Text-based program alerts can be set to remind yourself and friends of what’s coming on the tube. TV Guide Mobile is available to Helio subscribers for $2.99/month, in addition to carrier data charges. BeSocial: methodshop Continue Reading
â€œWi-Fire is the perfect deviceâ€”light weight and easy to useâ€”for the seriously mobile Vista user and those who have problems connecting to their regular wireless network because of distance, obstacles or other interference,â€ said Tom DiClemente, hFieldâ€™s CEO. â€œWeâ€™re dedicated to empowering people to connect better, faster and more economically.â€The Wi-Fire USB extender is available for Continue Reading
WUSB or Wireless USB products just began to ship and WUSB 1.1 is ramping up. Although a mild ramp, as with current transfer rates of 40Mbits/second the 1.1 spec needs to hit at least 500Mbits/second otherwise it’ll never see the light of day.
The 1.1 spec will support band groups at 6 GHz and above, including the 3-4 GHz supported by wireless USB 1.0. It aims to lower power consumption by an undisclosed amount. It also will adopt the techniques of near-field communications for letting two devices identify themselves to each other with a simple contact.
As (source) Gizmodo said: “…realistic or not, we like the ambition.”
Currently the USB Implementers Forum has certified a handful of notebooks and hubs for the 1.0 spec. The WiMedia Alliance is expected to certify the first 1.0 products shortly.Continue Reading