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No, this Honeywell thermostat doesn’t look like a futuristic work of art like a Nest or Ecobee. But that’s easy to forgive when you realize that it still includes Wi-Fi, meaning you can program it from your phone, order it around with your Echo, and even program it with IFTTT recipes for just $75. Read more...
Visbit CEO Changying (CY) Zhou demonstrated his company’s latest technology breakthrough at the IEEE VR Summit. Visbit gave a live demonstration of the company’s View-Optimized Streaming technology transmitting a 12K 360-degree VR video over Wi-Fi.
You may soon see faster connections on your cellular service. But your Wi-Fi connection may pay the price.
When you pay for in-flight Wi-Fi, you typically have a few options. You can pay for a day pass, just pay for the duration of the flight, or pay for 30 minutes at a time. If you have a connecting flight with the same airline, a day pass on your first leg might be a cheaper option. Read more...
Wi-Fi works by sending information via radio waves, but systems that rely on light – be it infrared or visible – have the potential to achieve much faster speeds. A system proposed by a team at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)...Show More Summary
Experience first class flight with auto landing, takeoff, and hover with the push of a button, features never before seen in mini drones. ULTRA is smartphone ready – allowing a connection with your phone through Wi-Fi or remote control for crystal-clear video and photos. Show More Summary
Any upgrade to any bus is a welcome one.
The new mobile OS aims to improve battery life and device performance while offering new features like picture-in-picture display, Wi-Fi Aware support, and more.
If you’ve ever eaten at a nice steakhouse, you were probably eating sous-vide meat. Here’s a secret though: It’s really easy to get those kinds of results yourself, and Amazon’s here to help with a $161 deal on the newest Wi-Fi version of Anova’s top-selling immersion circulator, as well as a $116 deal on the older… Read more...
Eliminate dead zones, reduce interference, and extend the range of your home Wi-Fi coverage with this D-Link Wi-Fi range extender. With next-generation AC750 performance, the DAP-1520 provides bandwidth up to 300Mbps on the 2.4Ghz, and 433Mbps on the faster, more reliable 5GHz bands. Show More Summary
Apple today announced that the iPad mini 4 now offers more capacity for the same price. The 128GB model with Wi-Fi now starts at $399, which was previously the price for the 32GB model with Wi-Fi, which has been discontinued. A cellular...Show More Summary
Networking has evolved today into something far more complicated than setting up Wi-Fi, so much so that IT professionals require extensive training and certification in order to land lucrative jobs in enterprise environments. The training...Show More Summary
As previewed last week, in what we hope is not considered "innovation", moments ago Apple has introduced a 9.7-inch iPad with Retina display, starting at $329. The pricing starts at $329 for 32GB with Wi-Fi model and $459 for 32GB Wi-Fi + cellular model. Show More Summary
Wi-Fi range extenders can’t work miracles, but if there’s one spot in your house with spotty coverage, they can be a much cheaper solution than buying a new router. So for $20, why not give this one a try? Most complaints about this model seem to stem from its setup process, but if you can get through that, people… Read more...
Apple today introduced a new lower cost 9.7-inch iPad that starts at $329 for the 32GB with Wi-Fi model and $459 for the 32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model. “iPad is the world’s most popular tablet. Customers love the large, 9.7-inch display...Show More Summary
Mesh Wi-Fi systems are the future of wireless networking at home. For about the same price as a single high-end Wi-Fi router, you can get a series of devices designed to spread wireless signal throughout your home and eliminate dead spots. Show More Summary
Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including. A look back at the video games banned in Australia, watch astonishing HD footage of Mars' surface, government outlines proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act. More »
We're so ready.
Next Monday, Qantas's first plane with in-flight Wi-Fi and internet access will take to the skies. We'll be onboard, live-blogging away and running Gizmodo from 40,000 feet. And so could you! (The being onboard bit, that is, not the running Gizmodo bit. We wouldn't do that to you.) More »