802.11n - News, Features, and Slideshows

News about 802.11n
  • Rolling up developments in Wi-Fi

    Even though users typically only notice the major changes designed to improve the performance of Wi-Fi, the 802.11 specifications are constantly under development. For every "public" change there are five background changes, some of which are significant.

  • Speedier phones still can't keep up with networks

    Next-generation smartphones will be able to access the Internet at higher speeds, but costs and technical limitations will prevent them from getting the most out of the networks they are connected to.

  • Belkin adds apps to Wi-Fi router line-up

    When is a wireless router not just a wireless router? Belkin's answer: When it's a total pain. That's why it introduced four new 802.11n Wi-Fi routers, ranging from $50 to $130, that come with a set of applications designed to help you use your wireless network for backing up, playing music and movies, setting up file transfers, and speeding up important Internet traffic without having to muck around in arcane menus

Features about 802.11n
  • What's next for Wi-Fi?

    The recent formal approval of the IEEE 802.11n wireless standard marks not the end but the start of a wave of Wi-Fi innovation. In the next three to five years, the Wi-Fi experience will be very different from today.

  • 802.11n set for final approval

    Sometime on Friday, at the sprawling Hyatt Regency hotel in New Brunswick, N.J., an IEEE group called the Standards Board is expected to approve the 802.11n wireless LAN standard.

  • The Wacky World of WiFi

    In honor of the 802.11n WiFi standard getting close to arriving after wandering through the desert for 40 years, let's look at wireless. Our focus today is on helping you WiFi better, even if it means doing less WiFi.

  • Game-changing IT technologies -- and how they affect the everyday worker

    As IT evolves to support everything from virtualized desktops to mobile and social networking, new advances promise to change the way the business side of the house gets the job done. Here's a look at some of IT departments' game-changing technologies and how they affect the everyday worker.

  • Wireless LANs face huge scaling challenges

    Philippe Hanset is wondering about the intersection of the Slingbox and the campuswide wireless LAN at University of Tennessee, where he's senior networking engineer.