802.11n

We’re pleased to say that 802.11n has finally been finalized (hmmm… “finally been finalized.” I see that’s why we make the big bucks, lol!). That’s right, you won’t be buying…

Do you see that USB port right there? You know, the one on the back of my D-Link DIR-825 802.11n router? Well apparently Mac users can now use that port…

[photopress:ae80211nnnn.jpg,full,left] Yup, the rumors about an updated Airport Express were true. Apple adds 802.11n to the diminutive wireless router while the price holds steady at $99. Note that you can…

[photopress:ae8021n.jpg,full,center] We could be looking at an updated AirPort Express this week, one that works with 802.11n. Pictures and a description recently appeared on the Swiss Apple Store, by way…

Hardware

Linksys CES cavalcade

12:01 am PST • January 7, 2008

[photopress:IMG_0346.JPG,full,center] Who wants 802.11n? Linksys has a full selection of new routers and bridges for the N generation including a $99 switch that looks like an alien spaceship. Take the…

[photopress:Hi_Res_ReadyNAS_DUO_front_1_2_3.jpg,full,pp_image] NetGear release a heady 8 products today including a new home storage NAS with redundant drives and wireless devices with improved HD streaming over WiFi complete with increased range.

Belkin’s N1 Vision wireless router has recently been announced and if you’re the type of supergeek who likes speedometers, bandwidth usage meters, and other various readables, you’re gonna love this…

Hardware

New Thinkpads Due Out This Month

1:30 pm PDT • July 10, 2007

Today Lenovo announced their newest laptop, the ThinkPad T61p. Touted as Lenovo’s highest-performing and greenest notebook, this 15.4-inch widescreen mobile workstation is Linux-certified, features an 802.11n connection, NVIDIA’s Quatro FX…

Actual results may vary It seems like only yesterday that 802.11g was burning up the airwaves. Today, 802.11g is the de facto standard and n, which ideally offers 242 Mbps…

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.…

News of HP’s entrance into the gaming notebook market rocked the world yesterday and today brings word of an addition to its tablet lineup. It’s the 2710p and we have…

Hardware

Buffalo Wireless-N Nfniti Router

2:09 pm PDT • April 24, 2007

Buffalo announced this morning an addition to its fleet of excellent wireless routers. The Wireless-N Nfiniti utilizes the latest 802.11n specifications — Draft 1.0. It also optimized for streaming HD…

Hardware

Toshiba Announces Six New Laptops

10:13 am PDT • April 16, 2007

As I woke up this morning and rubbed the gunk out of my eyes, I saw a startling press release from Toshiba stating that six new notebooks had been announced.…

Those of you who didn’t get a Macbook Pro with 802.11n built-in or own a laptop with an ExpressCard slot, you’re actually in luck. D-Link has just released a new…

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…

Hardware

Apple Finally Releases 802.11n Enabler

10:17 am PST • January 30, 2007

A while back, we reported that Apple would be releasing an 802.11n enabler as a software download for $1.99. Sure enough, look what has showed up on Apple’s website. The…

We originally thought Apple’s 802.11n would cost $5 but Apple will now only charge $1.99 to pop in a little patch to enable 802.11n in current AirPort cards and routers.…

Sneaky Apple. I remember back in the day they made me pay for an upgrade to iChat AV (as opposed to the regular iChat at the time) when iSight came…

Hardware

Apple's Extremes Airport Extreme

3:05 pm PST • January 9, 2007

. That 802.11n in the latest Mac’s wont be so lonely, as it supports up to 5x the speeds of the current APX. Unlike the conical Airports of yore, there…

Hardware

Apple Set to Launch New Airport Gear

11:15 pm PST • January 8, 2007

What good are all the 802.11n draft WiFi cards Apple has been hiding in its latest Macs if you don’t have a base station to go along with them? Sure,…

If you’re all about jumping on the next-gen bandwagon early, might want to hit up your local electronics store to check out the latest from SMC Networks. SMC released a…

Do you want pre-standardized 802.11n connectivity but don’t want to wait until it’s all officliazed? Linksys is here to help you, readers. If you’ve got a USB port, you can…

Apple seems to like the not-yet-official 802.11n WiFi standard, as its secretly packing it into both the latest iMac and now the spankin’ new Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro. Not…

The major concern about buying draft 802.11n cards and routers is that they won’t be compatible with the final specification once that’s out in late 2007 or 2008. Asus puts…

According to people who’ve installed Windows Vista on their new Core 2 Duo iMacs, the Microsoft OS identifies the wireless card as a Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter. If that’s true,…