We Should Have 1Gbps Wi-Fi by 2012

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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.

Between this protocol and Windows 8, it seems that 2012 will be an exciting year. [Ars Technica via Electronista]

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J Whiteman

can hard-drives even read/write a gig in a second?