Wi-Fi

It was not too long ago that wireless hotspots were not as common as they are today. Since then, companies such as FON have been striving to increase the availability of public Wi-Fi networks. FON Wireless is also known as … Continue reading

Ruckus Wireless is one of the pioneers of the wireless infrastructure industry and delivers innovative solutions for wireless networking in an affordable manner. Lately, the company has redefining its role in the industry of wireless networking with new technologies that … Continue reading

Comcast has been rolling out a new Wi-Fi service for its Internet subscribers that appears to be a good idea but, at the same time, is causing controversy among Comcast customers. Comcast recently introduced a new feature for subscribers to … Continue reading

Hotspot 2.0 is a technology that promises to advance the development of our rapidly growing mobile ecosystem with the ability to seamlessly move from one wireless hotspot to another. It is estimated that more than 800 million new mobile devices … Continue reading

During the past few years, the major cable providers have been gradually creating a nationwide network of Wi-Fi access for its Internet customers. Although the intention is to add convenience in terms of connectivity, the project comes with some bumps … Continue reading

About 18 months ago, the very first 802.11ac routers were introduced to the marketplace. And although the IEEE has yet to approve the new wireless standard, router manufacturers are already releasing the second generation of 802.11ac routers. The wireless networking … Continue reading

Many people who travel a great deal are always looking for ways to cut costs on excessive roaming costs by wireless carriers. Boingo wireless has an ambitious project under way to connect travelers worldwide at a fraction of the cost. … Continue reading

At one time or another, most cell phone users have found themselves in a situation where the signal is spotty or nonexistent altogether. T-Mobile has made it possible to receive mobile services even when there isn’t a signal. If you … Continue reading

Many people get confused by Bluetooth and WiFi technology, how each technology is used, and the difference between the two.  If you are confused by Bluetooth and WiFi technology you are not alone and it is very common for there … Continue reading

If you have been staying up to date with wireless standards and technology then you are aware that 802.11n is being used more commonly along with the older standard of 802.11g.  For those who are not sure about wireless connectivity … Continue reading

The increased use of wireless devices and the growing demand for video and other bandwidth intensive applications has gradually been affecting the performance of 802.11 g and n networks.  The end result is increased problems when streaming video such as … Continue reading

Updated: October 20, 2014 Only a few years ago, Amazon introduced the first Kindle Fire which was a popular tablet with Wi-Fi included. Amazon has come closer to competing with the iPad with the release of the Kindle Fire HDX … Continue reading

Thanks to the increased availability of WiFi in airport terminals waiting out a flight delay does not appear to be as tedious and time consuming.  By accessing airport WiFi you can make better use of your time while avoiding the … Continue reading

When most people think of WiFi they immediately associate it with accessing the Internet and browsing their favorite websites.  With the increased availability of high speed broadband Internet connectivity WiFi has taken on many more roles in helping individuals and … Continue reading

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently unveiled a new model which is called Super WiFi that supposedly will allow you to access the Internet using a PC or mobile device with wireless capability.  The whole premise behind the concept of … Continue reading

Qualcomm recently announced the release of its new 802.11ac products which will provide easy migration from 802.11n standards to a new WiFi standard which will speed up the transition to WiFi networking that is Gigabit capable.  By expanding the performance … Continue reading

If you have never used municipal WiFi but you have noticed people out in public connecting to the Internet, chances are they are using a municipal WiFi connection to access the Internet.  A municipal WiFi connection is basically a wireless … Continue reading

Updated: September 8, 2014 Current cell phone service can be quite costly due to the fact that the industry tends to be controlled by a handful of carriers such as Verizon, AT&T, and others. But, what if you could use … Continue reading

Updated: August 24, 2014 As smartphones become more widely used, you will find hundreds of apps in the app store related to your device that can help make tasks easier. Regardless of the type of smartphone you use, you will … Continue reading

The terms “WiFi” and “wireless” are often confused when referring to Internet connectivity.  Basically these words are synonymous with one another and mean Internet connectivity without wires.  WiFi stands for Wireless Fidelity and is used to create a wireless Local … Continue reading

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