Starry’s crazy-fast home Internet replacement may be too good to be true – CNET

A tiny startup made a big splash this week by pledging to deliver a wireless Internet service fast enough to replace your home broadband connection.

But I wouldn’t start drafting that nasty break-up letter to Comcast just yet.

A tiny startup made a big splash this week by pledging to deliver a wireless Internet service fast enough to replace your home broadband connection.

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Techiest Super Bowl ever: Silicon Valley’s stadium girds for the big game – CNET

Levi’s Stadium has been in beta since it opened a year and a half ago.

After all, the National Football League’s newest venue has so far hosted only a couple of subpar seasons of San Francisco 49ers football.

Levi’s Stadium has been in beta since it opened a year and a half ago.

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Checking in with the CNET Smart Home – CNET

The CNET Smart Home is getting smarter every day. On September 16, 2015, we officially launched our living lab for all things connected, but on that day, it was just an empty house.

The CNET Smart Home is getting smarter every day. On September 16, 2015, we officially launched our living lab for all things connected, but on that day, it was just an empty house. It was big and beautiful from the start, but there was nothing about it that was smart.

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Hands-on review: Polycom RealPresence Trio 8800

Remote working, globalisation and multi-site operations all mean that modern businesses rely heavily on conference calls to hold virtual meetings. To do this effectively you need something a bit more sophisticated than a simple speaker phone and there are an increasing number of specialist solutions on the market.

Remote working, globalisation and multi-site operations all mean that modern businesses rely heavily on conference calls to hold virtual meetings. To do this effectively you need something a bit more sophisticated than a simple speaker phone and there are an increasing number of specialist solutions on the market.

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ANA Connects Passengers To Exclusive Live Television Programming

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic Avionics (Panasonic), the world leader in inflight entertainment and communications, and All Nippon AirwaysCO., LTD (ANA) today announced a partnership to launch ANA SKY Live TV and broadband Internet services on domestic aircraft that fly routes across Japan.

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic Avionics (Panasonic), the world leader in inflight entertainment and communications, and All Nippon AirwaysCO., LTD (ANA) today announced a partnership to launch ANA SKY Live TV and broadband Internet services on domestic aircraft that fly routes across Japan.

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Hands-on review: Chrysler Pacifica

Minivans are uncool, nowadays. The preferred method of family transport in the ’80s and ’90s is now ignored for crossover utility vehicles, but I don’t care. I’ll admit it: I love minivans – I grew up in a minivan family and learned to drive in minivans.

Minivans are uncool, nowadays. The preferred method of family transport in the ’80s and ’90s is now ignored for crossover utility vehicles, but I don’t care. I’ll admit it: I love minivans – I grew up in a minivan family and learned to drive in minivans.

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Alphabet? Google? Either way, it’s ready to rumble – CNET

When Larry Page charges at you with a hockey stick, he doesn’t talk trash. Known for being the silent type, Page is quiet and focused and lets his brother-in-arms, Sergey Brin, do the whooping.

When Larry Page charges at you with a hockey stick, he doesn’t talk trash. Known for being the silent type, Page is quiet and focused and lets his brother-in-arms, Sergey Brin, do the whooping.

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Forget the pricey router — Starry’s Internet service is what I want – CNET

How do you sell something that people already own? You make it smarter. You make it prettier. You let people control it from their phone. That was the formula that made the $350 Nest thermostat so successful, and other companies have been aping it ever since.

How do you sell something that people already own? You make it smarter. You make it prettier. You let people control it from their phone. That was the formula that made the $350 Nest thermostat so successful, and other companies have been aping it ever since. These days, you can even buy home security cameras and door locks that have won industrial design awards.

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Updated: 10 best Chromebooks 2016: top Chromebooks reviewed

Best Chromebooks

Update: We’ve added the new-and-improved Toshiba Chromebook 2 to our rankings. Read on to see where it ended up on the list.

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Chromebooks are budget laptops that are both odd and brilliant, low-impact and potent.

Best Chromebooks

Update: We’ve added the new-and-improved Toshiba Chromebook 2 to our rankings. Read on to see where it ended up on the list.

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Buying Guide: 10 best Ultrabooks 2016: top thin and light laptops reviewed

Best Ultrabooks

Updated: The updated Skylake-powered Asus ZenBook UX305 is still a stunning machine at an amazing price.

Ultrabooks have come a long way since they were first introduced to compete with the MacBook Air world.

Best Ultrabooks

Updated: The updated Skylake-powered Asus ZenBook UX305 is still a stunning machine at an amazing price.

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