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  • New Wi-Fi coming in waves, but surf at your own risk

    802.11ac is all the rage, and rightfully so. It represents another fundamental change in the innovation of the Wi-Fi 802.11 protocol that promises to boost wireless LAN speeds into the gigabit world.

    Written by David Callisch, VP of marketing, Ruckus Wireless21 June 13 19:20
  • Rolling up developments in Wi-Fi

    Even though users typically only notice the major changes designed to improve the performance of Wi-Fi, the 802.11 specifications are constantly under development. For every "public" change there are five background changes, some of which are significant.

    Written by Jay Botelho, director of product marketing, WildPackets04 Dec. 12 14:56
  • Speedier phones still can't keep up with networks

    Next-generation smartphones will be able to access the Internet at higher speeds, but costs and technical limitations will prevent them from getting the most out of the networks they are connected to.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs04 May 10 04:42
  • Belkin adds apps to Wi-Fi router line-up

    When is a wireless router not just a wireless router? Belkin's answer: When it's a total pain. That's why it introduced four new 802.11n Wi-Fi routers, ranging from $50 to $130, that come with a set of applications designed to help you use your wireless network for backing up, playing music and movies, setting up file transfers, and speeding up important Internet traffic without having to muck around in arcane menus

    Written by Patrick Miller26 March 10 07:02
  • Wi-Fi group launches full 11n certification

    The Wi-Fi Alliance is launching a certification program based on the completed IEEE 802.11n standard on Wednesday and looking toward a future peer-to-peer specification it is developing on its own.

    Written by Stephen Lawson30 Sept. 09 20:01
  • IEEE 802.11n heads for a finish in September

    The IEEE 802.11n standard is likely to be approved in September, making the high-speed wireless LAN technology official after about seven years of wrangling and refinement.

    Written by Stephen Lawson22 July 09 08:01