IBM, likely tired of Intel stealing its chip market thunder, has created a wireless chip that allows high-definition file transfers as never before. Based on the flashy, ever-changing 802.15.3c technology, these chips will carry information up to 10 meters, according to IBM. “We’re looking at this for consumer applications, like high-definition video transfer,” said IBM […]
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We usually talk about Wi-Fi range in terms of recognizable distances, like 3 to 5 meters or 30 to 50 feet. But 238 miles? Come on. Yet that’s the number that has been reported by a researcher in Venezuela who sent a signal from one research station in the Andes Mountains to another. (That’s 382 […]
Google Buzz, Google’s new social-media utility, has got some disturbing security flaws according to user reports.
For example, when you are creating a new account, a dialogue box gets you to make a profile and upload a photo. Then it automatically builds your buddy list based on the contacts in your Gmail.