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Taitronics 2013 - Exhibition Guide

Welcome to the top electronics procurement platform in Asia! With the theme of "E-mobile Era, Smart Living", TAITRONICS 2013 focuses...

October 19, 2013 By TEEMA, Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association

NBN lab to create an Aussie Gates: Gillard

Yesterday the Victorian Government announced the launch of the Australian Broadband Applications Laboratory (ABAL) — a facility where businesses can pay to test out their applications over high-speed broadband.

September 27, 2011 by

There are no NBN apps: Turnbull

Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been spruiking coalition broadband policy this month. A core point, he says, is that there are no applications for National Broadband Network (NBN) speeds of 100 megabits per second (Mbps). Is he right?

August 14, 2011

Stop blindly believing in NBN: Turnbull

Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull last night said that National Broadband Network (NBN) enthusiasts need to demonstrate what applications will actually need the fibre network's massively enhanced speeds, telling futurist Mark Pesce that he should "lay off the Kool-Aid" with respect to the technology.

April 11, 2011 by

Wi-Fi use can slow downloads by 30 percent, study finds

Video-on-demand, VoIP and online gameplay applications are noticeably slower over Wi-Fi than using wired Ethernet connections, the broadband analytics firm Epitiro has said.The company said on Thursday that a small drop in wireless signal can lead to a drop in download speeds of 30 percent and an increase of between 10-20 percent in latency, with packet loss and jitter also being affected.

March 10, 2011 by

Government invites fibre broadband funding applications

The government has opened a second round of bidding for super-fast broadband funding, inviting local authorities to apply for a share of a £50m pot.Chancellor George Osborne announced the opening of the new round on Friday, saying the funding should be enough to connect up to 800,000 premises.

March 4, 2011 by

Ericsson IP & Broadband

The Ericsson IP & Broadband application for iOS will help you stay up to date with the latest news, events, and products within the...

October 12, 2011 By MobileCast Media, Inc.

Bionic eyes, gigabit Wi-Fi and the NBN

The National Broadband Network's connection speeds of 100 megabits per second and more are essential for new health and education applications, according to Dr Terry Percival, director of NICTA's Neville Roach Laboratory.

February 27, 2011

Filter trial agreements imminent

The next few days will see the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy sign agreements with some of the internet service providers (ISP) who submitted applications to be a part of the ISP-level objectionable content filtering trial.

January 28, 2009 by

Building an iPhone application

The iPhone has a terrific touchscreen and great features like 3.5G mobile broadband and GPS, making the iPhone highly suitable for some enterprise mobile applications.

October 21, 2008 by

AT&T DSL setup hell - where did my public IP go?

One of the things I've noticed in recent years is how a lot of people I know were getting pigeon holed in to non-public IP addresses by their broadband provider.  Oh sure you can do your typical web surfing and you could probably even put up a router to share your Internet connection, but that put you in to a situation where you have to do two address translations which breaks a lot of advanced applications.

October 24, 2007 by

iPhone changing the world, one backflip at a time

Steve Jobs' backflip on a key aspect of the iPhone stood out from a normal day -- broadband furore, antagonistic marketing, personal attacks and government inaction -- in the world of Australia's telecoms market.At this week's Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) Jobs said the iPhone, that oh-so-cool gadget set to make its mark on the US later this month (and on Australia, whenever Apple gets around to it), would have the ability to run third-party applications.

June 13, 2007 by

Mobile broadband: Too energy inefficient?

In a piece of research that could have implications for the future of mobile broadband, a US analyst house has claimed new mobile applications will make pure mobile technology too energy-inefficient to be practical in the future.Instead, suggests the report by ABI Research -- which is entitled, "Energy Efficiency Analysis for Mobile Broadband Solutions" -- operators may be forced to integrate WiMax and citywide (or metro) Wi-Fi into their networks.

January 15, 2007 by

Broadcom readies chipset for video IP phones

Just a little while ago at the Consumer Electronics Show in LV, wireless broadband chip maker Broadcom announced what it's terming the first Wi-Fi video phone chipsets for desktop video IP phones.In plain English, thie shipsets will make these phones more powerful, enabling more cool applications.

January 5, 2006 by

Symantec hopes to deliver anti-virus online

Symantec will slowly move towards supplying its consumer applications -- such as Norton Antivirus and Norton Utilities -- as a service. At a roundtable discussion in Sydney this morning, David Sykes, vice president of Symantec in the Pacific Region, explained that as broadband becomes ubiquitous and consumers get used to purchasing software online instead of in a box, security services -- and even PC utilities such a disk defragmenter -- could be sold as a service.

December 7, 2005 by

Alcatel opens Sydney broadband Applications Centre

Alcatel launched today a demonstration and collaboration centre showcasing new broadband services being tested in Australia.The Applications Centre in Sydney is equipped with technologies such as DSL, Fibre to the Home (FTTH), and 3G/ Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service (UMTS), which service providers and developers use to simulate different user environments.

June 2, 2004 by

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