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Wi-Fi router's 'pregnant women' setting sparks vendor rivalry in China

One Chinese vendor is claiming its Wi-Fi routers are safer for pregnant women even though it acknowledges that there is no evidence that other routers pose a risk.

Juniper's third attempt at WLANs

Ruckus partnership comes five years after Trapeze, a year after Aruba

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Why your business should upgrade to 802.11AC Wave 2 Wi-Fi

Four reasons why now is the time to upgrade to 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi.

Xirrus takes aim at headaches of ‘guest’ Wi-Fi networks

Wireless hardware vendor Xirrus is rolling out what it’s hoping is a way to simplify Wi-Fi management and make the experience less annoying – today, the company announced a new MDM suite called EasyPass.

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Speedier 5.4-Gigabit Wi-Fi routers coming this year

Current, latest-tech Wi-Fi routers, running at 3.2 Gbps, are about to be superseded.

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How to use enterprise Wi-Fi security in SMBs

No matter what size your business, using WPA2 security is a good first step to protecting your Wi-Fi network. Don't blow it by using the standard's not-so-secure PSK mode.

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5 low-cost Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers

Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers are a must-have when troubleshooting Wi-Fi interference and performance issues, or when checking channel usage.

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5 Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers for less than $100

Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers are a must-have when troubleshooting Wi-Fi interference and performance issues, or when simply checking channel usage on the wireless bands.

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Does Fortinet’s Meru buy mean we’re in for even more Wi-Fi industry consolidation?

Cybersecurity firm Fortinet’s purchase last week of wireless network manufacturer Meru Networks for $44 million is the second major acquisition of a Wi-Fi hardware vendor in three months – and, potentially, the start of a broader...

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Cisco sees Internet half full

51% of world's population connected by 2019

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7 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

These tools provide important details on known and unknown aspects of your WiFi network.

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7 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

Following up on our previous article highlighting 8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools, here are 7 more tools that provide important details on known and unknown aspects of your WiFi network.

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Patent shows Apple's interesting mobile Wi-Fi hotspot idea

A patent application filed by Apple in 2013 suggests an interesting mobile hotspot idea that sounds like a good fit for the Apple Watch.

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Bigger, better, faster: What does Wave 2 of 802.11ac have in store?

The coming benefits and impact of Wave 2 of 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

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4 new access points deliver super-fast Wi-Fi

Linksys, Xclaim, Amped and ZyXel bring 802.11ac to SMB, enterprise markets.

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4 new access points deliver super-fast Wi-Fi

Linksys, Xclaim, Amped and ZyXel bring 802.11ac to SMB, enterprise markets.

Super-fast Wi-Fi coming to a public hotspot near you

All kinds of operators are expected to upgrade their public hotspots to 802.11ac

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