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What’s next for Wi-Fi? A second wave of 802.11ac devices, and then: 802.11ax

While you consider which 802.11ac router to buy, the industry is working hard to render it obsolete. Here's what to expect in the next few years, as engineers tease more bandwidth and faster transmission speeds out of Wi-Fi.

Free Wi-Fi networks in SF, San Jose enable seamless switching with Hotspot 2.0

Users can now connect securely to one and automatically get on the other

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How to blanket your home or small office with Wi-Fi

10 tips for improving the range of your wireless network

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FCC proposes $1 billion per year for Wi-Fi in schools

The plan would also aim to prevent fraud in the E-Rate Internet funding program.

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U.S. senators introduce bill to expand Wi-Fi spectrum for cars

The legislation directs the FCC to study whether to open up spectrum now designed for intelligent car communications.

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D-Link expands its DIY connected-home portfolio

Belkin has a head start with its WeMo product line, but D-Link is coming on strong.

Stay Safe While Staying Connected to Your Tablet

Next time you take your tablet out and about, use these useful tips to stay secure.

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Amtrak explores trackside network to upgrade Wi-Fi service

Wi-Fi's not always available on trains during rush hour, and Amtrak wants to solve that problem.

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Troubleshoot a dead Internet connection

Can’t get an Internet connection? Follow these steps to find the problem.

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Karma Hotspot review: A mobile data plan with no-nonsense pricing

This genuine pay-as-you-go data suffers from limited coverage.