Tag Archives: Wi-Fi

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 >

Buying A New Device? Don’t Get Shortchanged On Your Wireless Speeds

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 >

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 >

Local Case Worker Moves Throughout Portland at New Speeds with WiMAX

It’s hard to imagine how we used to get our work done before laptops, Google and the Internet came along. Remember when we used to fax documents, send printed mail or use dial-up to access the Internet? I constantly have … Read more >

My personal Wi-Fi network — on display at IDF

Last Friday, in madness of last minute preparations for IDF this week, I took a break and headed to one of the mobility labs at our Hillsboro, Ore. campus. This particular lab is one where the mobile group is showcasing … Read more >

Intel’s Smart WiMAX Car — Mobility “Innovision” for Centrino 2

Intel baked mobility smarts into a new, eco-friendly Mercedes-Benz Smart car to show the wonders of mobile WiMAX while tooling down the road. It’s the next iteration of an away-from-home and out-of-office moving conduit connecting us to Al Gore’s information … Read more >