Networking

  • Linksys Dual-N Band Wireless Router Available

    Linksys today announced the availability of its first simultaneous Dual-N Band router for the Singapore market. The Linksys by Cisco Simultaneous Dual-N Band Wireless Router (WRT610N) is designed to offer true Wireless-N performance in both the 5GHz and 2.4GHz bands. It is like having two N band routers in one device. The Linksys by Cisco

  • Synology® Released Disk Station Manager 2.0 September Beta Targeting Brand New Business Features

    Synology® Inc. today officially released the Disk Station Manager 2.0 September Beta. Resuming earlier success, the Disk Station Manager 2.0 September Beta highlights a wide range of newly added business features, including RAID 6 volume type, built-in NFS, Link Aggregation, Virtual Host, as well as an extensive scope of function enhancements covering Download Station 2,

  • Nokia & Industry Leaders To Boost Wireless@SG Access

    Nokia, in close collaboration with broad industry representation comprising Singapore’s Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), SingTel, QMax and iCELL have today agreed to further enhance Wireless@SG, Singapore’s award-winning public Wi-Fi network. The initiative, named Wireless@SG Seamless and Secure Access (SSA) will focus on improving usability and security as well as the convergence of Wireless@SG and Singapore’s

  • ASUS WL-500gP V2 w/ Easy File Sharing and Backup Features

    ASUS today introduced the WL-500gP V2 multi-functional wireless router. This cutting-edge router is Vista ready, and includes innovative features like AiDisk for easy file sharing, EZQos bandwidth management, and UPnP media streaming – making it the perfect solution for homes as well as offices. WL-500gP V2 is also Xbox Live compatible for fast and reliable

  • Marvell Unveiled Fast 802.11n Chip @ 450Mbps

    Marvell today announced the Marvell® TopDog® 11n-450, an 802.11n 3×3 WLAN solution with three spatial streams, the industry’s first 802.11n chip operating at 450 Megabits-per-second (Mbps.) With maximum bandwidth more than eight times faster than 802.11g 54 Mbps versions and 1.5 times faster than current 802.11n 300 Mbps offerings, the new product will enable significant

  • D-Link New N-Router For Gamers

    D-Link today began shipping the next generation of its successful gaming router, the Draft 802.11n Xtreme N™ Gaming Router (DGL-4500) with GameFuel™ technology and built-in Network Activity Display. D-Link’s Xtreme N Duo wireless technology allows users to choose the 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz band), a high-performance CPU and a Network Activity Display for instant review of

  • Marvell Rolls Out DASH Technology

    Marvell announced it is demonstrating Marvell Yukon technology for advanced PC manageability based on the Desktop and Mobile Architecture for System Hardware (DASH) standard, at the Fall Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco. DASH is a new standards-based architecture from the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) that brings a new level of IT tracking

  • Marvell 88DE2710 Digital Video Converter in Meridian iRIS HD Video Dock

    Marvell today announced that the Marvell® 88DE2710 digital video format converter is featured in the Meridian® iRIS™ iPod high-definition (HD) video dock. The 88DE2710 features Marvell’s Qdeo™ video processing that provides an immersive HD viewing experience for any video content, regardless of the source. “The versatility of the 88DE2710 enables ingenious and imaginative product implementations.

  • Thecus Technology Introduces the N5200PRO

    Thecus brought NAS storage to the home with the two-bay N2100, and powerful, flexible NAS storage to SMB’s with the N5200. Today, Thecus introduces its latest NAS device – the N5200PRO. With unparalleled performance and a bevy of useful features, the N5200PRO brings together Thecus’ latest and greatest storage technologies for a NAS device. Designed

  • Marvell WLAN SoC Receives INSIGHT Award

    Marvell announced that the Marvell 88W8686 ultra-low-power 90 nanometer (nm) WLAN System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solution has received the 2007 INSIGHT award for most innovative RF IC transceiver. The award, sponsored by Semiconductor Insights (SI) in conjunction with Semico and EETimes, recognizes corporate and individual feats in technology. Selected devices undergo a complete relevant analysis by SI

  • Marvell New Bluetooth 2.0 w/ EDR Chips

    Marvell announced two new Bluetooth single-chip solutions which provides provides extended battery life in cell phones, converged devices, gaming devices and consoles, portable media players, and other applications requiring short- and long-range connectivity. 88W8689 Bluetooth single-chip solution features a Bluetooth Core Specification Version 2.0 + Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)-compliant baseband, a radio frequency (RF) transceiver,

  • Marvell TopDog WLAN Supports 802.11n Draft 2.0 Specification

    Marvell today announced that the Company’s TopDog WLAN solutions support the new IEEE 802.11n  Draft 2.0 specification as approved during the latest round of balloting by the IEEE 802.11 Working Group.  This ratification is proof of the increasing maturity of 802.11n technology and its growing momentum toward international standardization. “Marvell is very pleased that the

  • Nokia & Intel Scrapped HSDPA Module For Notebooks

    Nokia and Intel had scrapped a joint plan to develop an HSDPA module for notebook computers. “We have, together with Intel, canceled the HSDPA module cooperation in the form we formerly announced,” said Nokia spokeswoman Eija-Riitta Huovinen. “We are still looking at the HSDPA module case from a technological point of view, but no decisions

  • Broadcom Combines Wi-Fi, Bluetooth & FM Into One Chip

    Broadcom today announced the industry’s most advanced single-chip connectivity solution that combines the company’s market-leading Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and FM receiver technologies onto a single silicon die. This combination of popular radio capabilities in a new ultra-low power 65 nanometer CMOS system-on-a-chip (SoC) allows OEMs to provide the richest connectivity features without a prohibitive impact on

  • Intel Introduces Draft 802.11n Wi-Fi Component

    Intel introduced the Intel® Next-Gen Wireless-N network connection, an upgrade to the wireless component found inside Intel® Centrino® Duo mobile technology and other Intel-based laptops that helps consumers better connect to wireless networks. Based on the draft 802.11n Wi-Fi specification, the Intel Next-Gen Wireless-N technology addresses that need by offering users up to five times

  • Intel Developed Mobile WiMAX Baseband Chip

    Intel today announced design completion of its first mobile WiMAX baseband chip. Combined with the company’s previously announced single-chip, multi-band WiMAX/Wi-Fi radio, the pair creates a complete chipset called the Intel® WiMAX Connection 2300. This development marks another major step in Intel’s efforts to deliver an “always best connected” mobile Internet experience for future laptops

  • Ethernet Heads For 100 Gigabits

    Ethernet will keep accelerating, speeding up to 100G bps (bits per second) in the next few years. The 100G-bps version of Ethernet will be 10 times faster than the current fastest type, 10-Gigabit Ethernet. But vendors as well as users represented in the group, including Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories and cable operator Comcast Corp., see

  • SMC ADSL2+ Barricade™ Modem Routers

    SMC announced the launch of three new ADSL2+ Barricade™ Modem Routers: the SMC7901BRA2, with one Ethernet and one USB port; the SMC7904BRA2 with four Ethernet ports; and the SMC7904WBRA2 with four Ethernet ports and 802.11g wireless capability. All three modem routers deliver support for the new ADSL2+ technology, and incorporate leading-edge performance and quality of

  • ASUS Launches WL-700gE Wireless Storage Center

    ASUS today introduced the WL-700gE, which is a multifunctional broadband wireless storage router. It’s also a digital home media center, as well as a user-friendly network storage. The WL-700ge is an excellent offering that integrated a 3.5-inch hard drive. It enables convenient downloads through http, ftp and BT protocols, and is able to operate independently

  • Intel Ships WiMAX Chips

    Accelerating the availability of broadband wireless access, Intel today announced the availability of the Intel® WiMAX Connection 2250, the company’s next-generation system-on-chip and its first designed to support mobile networks in addition to fixed networks. The Intel WiMAX Connection 2250 is the industry’s first dual-mode baseband chip, and when paired with Intel’s discrete tri-band WiMAX