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What Is Wi-Fi 6? New Wi-Fi Names Explained

What Is Wi-Fi 6? New Wi-Fi Names Explained - PCMag Asia

What Is Wi-Fi 6? New Wi-Fi Names Explained – PCMag Asiahttps://sea.pcmag.com/news/29763/what-is-wi-fi-6-new-wi-fi-names-explainedThe Wi-Fi Alliance is renaming its Wi-Fi versions. Here’s why 802.11n, ac, and ax are becoming Wi-Fi 4, 5, and 6 and what you’ll see on routers and devices going forward.

 

Old Name
New Name
Introduced
Max. Speed
Bands
802.11b
"Wi-Fi 1" (unofficial)
1999
11Mbps
2.4GHz
802.11a
"Wi-Fi 2" (unofficial)
1999
54Mbps
5GHz
802.11g
"Wi-Fi 3" (unofficial)
2003
54Mbps
2.4GHz
802.11n
Wi-Fi 4
2009
600Mbps
2.4GHz and 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi 5
2013
3.46Gbps
5GHz
802.11ax
Wi-Fi 6
2018/2019
10.53Gbps
2.4GHz and 5GHz

Foxconn buys Linksys owner Belkin to join the smart home battle

Foxconn buys Linksys owner Belkin to join the smart home battlehttps://www.engadget.com/2018/03/26/foxconn-buys-linksys-owner-belkin-to-join-the-smart-home-battle/Manufacturing giant Foxconn is making its entry by acquiring Belkin International to create a “global consumer electronics leader.” Belkin bought Linksys from Cisco in 2013, and now both are being swallowed up by Foxconn for $866 million.

Facebook VPN ‘Onavo Protect’ Collects User Data Spawning Privacy Concerns

Facebook VPN 'Onavo Protect' Collects User Data Spawning Privacy Concerns

Facebook VPN ‘Onavo Protect’ Collects User Data Spawning Privacy Concernshttps://www.idropnews.com/news/fast-tech/facebook-releases-vpn-spawning-privacy-concerns/63325/In 2013, Facebook acquired Onavo, which developed the popular VPN and data security service. However, it’s now available as part of the Facebook app. Essentially, Facebook uses the service to gather data from its users. It will then analyse this information in a bid to “improve Facebook products and services”.

New Yorker Holiday Covers Through the Years

New Yorker Holiday Covers Through the Years | The New Yorker

New Yorker Holiday Covers Through the Years | The New Yorkerhttps://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/new-yorker-holiday-covers-through-the-years?mbid=nl_Daily%20122317%20Nonsubs&CNDID=50268964&spMailingID=12622402&spUserID=MjA0NTE2Mjc4MjE5S0&spJobID=1302083615&spReportId=MTMwMjA4MzYxNQS2One gets a little wistful, looking through more than ninety years of images and observing that some holiday traditions are on the wane. ’Tis the season to be jolly—or not! New Yorker holiday covers have showcased a wide range of emotions over the years. In Edward Sorel’s cover from 2012, for instance, Santa’s reindeer crankily side-eye their boss for interrupting their poker game. Istvan Banyai’s drawing of McSorley’s Old Ale House, in the Village, from 2013, is moody

Don’t fall for the hype — Why Bitcoin’s $10,000 Price Doesn’t Reflect Its True Value.

Don’t fall for the hype — Why Bitcoin’s $10,000 Price Doesn’t Reflect Its True Value.

Don’t fall for the hype — Why Bitcoin’s $10,000 Price Doesn’t Reflect Its True Value.https://decentralize.today/dont-fall-for-the-hype-why-bitcoin-s-10-000-price-doesn-t-reflect-its-true-value-6b42a59fce0aWe’ve seen this before, back in 2013, a media frenzy when Bitcoin was approaching $1,000 that fueled that year’s bubble. In January of that year, one bitcoin was trading at around $15.00, rocketed to $266 by April, and then crashed back to $50 really quick. By November, it had already broken $1,000, peaking at $1,242 on Mt.Gox. That’s an almost 100-fold increase in 11 months, an order of magnitude larger than this year’s (2017) 10-fold run up.

Me and my pencil: famous creatives on their tools – in pictures

Me and my pencil: famous creatives on their tools – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2017/nov/04/me-and-my-pencil-famous-creatives-on-their-tools-in-pictures?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=250944&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2In the book The Secret Life of the Pencil, 70 artists, designers, musicians and architects talk about their relationship with their drawing implement
Photo of an actual pencil from Tatay #atoy showing his frugal efficiency in his deliberate life. (Fortunato E. Vytiaco ✝ 14 Oct 1926 - 28 Aug 2013)

Photo of an actual pencil from Tatay #atoy showing his frugal efficiency in his deliberate life. (Fortunato E. Vytiaco ✝ 14 Oct 1926 – 28 Aug 2013)

The New Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft Uncovers Treasure in Depth

https://www.wired.com/story/tomb-raider-new-lara-croft?mbid=nl_092117_daily&CNDID=%%CUST_ID%%The new ‘Tomb Raider’ movie seems to be following the 2013 game reboot. Tomb Raider 2013 is a chronicle of Lara’s suffering and survival, a story about a woman who goes into a situation she’s unprepared for and learns to fight her way out.

How ‘Black Mirror’ Predicted New Apple Technology

'Black Mirror' Predicted New Apple Technology | Hollywood Reporter

‘Black Mirror’ Predicted New Apple Technology | Hollywood Reporterhttp://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/black-mirror-predicted-new-apple-technology-1038237After Apple unveiled its Face ID feature, the Twitter account for Charlie Brooker’s Netflix anthology responded with its own memorable avatar from 2013.