• News tagged "wi-fi"

Friday, 16 Nov 2012

WiFox Software Improves Wireless Throughput by Up to 700 Percent

WiFox Software Improves Wireless Throughput by Up to 700 Percent

NC State researchers have developed a new software to help boost Wi-Fi throughput performances without the need for any hardware upgrades.

Thursday, 15 Nov 2012

Zotac A75-ITX and A55-ITX Wi-Fi B-series Announced

Zotac A75-ITX and A55-ITX Wi-Fi B-series Announced

Zotac has launched the new A75-ITX WiFi B-series and A55-ITX WiFi B-series mini-ITX platforms for second gen AMD A-series (Trinity) APUs.

Thursday, 25 Oct 2012

Aztech Announces WL559E Wall-plugged Wireless-N Repeater

Aztech Announces WL559E Wall-plugged Wireless-N Repeater

Aztech Electronics announces the 300Mbps WL559E, a compact wireless-N repeater which helps to extend a router's wireless coverage in users' homes. The WL559E features a built-in power adapter and a wall-plugged design.

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012

Speeding Up Wireless Network Connection Speeds with Coded TCP

Speeding Up Wireless Network Connection Speeds with Coded TCP

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 Backs Miracast Wi-Fi Display Technology with Tegra 3

NVIDIA Backs Miracast Wi-Fi Display Technology with Tegra 3

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

Apple Updates AirPort Express

Apple Updates AirPort Express

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

Wi-Fi Alliance Applies Finishing Touches on Miracast Certification Program

Wi-Fi Alliance Applies Finishing Touches on Miracast Certification Program

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

Windows 8 - Built for Connectivity

Windows 8 - Built for Connectivity

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

DLNA to Support Direct Media Transfers

DLNA to Support Direct Media Transfers

Digital Living Network Alliance announces the incorporation of "Wi-Fi Direct" into its DLNA Interoperability Guidelines.

Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011

LED Lightbulbs, Your New Wireless Transmitter

LED Lightbulbs, Your New Wireless Transmitter

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.

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