Archive for May, 2005

Texas Shootout: Little Guys Win

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 31st, 2005

The effort to ban municipal networks in Texas has failed. Texas House Bill 789 originally had provisions to ban muni wireless networks. The Senate passed a significantly rewritten version, without a ban. A conference committee failed to reach agreement, so the bill died when the Texas legislature adjourned this weekend. The fight to maintain free […]

Mobile WiMax – Now?

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 31st, 2005

ABI Research is getting lots of traction on their new research report, Opportunities for High Speed Wireless Data in Portable (802.16e) Markets. The ABI report was widely touted by News Factor, WiFi Planet, Internet News, Mobile Pipeline, Wireless IQ and others. Northern Sky Research says WiMax hurdles can be easily overcome and predicts that by […]

Mini Pentium M

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 31st, 2005

No, it’s not a Mac Mini, explains Silent PC. It’s AOpen’s new Pentium-M based Mac Mini lookalike, codenamed “Pandora”. Unveiled at Computex 2005, this tiny product takes advantage of the powerful formerly mobile Intel CPU into the desktop world. A fully integrated system incorporating wireless LAN, the “Pandora” was brought to prototype form in just […]

Metcalfe: WiMax Could Kill WiFi

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 31st, 2005

No less an authority then Bob Metcalfe, inventor of Ethernet, is talking up WiMax, reports Unstrung. Speaking in an exclusive Light Reading TV interview, the inventor of Ethernet says “it s conceivable that WiMax will just kill WiFi.” “I m not making that prediction, but it s possible if WiMax lives up to expectations,” he […]

Embedded MP-3 Virtual Tour

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 31st, 2005

Search Engine Watch has a guide to London. London offers wonderful opportunities for rambling exploration but it’s also easy to lose your bearings if you’re not careful. Fortunately, the web offers some terrific navigation tools and maps to help you find your way. Search Engine Strategies London opens tomorrow, and we have attendees and exhibitors […]

More UWB Chips

Posted by Sam Churchill on May 31st, 2005

Ultra Wideband chipmaker Artimi, announced it has taken delivery of their RTMI-100 from the foundry. Artimi claim it is the world’s first complete working single chip UWB solution. Samples will be made available to development partners for early design-ins. The RTMI-100 is a complete UWB solution in a single chip implemented in 0.18 micron SiGe […]