Category Archives: Wearables

Intel Acquires Recon; Eyes Future of Wearables

Yesterday, Intel completed the acquisition of Recon Instruments, maker of the new, critically acclaimed Recon Jet™ smart eyewear for sports and high-intensity environments. Recon was formerly an Intel Capital portfolio company, and we’ve gotten to know and admire their products … Read more >

Intel Launches New Site For All Things Wireless

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 >

Consumers Dictate the Growing Importance of Hotel Wi-Fi

At the end of 2014, Marriott and the American Hospitality & Lodging Association made waves by petitioning the FCC for the right to block personal Wi-Fi hotspots at their venues. The backlash was immediate and fierce. Everyone from consumer advocates … Read more >

Cable ISPs Vs. Mobile Carriers: Untangling the Future of Wi-Fi

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 >

“Wireless” Vs. “Wire Free” — Uncompromised Productivity

Advances in technology have produced a comfortable wireless computing experience that allows us the ability to move beyond the tethers of Ethernet cables, but we still have a few more steps before we can confidently say, “We’re wire free.” The … Read more >

The 802.11ac Wireless Home Is A Happy Home

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 >