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Super-fast Wi-Fi coming to a public hotspot near you

All kinds of operators are expected to upgrade their public hotspots to 802.11ac

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Wireless engineers now have a new online hotspot for geeking out

There are plenty of places online to bounce ideas off of other network and IT pros, but Kevin Franzen felt there was a need for at least one more, and he calls it the WirelessGeek.net forums.

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Review: The Aircharge Wireless Charging Case for the iPhone 6 is hard to resist

This thin, aesthetically pleasing case is well worth $38. Of course, then you'll also have to shell out another $44 for the actual charger.

Broadcom pitches new chipsets to clear Wi-Fi network bottlenecks

The company's latest chipset can send data to four users at the same time

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10M pieces of wireless charging furniture to sell by 2017

Ikea's release of a wireless charging furniture line will jumpstart what is expected to be a flurry of high-tech furniture that eliminates the need for that plug on your phone, according to a new report.

MIT researchers develop wearable thumbnail-mounted wireless controller

Researchers at MIT have come up with a novel way to interact with wireless devices – a miniaturized trackpad so small that it can be stuck onto a user’s thumbnail.

ARM wants to make Bluetooth kinder on batteries, more IoT-friendly

The chip designer has acquired two companies to beef up its offerings

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IKEA releases its line of wireless charging furniture

IKEA's line of wireless furniture includes bed tables, desks, lamps and do-it-yourself kits to create your own mobile device wireless charging furniture.

Aerohive targets education with 802.11ac access point release

Aerohive Networks today announced the availability of the AP130, the company’s latest wireless access point to target educational institutions as customers.

Ruckus first to roll out enterprise 802.11ac Wave 2 AP

Ruckus ZoneFlex R710 WiFi access point boasts multi-antenna technology.

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Startup touts wireless charging from Wi-Fi and Bluetooth signals

Ossia today announced a wireless receiver chipset that works with existing mobile device antennas to draw power from Wi-Fi and Bluetooth transmissions.

Sprint to rollout LTE Advanced to Chicago area

Sprint plans to add more than 540 jobs and 115 stores in the Chicago area along with its first LTE-Advanced upgrade in the nation.

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School district gets an HP SDN makeover to address wireless growth, security problems

South Washington County Schools standardizes on one vendor, leans on Software Defined Networking

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Verizon bumps up its 100G metro fiber-optic network

Verizon on Tuesday announced new technology to bolster its super-fast 100 Gbps fiber-optic network serving metro areas, but didn't reveal where the work will be done or other details.

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Tesla announces over-the-air upgrade with range assurance

Tesla today announced the coming availability of version 6.2 of its OS, which will automatically tell drivers where charging stations are and when they're driving out of range. The company also announced version 7 of the software,...

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Apple Watch and its wireless tech

Apple hasn't called its upcoming Apple Watch "magical" as it did with the iPad in 2010, but its wireless components have some spellbinding features. Whether the embedded NFC, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi elements contribute to the success of...

Sprint launches turnkey wired, wireless service

Sprint today announced a turnkey wired and wireless communicationsservice for SMBs that will cost $200 a month per worker.

MacBook makes a case for wireless docking -- but too soon

The single-port laptop could have used some wire-free tools that haven't hit the mainstream yet

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Why Apple may go its own way with wireless charging

Apple has filed several patents on wireless charging over the past 10 years, but hasn't added the feature to any of its devices. If it does so, the technology will likely be proprietary.

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