CNET también está disponible en español. Don't show this again. "A single brand name for both products will reduce confusion and help consumers with their buying decision," Eaton said. Those who got an early glimpse of the Wi-Fi5 name on certification labels didn't get it, Eaton said. It left them wondering, "what happened to WiFi2, WiF3 and Wi-Fi4," Eaton said. But those technologies don't exist. The "5" in Wi-Fi5 referred to the 5GHz radio frequency that 802.11a uses. 802.11b equipment operates within the 2.4GHz radio frequency.
Equipment based on 802.11a and 802.11b standards creates 300-foot wireless "zones" of Internet access, uag metropolis rugged iphone 8 plus / 7 plus wallet case - magma red The difference is their speed, 802.11a users download files at up to 54mbps (megabits per second); 802.11b users download at 11mpbs, There are now 6 million to 8 million wireless networks in homes and offices that use the 802.11b standard, These networks are not compatible with the wireless zones created by 802.11a standard equipment, which are now beginning to be released into the marketplace..
The Wi-Fi Alliance scraps the Wi-Fi5 moniker it planned on giving to the 802.11a technology, in favor of calling it Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi5 was the moniker the Wi-Fi Alliance planned to give any wireless networking product it certified that used the 802.11a standard. But Thursday, the alliance--an association of companies that certifies whether wireless local area networking products meet Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) standards--scrapped those plans. It instead decided to call the new products "Wi-Fi," the same name it gives certified equipment based on the 802.11b standard, said Wi-Fi Alliance President Dennis Eaton.
CNET también está disponible en español, Don't show this again, Jackson could not give more information about the product or its pricing but said the new phones would be "very affordable" for U.K, customers, in line with standard cell phone prices, Jackson said the Orange devices will be manufactured by Taiwan-based HTC, Microsoft's Smartphone 2002 software allows wireless phones to run personal uag metropolis rugged iphone 8 plus / 7 plus wallet case - magma red digital assistant applications such calendars and contact lists, Microsoft has been trying to get partners for the software and has reached an agreement with AT&T Wireless to produce a phone using the Smartphone 2002 operating system possibly in mid-2003..
British manufacturer Sendo International has planned to launch a device featuring the software in Hong Kong. Cell phone-PDA combos have begun to catch on. Both cell phone makers like Kyocera Wireless and handheld manufacturers like Handspring have entered the arena. Microsoft also makes software to enable PDAs to act like phones. That software is already in use by companies such as Hewlett-Packard. CNET News.com's Joe Wilcox contributed to this report. The company's wireless phone software will make its first appearance later this year in the United Kingdom, a spokesman for mobile services company Orange confirms.