Category Archives: Latest Wi-Fi News

See Free Wi-Fi Through Your Camera With This New App

A new app is here that will connect phones to free Wi-Fi hotspots in just two taps. The users will be able to spot hotspots in augmented reality by using their cameras. Norwood Systems, a global telecommunications company, has developed an app “World Wi-Fi” that allows users to locate Wi-Fi access points with heatmaps and Pokemon… Read More »

Transfer Data Using Sound When Wi-fi Goes Off

Too often we have real struggle connecting our smartphone to car via Bluetooth, or set up a wireless printer. Sometimes, it is easier to connect to a server that is millions of meters away rather than connecting to nearby devices. Nobody wants to wait for coffee because there is a problem with cash register in… Read More »

Free Wi-Fi on London Tube Stations

Around one billion passengers travel via the London Underground every year and five million passenger journeys every day. In 2012, the number of smartphone users increase to 26 million and then Transport of London started installation of Wi-Fi in every station. Almost, 97 percent of the stations of London Underground are equipped with Wi-Fi now.… Read More »

8,500 Indian Railways Station To Get Free Public Wi-fi

There are 8,500 stations in railways across the country including stations in rural and remote areas. Free Wi-Fi facility will be installed on the stations. The project has an estimated cost of INR 700 crore or USD 110 million. Indian Railways has already installed Wi-Fi services at 216 prime stations in India as a part of… Read More »

Say Hello To Faster 802.11ax Wi-fi

The next generation of Wi-Fi technology is going to hit the market this year, it is known as 802.11ax. Intel has made an announcement that it will manufacture chips compatible with the new Wi-Fi generation. Obviously 802.11ax will be faster than 802.11ac but it is made to perform faster in the environments with large number… Read More »

New Security Standards Improve Public Wi-Fi Safety

WPA3 security standard is finally here.Wi-Fi Alliance sets the standards for Wi-Fi safety and constitutes of members like Apple, Samsung and Intel. The same has announced the new security protocol with the name WPA3. You must know its predecessor WPA2, which you can find while connecting to any Wi-Fi network. It is found on every… Read More »

This Vacuum Cleaner Can Map Wi-fi Dead Spots At Your Home

Every Wi-Fi user knows the struggle of locating the perfect spots in their house where the signals are perfect. Especially, those who have large houses have multiple dead Wi-Fi spots. Manually tracing the location takes effort and looks like iRobot has made some innovation to track down the precise location of all the Wi-Fi dead… Read More »

How To Extend A Home Network? Beginner Guide

People with large houses know the struggles of connecting to Wi-Fi in other corners of the house. However, it’s not the case with large houses only; Wi-Fi coverage could be poor at some locations of even a small house. This tutorial is for looking at other ways of extending a home/office network so that you… Read More »