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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 >

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 >

802.11n Wi-Fi: One Size Does Not Fit All

Considering a new notebook or netbook purchase? Of course, you’ll want 802.11n Wi-Fi built-in, but don’t assume that if the label says 802.11n, it’s all you need to know. You could find yourself with an underpowered 802.11n connection. 802.11n is … Read more >

Connecting the Ultra-Mobile Universe with Moorestown

Revolutionizing the ultra-mobile segment of Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) and the future of smart phones, Intel’s next-generation Intel® Atom™ processor, codenamed Moorestown, made a larger-than-life splash at this year’s Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco. Intel Fellow and Chief … Read more >