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The FCC did let one Apple product through to its online database tonight, although nothing that'll excite you quite like magical mice or revved up iMacs. Instead we're looking at models A1354 and A1355, a pair of 802.11 a/b/g/n 3x3 access points with the exact same, nondescript label picture that i...

October 19th 2009 at 10:41pm 0 Comments
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Looks like CSIRO's legal days are over -- for the moment, at least. Having already reached an agreement with HP, the Australian government-funded research firm announced this week that it's settled with the remaining 13 companies it sued for patent infringement, claiming it owned the rights to 802.1...

April 22nd 2009 at 12:53am 0 Comments
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For those of you who think VoIP just isn't good enough, or you manage an enterprise with hundreds of folks needing to yap it up simultaneously sans wires, you might be interested in SpectraLink's latest duo, which collectively claim the title of "world's first" 802.11a WiFi phones. The VoFi (voice o...

January 11th 2007 at 6:27am 0 Comments
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As we edge ever closer (right?) to finally seeing a finalized 802.11n protocol, companies are shoving (sometimes in secret) draft-spec 802.11n kit into their products to take advantage of the here and now. Taking yet another baby step towards the goal, Qualcomm is releasing a fourth-generation chips...

December 6th 2006 at 12:38pm 0 Comments
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Sure we could just tell you that streaming HDTV content wirelessly to your Xbox 360 is best achieved with an 802.11a connection, but some people need video evidence. (Oh wait, we've got that too!). For the unlucky few who have an Xbox 360 and have not yet found their way to HD Beat (thats HD Beatdow...

January 18th 2006 at 11:31pm 0 Comments