News tagged ‘wi-fi’
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012
Academic researchers have used algebraic equations to modify the existing Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and evolved it into a new one called coded TCP. It is able to reduce network overheads due to its unique ability to recover lost TCP packets, without the need for them to be resent.
Monday, 30 Jul 2012
NVIDIA has announced its support for Miracast, the new wireless display technology from the Wi-Fi Alliance. Devices that are certified to support Miracast, are able to deliver AV content between devices on Wi-Fi connections without the need for existing Wi-Fi networks.
Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012
No official announcements were made about the AirPort Express during Apple's recent WWDC conference. However, the Cupertino firm did slip in a surreptitious update on the compact wireless router after all. Read on to find out what's changed.
Friday, 1 Jun 2012
Consumers who are looking forward to standardized wireless AV connectivity may take heart in the Wi-Fi Alliance's recent announcement of the Miracast standard, slated to be ratified later this year.
Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012
One of the touted features of Windows 8 is its ability to handle connectivity seamlessly, be it at a Wi-Fi network or over a mobile broadband connection. Group program manager Billy Anders has published an official blog post that outlines steps taken to improve the wireless connectivity experience.
Thursday, 17 Nov 2011
Digital Living Network Alliance announces the incorporation of "Wi-Fi Direct" into its DLNA Interoperability Guidelines.
Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011
German researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications have set a new speed record for Visible Light Communication technology, with speeds of up to 800Mbps.
Friday, 14 Jan 2011
A German researcher has claimed that he managed to make use of Amazon's EC2 cloud services to crack the passwords of Wi-Fi networks using brute force.
Thursday, 13 May 2010
Google certainly has all its cards ready with its upcoming Froyo update, which now includes a USB tethering option (finally) and the ability to create a Wi-Fi hotspot with your Android phone.