New WiFi standard offers more range for less power

The WiFi Alliance’s 900MHz ‘HaLow’ standard is aimed at connected home devices.The WiFi Alliance has finally approved the eagerly-anticipated 802.11ah WiFi standard and dubbed it “HaLow.” Approved devices will operate in the unlicensed 900MHz band, which has double the range of the current 2.4GHz standard, uses less power and provides better wall penetration. The standard […]

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Samsung’s new portable SSD puts 2TB in your pocket

Samsung ushered in last year by launching its first portable SSD, so it’s only fitting the company should kick 2016 off by announcing a bigger, better successor. The new Portable SSD T3 is similar to the older T1 in more ways than one. It uses Samsung’s reliable vertical NAND (V-NAND) memory, is capable of read/write […]

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Samsung’s latest smart fridge has cameras and a huge display

See your food without the hassle of opening the refrigerator door.One of the highlights of CES is always the wacky new appliance tech (and associated bickering) from Samsung and LG. This year looks to be no exception thanks to a new “Family Hub” refrigerator from Samsung. The imposing-looking model is equipped with a 21.5-inch, 1080p […]

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Nokia was developing a good-looking smartwatch; Microsoft apparently killed it

A bunch of pictures of a smartwatch were briefly posted to a (now-deleted) Tumblr account said to belong to Pei-Chi Hsieh, a designer who worked for Nokia and then moved to Microsoft when the software firm bought Nokia’s device division. The pictures were spotted by prolific leaker and gadget writer Evan Blass.Codenamed Moonraker and bearing […]

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How does Continuum work with Lumia 950 XL

Maybe you don’t need the Display Dock accessories of Microsoft’s with the price $ 99, but you can use the Continuum. Right now the third-party’s adapter initially may work well the Continuum functions on Lumia 950 XL and Lumia 950. This feature allows users to connect and use the phone on a large screen but […]

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A lot of people apparently got Fitbits for Christmas

If Apple’s App Store rankings are any indication, a lot of you got a Fitbit for Christmas yesterday: The company’s fitness-tracking app quickly shot to the top of the free list in iTunes. As Qz points out, Fitbit’s activity tracker was already the most-downloaded health and fitness application for iOS, but as Christmas approached, it […]

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ASUS’ mobile devices will ship with built-in ad blocking

Ad blocking is now easy to find on just about every device you own, but it’s rarely included from the get-go. However, ASUS aims to change that. As of early 2016, all of the company’s web-capable mobile devices will ship with AdBlock Plus not only included with the company’s proprietary browser, but switched on by default. […]

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