The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Alice Springs visitors and locals will be able to access three hours of free Wi-Fi every day following the rollout of a service by Tourism Northern Territory (NT) in the city’s Todd Mall.
By Hamish Barwick | 02 May, 2013 09:43
4G long term evolution (LTE) networks could consume up to 59.3 per cent of wireless cloud energy by 2015, according to research by the Centre for Energy Efficient Telecommunications (CEET).
By Hamish Barwick | 11 April, 2013 13:01
The most widely anticipated but least understood "next big thing" in the networked world is Hotspot 2.0 (HS 2.0).
By David Callisch, VP of marketing, Ruckus Wireless | 08 April, 2013 17:04
Apple has bought a small software startup that lets smartphones and tablets pinpoint their location indoors using nearby Wi-Fi signals.
By John Cox | 25 March, 2013 16:13
I'm a big fan of working at offsite locations--meaning my local Wi-Fi-equipped coffee shop. In fact, I'll often spend the afternoon hunkered down at Panera Bread, iced tea in one hand and a French Toast bagel in the other. (It's bad form to set up shop without buying something.)
By Rick Broida | 29 July, 2010 08:22
Hair-pullingly bad experiences with wireless networking have led me to formulate Snyder's First Law of Home Networking: No matter who sells you the router, you'll have at least one excruciating session with tech support before you have an Internet connection.
By Bill Snyder | 11 May, 2010 07:06
Google Latitude is a useful--if slightly creepy--way to track your location on a mobile phone or GPS laptop. But you can get roughly the same sense of fleeting privacy on any old Wi-Fi PC; Google Latitude automatically pegged me within about 100 feet of my ground-floor office on GPS-free laptop.
By Zack Stern | 12 February, 2009 07:10
Gibbs ponders how a Starbucks coffee cup could become the greatest business edge
By Mark Gibbs | 18 January, 2013 15:16
The continuing saga of Google's wireless snooping and the maelstrom it's generated won't end anytime soon.
By Jeff Bertolucci | 29 May, 2010 00:31
In today’s healthcare environment, more and more people are bringing their Wi-Fi devices into the hospital’s infrastructure. This presents a unique challenge to the hospital IT administrator. This paper discusses the challenges and solutions on how HP addresses the security and management of multiple Wi-Fi devices being introduced into the wireless/wired network. Click for more!