Category Archives: Centrino

Intel Bumps Centrino Wi-Fi To 802.11n

Intel is upgrading its Centrino Duo laptops’ wireless component to enable connection based on the recently approved draft 802.11n specification. The company plans to offer an 802.11 a/b/g/Draft-N PCIe Minicard network adapter card that can work on both the 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz spectra. It claimed that the new device can improve performance five-foldContinue Reading

Intel To Add Prestandard 802.11n To Centrino In ’07

At the IEEE Globecom 2006 Expo in San Francisco, Intel announced plans to integrate a pre-802.11n technology in its Centrino chips next year. The 802.11n standard, which promises better performance than the current WiFi technology, is not likely to be ratified until the first half of 2008. Gartner analyst Ken Dulaney expressed concerns regarding decisionsContinue Reading