Articles about Wi-Fi
Expansion of free Internet coverage is a stepping stone for the provision of public services in real time
A draft bill going before the Italian parliament will force even the smallest companies across the country to provide free internet access.
Traveling on business? Beware — elite cybercriminals may be after your data.
A recent survey by WildPackets shows that 802.11ac is making in-roads into the enterprise as well as the home.
The company and London Underground celebrate the latest landmark in a key service for Londonders.
The next phase of the government's £150m investment in free wi-fi is rolling out, with the scheme on track to be completed "as soon as March 2015".
Following delays, the new ultra-fast broadband service is finally reaching the city of Austin, Texas.
Google is seeking permission to test a high-speed Internet service which could be in your home before Fiber.
The Korean giant said it has overcome the issues with 60GHz 802.11ad Wi-Fi, and the standard is now commercially viable.
Most of what's broken with Wi-Fi is fixed with Passpoint. So why are so many important companies on the sidelines?
The Passpoint specification for seamless and secure wireless network authentication now has on-the-spot provisioning and more operator policy control.
Flying and working will be getting more pleasant with Gogo reaching speeds of up to 70 Megabits per second.
Comcast and Liberty Global have reached an agreement to trial shared Wi-Fi services later this year.
Intel has signed a deal to acquire over 1,400 patents and patent applications registered by Powerwave Technologies, many of which relate to wireless telecommunications technology.
The South Australian government, Adelaide City Council, and Cisco are launching an Internet of Things innovation hub to encourage startups to develop applications through the AdelaideFree Wi-Fi network.
Many people use their smartphones when working out and since all of them now include Bluetooth wireless technology it is very convenient to use a wireless headset too. JayBird provides a headset with a 100% lifetime sweat proof warranty.
Motorola is gearing up for a big second half of 2011, and the first entry aiming to stun consumers is the Photon 4G with Sprint. Check out the new device being unboxed.
Google's first e-reader from iriver is practically a Kindle Wi-Fi clone, so it's only fair to pair them side by side for an e-reader showdown.
One of the things I loved about my Palm Pre Plus was the Touchstone inductive charger. Energizer has a Qi-enabled charging pad that works in partnership with a special back available on the Samsung Droid Charge. There are also charging solutions for various iPhone and BlackBerry models.
Bill Detwiler cracks open the 2011 Barnes & Noble Nook. Inside the touchscreen e-book reader, he found chips from TI, SanDisk, Samsung, and Lattice.
The T-Mobile Rocket 3.0 USB stick supports their fastest 42.2 Mbps data network and performed quite well.
Powermat wireless charging system for the HTC EVO 4G
HTC is getting ready to release one of the most anticipated Android smartphones on T-Mobile in mid-June. The HTC Sensation 4G launches with a fast 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, HTC Sense 3.0, a high resolution qHD 540x960 display, and more.
Verizon rolled out the HTC ThunderBolt in March with support for its blazing fast LTE network. The Samsung Droid Charge was released just over a week ago and has an amazing Super AMOLED Plus display to go with that same blazing network.
Bill Detwiler cracks open the HTC ThunberBolt. Verizon’s first 4G LTE smartphone has chips from Qualcomm, Broadcom, SanDisk, Micron, and Atmel.
Google's pure Android phone designed for the developer and person who wants the latest and greatest Android OS first should consider the Nexus S 4G. The specs are the same as the Samsung Nexus S with a 4G WiMAX radio on Sprint.
There are a number of Bluetooth wireless headset available today and Outdoor Technology delivers the Bluetooth Tags with quality construction, good sound quality, and a design that makes it easy to let them rest around your neck when not actively in use. They came up with the name from the "dog tag" way that the earpieces hang down from your neck.
AT&T and Samsung held a special media-only event in New York City on Thursday to unveil the Infuse 4G, which is being boasted as the slimmest 4G smartphone nationwide.
Droid Charge- 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display and Verizon 4G (LTE)
Verizon 4G Mobile Hotspot Face off: Samsung vs. Novatel
At Microsoft's Silicon Valley Campus, ZDNet's Sumi Das talks to Microsoft's chief environmental strategist, Rob Bernard, about power-saving features in the new Windows 7 operating system. Bernard says Microsoft made energy efficiency a core design element, with better battery optimization, and Bluetooth and DVD features that won't be activated until necessary.
At VMworld in San Francisco, VMware CTO Stephen Herrod shows a Visa mobile application on a Microsoft Windows CE device that is also running virtually on Google's Android OS. The functionality allows users to run "any app on any device," the VMware executive says.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das and senior editor Sam Diaz preview the tech developments anticipated for June: a potential new mobile device at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, the latest on Steve Jobs, and the first JavaOne since Oracle scooped up Sun. Diaz also discusses the significance of a legal ruling that will determine whether RealPlayer can sell RealDVD.
ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz talks about the rumors circulating that Apple is in negotiations with U.S. wireless providers other than the exclusive carrier of its iPhone, AT&T. Diaz says Apple can't ignore the money that could potentially come from Verizon Wireless' pool of roughly 86 million customers.
At the CTIA Wireless 2009 Conference in Las Vegas, Clearwire's co-chairman, Benjamin Wolff, announces the launch of the Silicon Valley WiMax Innovation Network. The 20-square-mile "sandbox" will give developers free access to create and test applications for a 4G network.
Location, location, location. At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Nokia Executive Vice President Anssi Vanjoki outlined his company's vision for the future of mobile computers based on its new map-based user interface. Vanjoki predicts that in the near future, people will no longer ask, "Where are you?" and your cell phone will reveal everything about your surroundings.
Faced with the difficult decision of which smartphone to buy, Senior Editor Sam Diaz explains to ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das what happened when he hopped on the iPhone bandwagon. Diaz reveals which phone he's sporting now (and why), and also shares his cardinal rule for cell phone shopping.
'60 Minutes': Development of wireless system A prototype of a device is currently in the works which would integrate a wireless communication system that would allow the signals from the brain to be transmitted to the outside.
At the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, Fla., Joseph Eng, JetBlue's executive vice president of systems and technology, explained how IT is going to be integrated into the company's new high-tech terminal, set to open October 22 in JFK. Wi-Fi and more self-service kiosks, he says, aren't just ways for JetBlue to save money--they also empower customers to create their own travel experience as well. Interviewers: Patrick Meehan, Gartner Research vice president, and Barbara Gomolski, Gartner Research managing vice president.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to Editor in Chief Larry Dignan and senior editor Sam Diaz about whether recent product announcements will have a positive impact on Apple sales. Dignan and Diaz also discuss the hiccups with the iPhone 3G launch, the new Nano, and whether Apple will refresh its MacBook line for MacWorld.
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