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Articles tagged with: connectivity

New Prepaid Mobile Broadband Service From Walmart

Walmart and TruConnect launched a prepaid mobile broadband service that lets you pay for the amount of data you use, rather than monthly. Essentially, you don’t have to pay $40 every month regardless if you used all your data. You just pay for the data you used. The service is called Internet To Go, and it uses Sprint’s 3G wireless network. Its a smart option if you only use your device to check email and do sporadic connections.

800Mbps WLAN Coming Soon

Recently Networking Companies and Service Providers have been working on the usage of LED lights to give a speed up to 100 Mbps.

Recently Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI in Berlin, Germany has been pushing this technology to achieve a WLAN speed of 800Mbps.

The idea behind achieving WLAN speed of 100 Mbps with LED lights is that the LED light is made to flicker at a speed so fast that it cannot be witnessed by a human eye.

Wifi With 45 Miles Of Range, Pure Bliss

It feels really bad when you are having an important conversation on Skype and you go to check whose at the door and eventually your call terminates because you have walked out of your WiFi range.

Hopefully this won’t happen anymore because engineers at On-Ramp Wireless have succeeded in engineering a transmitter capable of transmitting WIFI signals up to 45 Miles.

Libratone’s Airplay Is Now Compatible W/ iOS

Libratone an audio company released its ultra-sleek and eye catching wireless speakers for Home. The product might be a little expensive starting from $600 for the tower and around $1100 for the Lounge soundbar.

Is spending that many greens worth it? Last year the company produced rather disappointing results which lacked compatibility with most of our operating systems.

Upgrade Your Entertainment System For $200

AMEX Digital has just introduced an awesome new HD media player that runs the Android operating system and ships with a clean 500GB hard drive. Named the MP-G7, it runs on a dual core ARM Cortex processor and has Full HD accelerator graphics.

If you’ve been looking to upgrade your home entertainment system that you purchased new in the 90s, this may be your opportunity to do so! The device lets you browse the web, play basic games, and gives you the option to enjoy your apps right by your big screen TV.

Dell Moving Towards Data Center Networking

Dell is expanding its expertise from Computer Making to Data Servers, Networking and Storage Technology. Dell has recently acquired a networking service provider Force 10 Networks, which would now make Dell a Network Service Provider too.

Force 10 Networks is a leading Private Company which provides Ethernet based network solutions. Force 10 made many Award-Winning Ethernet switching and routing products. Force 10 was acquired by Dell recently, but the financial details of the acquisition are unknown.

Hassle-Free Bluetooth Speaker From Jabra

Jabra, a bluetooth cellphone accessory maker has just announced a Bluetooth speakerphone that allows for a plug n’ play experience, without the fuss of an installation.

The system is called Drive and it connects up to devices (e.g. a phone and a GPS unit), and without any setup, it allows the two gadgets to be paired and ‘talk’ to one another.

If you’re just looking to use it as a speakerphone, you can do that too, and users will enjoy 20 hours of talk time and 30 days of standby time on a single charge.

QuadCore Snapdragon, Due Early Next Year

Qualcomm spilled the beans on its next-generation Snapdragon chips at the Taiwan computer show, Computex 2011. The company itself, said that consumers can expect to see dual-core Snapdragon chips for Windows on ARM-based platforms first (mainly tablets), and eventually will be introduced to the 3G/LTE hybrid dual-core MSM8930, capable of clock speeds of up to 2.5GHz.

Now here’s where the QuadCore news comes in, the four-core APQ8064 chipset is due in the first half 2012 and will feature up to 2.5GHz *per core,

NEC Introduces Dual-Screen Tablet

NEC has just announced a new product called the LifeTouch W; a dual-screen Android tablet. Now don’t get too excited just yet, we are only talking about Android 2.2, and not Honeycomb. Despite being a froyo tablet, consumers will be getting two 7″ screens for a total of 14″ of screen real-estate (pretty good for a tablet). The tablet is powered by an ARM Cortex A8/Mobile processor and will have 348MB of RAM and 1GB of ROM. Connectivity-wise, users will access the web through an 802.11b/g/n WiFi or Bluetooth 2.1 +EDR access.

Introducing HP Link-5 Technology

Hewlett-Packard has recently announced a new lineup of wireless accessories that are equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity and HP Link-5 technology to promote mobility and ease of use. HP’s wireless mini keyboard is the perfect keyboard for users on the go who need to type on a tablet without slamming their keys on glass for a number of hours. This keyboard is as featured as your standard keyboard and is lightweight making it the perfect ultra-small accessory for your mobile device. HP’s ultrathin wireless keyboard lets you have that Mac experience without having to pay the high price.