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  • 802.11n Draft 2 Coming to a Router Near You This Summer

    The organization responsible for certifying the different Wi-Fi standards will start certifying 802.11n Draft 2.0 products this summer. That’s phase two of two of this seemingly endless draft approval process. with final approval now tentatively scheduled for early next year. Geez, don’t work too hard, guys. The Wi-Fi Alliance was supposed to have already finalized the 802.11n… Read More

  • Draft-N Now Final-N, Nerd Democracy Works

    That draft-N/pre-N 802.11n WiFi router you just picked up is now one step closer to being all officialize, the current draft has passed the working group’s needed 75% margin of the vote with room to spare. That means that if you’ve been on the edge about upgrading to the latest, fastest, mostest rangiest WiFi standard because it’s not, like, standard, you need wait no… Read More

  • Intel's Draft-N Plays Nicely With Buffalo, Others

    . Products labeled with the Intel “Connect with Centrino” Identifier, such as Buffalo’s new AirStation Wireless–N Nfiniti Dual Band Router and AP (WZR-AG300NH), are thoroughly tested by Intel for product compatibility, performance, range, co-existence with 802.11b/g clients and elimination of dead spots. Other certified access points include models from ASUS… Read More

  • Fear Of Draft-N Hardware Dissipates With Draft 2.0 Approval


    Those aching to buy new wireless draft-N equipment should feel comfortable pulling the trigger now even though the final specs won’t be approved for more than a year, October 2008. The IEEE’s 802.11 working group ratified Draft 2.0 of the eventual 802.11n wireless standard last week, which includes backwards compatibility with with early Pre-N equipment, though with reduced… Read More

  • Smartvue S4 Wireless Draft-N IP Cam Peeps With Better Range


    Wireless Draft-N stuff is fun. IP cameras are fun, too. So it makes sense that combining the two would be a good time all the way around. Smartvue, the IP video software and hardware solutions company, agrees and to prove it, it’s launched the Smartvue S4C550, a vandal- and weather-resistant outdoor IP video camera that features long range 802.11 Draft-N wireless connectivity. This… Read More

  • D-Link Goes Nutty For Draft-N


    D-Link just refreshed its Draft-N routers and managed to actually make them attractive. The new $199 Xtreme N DIR-655 Gigabit Router promises to do everything a good N router should with all the faster speeds and extended range over 802.11g. But the company says it’s the “industry’s first Gigabit Draft N router” to use Quality of Service (QoS) Technology, which… Read More