Here's How Much Faster New iPhone Wi-Fi Is Than Your Old iPhone's

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus aren't just bigger and better than ever, they've also got some subtle internal upgrades. I'm not talking processors; the new iPhones are the first Apple handsets to ship with 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and that gives them a hell of a speed boost, as you'll see in this handy video by iClarified. » 10/02/14 9:32am 10/02/14 9:32am

The Next Trick Up Apple's Sleeve: Super Speedy Wi-Fi for Macs?

According to The Next Web, the next generation of Apple's Mac lineup won't look much different—understandable, given the 2012 overhaul—but the guts will be shiny and new. Including, importantly, a new Broadcom chipset that boosts Mac Wi-Fi to the 802.11ac standard. » 1/02/13 3:58pm 1/02/13 3:58pm

Mobile Gigabit Wi-Fi Will Make Your Internet Three Times Faster

After teasing people at CES in January, Broadcom has finally announced the arrival of its new gigabit-speed Wi-Fi chips for mobile phones—and they're going to make your internet connection at least three times faster. » 7/25/12 4:30am 7/25/12 4:30am

These New Belkin Routers Are the Fastest Wireless Routers For Your Buck

Though nothing you own currently uses the zippy fast 802.11ac spec, buying a 802.11ac router now future proofs your home with autobahn wireless speeds. Previously, the super fast routers that have came out have all been asspensive, these Belkin 802.11ac routers are the cheapest you'll find right now. » 6/21/12 11:52am 6/21/12 11:52am

Here's the New Fastest Wireless Router You Can Buy For Your House

Buffalo just put a new Wi-Fi router on store shelves, and it's so fast you can't really use it with anything. But on paper it is so great and fast. » 5/14/12 11:52am 5/14/12 11:52am

Qualcomm Atheros Announces 802.11ac Chips, Wireless Connectivity Goes HD

Most every piece of modern electronics has a wireless-connectivity option—TV's, alarm clocks, refrigerators, even thermostats. With all these devices competing for bandwidth—not to mention the demands of streaming media—network performance will suffer. Qualcomm Atheros' new gigabit-capable 802.11ac chips should give… » 2/23/12 7:30am 2/23/12 7:30am

The First Gigabit-Speed Wi-Fi Cards Will Make Streaming Netflix More…

Wi-Fi is about to get pretty darn fast. Broadcom's first gigabit Wi-Fi cards are reportedly up to three times faster and six times more efficient than what's out there now. » 1/05/12 12:46pm 1/05/12 12:46pm

We Should Have 1Gbps Wi-Fi by 2012

The IEEE has begun voting on the 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard recently. And while things aren't even in the drafting phrase yet, this means that we should see the new standard—and the theoretical 1Gbps speeds it brings—by December 2012. » 12/07/09 7:19pm 12/07/09 7:19pm