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Next-gen WiFi-AC ships in H2 2012, says Broadcom

12/08/2011, We just had a discussion with Broadcom executives in San Francisco, and one of the many interesting topics was 802.11AC which is the next-generation WiFi. Today, the most advanced form of WiFi for consumers is 802.11N or WiFi-N. According to Rahul Patel...

Amazon Kindle Fire users complain about WiFi issues

12/05/2011, Some strange issues have cropped up with Amazon’s debut tablet, the Kindle Fire. According to reports online, and even Amazon’s own Kindle forum – quite a number of users have complained about their tablets having trouble connecting to WiFi...

Can Wi-Fi on laptops damage sperm?

12/01/2011, It is said that urbanization has its fair share of benefits, but brings along with it a slew of problems as well. Certain quarters out there feel that we as humans are going to get extinct in due time simply because of our selfishness, not to mention the...

CloudFTP adds Wi-Fi connectivity to camera or hard drive

11/18/2011, Want to transfer images wireless from your camera to a computer without even having to take out the memory card? That’s been done before with the Eye-Fi range of SD memory cards which sport a built-in Wi-Fi module, but here is a Kickstarter project...

Express Mobile Hotspot from Sprint launched

11/14/2011, In addition to the new mobile broadband plans launched today, Sprint announced the launch of its new Express Mobile Hotspot. Offering 3G/4G internet access on any WiFi-enabled device while on-the-go, the Express Mobile Hotspot can provide internet up to 5...

Lego Mindstorms NXT augmented by Wi-Fi capability

11/11/2011, What does the Internet and Lego Mindstorms NXT have to do with one another? Everything it seems, as Dexter Industries intends to bring the Internet to the Lego Mindstorms NXT’s footsteps. Some of the more fun activities involve a robot who actually...

Republic Wireless to offer unlimited data plan

11/09/2011, Republic Wireless, definitely one of the smaller mobile carriers around, will soon offer an unlimited data plan. Yes, that’s right, for a mere $19 each month, you will be able to rock your device to unlimited text, data and voice. The reason why...

AT&T launches VoIP app for making international calls

11/08/2011, Subscribers on AT&T’s network that travel often and require to make a lot of calls while overseas will soon find their bills a lot less lighter. This is thanks to an app by AT&T that allows for VoIP calls, although technically we guess that this...

AT&T offers free Wi-Fi in select NYC parks

11/04/2011, New York might be a sprawling metropolis, but that does not mean the place has no room for some greenery. There is this bunch of particularly iconic parks around the city, and apart from relaxing and exercising there, what else do you think you can do...

Nokia sponsors free Wi-Fi in London

11/02/2011, Nokia will be kicking off a pilot global project which will see the recently announced Lumia 800 and 710 smartphones in action, but first things first – the Finnish phone company will be sponsoring free Wi-Fi connections in London. This new free...

ZyXEL MWR102 portable wireless router

10/26/2011, Travelers on the go probably have multiple device that could use a wireless internet connection, such as tablets, smartphones and laptops. Unfortunately sometimes not all hotels or locations provide free WiFi, sometimes providing users with a single LAN...

Amped Wireless ups Wi-Fi ante to 1.5 miles

10/25/2011, 1.5 miles – that is definitely some distance when you talk about a wireless signal. In fact, hotels and other public spaces that want to offer Wi-Fi connectivity will definitely scramble to read all about Amped Wireless, where the company has rolled...

Free Wi-Fi on metro in Bangalore, India

10/20/2011, When it comes to wireless networks these days, many people see them as essential and not something extra. While we rock on to our smartphones with a 3G connection, sometimes we just want to preserve battery life – and this is where Wi-Fi networks...