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    Scientists design Wi-Fi chip that uses 1,000 times less power

    It works on the principle of reflection rather than being an active transmitter / receiver.
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    Re: Scientists design Wi-Fi chip that uses 1,000 times less power

    Nice development indeed.

    Wondering how reliable the connection would be. Bursts of speed are one thing, but hopefully, the chip doesn't disconnect every 5 seconds.

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    Re: Scientists design Wi-Fi chip that uses 1,000 times less power

    It's very frustrating when multiple networks are nearby but the device chooses to change to another which then shows a login page in the browser so connection are dropped

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    Re: Scientists design Wi-Fi chip that uses 1,000 times less power

    ... so you loose apps which must be restarted after every connection loss.

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    Re: Scientists design Wi-Fi chip that uses 1,000 times less power

    SO change your preferred network settings and it will stop hopping round signals

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