A startup hopes to fire up the imaginations of future customers with 802.11ad networking products that eventually could sweep away today's cables and turn smartphones into PCs.
The WiGig Alliance has begun releasing specifications to use 60GHz wireless technology to link tablets to monitors and even replace links deep within a PC chassis.
Commentary: Intel aims to eliminate USB, HDMI and the power cable in its quest to create the wire-free PC. But the journey will be a long one, and uneven in terms of its challenges.
The dominant mobile player says it plans to integrate Wilocity's technology into some of its mobile offerings starting next year.
The upcoming USB cable design is reversible, has no right-side-up or upside-down problems, and will click when you plug it in. Expect the new design on the market as soon as this year.
A standards group is trying a second time to popularize a wireless version of the successful data-transfer technology.
The new network standard, which can reach 5Gbps but has limited range, could ease wireless congestion problems in crowded areas, according to an 802.11ad chipmaker.
In an in-depth interview, Henry Samueli predicts a lot more bits in our future with multigigabit Wi-Fi, LTE, and home broadband. Moore's Law is a tougher challenge, but Broadcom plans high-end CPUs, too.
Wi-Fi Alliance and WiGig Alliance announce the development of a new, extremely high-speed Wi-Fi standard that operates in the 60GHz frequency and will be used for high-performance devices.
Apple is working on a laptop that turns into a tablet, revealed by a patent outlining a mash-up of an iPad and a MacBook.