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Get Ready for IPS: Like GPS, Except the Signal Is Coming FROM INSIDE THE BUILDING

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via metro.co.uk Of all of Google's bleeding edge projects and technologies--say cars that drive themselves or the Internet on your goddam face--there's only one Marissa Mayer described as futuristic during a recent Q&A at the 92nd Street Y: Indoor positioning systems. Google has already implemented the technology, which lets you...
Get Ready for IPS: Like GPS, Except the Signal Is Coming FROM INSIDE THE BUILDING

Raspberry Pi: The Small Computer With The Big Ambition (To Get Kids Coding Again)

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If you’re a hardware hacker who knows your apples you’ll have heard of the Raspberry Pi – and maybe even bought one already. It’s the super cheap mini-computer which featured prominently at our Hackathon event last month. But there’s more to the Pi than a decent processor at bargain basement prices....
Raspberry Pi: The Small Computer With The Big Ambition (To Get Kids Coding Again)

iFixit tears down the new iPad from Melbourne Australia [updating]

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iFixit is pretty hardcore when it comes to getting its hands on the new iPad early.  They’ve flown to Australia where it is already tomorrow and have gotten their hands on a fresh new iPad for their ritual sacrificing to the chip-naming gods. (the poor virgin on the right with...
iFixit tears down the new iPad from Melbourne Australia [updating]

Here's What It's Like Using A $35 Computer

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The Raspberry Pi is a fully-functional computer that only costs $35.  You can buy it with two $20 bills and still get change back! It's a tiny and extremely basic device that ships without a case. But its simplicity and affordability, make it perfect for tinkerers, educators, and the adventurous. Under...
Here's What It's Like Using A $35 Computer

Broadcom gears up to bring UltraHD video into homes

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As TV makers show off UltraHD TVs at CES, communications chip maker Broadcom is introducing the guts of future gateways that will be able to bring video for those sets into viewers' homes....
Broadcom gears up to bring UltraHD video into homes

Analysts: Smartphone buyers will benefit from changing chipset market

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The mobile chipset market is in a state of flux with a number of key vendors struggling, but analysts say the result of the turmoil will be more advanced high-end smartphones and cheaper low-end devices. On Monday, chip maker ST-Ericsson was dealt a blow as co-owner STMicroelectronics decided to...
Analysts: Smartphone buyers will benefit from changing chipset market

WiFi alliance begins Tunneled Direct Link Setup certification, hopes to improve media streaming

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You can thank the WiFi alliance for a number of things, and soon you can add TDLS to that list. That's Tunneled Direct Link Setup, if you were wondering, and it's a standard for creating direct links between devices. If this sounds familiar, that's understandable, but TDLS has its...
WiFi alliance begins Tunneled Direct Link Setup certification, hopes to improve media streaming

Former Broadcom GM Mobile Platforms says we’ll see 802.11ac on PCs and acess points later this year

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Former Broadcom GM Mobile Platforms says we’ll see 802.11ac on PCs and acess points later this year
Broadcom unveils first Ultra HD TV home gateway chip
Teardown of New 16 GB iPod Touch Reveals Few Internal Changes

Apple Reportedly Strikes Deal with Broadcom to Add 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi to 2013 Macs

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TheNextWeb reports that Apple has struck a deal with wireless chip firm Broadcom that will see high-speed 802.11ac 5G "Gigabit Wi-Fi" come to the company's Mac lineup later this year.While it's believed that Apple's 2013 Mac lineup will feature the same designs as their late-2012 counterparts, they are set to...
Apple Reportedly Strikes Deal with Broadcom to Add 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi to 2013 Macs
iFixit delves inside the Nexus 7 [Photos]
Broadcom's new GPS chip promises improved indoor tracking, 50 percent more battery life
Duke researcher achieves high-accuracy indoor navigation with 'learning' app

Broadcom expects its own LTE chipsets in 2013, stirs up a quiet 4G market

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If you hadn't noticed, Qualcomm has a strong grip on the LTE chipset market. While there's certainly exceptions like Samsung's in-house designs, the company is often the gatekeeper for modern 4G. Broadcom chief Scott McGregor isn't going to let one of his main rivals claim such large swaths of...
Broadcom expects its own LTE chipsets in 2013, stirs up a quiet 4G market

Broadcom: 802.11ac chipsets already in preproduction, preparing router invasion in summer

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Broadcom might have unveiled a bevy of 802.11ac chipsets back at CES, however when it came to availability the chipmaker played more than coy as to when they'd sashay their way out of developmental labs and into the hands of actual consumers. Fast-forward to MWC and the chipmaker's isn't...
Broadcom: 802.11ac chipsets already in preproduction, preparing router invasion in summer

Broadcom to buy chip maker BroadLight for $195 million

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Broadcom is to buy Israel-based BroadLight for around $195 million, in a bid to bolster its portfolio in high-speed fiber broadband....
Broadcom to buy chip maker BroadLight for $195 million

Broadcom unveils the world's smallest LTE-Advanced modem for smartphone and tablets

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Chip maker Broadcom has revealed the industry’s smallest LTE-Advanced modem built for smartphones and tablets today. The chip has been designed for top-tier devices and 4G connectivity, combining a full cellular baseband with a world-band radio that is 35 percent smaller than its competitors. Broadcom says the new modem, called the BCM21982,...
Broadcom unveils the world's smallest LTE-Advanced modem for smartphone and tablets

Forget custom rims. Hyundai is pimping rides with Ethernet

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Hyundai Motor and Broadcom are working together to build Ethernet networks into vehicles, bringing the world’s most popular local networking technology to the tight confines of the automobile. Using a variant of Ethernet that Broadcom has developed specifically for cars, Hyundai hopes to replace older, slower data networks used to...
Forget custom rims. Hyundai is pimping rides with Ethernet

Broadcom announces smaller and faster 28nm LTE chips to challenge Qualcomm

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Today, Broadcom announced that it is developing a 28nm LTE modem that dramatically reduces the size and power footprint compared to previous chips. On top of that, it implements LTE Category 4, so theoretical download speeds of 150Mbps and uploads at 51Mbps are possible. Sadly, consumers won't see devices using...
Broadcom announces smaller and faster 28nm LTE chips to challenge Qualcomm

Broadcom's 5G WiFi chips power LG's latest HDTVs

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5G WiFi (better known to us as 802.11ac) makes Barry Allen look like a geriatric. Broadcom's been talking up the prowess of its 5G hardware for some time now, but the first chance we'll get to use it is inside LG's latest TVs. Open one up, and you'll find...
Broadcom's 5G WiFi chips power LG's latest HDTVs

Apple to equip 2013 Macs with 802.11ac Wi-Fi, sources say

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Apple is working on implementing 802.11ac Wi-Fi into 2013 Mac models, according to sources for The Next Web. The people say that Apple has signed a deal with chipmaker Broadcom, even as the ac standard is still undergoing some revisions. Modern Apple hardware, such as the iMac, supports Wi-Fi standards...
Apple to equip 2013 Macs with 802.11ac Wi-Fi, sources say

Apple Reportedly Adding High-Speed 802.11ac Wireless Networking To 2013 Macs

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Apple is planning to give the 802.11ac wireless networking standard a big boost in 2013, according to a new report from TheNextWeb. Sources tell the blog that Apple will partner with Broadcom to bring the next-gen Wi-Fi tech to new Macs. 802.11ac is the successor to 802.11n, but it has...
Apple Reportedly Adding High-Speed 802.11ac Wireless Networking To 2013 Macs

Broadcom Seeks China Smartphone Links

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Broadcom is building relationships with Chinese smartphone makers, as it looks to increase its share of the market for microchips that enable handsets to operate and connect to the Internet....
Broadcom Seeks China Smartphone Links

Facebook puts its weight behind industry-wide consortium to push HTML5 forward

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Facebook announced a new industrywide consortium including manufacturers like Samsung and carriers like AT&T and Verizon meant to push HTML5 forward with a single set of standards. It also announced a test suite called Ringmark, that will help everyone from manufacturers to developers test to see whether their mobile web...
Facebook puts its weight behind industry-wide consortium to push HTML5 forward
iFixit tears down the new 7th generation iPod nano

Chromium OS gets ported to Raspberry Pi

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Hexxeh has already proven his love for Chromium OS and the Raspberry Pi, obviously the next step was for the hacker to combine his passions into one project. Thus was born Chromium OS for the tiny ARM-powered computer from the UK. The initial commit of the port was officially...
Chromium OS gets ported to Raspberry Pi

Miracast lets you share content without a Wi-Fi signal

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Wirelessly sharing content across multiple devices is nothing new, but streaming technology Miracast will let you share photos, videos, music and more across any certified device, regardless of manufacturer, without a Wi-Fi signal. The Wi-Fi Alliance on Wednesday launched the Miracast certification program, so that Miracast-equipped devices that have...
Miracast lets you share content without a Wi-Fi signal
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Facebook to design an open source switch

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As part of the Open Compute Project (OCP), Facebook's network engineering team is leading a project to develop an open source networking switch."It's our hope that an open, disaggregated switch will enable a faster pace of innovation in the development of networking hardware," wrote Frank Frankovsky in a blog...
Facebook to design an open source switch
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