Jon Gold

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Jon Gold covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. Contact him via email or Twitter.

IoT could help at-risk seniors

Wi-Fi 2018: What does the future look like?

Wi-Fi 2018: What does the future look like?

In 2018, gear based on 802.11ac Wave 2 will remain the state of the art. Its successor, 802.11ax, is still one for the future.

Despite new silicon, 802.11ax isn't coming to the enterprise for a while

Despite new silicon, 802.11ax isn't coming to the enterprise for a while

The release of 802.11ax chipsets by Broadcom, Qualcomm and others doesn't mean that standardized gear will be ready for everyday use soon, experts say.

Raspberry Pi roundup: Free Googlage for all, jamming out on the Pi, and Deskberry Pi

Raspberry Pi roundup: Free Googlage for all, jamming out on the Pi, and Deskberry Pi

Check out our references to the days of print journalism, Fender bass guitars and more in this edition of the Pi roundup.

Raspberry Pi roundup, Star Wars edition: Holochess, blasters, and, obviously R2-D2

Raspberry Pi roundup, Star Wars edition: Holochess, blasters, and, obviously R2-D2

May the Fourth be with you – check out some of our favorite Star Wars-themed Pi projects.

Cool ways to celebrate Star Wars Day

Cool ways to celebrate Star Wars Day

From the geeky to the very geeky, here are some suggestions for feeling the Force this Star Wars Day.

2.4GHz is a headache for Wi-Fi users, and it’s here to stay

2.4GHz is a headache for Wi-Fi users, and it’s here to stay

Wireless LAN users can’t just stay comfortable in the 5GHz realm – the older 2.4GHz frequency bands are a necessary part of many wireless implementations, and they’re rarely a favorite of the people who have to build and operate Wi-Fi...

Raspberry Pi Roundup: Pi-se of the Machines, keeping the ball up, and GOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLL

Raspberry Pi Roundup: Pi-se of the Machines, keeping the ball up, and GOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLL

This week, a thought-provoking art exhibit, some Pi AI, and Brazil wins another championship!

April Fools from the tech industry

April Fools from the tech industry

There’s nothing like a giant, powerful technology company really letting its collective hair down with a goofy April Fools’ announcement.

Google April Fool’s jokes for 2017 – graded for additional humor

Google April Fool’s jokes for 2017 – graded for additional humor

Google deploys its finest humor modules to delight us for a day before going back to trying to manage all the information on earth in a totally non-creepy way.

Aruba's top exec, large customers talk about Wi-Fi’s present and future at Atmosphere

Aruba's top exec, large customers talk about Wi-Fi’s present and future at Atmosphere

Aruba kicked off its annual Atmosphere conference on Tuesday in Nashville with a keynote from CTO Keerti Melkote that featured CTOs and CIOs from several of the company’s most prominent customers.

4 things we expect from Mobile World Congress 2017

4 things we expect from Mobile World Congress 2017

MWC, the Davos of wireless technology, is happening next week in Barcelona, and it’s going to be a particularly important year, as the mobile landscape readies itself for a couple of fairly major shifts.

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