An impending feature that is scheduled to arrive with Apple's iOS 8 update will see iOS 8 devices randomizing their MAC, or Media Access Control, address when scanning for Wi-Fi networks.
A story of Wi-Fi congestion late last week caught my attention. As reported on Computerworld, the courtroom where the ongoing Apple versus Samsung battle is being played out has apparently suffered some technical setbacks--not in the court case, but in a physical system deployed within the room.
Do you find your Internet speed too slow at times, and wish for just a bit more bandwidth to complete that large download just a tad faster? Well, the research and development team at Telefonica have come up with a technology to let you borrow some unused bandwidth from your neighbors to increase the oomph of your own Internet experience.
Expectations of young workers using mobile devices for work are challenging IT to keep up, says a new survey sponsored by Wi-Fi vendor Aruba Networks.
Despite the challenges of deploying Wi-Fi in a manufacturing environment, German chemical firm BASF decided to take the risk and deploy Wi-Fi at its 500 acre site in Freeport, Texas, explained ARC Advisory Group.
The WiFi Pineapple is designed to exploit how most Wi-Fi devices automatically reconnect to wireless access points that they have previously connected to.
More than two-thirds of operators surveyed by Analysys Mason have deployed Wi-Fi to meet the data consumption and service requirements of their customers, yet most are finding it hard to create a compelling business case for Wi-Fi.
Aruba Networks unveiled on Tuesday its next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi product that includes Aruba 220 series Wi-Fi access points and its ClientMatch technology to lessen "sticky" clients that do not automatically stay connected to the best access point.
Mobile devices are forecasted to generate data traffic exceeding 90,000 petabytes by 2017, with a majority of that traffic occurring over Wi-Fi networks, according to the latest report from Juniper Research.
A full 42 percent of mobile workers surveyed by Wi-Fi provider iPass said that excessive cellular connectivity charges and restrictions on monthly plans force them to limit their data usage, affecting their productivity.