Wi-Fi & Networking.
Bose QC35 wireless headphones: simply unrivalled noise cancelling
The new Bluetooth headphones from Bose shut out the noisy world around you and fill your mind with sweet music, without the need for wires Bose headphones are held up as the gold standard for active noise cancelling and demand a premium for it. But can the US company’s new QC35 model, its first (...)
[The Guardian] Researchers find the right balance to speed wireless downloads through use of duplexing
Researchers have come up with a means of boosting wireless efficiency without increasing interference by mixing full and half duplex radios in base stations. This tunable solution could also allow wireless providers to adjust the mix of cells based on the needs of a region. The research team (...)
[Science daily] Genode 16.05 features revised API, Rust, and huge driver update
The Genode project has released the version 16.05 of the operating-system framework. The new version comes with a fundamentally reworked component API, basic support for the Rust programming language, new ACPI infrastructure, and upgraded device drivers for Intel wireless, Intel graphics, (...)
[OSNews] Fast, stretchy circuits could yield new wave of wearable electronics
A team of engineers has created the world's fastest stretchable, wearable integrated circuits, an advance that could drive the Internet of Things and a much more connected, high-speed wireless world.
[Science daily] Wireless study predicts trouble and solution for 5G cellular
A new study asserts that the three-parameter 'alpha-beta-gamma' (ABG) model used in the past by 3GPP for predicting signal coverage might spell trouble at frequencies above 6 gigahertz (GHz).
[Science daily] World record in terrestrial radio transmission: Multi-Gigabit wireless communication
Transmitting the contents of a conventional DVD in under ten seconds by radio transmission is incredibly fast -- and a new world record in wireless data transmission. With a data rate of 6 Gigabit per second over a distance of 37 kilometers, the project exceeded the state of the art by a factor (...)
[Science daily] World's first wireless satellite
A satellite whose components are not connected through electric cables but miniaturized radio modules: This innovation has earned two computer scientists the first place in the INNOspace Masters competition.
[Science daily] Distance wireless charging enhanced by magnetic metamaterials
Researchers have developed a system which efficiently transfers electrical energy between two separate circuits. The system, made with a shell of metamaterials which concentrates the magnetic field, could transmit energy efficiently enough to charge mobile devices without having to place them (...)
[Science daily] Sonos Play:5 review: one of the best wireless speakers money can buy
Big, full and rounded sound akin to a full-sized Hi-Fi - with a price to match - but squeezed into a box that can stream almost all app-controlled music services The new Play:5 is Sonos’s latest speaker – a revamp of its biggest and most powerful wireless system – and it hopes to be all the Hi-Fi (...)