Articles about Wi-Fi
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.
New vehicles also feature surveillance and fraud-proof ticket validation gates.
Better Bluetooth and indoor location accuracy set up the 2X2 MIMO combo chip for powering mobile devices and apps ready for location-based marketing and targeted advertising.
[UPDATED] Users will be required to provide a full name and ID and to identify hardware.
If your company wants to write a smartphone or tablet application, it should consider these do-it-yourself options notable for their simplicity.
Fed up with SIM-swapping or roaming charges when travelling? A Finnish company offers a neat mobile connectivity solution.
A communication system that uses radio frequency signals to power connected smart devices has been developed by researchers at the University of Washington in the United States.
With Microsoft's cash in its pocket, Nokia can't seem to stop acquiring at the moment.
Australian business technology solutions company Data#3 has struck a multimillion dollar deal to acquire Wi-Fi analytics firm, Discovery Technology.
Miracast is a signature feature of Windows 8.1 and newer Android versions. In theory, it allows you to project a presentation or HD video wirelessly from your mobile device to a large screen. How well does it work in the real world?
Wi-Fi, especially public Wi-Fi, is still fraught with security problems. A solution has been in the works for some time but is still not ready for most.
Swich – the Smartphone Wireless Charger is a stylish accessory for your mobile device made entirely from sustainable materials.
Some vendors will sell you a custom controller and extra licences to get central wi-fi management, but Draytek has put the functionality into its routers to make wireless management a no-cost option for buyers of its small-business networking products.
Qualcomm is one of a number of multinationals that's using Israeli tech to help drive the high-speed networking tech.
Qualcomm has completed its acquisition of Wilocity and has released a wireless chipset family based on the IEEE 802.11ad standard, also known as WiGig.
T-Mobile may have shut down the Sidekick service, but they are continuing to use the Sidekick name on a new line of Android device. The first device is the Sidekick 4G from Samsung and it actually is a pretty compelling device with features that rival the successful Samsung Galaxy S lineup.
Motorola Atrix 4G vs. HTC Thunderbolt -- 2 best Android phones
The HTC ThunderBolt is the first smartphone on Verizon's 4G LTE network. This gallery includes extensive unboxing photos, comparisons with other top devices, and screenshots of 4G speedtests.
A sampling of the new Android tablets on display at CTIA 2011
ORLANDO — Sprint CEO Dan Hesse revealed two big new products at CTIA Wireless: the HTC Evo 3D smartphone and the HTC Evo View 4G tablet.
The HTC ThunderBolt is the first LTE smartphone on the Verizon Wireless network. The device is extremely fast, but traveling at that speed also hits the battery pretty hard.
Motorola Atrix 4G, laptop and multimedia docks
The HTC Inspire 4G has the features to rival the top Android smartphones, while being launched at the meager price of $99 by AT&T, which is trying to lure new Android customers now that it has lost its exclusive hold on the iPhone. Here is our full unboxing of the Inspire and side-by-side photos next to popular rivals.
Samsung took forever to update the Vibrant to 2.2, but this new Galaxy S 4G launches with Android Froyo so no worries there. This latest Galaxy S device also has support for 4G, a front facing camera, the movie Inception, and a cool new back. It is available from T-Mobile for $199.99 after signing up for a 2-year contract.
HTC has been making 4.3 inch display devices for quite some time and the latest model feels great in your hand with an aluminum unibody construction. AT&T is finally getting into the Android game with good devices and $100 for the Inspire 4G is a great price.
If you want to talk on the phone while in your car then you need a headset or speakerphone and Motorola has a new one to check out called the Motorola Roadster. If you have an Android 2.2 device, then you will also get advanced features such as audible incoming text messages and the ability to respond via voice-to-text.
The HTC EVO Shift 4G doesn't stack up against the bigger EVO 4G on Sprint.
Verizon rolled out their 4G LTE network on 5 December 2010 and there are two USB modems available for you to choose from. The speeds currently being experienced on LTE are phenomenal and no other wireless network comes close. In fact, many home wired Internet connections cannot achieve the speeds being experienced on LTE.
Sprint and HTC decided to follow up the successful HTC EVO 4G with a smaller, cheaper model that sports a physical QWERTY keyboard. Unfortunately, the keyboard is not good enough to take on the Samsung Epic 4G on Sprint.
At CES 2011, Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg showcased his company's 4G LTE technology, touting partnerships with Time Warner, Motorola and Google.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das speaks with Craig Barrett at the Intel Developer Forum about his quest to introduce technology as a means of advancing education in developing nations. Barrett gives us his take on the so-called feud between Intel and One Laptop Per Child, defends Intel's bullish stance on WiMax, spells out his goals, and explains why at 68, he's showing no signs of slowing down.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks with senior editor Sam Diaz about trends and products at this year's Intel Developer Forum. Diaz discusses how the chipmaker's latest processors pave the way for innovations that cut across industries. He also explains why Intel's ever-faithful support of WiMax may finally begin reaping benefits.
ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz gives his take on Delta Air Lines' announcement that it will be providing in-flight Wi-Fi for a fee later this year. Diaz says it's smart business because users can take control of their in-flight entertainment, whether they're accessing e-mail, playing video games, or watching streaming video.
When you support small offices, home offices, and remote offices, you often run across older wireless equipment. Equipment that's likely secured with MAC filtering and perhaps a hidden SSID and WEP encryption.Most techs would agree that MAC filtering alone isn't going to secure a wireless network and that even WEP and a hidden SSID aren't much better. But does MAC filtering at least keep out the lazy hackers? In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler shows you just how easy it is to spoof a MAC address.Once you've watched this IT Dojo video, you can find a link to the original TechRepublic article, print the tip, and get links to additional remote support and administration resources from our IT Dojo Blog.
From Australia to Japan to San Francisco, Apple fanboys and girls are buzzing over the iPhone 3G's release. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi takes us on a spin around the world to gauge the pandemonium from some of the 70 countries hot to get their hands on the new Apple smartphone.
Starting July 1, California drivers caught holding their cell phones to their ear while driving are being slapped with a $20 dollar ticket for the first offense, and a $50 ticket for the second. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi rode along with the California Highway Patrol near Berkeley, Calif., as officers nabbed violators on the first day of the law.
In two weeks, Apple fans will finally be able to get their hands on the iPhone 3G. In Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the phone's new activation process and other rumors swirling around out there in the blogosphere.
With the rise of PDAs, Blackberries and mobile phones, the demand for wireless service inside large buildings is increasing every day. Leila Nouri, director of product marketing at MobileAccess, discusses one wireless infrastructure option called Distributed Antenna Systems, or DAS, which is both scalable and cost-effective.
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