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Open Forum: Which wireless router are you using?

We recently published our guide to the best routers you can buy today whether you want next-gen features, a tried and tested high end router with all the bells and whistles, a no frills workhorse that delivers performance and range…

Google reimagines the Wi-Fi router with OnHub

Google struck gold in the living room with its Chromecast dongle and sparked an entirely new product category in the process. The search giant is no doubt hoping for similar success with its latest creation, a revised approach to a…

Latest Mac OS X beta indicates upcoming 802.11ac Wi-Fi support

The latest beta of Mac OS X 10.8.4 includes the string “802.11ac channel” within the bowels of its code, a report by 9to5Mac claims. This discovery suggests the Apple’s next generation of Macs may feature 802.11ac hardware, corroborating previous rumors. Additionally,…

New 802.11ac WiFi standard coming later this year

A new Wi-Fi standard that is being co-defined by Broadcom and Qualcomm Atheros is preparing to take wireless speeds to the next level. 802.11ac will replace the existing 802.11n standard as the next step in mainstream wireless networking by the…

NTT demonstrates next-gen 802.11ac wireless system

The Wi-Fi Alliance has been working to push wireless speeds into gigabit territory for a couple of years now, and it appears that Japanese mobile operator NTT DoCoMo is on board to make this a reality. During the Wireless Technology…