It took four years, but Microsoft has finally released full-featured Office apps for the iPad. As expected, the new Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps are free to install but require an Office 365 subscription to unlock the full set of features. Here's what you can expect.
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We're not convinced that meeting or exceeding MIL-STD-810F Department of Defense specs means much when protecting the iPad Air.
Prototype Category 8 RJ-45 connectors and copper twisted pair cables were used in a proof-of-concept demonstration of the technology to an IEEE study group.
Faster networking speeds could be achievable after the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers approved a new amendment to its 802.11 standard.
The green technology ratings organization plans to use the IEEE 1680 standards as the basis for assessing imaging devices.
After five years of work, the IEEE announced a new standard, IEEE 802.15.6, for wireless communications supporting ultra-low power devices operating in or around the human body.
Apple has removed all references to '4G' data speeds on its new iPad following a similar move in Australia.The company told ZDNet UK in a statement that it had removed references to 4G connectivity to simplify customers' understanding of the product, as different countries use different terms for wireless standards.
The Advertising Standards Authority has confirmed that it is looking into complaints about the new iPad's 4G claim as the device will not work on UK operators' networks when the service is offered in the future.The new Apple iPad is billed as being 4G capable but it will not support LTE 4G standards used in some countries, including the UK, as it operates on different frequencies.
Google will not offer Motorola's standards-essential patents on unreasonable or discriminatory terms, the company has promised the IEEE standards body and the wider mobile industry.Google, which is buying Motorola, made the commitment in a letter to the IEEE on Wednesday, a day after it emerged that Apple had complained over "a lack of consistent adherence" in the mobile industry to the principles of fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) licensing terms for standards-essential patents.
American standards body the IEEE has finished work on 802.22.
IEEE and SAE International will work together to establish standards for technology that connects electric vehicles to the smart grid.
The IEEE Standards Association has launched two working groups to contribute to cloud computing standards.Cloud technologies need to be interoperable to allow businesses to switch between services, IEEE said in a statement on Monday.
The MPSA is asking all members to take a few minutes to complete these surveys and help the PWG support the Managed Print Services Industry. The Printer Working Group is a Program of the IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (ISTO) and its members include most of the major printer manufacturers.
Matthew Gast, Aerohive's director of product management and a standards-setting participant at the Wi-Fi Alliance and the IEEE, tells ZDNet UK what to expect from 802.11ac and 802.11ad
Formal approval will allow product certification to get underway, to bring low-latency, high-bandwidth communications devices to market
Telstra markets its new T-Hub device as "The Future in a Phone" — but as telcos go fancy in an attempt to stem the exodus of revenues from landline services, customers may be asking a more relevant point: does the home phone even have a future?
Worth noting that the IEEE P1901 Working Group – which is working on global standards for powerline networking – has given the thumbs-up to the current draft of the standard.A final version of the IEEE 1901 powerline networking standard should be available in the third quarter.
Not just countries are nervous over iPad performance standards, but now even some of America's top universities have said that their campuses are not ready for this device.
The tablet will now go on sale internationally at the end of May rather than April, due to heavier-than-expected demand in the US, Apple has announced
The key IEEE 802 Ethernet standard turns 30 today and is showing no signs of losing influence when it comes to key network standards. Even better, the pioneers that hammered out the Ethernet standard are still hammering each other. Now, that's passion for technology.
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