Apple’s new 2011 Macbook Pros inaugurated this new feature and now 2011’s new iMacs offer Wi-Fi capable of hitting up to 450 Mb/s, but Apple, so far, isn’t touting it, HardMac reports.
HardMac, which is a translation of the French site MacBidouille, explains that “Apple changed their Airport card and also installed 3 antennas (instead of 2 before) [which is required] to be able simultaneously to use 3 channels of 150 Mb/s.”
“It is imperative to have a compatible base station, like current Airport Extreme and Time Capsule [and also use] 802.11n on 5 GHz and also to activate the option of widened channels,” HardMac explains.
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Thierry R.” for the heads up.]
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