Ever go out to the mall or public place for a few hours and when you return, you find your mobile phone battery has literally drained dry—without ever having used it? I have. Why does something like this happen when it literally sat in your pocket the whole time? What is that silent battery killer? Sadly, more often than not, it’s the WiFi. Thankfully, that’s all about to change thanks to
Ever had an iphone? Remember iOS8? Remember the good ol’ days when your battery would only last half of a workday?
In large part, those battery issues were caused by iphones repeatedly attempting to connect to overcrowded Wi-Fi networks.
Granted you could have put it into Airplane Mode, but that would have rendered it useless for basic functionality like texting or receiving phone calls.
Can you imagine downloading 18 1.5 Gb movies in a second, without using Wi-Fi or fiber? Technically, you can, in the laboratory environment of the University of Oxford. Researchers used Li-Fi, an LED-based wireless access technology to achieve bi-directional speeds that