News tagged ‘wi-fi’

Friday, 16 Nov 2012

WiFox Software Enhances Wireless Throughput by Up to 700 Percent

WiFox Software Enhances Wireless Throughput by Up to 700 Percent

NC State researchers have developed a new software to help boost Wi-Fi throughput performances without the need for any hardware upgrades.

Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012

Windows 8 - Built for Connectivity

Windows 8 - Built for Connectivity

One of the touted features of Windows 8 is its ability to handle connectivity seamlessly, be it at a Wi-Fi network or over a mobile broadband connection. Group program manager Billy Anders has published an official blog post that outlines steps taken to improve the wireless connectivity experience.

Thursday, 17 Nov 2011

DLNA to Support Direct Media Transfers

DLNA to Support Direct Media Transfers

Digital Living Network Alliance announces the incorporation of "Wi-Fi Direct" into its DLNA Interoperability Guidelines.

Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011

LED Lightbulbs, Your New Wireless Transmitter

LED Lightbulbs, Your New Wireless Transmitter

German researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications have set a new speed record for Visible Light Communication technology, with speeds of up to 800Mbps.

Friday, 14 Jan 2011

Amazon's Cloud Services Used to Brute Force Wi-Fi Passwords

Amazon's Cloud Services Used to Brute Force Wi-Fi Passwords

A German researcher has claimed that he managed to make use of Amazon's EC2 cloud services to crack the passwords of Wi-Fi networks using brute force.

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Google Android 2.2 (Froyo) Enables USB Tethering and Wi-Fi Hotspot

Google Android 2.2 (Froyo) Enables USB Tethering and Wi-Fi Hotspot

Google certainly has all its cards ready with its upcoming Froyo update, which now includes a USB tethering option (finally) and the ability to create a Wi-Fi hotspot with your Android phone.

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