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Meet 60GHz Wi-Fi, the insanely fast future of wireless networking

Get ready for a ridiculous boost in wireless networking speed. Two camps are competing to deliver wireless components that are at least seven times faster than today’s gigabit (IEEE 802.11ac) routers. By harnessing spectrum in the unlicensed 60GHz frequency band, these devices will be capable of offering more bandwidth than hardwired USB 3.0 connections.

1.5 billion Wi-Fi devices to ship in 2012

17 million Wi-Fi enabled flat panel TVs were shipped in 2011. This grew to 30 million in 2012 and is forecast to grow four-fold by 2017.

Sprint to sell IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook for $800

Sprint has become the first U.S. wireless carrier to offer an ultrabook, which is being sold with a 3G/4G mobile hotspot device at no added cost.

HP launches ultrabook for the enterprise

HP has today launched its first business-class ultrabook, the EliteBook Folio 9470m, with a thin and light design that aims to tap into the consumerisation trend while still providing enterprise functionality and security features.