In addition to the phone chips, Qualcomm also announced a range of Wi-Fi 6E chips for routers. They fall under Qualcomm’s Networking Pro series, and there’ll be four chips in total — the 610, 810, 1210, and 1610. The chips range in capabilities from six Wi-Fi streams and a theoretical top speed of 5.4Gbps on the low end to 16 streams and 10.8Gbps on the high end. Qualcomm envisions mesh routers using these chips and putting the new 6GHz spectrum to use as a backhaul to wirelessly connect the units, freeing up the 5GHz spectrum to communicate with devices. … [Read more...] about Qualcomm’s first Wi-Fi 6E chips are here
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“Wi-Fi is already arguably the most successful wireless technology of our time, but with these globally agreed standards and policies, we can take public-guest Wi-Fi to another level in terms of ease-of-use and global availability,” said Tiago Rodrigues, CEO of the WBA. … [Read more...] about OpenRoaming offers frictionless Wi-Fi connectivity
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Here's what we don't know for sure, but have heard about: per the aforementioned XDA Developers leak, users will be able to look at a broad overview of which apps they've given permission for certain things, like location or microphone access. There's a search function that lets you filter by permission item, allowing you to quickly see which apps you've given access to your camera, contacts, location and so on. … [Read more...] about Android 10 release date, features and everything you need to know
Light can widen the pipe at the “last mile”The “last mile” of connection is the most challenging for broadband providers and is often seen as the bottleneck in providing faster internet speeds for the home and office. Taking advantage of other technologies such as 5G are seen as the next solution to help improve reliable “last mile” communications. Ovum issued a report in 2018 claiming that large-scale 5G deployments would support reliable average speeds of 80–100Mbps to the home. … [Read more...] about How can light supercharge the future of data?