Tag Archives: 802.11ac

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 >

Cordcutters Rejoice — Intel® Wireless Docking Is Here

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 >

802.11ac in the Enterprise — A True Productivity Boost

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 >

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 >