Gigabit speed Wi-fi—that's around ten times faster than current Wi-fi speeds—sounds all very groovy, and as everyone's file sizes rise while we all get used to HD video, faster Wi-fi is becoming a necessity. But the WiGig technology is just another new Wi-fi standard in waiting. Haven't we got enough already?
The group in charge of the Bluetooth protocol unveiled the specifications of the next-generation of the technology, originally dubbed Bluetooth High Speed Technology and also labeled Bluetooth 3.0 HS. It's completely back-compatible with the Bluetooth in your current phone or computer, but it's much, much faster.