Tag: Gadgets

Tech, Wireless

Steps for speeding up your Wifi

August 18, 2017

Via: NextBigFuture

Popular Science has some advice for speeding up your Wifi. 1. Download firmware from your router manufacturer’s website. Software updates fix bugs and may also include performance upgrades, as well as extra support for newer devices on the market. 2. […]

News and Press

Why don’t we have waterproof laptops already?

May 16, 2017

Via: Mashable

I still don’t know how it happened. One minute I was sitting down at my desk, glass of water in hand. Seconds later I was watching helplessly as the contents of the glass seeped into my MacBook Air. My screen […]

News and Press

The Apple Watch could help doctors spot the leading cause of heart failure

May 12, 2017

Via: Mashable

The Apple Watch could be used to detect a heart condition that causes over 100,000 strokes every year, according to a new study. Heart health app Cardiogram and researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Cardiology Health eHeart […]

Products, Tablets

HP’s new Elite x2 might as well be the Surface Pro 5 that Microsoft won’t sell

May 10, 2017

Via: Mashable

With Microsoft seemingly uninterested in releasing a new 2-in-1 Surface Pro, other PC makers like HP are stepping in to fill the void. HP’s Elite x2 1012 G2 (yeah it’s a mouthful) is the latest Surface Pro clone and it […]

Gadgets, Products

Three Great Wireless Headphones That Are Better Than Beats

April 25, 2017

Via: Gizmodo

Wireless headphones are rapidly becoming a necessity in our dongle-tangled gadget universe, but the options are endless. We set out to find a pair of high-quality, wireless on-ear headphones for the discerning listener who wants to cruise the streets in […]

Android, Phones

Galaxy S8 gets first-party enhanced warranty with Samsung Premium Care

April 11, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Samsung is taking charge of its destiny in the United States, doing something that the number two global smartphone brand hasn’t done before: selling its flagship phones direct to consumers. It has launched an Apple-esque interface on its site that […]

Gadgets, Tech

Woman’s Fitbit saves her life after it detected a strange change in her heart rate

April 6, 2017

Via: mashable

A fitness tracker could be more useful than just helping you shed weight — the data it’s collecting about your body could go as far as saving lives. 73-year-old Patricia Lauder from Connecticut noticed her Fitbit data was logging an […]

Gadgets, News and Press, Products

Best media streaming device

April 6, 2017

Via: techhive

Whether you’ve just gotten rid of cable or want to supplement your TV package with online video, now’s an excellent time to buy a media streaming device. Compared to the typical smart TV, standalone streamers such as the Roku Streaming […]

iOS, Products

Apple to Redesign Mac Pro, Comments That GPU Cooling Was A Roadblock

April 5, 2017

Via: AnandTech

In what’s turning out to be an oddly GPU-centric week for Apple, this morning the company has revealed that they will finally be giving the long-neglected Mac Pro a major update in the 2018+ timeframe. Apple’s pro users have been […]

Gadgets, Products, Tech, Wireless

Why Your Wifi Sucks and How to Fix It

April 4, 2017

Via: Geek

You probably think Wifi is awful. It’s spotty, slow and annoying to manage. Well in the words of that one dude from Independence Day, that’s not entirely accurate. See, most Wifi is shit not because it’s intrinsically bad, just that […]