Monday, December 22, 2014

Full speed ahead for 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi

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Full speed ahead for 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi
Last December customers were peppering wireless LAN vendors with questions about whether to upgrade to the pre-standard-but-certified 802.11ac products flooding the market or hold off until 2015, when more powerful “Wave 2” Gigabit Wifi gear was expected to become prevalent.A year later, even though Wave 2 products have begun trickling into the market, many IT shops seem less preoccupied with Wave 2 and more focused on installing the Wave 1 11ac routers, access points and other products at hand. After all, this first wave of 11ac is at least a couple times faster than last generation 11n, plus has more range, boasts better power efficiency and is more secure. And even Apple’s new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus support it.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


Smartifying Workflows for Financial Services
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12 tips to tune your Wi-Fi network
More and more people are looking for Wi-Fi connectivity, especially at public venues -- on their laptops, smartphones and tablets -- to help conserve cellular data usage. Read More

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Apple's 10 biggest hits, misses, and head-scratchers of 2014
The Cupertino company had a huge year full of major product releases, huge announcements, and a few extremely wacky moments. Read More

Microsoft helps boost Android, iOS app performance with offline access
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BlackBerry Classic review: A killer smartphone for keyboard lovers
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Top five smartphone disappointments of the year
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Review: The next wave of Gigabit Wi-Fi products
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10 predictions for IT in 2015
With the year coming to a close, a lot of people are making their predictions for 2015. So naturally I had to join the party. A whole lot of issues seem to be coming to a head and will need to be addressed in the next year, and I think it will happen all at once. So heed the words of Patridamus.1) Wearables continue to tankThis is yet another case of the industry looking for new growth opportunities and a chance to expand by driving something the public doesn't really want. People don't want another device to carry or remember to wear, they are often inaccurate, and the newness wears off quickly and they get tossed in the drawer.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


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