Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) launch in the UAE

Samsung has finally announced the launch of new 2018 editions of the mid-range phones Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6 Plus in the UAE. The Galaxy A6 is powered by the Exynos 7870 processor and priced at AED 1,249 while the A6 Plus is powered by the Snapdragon 450 processor priced at AED 1,449.

Samsung has finally announced the launch of new 2018 editions of the mid-range phones Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6 Plus in the UAE. The Galaxy A6 is powered by the Exynos 7870 processor and priced at AED 1,249 while the A6 Plus is powered by the Snapdragon 450 processor priced at AED 1,449.

Samsung Galaxy A6 Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) features a 5.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1480 x 720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9 and is powered by the octa core Exynos 7870 processor It comes with 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage.

Coming to the optics, the Galaxy A6 features a 16MP primary camera with f/1.7 aperture and an LED flash. On the front, the device sports a 16MP selfie camera with f/1.9 aperture and an LED flash.

The Galaxy A6 has a 3,000mAh battery. In terms of connectivity, the device includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio.

Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) runs on Android 8.0 Oreo and features a 6-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2220 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9.

In terms of performance, the Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus is powered by an octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. It comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internals storage.

In terms of optics, the Galaxy A6 Plus features a dual camera setup at the back consisting of a 16MP primary camera with f/1.7 aperture and a 5MP secondary camera with f/1.9 aperture. On the front, the device sports a 24MP selfie camera with f/1.9 aperture and an LED flash.

The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus is powered by a 3,500mAh battery and connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio.

Pricing and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) has been priced at AED 1,249 while the Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) has been priced at AED 1,449. Both the phones are now available in Black, Blue and Gold colors across the UAE as well as Samsung’s online store.

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Honor 7A, Honor 7C debut in India featuring FullView display, dual rear cameras

Chinese smartphone maker Honor has launched two new budget devices in India, dubbed as the Honor 7A and Honor 7C at an event held in New Delhi. The Honor 7A and 7C are part of the Honor 7 series and the company had earlier launched the Honor 7X in India.

Chinese smartphone maker Honor has launched two new budget devices in India, dubbed as the Honor 7A and Honor 7C at an event held in New Delhi. The Honor 7A and 7C are part of the Honor 7 series and the company had earlier launched the Honor 7X in India.

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has decided to go with two different e-commerce portals for its devices. The Honor 7A will be available exclusively from Flipkart starting from May 29 and the Honor 7C will be available from Amazon India starting from May 31.

Honor 7A Specifications

The Honor 7A runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with the company’s EMUI 8.0 skinned on top and features a 5.7-inch HD+ IPS LCD FullView display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The company has not revealed any information about display protection.

In terms of performance, the Honor 7A is powered by an octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC coupled with a Adreno 505 GPU. In terms of memory, the device features 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage that can be further expanded up to 256GB via an microSD card.

Coming to the camera department, the Honor 7A features a horizontally placed dual camera setup at the back consisting of a 13MP primary camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP secondary camera with an LED flash. On the front, the device sports an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and an LED flash.

The Honor 7A is powered by a 3,000mAh battery and it does not support fast charging. Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, FM Radio and a 3.5mm audio jack. Additionally, the device also has a karaoke mode with real-time audio monitoring.

Honor 7C Specifications

While most of the specifications of the Honor 7C are similar to the Honor 7A, the device features a bigger display and is powered by a more powerful SoC. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0 skinned on top and features a 5.99-inch HD+ IPS LCD FullView display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9.

In terms of performance, the Honor 7C is powered by an octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC coupled with a Adreno 506 GPU. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 is also powered by the same SoC but it lacks the dual camera setup. The Honor 7C has been launched in two memory variants – 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage.

Coming to the camera department, the Honor 7C features the same dual camera setup as the Honor 7A consisting of a 13MP primary camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP secondary camera assisted by an LED flash. On the front, the device sports an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and an LED flash.

The Honor 7C is powered by a 3,000mAh battery and connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio.

Pricing and Availability

The Honor 7A has been priced at Rs. 8,999 and will be available exclusively from Flipkart starting from May 29. The Honor 7C has been priced at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM variant and Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB RAM variant. It will be available exclusively from Amazon India starting from May 31.

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Comcast gets into mesh Wi-Fi with xFi pods – CNET

Telecommunications giant Comcast is modernizing its Wi-Fi offerings with a new addition — mesh extenders.

Called xFi Pods, you can buy either a three-pack for $120 or six for $200 on Comcast’s site.

Telecommunications giant Comcast is modernizing its Wi-Fi offerings with a new addition — mesh extenders.

Called xFi Pods, you can buy either a three-pack for $120 or six for $200 on Comcast’s site. The polygon shaped Pods plug into an outlet and form a mesh Wi-Fi network with your Comcast router so you can extend your Wi-Fi signal to the corners of your home.

The Pods work with either the xFi Wireless Gateway or the xFi Advanced Gateway. Comcast announced the Pods last year along with the launch of its xFi platform. xFi is basically an app or a web interface allowing you to manage your Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi service. In addition to streamlining the setup process, the app allows you to set parental controls, change your password and get alerts when a new device connects.

You’ll be able to use the app to set up your xFi Pods as well. You’ll also be able to monitor which devices are connected to which Pod in the app, though the Pods are supposedly smart enough to self-monitor and troubleshoot autonomously.

Before xFi, Comcast’s modem/router combo was regarded as short on features and customization options. The company has been working hard to change that perception and the xFi Pods are a nice addition if you’re a Comcast customer in need of some extra reach.

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Voll restaurierte umbrische Villa aus dem 17. Jahrhundert wird in Auktion ohne Reserve von Concierge Auctions verkauft

Das 800 Quadratmeter große Haus steht auf einem 3.150 Quadratmeter großen Grundstück und bietet mit zehn Schlaf- und acht Badezimmern bequem Platz für bis zu 25 Leute. Gemeinschaftsräume sind die Empfangszimmer mit offenen Kaminen, eine moderne Bibliothek, eine Küche und ein Esszimmer mit Sitzplätzen für bis zu 30 Leute.

Das 800 Quadratmeter große Haus steht auf einem 3.150 Quadratmeter großen Grundstück und bietet mit zehn Schlaf- und acht Badezimmern bequem Platz für bis zu 25 Leute. Gemeinschaftsräume sind die Empfangszimmer mit offenen Kaminen, eine moderne Bibliothek, eine Küche und ein Esszimmer mit Sitzplätzen für bis zu 30 Leute. Auf dem Grundstück befinden sich ein ummauerter Garten mit Innenhof, Terrassen umgeben von alten Bäumen, ein Obst- und ein Kräutergarten sowie ein Schwimmbecken mit angrenzender Terrasse. Nach der umfassenden Restaurierung ist das Haus vor Erdbeben geschützt, verfügt über Fußbodenheizung, WiFi und Telefonempfang, Rollstuhlzugang zum Erdgeschoss und über Schlafzimmer mit eigenen Bädern. Historische Besonderheiten sind die Balkendecken aus Kastanienholz, freiliegende Steinwände, Terrakottadachziegel sowie zahlreiche Kamine.

Umbrien ist bekannt für seine Trüffelernten, Oliven und Weine wie auch für seine umfangreiche römische Geschichte. Veranstaltungen, bei denen Speisen und Getränke, Glaube, Geschichte, Kunst und Musik der Region gefeiert werden, finden das ganze Jahr über statt. Eggi ist nur eine Fahrstunde von Rom gelegen, der Flughafen von Perugia ist in 30 Minuten zu erreichen. Grundbesitzer können in Italien von einer Steuerregelung für Auslandseinkommen profitieren, die letztes Jahr eingeführt wurde und nach der das gesamte Einkommen, das außerhalb von Italien erzielt wird, pauschal mit € 100.000 pro Jahr besteuert wird.

Charlie Smith, europäischer Berater von Concierge Auctions, sagt dazu: „Seit der Einführung eines attraktiven neuen Vermögenssteuersystems Anfang letzten Jahres wird Italien eine zunehmend beliebte Alternative für Immobilienkäufer aus Europa, dem Nahen und dem Fernen Osten. Trotz idyllischen Landlebens in Villa Campo Verde ist Rom gut erreichbar und bietet damit eine angenehme Lage sowohl für Eigentümer, die im Haus leben, als auch für Touristen, sollte man die Villa vermieten wollen.”

Die Villa kann täglich nach Terminabsprache besichtigt werden. Für eine Terminvereinbarung oder Registrierung für die Teilnahme am Verkauf besuchen Sie www.conciergeauctions.com.

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Sony Digital Paper 10.3″ DPT-CP1 Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET

Sony once made E Ink e-readers. Now it makes very slim Digital Paper notepads with flexible E Ink displays that are primarily designed to store documents and PDF files that you can markup with a stylus.

Sony once made E Ink e-readers. Now it makes very slim Digital Paper notepads with flexible E Ink displays that are primarily designed to store documents and PDF files that you can markup with a stylus.

Last year, we got the Digital Paper 13.3-inch ($700) or DPT-RP1. This year it’s a 10.3-inch version, the DPT-CP1, which costs $600 and is available now for pre-order. (There’s no word yet on international pricing but we’ll add it as soon as we get it).

This is obviously something of a high-priced niche product (it also stores e-books), but it’s good that Sony’s brought out a more compact version that’s a little easier to carry around. The 13.3-inch model weighs 12.3 oz or 349g while this new model weighs 8.5 oz or 240g, so it’s about 25 percent lighter.


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Both Digital Paper notepads feature high-resolution E Ink capacitive touch displays and come with 16GB of memory, WiFi and a stylus, though no cover.

With the release of the 10.3-inch model Sony’s also announced some key feature enhancements to both models. Here’s the quick rundown of the new features, according to Sony.

Sony Digital Paper Mobile Application: New companion app for Android and iOS for easier transfer of documents, forms and notes.Screen Capture/Display Output Mode: Connect via PC or Mac to a projector and display the contents on the Digital Paper screen to a larger audience, including real-time handwriting and mark-up.Interactive PDF and Smart Forms: Populate forms using drop down menus, checkboxes and radio buttons for structured data capture.Page Jump: Enter a page number and go directly to that specific page. Pan and Zoom: Move the display area after a page or portion of the page has been enlarged.Automatic Page Rotation: Each page of a document, book or article is shown based on its aspect ratio to optimize the reading experience.Page Thumbnails Mode: View up to 16 pages at one time, including the page numbers of a document, book or article.

The best powerline adaptors 2018: top picks for expanding your home network

If you find that your Wi-Fi network is struggling to reach parts of your home or office, rather than trailing Ethernet cables (which can look messy), or buy a Wi-Fi extender, which can still suffer from thick walls and floors, you can use a powerline adaptor.

If you find that your Wi-Fi network is struggling to reach parts of your home or office, rather than trailing Ethernet cables (which can look messy), or buy a Wi-Fi extender, which can still suffer from thick walls and floors, you can use a powerline adaptor.

These devices use the powerlines in your building to transmit network traffic. They are incredibly easy to install – just plug one into a power socket by your router or modem, and connect it via an Ethernet cable. Then, place a second adaptor where you want to supply the network or internet to, and connect any devices to the second adaptor.

You can add more adaptors throughout the building, and their network speeds are much faster than Wi-Fi, and thick walls and floors won’t affect them. You will need the power lines in your building to be in good working order, however. Some Wi-Fi adaptors also include Wi-Fi antennae for bringing wireless networks into difficult to reach parts of a building.

There’s a large range of power line adaptors available to buy, so to help you we’ve created this list of the very best power line adaptors.

The Devolo dLAN 1200+ WiFi ac is one of the fastest powerline adaptors on the market, able to reach speeds of 1.2 gigabits a second – though you should note that you won’t often get those kinds of speeds, as there are numerous factors that can affect powerline speeds.

Still, this is a very fast powerline adaptor, and the fact it can also broadcast dual-band wireless ac networks makes this a very versatile powerline adaptor. The adaptor also has a pass through power port, which means you won’t lose a power socket – just plug other devices into the adaptor itself.

The TP-Link AV2000 takes the award for fastest power line adaptor, with a maximum speed of 2000Mbps – though of course actual speeds will be lower. Still, it offers fantastic speeds, along with built-in dual band wireless ac networks and a pass through socket.

In the starter kit you’ll get two adaptors, one has a single Ethernet port, which you should use to connect to your modem or router, and the second one has two Ethernet ports for connecting wired devices.

Asus may not be the first company that comes to mind when you think about networking devices, but it makes some very good products – such as the Asus 1200Mbps AV2 1200 Wi-Fi Powerline Adapter.

As the name suggests this is a very fast powerline adaptor that is also able to broadcast a Wi-Fi network as well. Unlike other powerline adaptors with Wi-Fi, the Asus 1200Mbps AV2 1200 Wi-Fi Powerline Adapter has external antennae, which allow you to angle them for increased coverage – though it does mean the units themselves look a little bit ugly compared to some of its competitors.

If you’re looking for a nice, cheap but reliable powerline adaptor, than the TP-LINK AV600 is a great choice. It’s a lot less money than many of the adaptors on this list, but it still manages to offer plenty of features.

For example, it can broadcast Wi-Fi, and with a Wi-Fi clone button, you can easily extend your existing wireless network. it also features two Ethernet ports, and the second adaptor in the set includes a pass through socket so you don’t lose out on a power socket when using the adaptor. While the 600Mbps top speed isn’t as high as others on this list, it’s still enough to transfer big files and stream media around your home.

This is an excellent entry-level power adaptor that does a very good job at transmitting your network traffic over your powerlines. It doesn’t boast the highest speeds, nor does it have Wi-Fi or a passthrough socket, but it does the job well considering the price, and its low cost means it’s easy to add adaptors to your network in the future.

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Why streaming Lost in Space in a 2018 Chrysler Pacifica is such a breeze

Photo credit: Josiah Bondy

Not all modern cars are created equal. Some are stuck in time, offering features like Apple CarPlay integration and lane-keeping as though these are new ideas.

Others assume drivers and passengers are content streaming music only from their phones, and that’s it.

Photo credit: Josiah Bondy

Not all modern cars are created equal. Some are stuck in time, offering features like Apple CarPlay integration and lane-keeping as though these are new ideas.

Others assume drivers and passengers are content streaming music only from their phones, and that’s it.

On a recent test driving the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica on several long trips, a feature that allows you to stream video from your phone to the back-seat entertainment screens proved invaluable, especially when a few young adults were involved and I needed something to keep them busy.

Photo credit: Josiah Bondy

Streaming is not a new technology, but few current models from any automaker offer it.

In fact, in tests of over 500 cars over the past few years, the feature is rare enough that it was quite surprising to see the Pacifica supports it.

There are a few things to know about it, and the steps can be a bit technical, but in the end there’s an obvious reward for video enthusiasts.

Photo credit: Josiah Bondy

The first thing to know is that you will need an Android phone or tablet. There may be a way to make it work from an iPhone (using a third-party app) but with an Android device, you just run the Miracast app.

On the rear-seat entertainment screen, there’s an option to stream from a device (it’s located on the far right, after swiping through options to play a DVD or connect up using one of the USB or HDMI ports). Streaming is easier because there’s no cables and no fuss.

Once you start the app, you have to select the Pacifica network that connects over Wi-Fi Direct.

This part can be confusing if you’re used to connecting over a normal Wi-Fi network. We tested both a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus and Google Pixel 2 XL, and they both worked fine.

Photo credit: Josiah Bondy

Once you connect, you can use your phone’s data connection or the Pacifica’s Uconnect hotspot, which costs $20 a month. (You can add the Pacifica to an existing AT&T plan for $10 per month; the car also comes with a three-month trial.)

We didn’t see a way to stream to the driver’s touchscreen for streaming, which is probably a good thing since we’d be tempted to try it.

In the rear seats, you can play any video on your phone (or really any app or game) and you’ll see a mirror on one or both 10.1-inch screen. For landscape, you have to turn your phone sideways.

Both the Pixel 2 and the Galaxy S9 had no trouble streaming the Netflix show Lost in Space for several episodes. The Uconnect hotspot worked fine for most of the drive, but in an area on the fringe of the network north of a major metro, the connection causing some buffering.

Connected car ride

We used the headphones included with the Pacifica, but there’s also a 3.5mm port for any earbuds or headphones.

The screens worked great in direct sunlight, and they looked clear and colorful, although we’re not talking about home television quality.

And, it’s a little debatable about whether streaming to the 10.1-inch screens makes sense if you already have an Android tablet or laptop. It ended up working well in our test because you can sit back and watch the stream without having to hold a device or prop up a tablet in front of you.

Photo credit: Josiah Bondy

Plus, it’s a major differentiator as well. Since so few cars let you stream in this way to the rear seat screens, knowing you can queue up any video from your phone is handy.

For parents hoping to maintain some sanity on a long trip for younger kids, it means the person next to the driver can connect up then play videos without having to sit in the back.

Photo credit: Josiah Bondy

Someday soon, cars won’t bother offering all of the alternate connection options – we won’t use HDMI or USB ports.

Phones will charge wirelessly, possibly even without having to sit in a cradle. All of our content will be easily accessible in the cloud, so this feature to stream from your phone and mirror video is definitely where mobile entertainment in cars is heading.

In fact, it’s becoming an expected feature – the Pacifica is running ahead of the curve.

Take a closer look at the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica in the gallery below:

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LG Q7 might be the best affordable phone of 2018

LG has announced its new fleet of Q-series smartphones, which look to take on the likes of the Moto G6 and Nokia 6 (2018).

Compared to last year’s model, the LG Q6 – a near-spitting image of the LG G6 with its 18:9 aspect ratio FullVision display – the LG Q7 borrows more from the new LG G7 ThinQ.

LG has announced its new fleet of Q-series smartphones, which look to take on the likes of the Moto G6 and Nokia 6 (2018).

Compared to last year’s model, the LG Q6 – a near-spitting image of the LG G6 with its 18:9 aspect ratio FullVision display – the LG Q7 borrows more from the new LG G7 ThinQ.

There are a few differences, like thin bezels near the top and bottom with no notch in sight, but the Q7’s power button is on the phone’s right-hand side and LG has sensibly opted for a fingerprint sensor on the back, which is an improvement over 2017’s Q6. This one has also made the jump from micro USB to USB-C, and supports Fast Charge.

A smarter mid-range phone

Digging into specifics, the new LG mid-ranger will come to market in three variations: the Q7, Q7 Plus and Q7 Alpha. Despite each housing the same 5.5-inch display, they’re quite different on the inside.

Take a look at LG’s rather confusing spec sheet:

Chipset: 1.5 GHz Octa-Core or 1.8GHz Octa-CoreDisplay: 5.5-inch 18:9 FHD+ FullVision Display (2160 x 1080 / 442ppi)Memory:– Q7+: 4GB RAM / 64GB ROM / microSD (up to 2TB)– Q7: 3GB RAM / 32GB ROM / microSD (up to 2TB)– Q7α: 3GB RAM / 32GB ROM / microSD (up to 2TB)Camera:– Q7+ : Rear 16MP with PDAF / Front 8MP or 5MP (Super Wide Angle 5MP only)– Q7 : Rear 13MP with PDAF / Front 8MP or 5MP (Super Wide Angle 5MP only)– Q7α : Rear 13MP with PDAF / Front 5MP (Super Wide Angle)Battery: 3,000mAhOS: Android 8.0 OreoSize: 143.8 x 69.3 x 8.4mmWeight: 145gNetwork: LTE / 3G / 2GConnectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n / Bluetooth 4.2 BLE / NFC / USB Type-C 2.0Other: Fingerprint Scanner / QLens / Hi-Fi Quad DAC (Q7+) / DTS:X 3D Surround Sound / IP68 Water and Dust Resistance / Google Assistant / Face Recognition / Smart Rear Key / Fast Charging / MIL-STD 810G Compliant / Portrait Mode / Flash Jump Cut / Music Flash / Timer Helper / FM Radio

LG makes it clear that, depending on which phone you opt for, the rear camera will differ, as will the amount of RAM and onboard storage. High-end features like Quad DAC are coming to the Q7 Plus, but there’s no indication where that particular model will be released and how much it will cost.

Confusion aside, we’re happy to see what seems to be an across-the-board improvement here for the standard Q7, what with its Android Oreo software, fingerprint sensor and IP68 protection.

We still need hear about the price before the Moto G6 needs to worry about being dethroned from our list of the best cheap phones, but based on the US$239 pricing of the Q6, it’s clearly gunning for the budget-range champs.

Via Android Police

Facebook and Qualcomm aim to bring mega-fast Wi-Fi to urban areas – CNET

Facebook and Qualcomm are teaming up to bring super-fast Wi-Fi to built-up urban areas, the two companies announced Monday.

Qualcomm said it will integrate Facebook’s Terragraph technology, which uses high-frequency radio waves to speed up networks where populations are dense, into its upcoming chipsets.

Facebook and Qualcomm are teaming up to bring super-fast Wi-Fi to built-up urban areas, the two companies announced Monday.

Qualcomm said it will integrate Facebook’s Terragraph technology, which uses high-frequency radio waves to speed up networks where populations are dense, into its upcoming chipsets. Terragraph is a millimeter-wavelength, 60GHz wireless system that serves as an alternative when laying fiber becomes impossible or too expensive.

“With Terragraph, our goal is to enable people living in urban areas to access high-quality connectivity that can help create new opportunities and strengthen communities,” said Yael Maguire, vice president of connectivity at Facebook.

The two companies said they expect to begin trials of the technology in mid-2019.

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Qualcomm looks to make Wi-Fi safer with WPA3

Smartphones powered by Qualcomm technology will be able to deliver more secure Wi-Fi connections thanks to the rollout of the latest Wi-Fi Protected Access3 (WPA3) technology across the company’s mobile and networking infrastructure portfolio.

Smartphones powered by Qualcomm technology will be able to deliver more secure Wi-Fi connections thanks to the rollout of the latest Wi-Fi Protected Access3 (WPA3) technology across the company’s mobile and networking infrastructure portfolio.

WPA3 is more secure than the widely-used WPA2 standard thanks to the use of stronger cryptography and network protections that mean it can even be used with confidence in industries that handle sensitive information like health and finance.

Specifically, it makes it harder for passwords to be guessed via a brute force attack, and also makes public Wi-Fi hotspots safer to use thanks to Opportunistic Wireless Encryption (OWE).

Qualcomm WPA3 security

Qualcomm hopes that WPA3 will make attacks such as the KRACK exploit, which targeted vulnerabilities in WPA2 and exposed unencrypted network traffic, less likely when it arrives with the Snapdragon 845 System on a Chip (SoC), first in the OnePlus 6.

“At Qualcomm Technologies, we’re committed to working closely with industry bodies like the Wi-Fi Alliance to develop security standards to best protect data traffic across networks and devices, especially as security threats and attacks continue to become increasingly sophisticated,” said Rahul Patel, head of connectivity and networking at Qualcomm.

“By adopting the latest in encryption technology to protect Wi-Fi connected products from security attacks, Qualcomm Technologies helps customers build products that not only deliver the industry’s latest technologies to the market, but adopt the most advanced security standard available.”

WPA3 is set to become as widely adopted as its predecessor, with carrier equipment also using the standard to protect connections. It also expected to improve security for the Internet of Things (IoT), which has been the subject of numerous warnings from the cybersecurity community.

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