Connecting disparate, limited-function devices together so that they can work as such is about to get a bit easier. The Bluetooth SIG is working on its own standards, of course, but the Wi-Fi Alliance is looking to extend its own engendering protocols, too.
Enter Wi-Fi HaLow, a less resource-intensive standard that uses not only the 2.4 and 5 GHz stripes traditionally set for Wi-Fi, but also the 900MHz band. In addition to better range overall, we would also be getting better object penetration as well.
This tech’s mainly intended for use with Internet of Things [...]
Twitter leaker LlabTooFeR spotted a Wi-Fi Alliance certificate for the HTC One X9. This device, which would follow on the One A9, has been a hot topic among leakers in the mobile tech industry. We’ve been wondering about the chipset this supposed high-end-turned-mid-range phone would have and now we have a clue.
LlabTooFeR believes that the model number listed is concurrent with the “E56ML” codename and “HTC One X9” moniker.
In the full document (that you can download below), the MT6630 is listed as the Wi-Fi component. MediaTek first [...]