Tag: 802.11n

Rumors: Apple's 802.11n enabler for $5?

MacFixit reports that Apple plans to offer its 802.11n enabler for a $5 fee. It will enable 802.11n on Intel Core 2 Duo iMacs (except 17-inch, 1.83GHz iMac), Intel Core 2 Duo MacBooks, Intel Core 2 Duo MacBook Pros, and Mac Pros with the AirPort Extreme card option. They will also bundle the enable...

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Update your wireless to 802.11n

Also hidden away in the Airport Extreme revision are software enablers, included with the base station, to field-upgrade the wireless cards in some currently-shipping Macs to support 802.11n, no hardware changes necessary -- we suspected that something like this was in the works. Per Apple's 802.1...

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Apple sneaks draft 802.11n card into MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo

The Core 2 Duo MacBook Pros are hitting the streets and MacRumors is reporting that the wireless card is identified as a D-Link RangeBooster N 650 which is described as "Up to 650% Faster & 5X Farther than 802.11g". Since another "draft 802.11n" card was found in the Core 2 Duo iMacs , there is ...

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Core 2 Duo Macs including 802.11n Wi-Fi cards?

Upon installing and booting into Windows Vista on his new 20-inch Core 2 Duo iMac, a forum poster known as Peace at Mac Rumors noticed that Vista identified the wireless card in the iMac as a Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter. Check out the Wikipedia's entry on 802.11n for some details, but it is ess...

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