Introducing Wake-on-Wireless for the Cloud

posted Jun 5, 2012, 7:06 AM by Bruce P. D'Sena
Qualcomm Atheros Inc., just introduced it's Wake-on-Wireless (WoW) Cloud Solution at Taipei COMPUTEX. For starters, WoW enabled Acer Ultrabooks are equipped to wake up remotely while in idle or sleep mode, transfer content remotely to the AcerCloud. 

Using idle cycles to backup to the Cloud is not a new concept, but could doing this in sleep mode open the door to a more efficient way to download updates and kickstart other scheduled and background tasks running in the Cloud? Read more about WoW here.