Will WiGig make future iPhone, iPad Wi-Fi faster?
From the fine folks at the Wi-Fi Alliance, in collaboration with the Wireless Gigabit Alliance, comes WiGig, the the awkwardly names but drool worthy new standard that aims to take our cable-free data transfer into the next generation:
Apple is seen as a likely candidate to implement the new spec-to-be as they embraced even the draft 802.11n early on in its life cycle.
Those hoping this gives us truly wireless iPhone and iPad sync, and video streaming to our living room TVs, well, we'd love that too but the realities of battery technology probably means there's still a charger or plug in the equation somewhere...
[LA Times Blog, thanks Steph for the tip!]
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