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Apple's 802.11ac Wi-Fi problems: They're for real

OS X could be holding back the new AirPort Extreme's wireless throughput.

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Your best bets for finding Wi-Fi on domestic flights

There’s a lot of Wi-Fi out there, and more is rolling out over the next two years. But right now, if you want to guarantee your domestic flight will have Wi-Fi, you’d better do your research. Here are some tips.

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Will nVoy become the one home networking standard to rule them all?

The IEEE 1905 standard for hybrid home networks now has a name—nVoy—and a certification program. But what will it do for you, and how does it stack up against G.hn?

Wi-Fi's fast 802.11ac standard may pay off big in mobile

The emerging IEEE 802.11ac wireless LAN standard will be able to deliver faster connections wherever it's used, but the biggest benefit may come at public hotspots -- eventually.

How to maximize your work productivity on the road

Heading on a business trip? To get work done, you're going to need more than your laptop, smartphone, and tablet. Here's what else you need to bring to be as productive as possible.

Wi-Fi Alliance announces 802.11ac certification program

Consumers and SMBs can finally be assured that 802.11ac networking products will be compatible, even though the IEEE has not ratified the standard.

How 802.11ac networking boosts the MacBook Air's Wi-Fi performance

The new MacBook Air sports built-in compatibility with the newest draft networking standard, 802.11ac, an upgrade of the current 802.11n.

Add a Wi-Fi hotspot to Windows 8 with Virtual Router Plus

This free utility restores a capability that Microsoft removed from Windows 8, and does it with ease.

Texas Instruments, Qualcomm to power small cells for better business networking

Texas Instruments and Qualcomm are working on products that will power small mobile base stations, also known as small cells, and help improve indoor coverage and speeds for enterprises.

New Wi-Fi-based gesture control will make your entire house smart

A research team at the University of Washington has developed a way to enact gesture control across all devices using the WiFi router in your living room.

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