EnGenius launches Fit, simple and secure wifi for small businesses
EnGenius introduced Fit, a wifi solution for small businesses. The solution consists of a switch, two access points and a free network management tool. According to EnGenius, the tool is simple enough to allow any employee or business owner to configure a wifi network, experienced or not.
The n... Read more
Raspberry Pi launches new Pico microcontrollers
The next-gen Pico microcontroller offers WiFi 4 connectivity, opening up a wide array of projects for developers.
Raspberry Pi launched Pico W, the first microcontroller to employ Raspberry Pi-built silicon and wireless connectivity. The RP2040 chip is meant to power next-gen boards, providing 2... Read more
Wifi hotspot not working? The latest Windows update might be the cause
This week, Microsoft released the KB5014697 update for Windows, which impairs the ability to use wifi hotspots on some PCs.
Users can utilize the hotspot function to share their connection to the internet with other devices via wifi. It works with host devices that access the web through wifi, E... Read more
Qualcomm launches first chipsets for wifi 7
Qualcomm recently presented a series of chipsets for WiFi 7. Qualcomm is one of several manufacturers preparing for the upcoming WiFi standard.
The new Network Pro Series Gen 3 platform consists of multiple WiFi 7 chipsets with a throughput of up to 33 Gpbs. This is a significant increase over W... Read more
Broadcom launches four chips for Wi-Fi 7 access points
Broadcom introduced four chips for Wi-Fi 7 access points. According to the organisation, the chips deliver twice the speed of current Wi-Fi 6 and 6E access points.
Every new Wi-Fi protocol is tested and certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance. The interest group has hundreds of members, including the wo... Read more
Fortinet and Linksys collaborate to secure home offices
Fortinet and Linksys have announced a collaboration to better secure home offices. To this end, cybersecurity company Fortinet is investing 75 million dollars in the network equipment manufacturer.
The two companies want to add the security and capabilities of enterprise equipment to Linksys' wi... Read more
Malware uses WiFi BSSID to identify victims
The malware authors the WiFi AP MAC address (aka BSSID) to geo-locate the systems they have infected.
Malware operators who want to know the location of their victims usually rely on a simple technique to determine the infected system's location. They simply grab the victim's IP address and che... Read more
Netgear Orbi Pro WiFi 6 delivers reliable WiFi to SMEs
Netgear's new Orbi Pro WiFi 6 Mesh system can give your small business fast, reliable internet connectivity that's also scalable.
Attention small business owners suffering from poor WiFi coverage! Netgear has announced their Orbi Pro WiFi 6 Tri-band Mesh System which is designed to cover 18,000 ... Read more
Qualcomm introduces new FastConnect chips with wifi 6E integration
Qualcomm has announced two new chipsets with support for wifi 6E. The FastConnect 6900 and 6700 will appear in the second half of this year.
The mobile chips, the FastConnect 6700 and FastConnect 6900 can reach a theoretical top speed of 3 Gbit/s and 3.6 Gbit/s. The new chips can reach this spee... Read more
Intel acquires wifi-hardware manufacturer Rivet Networks
Intel acquires Rivet Networks for an undisclosed amount. Rivet Networks is the manufacturer of the Killer Networking Wi-Fi network cards used in laptops from well-known brands such as Dell Technologies, HP and Alienware.
According to Intel, Rivet Networks' Killer portfolio of Ethernet controller... Read more