In today’s day and age of connectivity, one of the most common ways people connect to the internet is through Wi-Fi. The latest generation of this technology, Wi-Fi 6 has been freshly introduced. But what does Wi-Fi, a technology most people use to connect to the internet mean, and what changes does the new generation of Wi-Fi bring? Here is a brief history of Wi-Fi standards across generations and what improvements Wi-Fi 6 has to offer.Wi-Fi Standards: A History
To understand what the different standards of Wi-Fi, first an understanding of what Wi-FI means is required. It is a popular wireless networking technology that uses radio waves to provide a high-speed [...]
Most of us upgrade to new smartphones and more powerful laptops but still end up complaining about low and inconsistent internet speeds. What we forget to do is upgrading our WiFi routers to keep up with the new network bands supported by our high-end smartphones and laptops. New smartphones support A/C WiFi connectivity while our routers are stuck at b or g bands. The new Asus RT AC5300 is not just the most powerful, but, also one of the best routers out there.
Want to play online games without losing connection or slowing speeds or stream 4K videos from your smartphones straight to your television sets? This router will handle it all. The Asus RT AC5300 [...]
Everyone needs a reliable WiFi connection today. Almost all our devices are WiFi enabled, and the Internet is a crucial part of our lives too. We stream radio, music and videos from any corner of our house and connect multiple devices thanks to the wireless technology. Although it is one of the most important part of our lives now; slow speed, bad receptions and other negative WiFi issues are very frustrating.
Here are some common ways to boost your WiFi signal:The Perfect Spot for your Router
Just because the router looks dirty or outdated does not mean you hide it behind [...]
Since Apple has released its Apple Watch successfully, many companies like Samsung, Timex, etc. are coming out with their versions of smart watches. LG does not seem far behind in the trend of creating smartwatches. The South Korean manufacturer raised its bar with the revelation of the G Watch R. Later, the company unveiled yet another smartwatch called the LG Watch Urbane. A fusion of style and technology, this watch is for both men and women.
According to NDTV Gadgets, India will be only receiving the WiFi variant of the watch, not the LTE version. As of now, there are no official [...]
With the Railway Budget announced this year, the Indian Railways has made a revelation that it would be introducing Wi-Fi connectivity to its Bangalore City Railway station. The plan will cost taxpayers a sum of Rs. 55 crores. The idea met wide appreciation and was necessary for travellers over the Internet age. India’s Silicon Valley aka Bangalore is going to be the first station to have Wi-Fi connectivity.
Union Railway Minister D. V. Sadananda Gowda inaugurated the facility for the passengers of the Bangalore Station. This will be a pilot project which will be extended to about a hundred ‘A1’ and [...]
The latest Google Android 4.3 upgrade brings all new features and also offers great performance. Google has also made a new change to the WiFi settings in Android 4.3.
To improve location accuracy and for other purposes, Google and other apps may scan for nearby networks, even when Wi-Fi is off ” – describes Google.
It has been seen that the new version of Android will keep the WiFi radio always on, even after the user has manually turned it off. This feature is probably designed to save one’s battery life instead of wasting it, given that the only other way for one’s smartphone to discern one’s location is to drain the battery using [...]
Panasonic has teased, teased and teased its new G series camera, to finally launch it with interesting specs. The Micro-Four Thirds almost as bis as a DSLRs and loaded with features including dust- and splash-proof magnesium alloy body, you’ll find a 16.05-megapixel Live Mos sensor with 200 to 12,800 ISO natively with extension from 125 to 25,600. Alos in the mix is the Panasonic’s latest Venus engine, with 6 FPS burst shooting (20 in 4-megapixel mode).
Video is a major feature for Panasonic’s big baby, You’ll be able to [...]
Canon has added three new Powershot cameras to its existing lineup, the G15 is the next iteration of the G1x and G12, the S110 and SX50. The PowerShot G15 has a 28 – 140mm wide angle [...]
Nikon has jiust unleashed another Full Frame DSLR into the market the D600, Priced at US $ 2100 (or IN Rs 1,14,000 approx) the camera is relatively cheaper than its 36 MP elder sibling the D800. What’s more its also cheaper than Sony’s full frame SLT A99 launched yesterday.
The new camera has a weather-sealed magnesium alloy build, fast Exspeed III processor, and AF that works down to f/8, its also 15 % lighter than the D800 and slightly smaller in size.
The D600 handles wireless transfers and triggers using the new WU-1b widget accessory, that plugs into the mini USB port, so now you can remotely control your camera. You can even control the [...]
At its press event in Delhi, Mr Gautam, Head of mobility division, HCL, revealed that they are working on a tablet, called the Y2, with a 7″ screen which would have WifI+3G capabilities. Not much details were given but we were told that the device would surely be launched in August. It would be HCL’s third tablet device (all 7″) and would be targeted at the Rs 8000/- price range. It would most probably run on ICS.
Currently HCL have an overall market share of 18% with around 3000 retailers.
The new 1.0.3 update for photo popular app Instagram is out. This new update allows users to move the installation of the Instagram app to the SD Card allowing for a much lower space requirement and larger handset compatibility. The new update also adds support for Tablet installation and and wifi only devices that seemed to have been left out earlier.
If you hesitated in downloading the previous version due to the above issues, go ahead and hit the link below to get your Instagram fix.
Wow, Sammy has just announced a new Tablet at MWC 2012, and its a large size Galaxy Note. The Galaxy Note 10.1 is an S-Pen equipped version of the similar Galaxy Tab announced earlier. The Tablet will run on TouchWiz customized version of Android Ice Cream Sandwich and has a 1.4GHz dual-core CPU with 1GB of RAM. Unfortunately you cannot use the phone features on the Note 10.1, but it does have a sim card slot capable of HSPA+. Standard WiFi and Bluetooth 3.0 are also in the mix, with the cameras from the original Tab, 3-megapixel rear and 2 Mp front. The Tab also has the newer higher res display – 1280 x 800px WXGA.