Apple wants to redesign the mobile hotspot
Apple has ideas about how to make mobile hotspots more elegant. In a new application published by the US Patent and Trademark Office today, the company outlines how to improve on the hotspot battery life and overall ease of use, potentially making them more reliable for anyone who needs mobile Wi-Fi.
In the application, originally filed in November 2013, Apple breaks down how hotspots in public areas have proliferated but often suffer from signal and security issues. Meanwhile, current mobile hotspots are often clunky and have poor battery life, while tethering to a smartphone, while convenient, might be cumbersome in certain situations. To help mitigate those problems, Apple’s own mobile hotspot would be simple, secure, and presumably…
Source:: The Verge