Wireless Networking

Apple Airport devices out of stock in many stores, does that mean a refresh is coming?

Apple Airport devices out of stock in many stores, does that mean a refresh is coming?

If you are a fan of Apple gear, any time things are out of stock widely that often hints that a refresh is on the way. Apple is generally really good at keeping things in stock so low availability is often an early sign a new version of whatever is not in stock is coming soon. This time around, the products with limited availability are the AirPort devices. Apparently, Apple fans are tipping TUAW that the devices are widely out of stock.

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Trendnet unveils new 450Mbps dual-band Wireless N USB adapter

Trendnet unveils new 450Mbps dual-band Wireless N USB adapter

Trendnet is always offering up more and more networking products for computer users to take advantage of inside their home or office. The latest product from the company is the new TEW-684UB version 1.0R USB network adapter. This network adapter supports fast data transfer speeds of up to 450Mbps. The cool thing about this adapter is that you don’t need to use the expansion port on your notebook and it can be used with notebooks lacking expansion ports.

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MetroPCS May be the Biggest Winner in AT&T/T-Mobile Deal

MetroPCS May be the Biggest Winner in AT&T/T-Mobile Deal

With T-Mobile soon to be swallowed up by AT&T (probably), MetroPCS will be the most likely choice for many T-Mobile customers looking for a new carrier. That would most likely make Metro PCS the nation's new fourth-largest wireless carrier, and that is why MetroPCS's stock jumped up 5% upon the merger announcement. MetroPCS currently has 8.1 million subscribers, up 35% over the last two years (a time period, we should mention, in which T-Mobile lost customers).

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Obama: “Connecting Every Corner of America to the Digital Age”

Obama: “Connecting Every Corner of America to the Digital Age”

During an address at Northern Michigan University in Marquette on Thursday afternoon, President Barack Obama said the US will spend $5 billion to build next-generation high-speed wireless networks in rural areas, and create incentives to free up more radio frequencies for mobile broadband. According to Obama (who is shown below using his BlackBerry), "It's how we'll spark new innovation, new investment, new jobs ... We can't expect tomorrow's economy to take root using yesterday's infrastructure."

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