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Samsung Galaxy S Supports Wi-Fi Direct

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Samsung’s Galaxy S smart phone will support the new Wi-Fi Direct certification which allows for direct connection between two Wi-Fi enabled devices so long as one of is designed with the new spec built-in. It is like Bluetooth only over Wi-Fi.

The Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000 Android smart phone will have the new Wi-Fi Direct certification and is now listed on the Wi-Fi Alliance’s list of devices.

Samsung is first in line with a Wi-Fi Direct device. The result is that as a result of a firmware update, users will be able connect the phone to other Wi-Fi devices directly. Potentially this could mean things like wireless video or wireless syncing with a PC could be possible. The update is not ready yet, but with this certification could be comi soonng.

Other devices on the list include Wi-Fi adapters from Atheros, Broadcom, Intel, Realtek and others.

Source: Engadget.

Kevin loves notebooks, tablets, gadgets and photography. He grew up with computers starting out on a Vic 20 and Commodore 64. The first computer he owned himself was an 8086 Compaq Deskpro. His foray into tablet computing began when he bought a Samsung Q1 Ultra. The smartphone market opened up for him with his Palm Treo 600.

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