According to OpenSignal, the Indian Government is said to be increasingly making a shift towards public WiFi hotspots. It is planning to provide coverage to around 250,000 Panchayats and 5000 railway stations within the next two years. This makes sense considering the smartphone penetration growing in the country. Continue reading “India WiFi networks to soon get enough attention as 4G: OpenSignal”
Qualcomm today announced that it is integrating WPA3 support across mobile and networking infrastructure products. WPA3 was introduced back in January and is the industry’s newest Wi-Fi security and provides robust protection for user passwords and stronger privacy in both public and private Wi-Fi networks. It is also including the recently launched 2×2 802.11ax-ready solution for client devices, the WCN3998, and IPQ807x AP platform. Continue reading “Qualcomm to integrate WPA3 security features across mobile and networking products”
Researchers have concluded that the WPA2 Wi-Fi protocol is vulnerable to attacks and the protocol has a severe weakness which lets hackers within the range of vulnerable device or access point to intercept passwords, e-mails, and other data and in some cases inject malware content into the website the person is visiting.
Continue reading “Microsoft, Apple confirm to have fixed KRACK WPA2 Protocol vulnerability, Google working on fix”
NETGEAR today launched R6080 and R6120 802.11ac Dual Band AC1000 & AC1200 Wi-Fi routers for home. As per the company claims, the R6080 & R6120 is expected to deliver Wi-Fi speeds up to 700mbps and 900mbps, respectively. The R6120 also has an USB 2.0 port on the back that allows users to find photos, videos and music stored on a shared USB hard drive and enjoy them on a DLNA TV or share them with others wirelessly. Continue reading “NETGEAR R6080 and R6120 802.11ac Dual Band Wi-Fi routers launched in India starting at Rs. 2700”
In a bid to provide connectivity in remote areas, Indian Railways will set up Wi-Fi hotspot kiosks at about 500 stations under a new scheme. Dubbed as Railwire Saathi, the WiFi hotspots will help people access an array of online services, including various government schemes, said a PTI report.
Continue reading “Indian Railways to set up 500 WiFi kiosks at remote stations under Railwire Saathi”
Google introduced smart WiFi router last month that is specifically designed to provide fast Internet connection for the users across you home. Google take cues from the increasingly popular mesh technology to design the Google Wifi. Continue reading “Google Wifi tops speed test against Eero and Luma mesh systems”
Airtel has teamed up with Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) to offer complimentary 4G data service through WiFi for commuters of Metro Luxury buses in Hyderabad. The service has been launched in 115 buses operating in the city as a pilot for 6 months. Continue reading “Airtel teams up with TSRTC to offer 4G data via WiFi on buses in Hyderabad”
FoneArena has obtained exclusive information regarding the Reliance Jio JioLink Indoor WiFi offering and also a 90 day Jio Preview Offer for the same. Jio is gearing up for a commercial launch soon and this solution could actually solve poor coverage or slow speeds in some areas especially when indoors. I have seen great speeds on Jio outdoors but when indoors , speeds do drop considerably. Let us dive in and find out what is JioLink and why it is big deal.
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In a bid to boost the speed and capacity of WiFi routers and other WiFi-equipped devices, the WiFi Alliance has announced an expansion of its WiFi Certified ac program. The wave 2 will include more features like Multi-user Multiple Input Multiple Output (MU-MIMO) and support for four spatial streams. Continue reading “WiFi Alliance promises faster speeds with WiFi 802.11ac Wave 2”
In a bid to lure customers away from its competitor Uber, Ola has announced that it is offering its riders an auto-connect Wi-Fi service for it’s Ola Prime riders.
Continue reading “Ola introduces auto-connect WiFi service starting with Ola Prime”
If you are someone who has invested a lot of money into a large screen TV for your home but find that it lacks “smart functionality”, you are probably on the lookout for a device that can breathe new life into it. That is where streaming sticks come in and the HALFTICKET is a newer entrant to the scene. On paper, it seems like a winner, but how does it fare in the real world scenario? Let’s find out.
Continue reading “HALFTICKET TV Streaming Stick Review”
USB flash drives have been around for quite a while now and over the years, we have seen them getting larger and larger in capacity while having smaller footprints. They have also gotten faster but the fact of the matter is that they all work in a similar way. You still need a regular sized USB port or at least a USB OTG adapter and a compatible device in order to access the contents of the drive.
Continue reading “Here’s why the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick is the best storage solution for your smartphone”
Jet Airways has announced that it will soon introduce a WiFi based in-flight streaming service for passengers. The domestic carrier will bring streaming of movies, TV programmes, a wide genre of music, interactive games, and children’s programmes directly to wi-fi enabled personal devices such as smartphones, tablets and personal laptops of the passengers.
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Bose has announced 3 new additions to their SoundTouch series of wireless speaker systems. They are aimed at improving and making your listening experience at home much easier.
Continue reading “Bose announces their next-gen SoundTouch Wireless Speaker Systems – Bluetooth and WiFi on-board”
GoPro has unveiled a new budget action camera dubbed as Hero+ that offers improvements over the basic Hero such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support, enabling control via the company’s mobile app and Smart Remote.
Continue reading “GoPro introduces Hero+ action camera with WiFi for $199.99”