FCC Reallocating Spectrum From Automotive Safety to Boost WiFi

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to free up spectrum currently reserved for automotive safety to improve WiFi.

Comcast Hotspots Free to All Through 2020

Comcast has announced that its Xfinity WiFi hotspots will remain free and open to anyone through the rest of 2020.

5G is Delayed, But a Whole New World is Coming

The fact is as much as 5G is going to be tremendous, and it’s going to bring an amazing architectural shift to our economy and to our markets and economy, it’s still not here, says Skyworks Solutions CEO Liam Griffin. It is here in certain areas but the rollout has been somewhat delayed due to coronavirus.

Verizon and NASCAR Partner to Deliver 5G and WiFi to Racetracks

Verizon and NASCAR have partnered to bring improved WiFi and 5G connectivity to 12 NASCAR-owned racetracks around the country.

Samsung Working on Quick Share: AirDrop For Android

XDA Developers is reporting that Samsung is working on Quick Share, an Android alternative to Apple’s AirDrop feature. AirDrop is a peer-to-peer service on Apple devices that allow them to share files without the need to email, upload to the…

FBI Warns Travelers About Automatically Joining WiFi Hotspots

On the eve of the holiday travel season, the FBI’s Oregon field office is warning travelers about the danger of letting their computers and devices automatically connect to open WiFi networks. Many devices have a feature that allows them to…

How WiFi6 Will Change Your Workplace

You know those days in the office when everyone is there and the WiFi just seems so laggy? As it turns out, even the most advanced WiFi technology up until now could only connect to a few devices at a…

Google In Deal With U.S. Cellular For More ‘Project Fi’ Speed And Coverage

Google has partnered with U.S. Cellular to increase both speed and coverage area of Project Fi. Project Fi is Google’s to program to deliver a fast, easy wireless experience by forming close partnership with leading carriers, hardware makers, and subscribers.…

Researchers Developing Deep-Sea Wifi

Researchers at the University of Buffalo are developing an underwater wifi network for use at sea. Alas, hold your horses – This doesn’t mean there will be any Snapchatting, Instagramming, Facebookery, Tweeting, Vining, Myspacing, Google Plussing, Tumbing, Flickring, Foursquaring, Goodreading,…

WiFox, a “Traffic Cop for Data,” Said to Improve Wi-Fi Performance by up to 700%

Anyone who has connected to public Wi-Fi knows that it can be painfully slow at times. Depending on the amount of users on the Wi-Fi access point, users can experience varying levels of “data traffic jam.” Those with other options…