MSI U110, U115 Netbooks To Pack Draft-N Wi-Fi, Faster Processors

We've only just been getting excited about MSI's U120 3G-packing netbook, but now it looks like MSI has even more interesting machines just around the corner. Apparently due sometime in January, the U110 and U115 will run Atom Z530 chips, drawing less power than the "typical" N270 netbook processor. And they'll pack a… » 12/01/08 6:56am 12/01/08 6:56am

Belkin N1 Vision Router Makes 802.11n Sexier Than Ever With Built-In Screen

Belkin's latest N1 series router, the N1 Vision, isn't just hands-down the smokiest 802.11n draft 2.0 router we've seen—it tries to one-up everyone else with a built-in LCD screen that displays info ranging from a bandwidth speedometer to the number of neighbors leeching your internet. At $200, the sexiness doesn't… » 7/11/07 10:38am 7/11/07 10:38am

Wi-Fi Alliance Will Start Certifying Draft N 2.0 Products in June; Worrywarts Rejoice

The Wi-Fi Alliance is going to start certifying 802.11 Draft N 2.0 products late next month. While the final standard won't be set in stone until 2008, certified Draft N 2.0 products will have guaranteed interoperability with future N versions so you can get your N on without worry and will sport the fancy sticker on… » 5/16/07 6:45pm 5/16/07 6:45pm

Apple AirPort Extreme 802.11n Naked, Maybe Shamed

The guys at AppleInsider thought they would beat the system by pre-ordering the new AirPort Extreme with its supersonic N and other goodness the day of MacWorld. Turns out, it was quicker to just walk to an Apple Store and snag it in person than to wait for the mail guy. However, shipments to the stores have been… » 2/04/07 10:30am 2/04/07 10:30am

Etri Wi-Fi Router Has Half-Mile Range, Beaucoups Bandwidth

We're looking at our Linksys Wi-Fi router with disdain now that we've discovered how weak it is compared to this Etri Wi-Fi mofo. Besides the Etri router's awesome 240Mbps speed, it has a range far beyond ordinary Wi-Fi, cranking out signals at a claimed range of 100m to 1km. Sheesh. Our Linksys can barely get from… » 2/02/07 2:15pm 2/02/07 2:15pm

Apple Airport Extreme Shipping Today: Free 802.11n Updater, More Details

In case you didn't notice, there's a little $2 bonus included with the new, non-conehead, draft 802.11n, 5x faster, 2x ranged, Airport Extreme. The highly controversial update that cost 499 pennies at first, then 199 pennies, then falsely zero pennies, then back to 199 pennies, is free if you buy the whole Setup.… » 1/30/07 1:43pm 1/30/07 1:43pm

802.11n Finished 1/08, Rubber Stamp Coming 10/08

IEEE's 802.11n working group has given Draft 2.0 of the spec a thumbs up, sending it off to members for approval by the end of this month. The upshot is that once it's okayed by all members, work on Draft 3.0 starts in earnest, to be sent out for voting by June. As long as everything goes off without a hitch over the… » 1/23/07 8:32pm 1/23/07 8:32pm

Want Some 802.11n Action? Mac Owners, Get Your Wallets Out

Owners of most Core 2 Duo-based Macs already have machines with native 802.11n wireless support. You just can't use it right now. If you want to unlock it without dropping $180 on the new 802.11n AirPort Extreme that launches in February, however, you'll need to pay five bucks to download the AirPort Extreme 802.11n… » 1/15/07 7:20pm 1/15/07 7:20pm

D-Link Brings 802.11n Speeds to Your ExpressCard Slot

Here's one more device you can slide inside your notebook's ExpressCard slot. D-Link's DWL-643 Xtreme N adapter supercharges your throughput by hitting speeds that max out at 300Mbps when connected to an Xtreme N router. The card was designed to automatically detect and connect to any of D-Link's wireless products… » 12/29/06 10:15am 12/29/06 10:15am

Linksys WRT350N Gigabit 802.11N MIMO Router

Both a 802.11N wireless router and a gigabit ethernet router, the Linksys WRT350N also has Storage LInk, which lets you add additional storage to your network. Attach any USB 2.0 hard drive to the router and it becomes accessible to the WRT350N's media server so you can access all your files anywhere in the home. It's… » 10/13/06 6:30pm 10/13/06 6:30pm