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This Wi-Fi alternative rides on LTE rails

On Tuesday, the MulteFire Alliance announced MulteFire Release 1.0, which defines an LTE-like network that can run entirely on unlicensed spectrum like the frequencies Wi-Fi uses.

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Review: Netgear Nighthawk X10 packs a speed punch, has nice add-on features

If you're looking to upgrade your Wi-fi with a high-powered system, this should be on your short list.

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Aruba President Dominic Orr retiring—Thanks for the memories

Aruba Networks President Dominic Orr has had a busy 10 years. As he prepares to retire, here’s a look at some of his accomplishments.

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DARPA wants to create secure data-sharing tech

Proposals needed to help secure shared data in remote areas on handheld devices

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41% off Withings Body Composition Wi-Fi Scale - Deal Alert

The Withings scale uses patented Position Control technology to deliver the most accurate readings of your body composition (weight, body fat, muscle, bone and water). It automatically synchronizes with your smartphone via Wi-Fi to...

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Windows 10 tips and tricks for Wi-Fi and networking

There have been many changes in Windows 10, especially since the first anniversary update last August, officially called version 1607. Here are some of the most important changes related to the Wi-Fi and networking aspects of Windows...

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10 years of the iPhone: How Apple changed pretty much everything in the enterprise

In the space of a decade, Apple’s iPhone has gone from being a consumer craze to the single product that most affects the design and operation of enterprise IT, turning a controlled, top-down environment into something far more open.

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A new Wi-Fi spec will help smart homes run like clockwork

On Thursday at CES, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced Wi-Fi Certified TimeSync, a specification for precise time synchronization among Wi-Fi devices. It’s expected to be available in the middle of this year.

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Get 72% off NordVPN Virtual Private Network Service For a Limited Time - Deal Alert

NordVPN has discounted their popular VPN software 72%. Use our link and see the discount applied when you click "buy now".

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Hottest products from CES 2017

It's time once again for the International CES, the world's largest consumer electronics trade show. Thousands of people will flock to Las Vegas to see the latest gizmos, gadgets, TVs, computers, smartphones, robots and other devices...

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First Look: Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points show promise

We review five Wave 2 wireless access points, comparing prices and features, looking at usability and doing some performance testing. The products in this review are: Amped Wireless AC1300, ASUS EA-AC87, Cisco Aironet 1852i, Extreme...

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REVIEW: Early Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points show promise

There’s a lot to like about Wave 2 802.11ac products, including theoretically faster speeds than Wave 1 products and cool new features, such as multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO.) In this review, we look at five Wave 2 wireless access points,...

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25% off NETGEAR N300 Wi-Fi Range Extender, Essentials Edition - Deal Alert

Is there a void between your WiFi router and your devices? Add a WiFi Extender and strengthen your connection.

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Globalstar gets FCC approval after backing away from Wi-Fi

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has approved satellite operator Globalstar’s plan for a land-based wireless service using its own spectrum.

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2017 tech outlook -- and saving predictions from the digital dustbin

A chatbot onslaught in the enterprise and the cranking up of the 5G wireless hype machine are expected in 2017.

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#WirelessSucks: Where do we go from here?

Is Wi-Fi really the problem, or is it getting a bad rap? As wireless becomes more predominant and business critical, it's more important than ever to get to the root of this issue.

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Wi-Fi chip cannibalizes ambient Wi-Fi signals for power

If the HitchHike technology is a success, IoT Wi-Fi radios may soon be the size of a grain of rice and transmit messages forever—without maintenance.

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The beginning of the end for enterprise network VLANs

We can look forward to a day when configuring and maintaining VLANs is no longer a fact of enterprise life.

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