Review: Updated: Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Design, display, Surface Pen and Type Cover

Editor’s Note: This review was originally written based on pre-production hardware that had been suffering battery performance issues. At the time, Microsoft claimed that these issues would not affect the retail units that customers were able to purchase on launch day.

Design, display, Surface Pen and Type Cover

Editor’s Note: This review was originally written based on pre-production hardware that had been suffering battery performance issues. At the time, Microsoft claimed that these issues would not affect the retail units that customers were able to purchase on launch day.

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How to get the most out of mobile data when your broadband goes down

Mobile internet access

Has your broadband provider – such as BT – gone down, leaving you without the internet? Don’t worry, Wi-Fi isn’t the only wireless technology that allows you to access the internet.

Mobile internet access

Has your broadband provider – such as BT – gone down, leaving you without the internet? Don’t worry, Wi-Fi isn’t the only wireless technology that allows you to access the internet. Since the advent of 3G a decade ago, mobile networks have been able to provide reasonably fast data connections, and 4G provides significantly improved bandwidth, making it a viable alternative to a fixed broadband line as long as you can find a strong enough signal.

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Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller Generation 2 Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET

Rachio’s second-generation smart sprinkler controller doesn’t stray too far from the successful formula of the first, the Rachio Iro — you’ll still install it in place of your existing sprinkler controller, where it’ll use local weather and humidity info to help you plan your watering schedule.

Rachio’s second-generation smart sprinkler controller doesn’t stray too far from the successful formula of the first, the Rachio Iro — you’ll still install it in place of your existing sprinkler controller, where it’ll use local weather and humidity info to help you plan your watering schedule. But small cosmetic changes, new integrations including voice controls through Amazon Echo, and a lower price combine to make Rachio’s latest feel fresh, if not revolutionary.

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802.11ac CPE Shipments Rise to Represent Nearly 65% of All Access Points in 2016, WiGig to Enter the Market

SINGAPORE, Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Wi-Fi access points based on 802.11ac steadily gained momentum over the past year, rising to represent 39% of total Wi-Fi access points shipped in 2015.

SINGAPORE, Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Wi-Fi access points based on 802.11ac steadily gained momentum over the past year, rising to represent 39% of total Wi-Fi access points shipped in 2015. According to ABI Research, the leader in transformative technology innovation market intelligence, adoption will continue to accelerate in 2016 as more 802.11ac Wave 2 products enter the market, along with the introduction of tri-band access points.

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Got phone envy? You may eventually buy a Xiaomi phone at US Mobile – CNET

Phonemaker Xiaomi is winning big in the phone world: it became the largest phone seller in China, the world’s largest market. And now you can buy one of its top-rated Android phones for cheap here in the US.

Phonemaker Xiaomi is winning big in the phone world: it became the largest phone seller in China, the world’s largest market. And now you can buy one of its top-rated Android phones for cheap here in the US.

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Review: Windows 10 Mobile

Introduction and design

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system for PCs was one of the biggest technology releases of 2015 – and it split opinion down the middle, with some Windows fans loving the new look and features, and others complaining about such issues as the absence of OneDrive support, floppy drive support, and various games and desktop gadgets.

Introduction and design

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system for PCs was one of the biggest technology releases of 2015 – and it split opinion down the middle, with some Windows fans loving the new look and features, and others complaining about such issues as the absence of OneDrive support, floppy drive support, and various games and desktop gadgets.

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