Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi news, trend analysis and opinion

bang olufsen ifa 2016
5 checklist

wifi extender netgear

43% off NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Range Extender - Deal Alert

The NETGEAR AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender boosts your existing home network by increasing Wi-Fi range and speed, delivering AC750 dual band Wi-Fi up to 750Mbps. Currently discounted 43% on Amazon.

20160210 bluetooth logo

Bluetooth rising

In a few years, we will see enterprise-grade Bluetooth infrastructure solutions along the lines of today’s Wi-Fi WLANs.

deals of the week 100676635 carousel.idge

Best Deals of the Week, August 22-26 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 22nd. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

wifi plug

55% off Akface Smart Wifi Power Plug - Deal Alert

Remotely turn appliances and electronics on or off from anywhere. Perfect for Household Appliances Lamps, Lighting & Electrical Equipment. Currently discounted 55%.

Amped Wireless ALLY Plus

Amped Wireless goes mesh with Ally brand

Wi-Fi system includes AVG partnership, parental controls and high-powered, long range coverage.

powerful wireless wifi wi fi

MIT researchers discover method to triple wireless speeds

MIT researchers have found a way to transfer wireless data using a smartphone at a speed about three times faster and traveling twice as far as existing technology.

Netgear Orbi Wi-Fi mesh router

Netgear joins Wi-Fi mesh wave with Orbi system

Wi-Fi home router maker has new system that merges ease of setup with access to advanced networking settings.

netgear n300

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.

google fiber

A Google Fiber move to wireless could keep it competitive

Google Fiber is reportedly hoping to rely on wireless technology instead of fiber-optic cables in about 12 major cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago and Dallas, where it has planned faster internet service.

Mobile networks (2)

New compromises won't end the fight between LTE-U and Wi-Fi

The Wi-Fi Alliance says it’s taken more steps toward compromise since backers of LTE-Unlicensed slammed a coexistence workshop that took place last week. But those moves haven’t brought about wireless peace just yet.

mans hand with key card to hotel room door

How to protect yourself from common hotel security threats

Frequently travelers who aren't prepared for the security risks associated with staying in hotels put potentially sensitive information and their own personal safety at risk. Here's how to spot common threats, and protect your data...

traffic jam

Wi-Fi, LTE-U enter new phase of coexistence debate

The long-running contretemps between the supporters of LTE-U and regular Wi-Fi, over the idea of the two wireless standards co-existing on the same frequencies, has moved into a new phase, as test plan parameters are expected to be...

angry user wifi wi fibad connection

RNC attendees expose identity in free Wi-Fi trap

If it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Free Wi-Fi is no exception to this adage. Security company Avast tested this theory by setting up a number of free fake Wi-Fi hotspots to see how many people would take the bait. They...

powerful wireless wifi wi fi

Service providers see opportunity in enterprise WLANs

Can the traditional service provider weaknesses be overcome and drive a successful entry into the managed wireless local area network (WLAN) market?

thinkstock mobile phone

Verizon, AT&T find new markets as traditional revenues flatten

With their purchases of DirecTV, AOL and Yahoo, the nation's two biggest wireless carriers are moving beyond their traditional business to search for other revenues.

scope

61% off LEMONBEST HD 720p Handheld Wifi Inspection Scope - Deal Alert

This handheld High Definition WiFi Inspection Camera makes use of optoelectronic technology to investigate hard-to-reach area with high quality images. Broadcasts video via WiFi to your laptop, phone or tablet.

digital lumens iot lighting in atlas warehouse

Case study: IoT lighting system cuts energy costs, improves productivity

Using intelligent LED lighting systems from Digital Lumens, manufacturer Atlas Global Solutions reduced energy costs by 75% and increased productivity by 20%.

sandisk storage

17% off SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick 200GB - Deal Alert

A flash drive, reinvented. With the SanDisk Connect Stick in your pocket, in your bag or across the room, you can wirelessly access your media or transfer large files, stream HD videos and music, and save and share photos and videos...

Load More