Chances are your mobile plan in 2017 comes with a data cap of between 1 and 15GB depending on the carrier and your budget. That restriction in the amount of data you can consume in a single calendar month is going to need to expand rapidly as we move beyond 4G and...
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    Researchers at MIT’s Media Lab are developing a wearable trackpad that is the size of a thumbnail. Inspired by the fashion industry, where nail covers are limited only by imagination, NailO. This wearable allows users to control computers, or connected devices wirelessly, by touching one adjacent finger to the...
  • Bluetooth 4.2 specifications approved.

      The Bluetooth Special Interest Group has just announced its approval for the core specification of Bluetooth 4.2, yet another revision of the wireless technology standard we’ve grown with since its inception. There are a number of improvements that revision 4.2 will bring to the table. These include: – IoT-friendly. Devices...
  • Queensland building statewide wireless network

    The Queensland Government are planning on building a Wireless network that spans the entire state. Queensland is Australia’s second largest state at 1.7 Million square kilometers. It’s a massive challenge and one that won’t come cheap at $457.3 Million and will take 15 years to complete. Premiere Campbell Newman...
  • Fusion broadband has the fastest wireless NBN

    The NBN is well on its way. Only this month, my area is starting construction according to the rollout map. But for those areas that are won’t have a fibre connection, you will be able to boost your NBN Fixed Wireless Download Speed from 12Mbps to in excess of...
  • Google is launching a Wi-Fi network through balloons with New Zealand and Australia being its first testers

    Don’t you hate it when you go for a mountain walk through “the middle of nowhere” and there’s no internet access? Well don’t worry, Google has a solution – it plans on sending high-altitude balloons into the stratosphere to give the world Wi-Fi. Only Google could dream something this...
  • Testing out Vodafone’s New 4G Network: 45000kbps Up, I can live with that

    Over the past couple of days, it is good news for Vodafone customers with the gradual rollout of Vodafone’s new 4G network. It is currently available to selected customers in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Wollongong, and other suburbs scattered around. I’ve been lucky to get...
  • Telstra, Optus and TPG buy nearly $2 billion in spectrum

    The ACMA has lifted results from the digital dividend auction, which saw Telstra, Optus and TPG take up some of that spectrum that will be released at the end of next year. The three telcos spent nearly $2 billion between them to acquire spectrum for their 4G networks, with...
  • Is Apple planning to manufacture a ‘convertible’ MacBook?

    It isn’t exactly a secret that Apple have had seemingly little interest in manufacturing and marketing a notebook or desktop with a display assembly that– out-of-the-box — accepts touch input. However, a patent application submitted by Apple which was approved by the US Patent & Trademark Office recently says otherwise....
  • Live in Queensland with unsecured WiFi? The Police could be knocking on your door!

    When you hear a knock on the door, and then open it to find two Police Officers in front of you, I would guess your heart will start pounding, because in most cases, it will be bad news. But residents in Queensland, this might be an occurrence to some. Launched...
  • Wireless USB moving along

    Intel are reportedly planning the 1.1 version of the wireless USB standard, which will increase its possible bandwidth up to 1Gbps. Even though its no where near final, it will certainly help a lot of people with there day-to-day tech needs. I hear more wireless HD devices coming! Imagine being able to...

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