Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has seen better days. In the past week, it has seen business ties cut with every American company. Even ARM, the known chipset architecture licensing firm from the UK has suspended business with it. Now, in the latest development, reports claim the Wi-Fi Alliance has “temporarily restricted” Huawei’s membership and the company is also not a member of JEDEC, which sets the standard for semiconductors. Adding another blow to the list, Huawei has also been barred from setting new USB standards and cannot use SD cards in their future devices.About this ban
Last week, the government of the United States barred [...]
It is astonishing to see how the internet has so quickly become an integral part of this world. Right from professional needs to personal entertainment, it is hard to get by a day without scrambling for 4G or a WiFi connection. It is fair to say that the world of internet has seen a lot of innovation over the years. We are also very close to publically rolling out 5G data network as well. Now, L-Fi (Light Fidelity) was first introduced as a concept at CES 2018 and is almost ready for its real-world.Li-Fi
Li-Fi-, however, is not a new technology. It has been in the works for years now and has always felt like it is almost ready. The technology uses visible and infrared lights [...]
The Wi-Fi Alliance, body that controls research, and advances of the Wi-Fi technology, yesterday at CES, 2016 announced its future plans for taking this already indispensable medium of communicating with the Internet forward.In a bid to expand the reach and adoption of the Wi-Fi technology when it comes to connectivity with the Internet of Things, ‘Wi-Fi HaLow’ was announced. This new Wi-Fi framework which will operate on the 900 Mhz range, promises to double the reach of the already existing 2.4, and 5 Ghz Wi-Fi baseband.
This switch to the new spectrum will also help conserve energy, making it the perfect platform for low-power, less data intensive devices like [...]
Google has created a new Wi-Fi router called OnHub that promises to “end your Wi-Fi headaches for good.”
This router has been designed in partnership with TP-LINK and features:
“a unique antenna design and smart software” that “keeps working in the background, automatically adjusting OnHub to avoid interference and keep your network at peak performance.”
It also has the ability to scan available airwaves and find the best congestion while allowing you to prioritize some devices in a way that you can pick certain apps over others that are running in the background.
Reports also suggest, that OnHub can be managed via a smartphone app and [...]
As people are slowly learning and getting used to the Windows 10 updates, some of them stand out, here is one. A feature called the Windows Update Delivery Optimization gives Microsoft the permission to share parts of your Internet bandwidth, with others.
This feature saves and uploads parts of your updates files that have been downloaded via Windows Update & Windows Store service, then depending upon your settings, will share that with people on your local network, or people on the internet.
“Delivery Optimization downloads the same updates and apps that you get through Windows Update and the Windows Store. Delivery Optimization creates a local cache, and [...]
Samsung is all set to launch a new Wi-Fi system on its devices that can let you download a 1 GB in movie in about three seconds. In an era of multimedia-heavy content, this system can help make Samsung devices desirable again. The company plans to bring this new system out in the market by next year.
The new technology works on 802.11ad (WiGig) Wi-Fi standard. It is capable of reaching a theoretical limit of 7Gbps, but Samsung’s version provides a speed of 4.6Gbps, that is also a fantastic speed to achieve. It will also help in creating a mobile work ecosystem when included with Cloud. It can be immensely beneficial to [...]
MapmyIndia, provider of digital maps, navigation and location-based services, has launched CarPad 5, a connected car product. Built on Android OS, CarPad 5 is an all-In-One GPS Navigator, Smart Phone and 3G Tablet. It 5 runs on a 1GHz Samsung processor (Cortex A8, S5PV210) and features a 5 inch capacitive touch screen. It is priced at Rs 19,990 and contains the CarPad windshield mount and Car charger.
The navigation device has built-in 3G & Wi-Fi and comes preloaded with Aura, MapmyIndia’s fully 3D [...]
We’ve finally got a new WiFi standard to look forward to. The IEEE has officially released a new standard for 802.22 WiFi which can cover an area of over 31000 square kilometers from a single base station. You’re all probably familiar with the current standard 802.11 a/b/g/n as this is the standard that you use to connect to the Internet everyday.
The exponentially increased range is because the frequency that the WiFi network transmits on has changed. Over the last few years, analog television has seen a dramatic decrease in viewership. Using that very same frequency of 54MHz to 698 MHz the new standard [...]
Paul Bryan, Microsoft’s senior director of business experiences product management for Windows Phone, has written a blog post that details Windows Phone Mango’s business productivity features.
WIN PHO 7 with added capabilities for IT departments, including complex password support, information rights management support, and the ability to access hidden corporate Wi-Fi networks.
“This week, we expect to exceed 16,000 apps available in the Windows Phone Marketplace,” Bryan.
The Korean Giant released the LG Optimus Big this past weekend.
The Optimus Big:Android 2.2 4.3-inch Nova Display HDMI-out port 1GHz processor 5-megapixel camera Bluetooth 3.0 Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 1,500 mAh battery
This device was long rumored and lond anticipated power phone from the manufacturer. The phone is expected to hit India in the month of June with a rumored price tag of 29,000 INR. Seems a bit pricey for an LG phone.
BGR has been able to get hold of specs revolving around the launch of the EVO 3D and EVO VIEW 4G tablets at CTIA this year. Specs for the EVO 3D include4.3-inch qHD 960 x 450-pixel Autostereoscopic 3D display 4GB of RAM, 1GB ROM 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm 8660 Snapdragon CPU Dual rear 5-megapixel cameras with dedicated camera button 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera 1730mAh battery Android Gingerbread 2.3 with HTC Sense UI Output 1080p video via HDMI and output 720p 3D content as well. YouTube 3D
The EVO VIEW 4G which is HTC Flyer meant for SPrints networks will have the following specs:-7-inch device 1024 x 600-pixel capacitive touch screen Aluminum unibody [...]
The Dell Streak WiFI , just popped up for pre-order on the AMAZON USA website. There is no information on when the device will actually ship , but it looks like atleast the price is up, which seems really attractive at US$ 380 or INR 17,500 approx.