Immedia Blink review – CNET

The Blink security camera by startup Immedia launched on Kickstarter back in July 2014, raising over $1 million — a roughly 500 percent increase over its original $200,000 funding goal.

The Blink security camera by startup Immedia launched on Kickstarter back in July 2014, raising over $1 million — a roughly 500 percent increase over its original $200,000 funding goal.

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Starry Station Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET

God help us, we need smarter Wi-Fi routers. I have no idea how to set mine up properly. That’s what the Starry Station aspires to be: your super-easy, super-smart home hub to manage and control all your wireless stuff.

God help us, we need smarter Wi-Fi routers. I have no idea how to set mine up properly. That’s what the Starry Station aspires to be: your super-easy, super-smart home hub to manage and control all your wireless stuff. Think of it as the Nest of home networking hubs. Yeah, you’ve probably heard that pitch before, but that’s the first thing that Starry Station reminded me of…and you’ll probably think the same thing, too.

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Starry wants to make the future of Wi-Fi routers and the future of wireless Internet video – CNET

First Look: Starry wants to make the future of Wi-Fi routers and the future of wireless Internet1:24 / January 27, 2016

Starry Station is a smart home hub that helps your stuff stay connected, while Starry Internet is a brand new wireless broadband service on the horizon.

First Look: Starry wants to make the future of Wi-Fi routers and the future of wireless Internet1:24 / January 27, 2016

Starry Station is a smart home hub that helps your stuff stay connected, while Starry Internet is a brand new wireless broadband service on the horizon. We take a peek in New York City.

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Forget Super Bowl 50: Let’s crown the cabling Installer of the Year!

There will be bonding. There will be splicing. And there will be firestopping.

Yes, it’s time to roll up your sleeves, de-fog your goggles, climb your ladder and get ready for the 9th annual BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge next week in Orlando, where the Installer of the Year will be crowned and awarded a $5K prize (not to mention a towering trophy).

There will be bonding. There will be splicing. And there will be firestopping.

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What is Starry? An Internet service and router unlike anything else video – CNET

CNET Update: What is Starry? An Internet service and router unlike anything else2:47 / January 27, 2016

Ultra high-speed Internet can be beamed to your home with millimeter waves. Bridget Carey explains Starry and its helpful (but pricey) Wi-Fi hub.

CNET Update: What is Starry? An Internet service and router unlike anything else2:47 / January 27, 2016

Ultra high-speed Internet can be beamed to your home with millimeter waves. Bridget Carey explains Starry and its helpful (but pricey) Wi-Fi hub. Also: Facebook is ending the Like as we know it.

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Hate your cable company? Superfast, wireless Internet is coming – CNET

Can your broadband home connection be faster, cheaper and wholly wireless?

The new startup Starry Inc. thinks so, and intends to offer just that.

The New York- and Boston-based startup, created by the folks who tried to shake up the television business with Aereo, is hoping to offer fresh competition against major cable and telecommunications players and their broadband Internet.

Can your broadband home connection be faster, cheaper and wholly wireless?

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Hands-on with the Starry Station (pictures) – CNET

The Starry Station will provide a Wi-Fi connection to your smartphones, tablets, computers and other devices. It is also designed to support future devices in the connected home, such as lightbulbs and cameras.

The Starry Station will provide a Wi-Fi connection to your smartphones, tablets, computers and other devices. It is also designed to support future devices in the connected home, such as lightbulbs and cameras.

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A quick way to free up iPhone memory – CNET

iPhone acting sluggish or strange? When my iPhone feels like it’s a step slow, a poor network connection is usually to blame. And in instances where a weak signal isn’t the culprit, I usually power down my iPhone, give it a minute to catch its breath, and then power it back on.

iPhone acting sluggish or strange? When my iPhone feels like it’s a step slow, a poor network connection is usually to blame. And in instances where a weak signal isn’t the culprit, I usually power down my iPhone, give it a minute to catch its breath, and then power it back on. That maneuver usually does the trick, but I just discovered a quicker way to get my iPhone back on track.

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Before you switch wireless carriers, read this – CNET

Researching all those carrier websites to find the right cell phone plan is an exercise in patience and exhaustion.

All those numbers from carriers competing for your dollars — monthly rates, gigabytes (GB), connection fees — are enough to make you dizzy or crazy or both.

Researching all those carrier websites to find the right cell phone plan is an exercise in patience and exhaustion.

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Hate your cable company? A superfast wireless Internet network is coming – CNET

Can your broadband home connection be faster, cheaper and wholly wireless?

The new startup Starry Inc. thinks so, and intends to offer just that.

The New York- and Boston-based startup, created by the folks who tried to shake up the television business with Aereo, is hoping to offer fresh competition against major cable and telecommunications players and their broadband Internet.

Can your broadband home connection be faster, cheaper and wholly wireless?

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