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Archive for April, 2003

Atheros 108Mbs Super G

Posted by Sam Churchill on April 30th, 2003

Tim Higgins has a comprehensive Networld + Interop: Vegas 2003 Report and new product highlights. Among the bigger announcements was Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) support from Atheros, Intersil, Broadcom, Intel, Cisco, and Symbol. The final IEEE spec (802.11i), will be called WPA2 when it finally hits the market late this year/ early next. WPA2 will […]

Long Haul 54G

Posted by Sam Churchill on April 30th, 2003

Tim Higgins reports the AirStation 54Mbps Wireless card with Antenna Interface ($119), delivers 54 Mbps on the 2.4GHz band. It works with any Type II or Type III CardBus ready PC notebook and the MMX connector extends wireless range and performance with an external antenna. The G54 AirStation PCI Card comes with an Omni Antenna […]

Proxim Net Manager

Posted by Sam Churchill on April 30th, 2003

The improved version of Proxim’s Wireless Network Manager is available as a free upgrade for existing users. The Wireless Network Manager is available in a variety of options depending on network size and configuration, starting at MSRP $999 (Base Engine + 50 AP Device Module. A free evaluation version, good for 30 days, is available […]

E-mail Talker

Posted by Sam Churchill on April 29th, 2003

Scorpio Software has released E-mail Talker 2.7, MSN Hotmail and POP3 email talker for Windows. E-mail Talker 2.7 is email notification software for Hotmail, POP3 accounts. Speaking animated character reads aloud incoming emails. Features antispam filtering, simultaneous account checking. Lets you listen to your emails, web pages, documents, help files or anything else you copy […]

Geocoding the Wiki

Posted by Sam Churchill on April 29th, 2003

Jerritt Collord has added a new dimension to the collaborative Wiki concept – GeoWiki. It allows anyone to Geocode Web Pages. Jerritt explains how it works: In GIS-speak, it will provide a way to collaboratively manage place names and descriptions and provide geography specific information services. Ultimately it will play a role in the juxtaposition […]

Free Wi-Fi Illuminates New York

Posted by Sam Churchill on April 29th, 2003

On Friday, May 1, New York City’s Downtown Alliance is expected to launch three public Wi-Fi network nodes to give away high-speed wireless Internet access and four more will go live later in May. New York’s City Hall Park, Bowling Green Park, and Rector Park will be activated later this week. Later this month, nodes […]