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Meet 802.11ac: The Next Wi-Fi Standard

The upcoming 802.11ac standard increases data rate and Wi-Fi range performance and overall signal reliability for better video distribution within the home.

Amazon to Provide Indian Cloud Services Over Tata Infrastructure?

Tata Communications is currently one of the top two cloud players across India and Singapore, offering a combination of co-location, infrastructure-as-a-service, software-as-a-service, IT managed services and content delivery network.

Linksys Powerline Connections: Wired Without Wires

Powerline networks operate by sending a modulated carrier signal over your regular AC wiring.

Nokia Patents Vibrating Smart Tattoos

The tattoo would be made from a magnetic material that would alert wearers to incoming calls.

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Which Smartphone Apps are the Biggest Data Hogs?

Which classes of apps eat the most data? Which single apps in each category are the least data-efficient? We tested various popular Android apps to find out.

London Will Have Free Wi-Fi in Subway Stations by Olympic Games

London Underground has selected Virgin Media to offer free Wi-Fi in 80 tube stations in time for the summer's Olympic Games.

Eye-Fi Pro X2 Wireless SD Card, $87

Amazon.com is selling the 8GB Eye-Fi Pro X2 wireless SD card for only $87, with free shipping.

Homeless Hotspot Program at SXSW Draws Ire

A marketing firm equipped homeless people with a 4G Mi-Fi device to sell Wi-Fi access to SXSW attendees at a suggested donation rate of $2 per 15 minutes.

SXSW and the Rise of the Cool Geek

"Geek Spring Break" has quickly become an influential and cool showcase for new tech companies and for the industry as a whole.

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Microsoft Demonstrates Vocal Translator

Gadget turns your words and voice into another language, but watching your 3D avatar talking in another tongue can be creepy.

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