LG shows off Wi-Fi Direct on Optimus smartphone

Wi-Fi Direct, a wireless LAN mode that doesn't require a hotspot, is starting to emerge in handsets and will be demonstrated on an LG Electronics smartphone this week at the International Consumer Electronics

Published on: January 7th, 2011 Stephen Lawson

Cisco targets SMBs with new Wi-Fi line, mobile VPN client

Cisco Tuesday unveiled new additions to its mobility product lines, including an entry-level 802.11n Wi-Fi access point, a mobile VPN client, and the first step toward extending virtual desktop environments to mobile devices

Published on: October 6th, 2010 John Cox

WiFi service takes flight on some airlines

American Airlines launched in-flight WiFi service on three long-haul routes in the U.S. Wednesday, and will decide in three to six months whether to expand the service to other routes.The launch is the

Published on: August 21st, 2008 Matt Hamblen

Netgear hooks up SMBs to 802.11 signal

Netgear recently rolled out a network and storage gear aimed at a range of small and midsize businesses, including a new 802.11n wireless LAN product line. p>The wireless, switch and storage products continue

Published on: May 5th, 2008 John Cox

Ten terrific things you can do with your PC – Part 3

Read Part 1 of this article.Read part 2 of this article.Quickly Organize Your Books and MusicBibliophiles need not be hostile towards a computer. You can organize your beloved tomes using a computer and

Published on: May 1st, 2008 PC World India Staff

TechFest: Microsoft’s LucidTouch gives the boot to ‘fat fingers on the touch screen’ problem

If you think the iPhone's touch screen is cool, imagine a device that actually sees, reflects and responds to your fingers touching the back of the device. A prototype of that capability was

Published on: March 6th, 2008 Nancy Gohring

IT reveals hip side in show that blends technology with threads

Servers, e-mail applications and other less-than-chic combinations of hardware and software typically inhabit the technology realm. Linen is rarely equated with LEDs, while discussing couture along with the 802.11 Wi-Fi standard is almost

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Fred O'Connor

Concordia “first Canadian university” to adopt 802.11n wireless networking standard

Early adopters of faster Wi-Fiover 802.11n technology are popping up here and there, but Concordia University in Montreal is the kind of place where the IT shop feels it has to jump on

Published on: January 31st, 2008 Matt Hamblen

Getting your home-office network to actually work

I have a laptop that I have tried connecting to my new home cable network. Everything is connected but I can not even see my router on my laptop. HELP!! This is frustrating

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Ron Nutter

WiMAX could have impact on WLANs, local access

The mobile version of Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) might eventually change the landscape of both fixed and mobile broadband networking.In the meantime, however, it poses a dilemma for network operators and

Published on: October 5th, 2006 Ron Scott

West Edmonton Mall’s infrastructure supports virtual networks, hot spots

“When we looked at the wireless space, what we really wanted to do initially was make sure that no matter what we put into the mall, it was a product we could manage

Published on: June 13th, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

Meru access points capable of forming wireless backbone network

But at last month's Interop trade show, Meru Networks announced its Wireless Backbone System (WBS), a software upgrade to its WLAN hardware scheduled to ship next month. WBS lets Wi-Fi access points communicate

Published on: June 13th, 2006 Greg Meckbach

Convergence, mobility requires a planned approach to IT

Systems architecting: you either love it or hate it. If you ignore it, however, problems will arise. You might challenge this by claiming that you have not needed it before. But the much

Published on: June 13th, 2006 Ron Scott

Standards body boosts wireless network speeds to 600 Mbps

The Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) announced this month its High Throughput Task Group voted to change its 802.11n (Wireless LAN Medium Access Control and Physical Layer Specifications: Enhancements for Higher

Published on: March 2nd, 2006 Greg Meckbach