.

Li-Fi is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi
Published in Network
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 11:58

Li-Fi is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi


Does not run on political spin, like the name suggests


A new form of wireless networking has been successfully tested to be 100 times faster than wi-fi.

iOS 9 wi-fi default empties your bank account
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 10:20

iOS 9 wi-fi default empties your bank account


Apple's networking genius strikes again

Apple fanboys who install iOS 9 might be blessed with a feature that will give you a phone bill shock enabled by default.