Archive for May, 2010

Wi-Fi Packet Capture Made Easy

May 8th, 2010

Recently, there have been multiple instances of Wi-Fi issues related to iPads. Apple has also acknowledged some of the issues - e.g.,an iPad may not automatically rejoin a known Wi-Fi network on a dual band router . Also, Princeton university has faced serious network problems due to iPad. This has been attributed to a problem in the DHCP client on iPad. Here is an interesting theory on how the IEEE 802.11 Power Save mode may be playing a role in this. The Wall Street Journal reports that such issues have lead to the ban of iPads at several universities. This is a cause for concern.  Read more…

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