Featured Articles

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB 4G LTE out for pre orders

Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB 4G LTE out for pre orders

Nvidia has finally revealed the shipping date of its Shield Tablet 32GB in 4G LTE flavour and in case you pre-order…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 16 April 2012 09:56

Apple dumps IPv6 support

Written by Nick Farrell



So much for that cutting edge thing


Jobs' Mob has managed another U-turn and backed away from IPv6 support. While the rest of the world is running out of IP addresses and being forced to move to IPv6, Apple has led the way in dropping its support for the next-generation Internet Protocol.

Presenters at the IPv6 Summit expressed annoyance that the latest version of Apple's AirPort Utility, Version 6.0, is no longer compatible with IPv6. The previous Version, 5.6, offered IPv6 service by default.

John Brzozowski, chief architect for IPv6 said Apple had taken the ability to seamlessly support IPv6 away from the AirPort Utility.  He said he expected to see more IPv6 support, not less, among vendors."

Apple's AirPort Utility 6.0, allows users to set-up and manage Wi-Fi networks. Because Version 6.0 of AirPort Utility doesn't support IPv6, users also must install the older version 5.6 in order to run IPv6.
So far it is not clear what Apple has been smoking when it thought this was a good idea.  Jobs' Mob has not said why.

Nick Farrell

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments