Category Archives: Digital Home

It’s the Throughput, Stupid!

In the real world, wireless networks (and wired networks for that matter) don’t perform anywhere near their raw theoretical speed or maximum data rate touted in product marketing because Wi-Fi is (as the name suggests) wireless. Networks are affected by … Read more >

Intel Wireless-AC: Why the New Standard Matters

The last time wireless standards were upgraded was with 802.11n Wi-Fi in 2007. The old standard was great for home use where one or two laptops were connected to the network. But things have changed. Today’s connected households have way … Read more >

Intel announces “Thunderbolt™ ready” upgrade program for PC motherboards, desktops and workstation computers

The past year has seen a flurry of Thunderbolt™ related activity.  Already present on every current Apple Mac*, Thunderbolt has continued to grow within PC circles.  And the Thunderbolt ecosystem responded, with over 100 Thunderbolt devices now shipping and available, … Read more >