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Broadcom’s first Wi-Fi 6E mobile chip doubles speeds, cuts energy use

Broadcom’s first Wi-Fi 6E mobile chip doubles speeds, cuts energy use

Broadcom's latest mobile Wi-Fi and Bluetooth chip adds support for 6GHz Wi-Fi networks, promising faster, more reliable data with less battery drain.
D-Link announces a slew of mesh and Wi-Fi 6 routers at CES 2020

D-Link announces a slew of mesh and Wi-Fi 6 routers at CES 2020

CES 2020 gave the networking device market a solid head start for the rest of the year. We not only saw a more capable Wi-Fi standard come into being but also mainstream brands jumping in with a pile
Netgear launches products for tech transitions with Wi-Fi 6, mesh networking, 5G, and cable

Netgear launches products for tech transitions with Wi-Fi 6, mesh networking, 5G, and cable

Netgear, the big maker of routers and switches, is always in a rush to make products that capitalize on technology transitions, and that's true at CES 2020.
Wi-Fi 6E will unleash 6GHz wireless networking to meet high-bandwidth data demands

Wi-Fi 6E will unleash 6GHz wireless networking to meet high-bandwidth data demands

The latest Wi-Fi 6 standard was established to increase the efficiency of the 2.4GHz and 5GHz spectrum that users have been relying on for decades. Unfortunately, as more of the devices we buy eat up
Tired of hearing about Wi-Fi 6? Great, let’s talk about Wi-Fi 6E

Tired of hearing about Wi-Fi 6? Great, let’s talk about Wi-Fi 6E

Doubling Wi-Fi's usable spectrum is a simpler fix than tacking on new protocols.
The best Wi-Fi 6 routers

The best Wi-Fi 6 routers

Wi-Fi 6 is coming, bringing a huge speed upgrade to wireless connections. The best Wi-Fi 6 routers will help you prepare -- aoffer nd plenty of other great features besides.
Wi-Fi 6E devices will embrace 6GHz. Here’s what it means to you

Wi-Fi 6E devices will embrace 6GHz. Here’s what it means to you

The FCC may open up the 6GHz band for some types of unlicensed uses, including Wi-Fi. If that happens, the Wi-Fi enabled device industry is ready.
Faster Wi-Fi 6 will be called Wi-Fi 6E, if 6GHz spectrum is available

Faster Wi-Fi 6 will be called Wi-Fi 6E, if 6GHz spectrum is available

The Wi-Fi Alliance has picked a name to distinguish 6GHz Wi-Fi devices from their 2.4GHz and 5GHz predecessors, and it's a little confusing: Wi-Fi 6E.
I tested a Wi-Fi 6 router and laptop together. Is it really that much faster?

I tested a Wi-Fi 6 router and laptop together. Is it really that much faster?

Wi-Fi 6 offers faster performance for individual devices and large networks, but only if all of the devices support the Wi-Fi 6 protocol. But is it worth upgrading today?
Qualcomm interview: Snapdragon XR’s future, from wired to 5G, VR to AR

Qualcomm interview: Snapdragon XR’s future, from wired to 5G, VR to AR

We spoke with Qualcomm XR executives Hugo Swart and Hiren Bhinde regarding the next steps for VR and AR headsets, including wired, Wi-Fi, and 5G options.

16-inch MacBook Pro surprises: No Wi-Fi 6, 720p webcam, 96W charger

There are some interesting surprises with the 16-inch MacBook Pro that you won’t find in Apple’s press release. So we’ve rounded up the big ones here so you don’t miss anything before buying. Some of
Verizon’s new 5G home router has Wi-Fi 6, Alexa, and self-setup option

Verizon’s new 5G home router has Wi-Fi 6, Alexa, and self-setup option

If you're in one of a handful of cities, you can cut the cable modem cord using Verizon 5G cellular service, now including a Wi-Fi 6 and Alexa-ready router.
Google’s new Nest router doesn’t use Wi-Fi 6. Here’s why that’s shortsighted

Google’s new Nest router doesn’t use Wi-Fi 6. Here’s why that’s shortsighted

Before you decide to spend your hard earned cash on Google's Nest Wifi mesh network, you may want to hold onto your wallets a little while longer. The system ships without Wi-Fi 6 support, and we'll
HP Unveils Super-Light Elite Dragonfly Laptop for Business Users

HP Unveils Super-Light Elite Dragonfly Laptop for Business Users

HP added a raft of premium features, along with refined styling that borrows from some of HP's competitors. It all adds up to a slick notebook with a hefty price tag. The post HP Unveils Super-Light
Wi-Fi 6 Officially Launches Today, With Up to 3x the Performance of 802.11ac

Wi-Fi 6 Officially Launches Today, With Up to 3x the Performance of 802.11ac

The new Wi-Fi 6 program is officially ready for device certification. The Galaxy Note 10 and S10, plus Apple's entire new iPhone family, are all already certified. The post Wi-Fi 6 Officially
Wi-Fi 6 has finally launched. Here’s what that means for you

Wi-Fi 6 has finally launched. Here’s what that means for you

The launch of Wi-Fi 6 means more than just the availability of a new version of wireless connectivity. Here’s the rundown on what to expect from Wi-Fi 6’s launch and what it means for consumers.

Wi-Fi 6 makes iPhone 11 faster than ever

An overlooked feature of the iPhone 11 series is Wi-Fi 6, a faster version of this nearly ubiquitous short-range wireless-networking standard. And it’s not just about speed. This update is expected to
You don’t even have Wi-Fi 6 yet, but Wi-Fi 7 is already on the way

You don’t even have Wi-Fi 6 yet, but Wi-Fi 7 is already on the way

Slow wireless internet is a nightmare, especially if one's ISP isn't the problem. Thankfully, Wi-Fi devices are evolving fast, both when it comes to the home equipment and the smart gadgets that
TP-Link rolls out its first midrange router sporting Wi-Fi 6 software specs

TP-Link rolls out its first midrange router sporting Wi-Fi 6 software specs

This week, networking hardware manufacturer TP-Link announced its new Archer AX50 home router, which will have stock firmware capable of Wi-Fi 6 compatibility.
You can find Wi-Fi 6 routers on shelves today, but do you need one?

You can find Wi-Fi 6 routers on shelves today, but do you need one?

Yes, I’m excited about Wi-Fi 6 and its capabilities. But it's too early in the adoption cycle for consumers to see the benefits.