Apple might use new higher-speed WiFi instead of conventional home network wires

Apple, which is still toying with the idea of getting into the TV business, could do so without the usual tangle of behind-the-set wires if it adopts the new 7-gig WiFi standard known as WiGig.

Ali Sadri, chairman and president of the Wireless Gigabit Alliance suggested in an article in the Los Angeles Times that Apple might be an early adopter of the technology that WiFi backers believe will replace HDMI wired connections with high-speed wireless links.

Of course as is usually the case with these things, Sadri didn't make clear whether he was speaking with the knowledge that something would happen or was just voicing what he wished could happen.

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