I went on a field trip this weekend to some big box retailers in search of a new laptop. As the sales person was asking questions and promoting various machines, I asked a simple question: which laptops have 802.11ac Wi-Fi … Read more >
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It’s time for consumers to stand up and demand nothing less than the fastest and most reliable wireless technology in new devices. Intel’s new wireless site offers a wealth of information on the benefits of Intel Wireless-AC, and why it … Read more >
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Let’s face it — cords aren’t cute. Every time you connect your laptop or 2-in-1 to your external display you spend precious time fumbling around with clumsy cords or rummaging around in a bin full of random adapters looking for … Read more >
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If you travel internationally, you may be familiar with difficulties associated with connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wireless standards and regulatory requirements differ from country to country, and incompatible Wi-Fi hardware in your laptop or other mobile device may adversely affect … Read more >
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What you don’t know about Wi-Fi could cost you when you buy a new 2-in-1. If your new device doesn’t include the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi, you won’t be able to take advantage of incredible new speeds and stability that this … Read more >
As new mobile devices and laptops increasingly support fast 802.11ac wireless, the demand on institutions to keep up by delivering better wireless speeds and capacities has dramatically increased. The “GenMobile” workforce is pushing for greater flexibility and freedom in the … Read more >
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Many manufacturers are still putting outdated 802.11bgn wireless technology in new devices despite the fact that the technology is almost 8 years old and has since been replaced by 802.11ac Wi-Fi, which is 3x faster and more stable. Since this … Read more >
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New products mean new technologies, right? Not necessarily. Even though laptop manufacturers could be utilizing 802.11ac Wi-Fi (which is 3x faster than 802.11bgn), many continue to stuff slow, outdated 802.11bgn into millions and millions of new products. Don’t get duped … Read more >
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For years, the desktop tower was a symbol of technological superiority — a pillar of processing power, storage capacity, and memory. In the past, everything that happened on a computer happened on a desktop tower. However, advances in technology have … Read more >
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2-in-1 devices offer the productivity of a laptop and the flexibility of a tablet in one unique piece of hardware. When you combine the fast, innovative Intel® Core™ M processor with the lightning-quick data transfer speeds of 802.11ac wireless, you … Read more >
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Despite the advances in cellular data transfer speeds and coverage, Wi-Fi continues to be the primary hub for mobile device data. In addition to being the dominant method of connectivity for current mobile users, trends like the Internet of Things … Read more >
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As the enterprise integrates BYOD and mobility strategies, the burden placed on wireless access points in companies has increased exponentially. In the past, employees connected to wireless networks on one primary device such as a laptop, and 802.11b/g/n routers were … Read more >
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With more and more mobile device manufacturers including Wi-Fi call capabilities in their products, and major mobile carriers competing to offer free Wi-Fi calls, now is a good time to familiarize yourself with the ins and outs of this new … Read more >
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Even with new 802.11ac wireless technology available to device manufacturers, many companies are still putting older, slower 802.11bgn wireless cards in their devices. From laptops to smart TVs, it’s important to know exactly what you’re getting before you buy. 802.11b/g/n … Read more >
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The fast-approaching “Internet of Things” is already placing unforeseen burdens on older wireless access points. Now that almost every new device has some kind of wireless connectivity, it’s becoming very clear why you should upgrade to devices featuring 802.11ac Wi-Fi. … Read more >
Following in the steps of other major mobile device manufacturers, Apple has finally included 802.11ac wireless technology in the iPhone 6. Faster wireless connectivity is always a good thing, but if your phone’s Wi-Fi is faster than your laptop, you … Read more >
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