Apple steered boat crashes into ferry
Published in Games


Captain thought he could run on Apple Maps and an iPad

It is a while since we have had a story about an Apple fanboy who relied entirely on Apple Maps and ended up getting lost. But this guy was dumb enough to use his iPad to do his course navigation on his boat.

Pixel phone scores 644 Mbps on Wi-Fi
Published in Reviews


Outperforms Galaxy S7 by almost 2x

There is one generally incorrect conception that Wi-Fi is fast enough and that Wi-Fi is simply fast enough. The reality is that Fudzilla managed to prove that a Google Pixel phone powered by Snapdragon 821 SoC and Qualcomm Wi-Fi scores almost twice the performance of the Galaxy S7 phone.

Qualcomm about to improve home wi-fi
Published in Processors


New 802.11ax chips on the way


Qualcomm is about to spruce up home Wi-Fi performance with some new Wi-Fi chips.

Arlo shows off upcoming kid monitoring
Published in News


Parents can sleep easier at night

Hey baby what are you up to?

Netgear WAC510 802.11AC
Published in News


Netgear simplifies WiFi for small installations

Netgear has just announced its latest Wave 2 Business Access Point, the WAC510.  This Access Points is designed to to deliver high  performance for small businesses, such as cafés, doctors' offices and other service industry locations.

 

TeraHertz could push wi-fi speeds
Published in News


Although making the range pants


Researchers have worked out a way to push Wi-Fi speeds to 34 Gbps using the TeraHertz band.

MIT boffins speed up wi-fi in crowded areas
Published in Mobiles


Networking for mobs

Boffins at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory say they might have solved the problem wi-fi has broadcasting to crowded areas such as concerts, airports, conference halls and sports stadiums.

German churches installing wi-fi
Published in Mobiles


Fighting for declining members

German protestant churches, which are losing members faster than Blackberry is losing market share, are turning to wi-fi to help them out.

Broadcom abandons Wi-Fi
Published in News


Walks away from Apple business


Broadcom is planning to phase out its Wi-Fi chip business in order to streamline its workforce and product line.

Christmas slows down your Wi-fi
Published in Mobiles


Bah-humbug


Living proof that Christmas is bad for you – an Ofcom report is blaming Christmas lights as cause for poor wi-fi reception.