Networking

  • D-Link introduces new Cloud initiative and mydlink platform in Singapore

    Today, D-Link shared their Cloud initiative which incorporates innovative cloud functionality in their line of consumer networking products for enhanced secure data access, sharing and viewing.

  • New fibre broadband provider MyRepublic offers no-contract, optimized Internet experience to users

    There's a new fibre broadband provider in Singapore, MyRepublic, which claims to be purpose-built for consumers to optimally utilize the Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (Next Gen NBN) in their homes. Best of all, you can sign up without being bound by contractual agreement.

  • Texas Instruments announces news series of wireless connectivity solutions

    Come the second half of this year, we can expect smartphones and tablets with improved wireless connectivity, at least if Texas Instruments has anything to do with it. Its new WiLink 8.0 series of wireless connectivity solutions will bring a range of new features to smartphones, some more useful than others.

  • Belkin unveils new brand identity and People-Inspired Products for 2012 in Singapore

    At yesterday's event in Singapore, Belkin unveiled their new brand identity and new products for this year. The new products include the ScreenCast AV4 which lets you connect your home theatre equipment to your HDTV wirelessly, N900 Advanced dual-band N+ router, LiveAction Mic for the iPhone and other accessories.

  • ASUS Singapore announces RT-N53 Black Diamond dual band wireless router

    ASUS Singapore has unveiled the RT-N53 Black Diamond dual band wireless router which features a stylish "Black Diamond" design and boasts enhanced Wi-Fi network coverage for users.

  • LevelOne launches clever Powerline Wi-Fi access point

    Powerline networking has its use and although it is nowhere nearly as popular as the almost ubiquitous Wi-Fi standard when it comes to networking there are times when it's the only option to get a network connection in your home. LevelOne has announced a clever solution that helps bridge the two technologies, something that should

  • Intel’s My WiFi Dashboard with Wi-Fi Direct unveiled

    Software screenshots are generally not that exciting, but we've gotten our hands on a slide that unveils a lot of upcoming features that will make an appearance in Intel's upcoming Wi-Fi utility called My WiFi Dashboard which is finally getting some Wi-Fi Direct support. The significant thing here is that it allows you to connect

  • ASUS RT-N66U Dual Band Gigabit Router Review

    Earlier this month, we did a preview piece of the RT-N66U Dual Band Gigabit Router from ASUS. Back then we covered the physical aspects of the router. Now, It’s time we put it to the test and see how well it performs.

  • Intel acquires InfiniBand for supercomputing

    Intel has announced the acquisition of QLogic's InfiniBand networking business for $125 million, a move that will help it realise its goal of ExaFLOP supercomputers.

  • Brookstone offer WiFi Hotspot with 2GB Storage in Cufflinks form

    Brookstone have just introduced something that looks like its come straight from the creative labs of those gadget minded gurus, MI6. Specialising in a vast range of lifestyle products available directly from their online catalog, the company has just started listing some new High-Tech Cufflinks which provide both a WiFi HotSpot as well as 2GBs

  • Asus announces unusual looking 450Mbps Ethernet to Wi-Fi bridge

    You've most likely already read our preview of Asus' just launched RT-N66U router, at least if you're the least bit interested in wireless networking or are planning on getting a new router. Until 802.11ac devices start appearing later this year, dual band 450Mbps 802.11n Wi-Fi will be as fast as you can get and during

  • Wi-Fi Display coming by mid-year, partners already working on it

    Last week we wrote about Intel's plans for its WiDi technology and one of the new additions this year will be support for Wi-Fi Display, although we didn't know much about it at the time. Now some additional details have emerged at CES and as we suspected, Wi-Fi Display is a standard by the Wi-Fi

  • The SD Association announces Wi-Fi standard for SD cards, is really two standards

    To date the most prominent company when it comes to Wi-Fi enabled SD cards has been Eye-Fi, especially as the company has managed to combined Wi-Fi and storage, although Toshiba did launch a competing product back in September. Now the Wi-Fi Association has finally decided that it's time to standardise things and somehow still managed

  • ASUS RT-N66U Dual Band Gigabit Router Preview (Final Retail Revision)

    Two months ago, we previewed an engineering sample of the much anticipated RT-N66U Dual Band Gigabit Router from ASUS which was first spotted at COMPUTEX 2011. After going through some hardware and software changes, we finally have the final version in our labs to be stripped bare again, and it is expected to hit local

  • Broadcom launches its first 802.11ac Gigabit 5G WiFi chips

    It's already been five years since 802.11n arrived, although back then in its draft standard and things have progressed slowly since then, although some 450Mbps hardware started to show up last year. This year looks set to be the launch for the 802.11ac standard, also known as 5G WiFi which promises Gigabit speeds, better coverage,

  • Intel WiDi to get cheaper, better and maybe inside TVs

    It's hard not to get a bit frustrated with Intel and its many proprietary technologies, although at least a few things seems to be changing slowly but surely when it comes to WiDi, Intel's video streaming technology over Wi-Fi. We've managed to dig up a fair bit of news as to what to expect in

  • Wi-Fi Direct to play nice with DLNA

    The Wi-Fi Alliance has announced new interoperability guidelines for Wi-Fi Direct and DLNA which should make it easier to connect DLNA enabled Wi-Fi devices for media streaming. Currently Wi-Fi Direct can be somewhat convoluted to use depending on your devices, but hopefully this will help simplify things when it comes to media streaming.

  • Exclusive: Gigabyte to include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 with X79 motherboards

    Gigabyte has already had leaks with regards to some of the features of its upcoming X79 motherboards and today we have an exclusive leak of our own, Gigabyte is going to add Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11n Wi-Fi support to its X79 motherboards. However, the company is taking a different and in our opinion better approach

  • Belkin announces new wireless routers

    Belkin has announced their new wireless routers which come in the form of N150, N300, N600 Dual-Band and N750 Dual-Band. The routers claim to incoporate MultiBeam technology that can deliver fast speeds and fuller coverage for PCs, tablets, smartphones, TVs, and gaming consoles.

  • Exclusive Preview of Asus RT-N66U Dark Knight Dual-Band Router

    VR-Zone was among the few that was granted with an exclusive preview of the upcoming high performance Broadcom powered dual-band 450Mbps wireless router from Asus. The Asus RT-N66U was first seen a while back in January during the last CES. Look inside for a quick tour.