Intel to offer ‘free’ Wi-Fi in its ultrabooks, tablets

Intel is adding a feature to its Ultrabooks and tablets that will make them stand out from its competitors’ netbooks and slates: automatic access to a global Wi-Fi network. The silicon vendor is using DeviceScape’s connection manager technology to link to millions of open hotspots.

Is TD-LTE replacing WiMAX as Intel’s pet technology?

WiMAX was a big flop for Intel, but instead of giving its wounds a quick lick and chasing after the easy LTE money, Intel is investing in yet another 4G variant, time division-LTE. Why? Two reasons: Qualcomm and China.