TITLE

Network trouble? It's your fault

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/10/2006, Vol. 190 Issue 2555, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Bill Schilit of Intel's usability lab in Santa Clara, California, who says that nightmares people experience when trying to network their homes are not the fault of the equipment makers. On the contrary, it's homeowners' unrealistic expectations that are to blame. Schilit has found that people trying to network TVs, VoIP phones, PCs, Wi-Fi routers and MP3 hi-fi systems often expect systems from different firms to work seamlessly together.
ACCESSION #
21269518

 

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