Wifi articles

AT&T to offer in-flight Internet service starting late next year

AT&T is throwing its name into the hat of companies aiming to offer in-flight Internet service. The telecommunications company on Monday revealed plans to launch a high-speed connectivity service late next year that will be powered by a new air-to-ground…

Infographic: The evolution of Wi-Fi

Did you know other names considered for "Wi-Fi" included FlankSpeed and DragonFly? Another curious fact: there are an estimated 10 billion wireless devices in use -- outnumbering the world’s population of 7 billion. D-Link has created an infographic filled with…

Gogo partners with Virgin America to offer 60Mbps in-flight Wi-Fi

In-flight wireless provider Gogo recently announced a partnership with Virgin America to deliver speedy Internet service at 35,000 feet. The company claims it will be able to offer airline passengers speeds of more than 60Mbps which is faster than most…

Widespread reports of Sony Vaio notebook Wi-Fi issues

Several people have come forward to report wireless problems with select Sony Vaio notebooks – particularly the Vaio Fit – over the past few months. Issues range from capped speeds over Wi-Fi to signal strength significantly diminishing the further the…

SanDisk announces two wireless flash-based storage devices

SanDisk on Monday announced two flash-based multimedia Wi-Fi drives, the Connect Wireless Media Drive and the Connect Wireless Flash Drive. Both devices are battery powered and function as a portable storage device as well as a mobile multimedia hotspot, allowing…

Nokia files suit against RIM to enforce Stockholm patent ruling

Nokia has decided to take legal action against Research In Motion in hopes of settling a longstanding dispute between the two handset makers with regards to patent licensing. The Finnish phone maker says they are seeking to enforce an arbitration…

Mobile Wi-Fi hot spots banned from London Olympics

It appears that the LOCOG (London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games) plans to prohibit the use of mobile hotspots during the Olympics. Various news outlets managed to notice the fine print just before the event begins Friday this week. Although…