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  • Five technology breakthroughs that could change computing forever

    We explore advances in how we access the Net, how we power our devices and how we interact with them.

  • Sony Next Generation Portable: Hardware

    Not only is it real, but GamePro got some face time with Sony's sleek new handheld. We take a look at what makes the Next Generation Portable tick, and how it stacks up against the PSP.

  • Five tips to speed up a home wireless network

    Maybe you're tired of paying the cable company and want to get your movies and other entertainment from the web. Naturally you'll want to watch those shows on your TV with the aid of a Roku box or similar device. More and more people are doing that, and if you want to join the crowd, you've got to be sure you're home Internet network is up to the challenge.

  • The future of wireless networking architecture

    With ever more devices needing greater throughput for video and voice content, today's wireless hub-and-spoke network architecture is showing its age. What's needed is a wireless LAN (WLAN) solution capable of greater intelligence at the network's edge to optimise traffic flow without compromising security or quality of service and driving up cost.

  • 6 useful Wi-Fi tools for Windows

    We live in a mobile world; if you have a laptop (and who doesn't?), that means constantly connecting to the Internet via Wi-Fi. You most likely use Wi-Fi not just when you're on the road at cafés, airports or hotels, but to connect to your home network too. You might even connect to a wireless network at the office.

  • How to buy a new PC: The specs

    Once you've determined the type of desktop system you want, a compact PC, a budget system, a mainstream all-purpose model, or a performance crackerjack, you need to know what components to look for.

  • Overlooked online threats

    There's the danger you know, and then there's the danger you don't know.

  • Smartbook: the ultimate evolution of the netbook?

    The netbook promises convenience and capability in a small, lightweight, and generally inexpensive package, and the concept of a smartbook goes even further: a handy dandy combination of smartphone and notebook.

  • Cheaper or better? Vendors fight for 802.11n

    Did you think 802.11n was done and dusted? Aruba claims it can get massive speed boosts without breaking the standard, while Ruckus says its architecture allows it to slash prices

  • What will wireless LANs do in 2008?

    Don't expect an explosion of 802.11n - but watch out for the overlap with cellular networks.

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