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Apple Announces 10.5-inch iPad Air and Refreshed iPad Mini

Ahead of a planned event next week, Apple today unveiled two new iPads. From a report: The new, larger, 10.5-inch iPad Air will arrive with a 70 percent performance boost compared to its predecessor, thanks to the company's A12 Bionic chip with Apple's Neural Engine. That'll be useful alongside the now 20-percent larger display -- which is compatible with the first-gen Apple Pencil too. A new iPad Mini has been a long time coming. The 7.9-inch option will, barring screen size, match the Air on...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Apple Pencil, Wi Fi


Happiness Comes In Waves: Check out these Spring Whitewater Deals in West Virginia’s New River Gorge from $79

Kick off the 2019 rafting season with high water and huge savings, starting April 6th.  West Virginia’s only family owned outfitter, River Expeditions, makes their initial descent into the New River Gorge on the first Saturday in April.  This marks their 37th Annual Ice Breaker Weekend, although more recently Spring weather and water temperatures have been mild, making high water flows accessible for fair-weather enthusiasts who otherwise wouldn’t come out until June. Spring rafting pac...
Tags: West Virginia, Sport, Cycling, Continental, New River Gorge, Wi Fi, Fayetteville, Halloween Party, New River, Sponsored Content, Red Dog River Saloon Grill, Fire Creek Lodge Conference Center


How to download music and other audio files to your iPhone

Download music from your iTunes music collection to your iPhone with just a few clicks. You can download songs and other audio files to your iPhone using a USB cable or via Wi-Fi, though the initial setup requires connecting via USB either way. Every time you add music to your iTunes library, you'll need to sync your phone to copy the additional songs to your phone. Streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify, and Pandora let you play music on your phone without downloading songs. Given th...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Pandora, Wi Fi, Apple Music Spotify


Driving change with Rolling Study Halls

Editor’s note: We’re sharing the stories of bus drivers from Talladega County, Alabama who participate in Rolling Study Halls. This program powers their buses—along with others across the U.S.—with Wi-Fi, devices and onboard educators to help thousands of students reclaim 1.5 million learning hours. As part of our Grow with Google initiative to help provide more Americans with access to the tools and skills they need, we expanded the program across the country in 2018. In the past academic year,...
Tags: Google, Education, Tennessee, Kim, South Carolina, Stuart, Wi Fi, Talladega County, Talladega County Alabama, Grow With Google, Lexington County School District One, Rolling Study Halls, Suzanne Lacey, Kim Gaither, Munford Elementary and High School, Michelle Head


A Mouse That Keeps You on Track with Quick-view Screen

Much like our workspace, how we organize our computer and go about our daily tasks can say a lot about our personalities; if you see your self as a bit of a minimalist, it wouldn’t be surprising to see you have a clean and organized display. So, how can our hardware impact how we use the software?BizyMouse has been designed with efficiency firmly in mind. Rather than switching between programmes to view our busy To-Do lists, the daily tasks are instead listed on the mouse itself! The small touch...
Tags: Gadgets, Design, Mouse, Product Design, Wi Fi, eInk, Clover Pham, Neo Nguyen


Woman Wins $10,000 For Reading Fine Print of Terms and Conditions of Travel Insurance Policy (slashdot)

Georgia high school teacher Donelan Andrews won a $10,000 reward after she closely read the terms and conditions that came with a travel insurance policy she purchased for a trip to England. Squaremouth, a Florida insurance company, had inserted language promising a reward to the first person who emailed the company. NPR reports: "We understand most customers don't actually read contracts or documentation when buying something, but we know the importance of doing so," the company said. "We creat...
Tags: Florida, England, News, Georgia, Npr, Wi Fi, BeauHD, Donelan Andrews, England Squaremouth


Vtrus Gets $2.9M For Drones That Inspect Indoor Industrial Equipment

Vtrus, a Seattle-based startup developing drones designed to autonomously inspect equipment in factories and other indoor settings, has raised more than $2.9 million to support its commercialization efforts, according to a regulatory filing.Nine investors participated in the equity funding round, the filing shows.Reached by phone on Thursday, a spokesperson for Vtrus declined to comment on the startup’s technology, timeline for reaching the market, or plans with the new cash.Many people first l...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Cloud, Facebook, Photography, Video, Maps, Cloud Computing, Wi-fi, Trends, Tech, Vc, Cameras, Drones, Vr, Oculus


Woman Wins $10,000 For Reading Fine Print of Terms and Conditions of Travel Insurance Policy

Georgia high school teacher Donelan Andrews won a $10,000 reward after she closely read the terms and conditions that came with a travel insurance policy she purchased for a trip to England. Squaremouth, a Florida insurance company, had inserted language promising a reward to the first person who emailed the company. NPR reports: "We understand most customers don't actually read contracts or documentation when buying something, but we know the importance of doing so," the company said. "We creat...
Tags: Florida, England, Tech, Georgia, Npr, Wi Fi, Donelan Andrews, England Squaremouth


The 6 Best Action Cams for Under $200

Action cams like the GoPro are super popular and versatile. But you don’t need to spend a lot of money to get a good action cam. In fact, you can buy one for less than $200. As with any camera, more money equals higher quality. There’s no avoiding that and, to be sure, the top-tier offerings from GoPro are pretty fantastic. But what features do you really need in an action camera? If you’re just looking for durability, 4K, mounting gear, or underwater hardware, then you don’t need to spend more...
Tags: Amazon, Crafts, Wi Fi, Best Action Cams


Best Airbnbs for spring

You’d be surprised at the places people want to go to in the spring. A beach house in Puerto Rico sounds pretty inviting, as does a beach house pretty much anywhere. Winnipeg, on the other hand? Never really thought of as a spring break hotspot, but according to Airbnb at least one rental there has seen some serious springtime interest. The list of Airbnb’s most wish-listed homes in North America and the Caribbean this spring is full of surprises, but also full of some pretty fantastic deals....
Tags: Travel, Texas, Boston, America, Indiana, Canada, Arizona, Airbnb, North America, Grand Canyon, Caribbean, James, Us Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, San Juan, All


What Is Wireless HDMI and Should You Use It?

Keith Muratori/Shutterstock Wireless HDMI products have been around for almost a decade, but they haven’t gained a lot of popularity. But how does Wireless HDMI work, and should you buy Wireless HDMI products for your home? Wireless HDMI is an Alternative to HDMI Cables HDMI cables have been the standard medium for transferring high definition video for more than a decade. But HDMI cables have some obvious drawbacks. A couple of unruly HDMI cables can turn your entertainment center into ...
Tags: Apple, Crafts, Wi Fi, Keith Muratori Shutterstock


Wyze Leaks Unannounced Smart Bulb and Sensor in Official Video

Wyze Wyze, the company behind some of the cheapest Wi-Fi cameras you can get, released a Q&A video recently with updates. While company employees meant to talk about new features, a few upcoming goodies from the company were hiding in plain sight. Wyze cameras are an incredibly inexpensive way to purchase a host of Wi-Fi cameras. The basic Wyze Cam runs for $25, while the Wyze Cam Pan runs for $35. (While you can order direct from Wyze, you’ll pay the same after shipping.) They have Alexa ...
Tags: Google, Crafts, Fcc, Youtube, Alexa, Wi Fi, Wyze Cam, Wyze, Wyze Sense


OneWeb’s first satellites are launched into orbit for global internet constellation

A Russian-built, European-launched Soyuz rocket sent the first six satellites of OneWeb's broadband data constellation into orbit today, kicking off a years-long campaign aimed at making high-speed internet connections available to billions of people around the world. Liftoff marked the latest milestone for the international OneWeb consortium, which is locked in a satellite broadband race with SpaceX, Telesat and other high-profile ventures. Such satellite constellations promise to provide g...
Tags: Science, Wi Fi, Arianespace, SpaceX Telesat


Facebook to boost California internet options with Terragraph 5G Wi-Fi

Web giant Facebook continues its push to become the internet itself for many, with the expansion of its open-source Terragraph wireless internet. Common Networks in California will use it to expand into Alameda. The post Facebook to boost California internet options with Terragraph 5G Wi-Fi appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Facebook, Business, News, California, Wi-fi, Trends, Computing, Wireless, 5g


Anova Precision Cooker Wi-Fi review: Never cook meat on a stove again

If you want to dip your tow into the low-temperature waters of sous vide, the Anova precision cooker is a good way to start. It has a robust app and an easy-to-use interface that just may convert you to a whole new way of cooking. The post Anova Precision Cooker Wi-Fi review: Never cook meat on a stove again appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Wi-fi, Trends, Smart Home, Anova, Sous Vide, Anova Precision Cooker Wi Fi


TP-Link's mesh Wi-Fi routers are on sale for their lowest price ever — they can eliminate dead zones in big homes

The   Insider Picks   team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. A two-pack of TP-Link's Deco M9 Wi-Fi routers are on sale for $207.99 (originally $299.99) until February 21 at 3 a.m. EST. This is the lowest price the routers have ever been, thanks to a Deal of the Day promotion on Amazon. We've tested these routers, and we highly recommend them thanks to their fast speeds, ease of setup, an...
Tags: Trends, Zigbee, Business Insider, Trump, Wi Fi, Roger Stone, Philips Hue Bulbs, Amazon Echo TP Link


What is Wi-Fi? Here’s everything you need to know

What is Wi-Fi? It's a technology we all use everyday to connect all of our portable devices, but understanding how it works and how far it's come from its humble beginnings is another thing entirely. The post What is Wi-Fi? Here’s everything you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Networking, Wi-fi, Trends, Computing, Wireless


BRCK acquires ISPs EveryLayer and Surf to boost Africa’s public Wi-Fi

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: Zimbabwe’s net blackout, Partech’s $143M fund, Andela’s $100M raise, Flutterwave’s pivot Partech is doubling the size of its African venture fund to $143 million Kenyan communications hardware company BRCK has acquired the assets of Nairobi based internet provider Surf an...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Column, Indonesia, Mexico, Wi-fi, New York City, Africa, San Francisco, Tech, Ceo, Smartphone, Broadband, United States, Telecommunications, Zimbabwe


USB Cable with Embedded Wi-Fi Controller

It's only a prototype, but this USB cable has an embedded Wi-Fi controller. Whoever controls that Wi-Fi connection can remotely execute commands on the attached computer. [Author: Bruce Schneier]
Tags: Wi-fi, Usb, Implants, Bruce Schneier, Side-channel Attacks


Samsung Galaxy S10 reservations go live in the US ahead of launch; offers up to $550 off on trade-in

There have been plenty of rumors, reports, and leaks about the Galaxy S10, it is expected to come in different models including the regular S10, S10 Plus, S10 E-lite version. While Samsung is set to launch the flagship at the Unpacked event on 20th February, the company has already kickstarted the S10 reservations ahead of the launch.  Samsung has launched a Galaxy S10 dedicated website with details and is also offering up to $550 off the S10 with a trade-in of an eligible device. However, th...
Tags: News, US, Samsung, Blogging, Samsung Galaxy, Wi Fi, Galaxy S10


Why Did Amazon Buy Eero? Wi-Fi Users Covet Simplicity, Security

Being able to call on Alexa, the voice of Amazon’s Echo virtual assistants, to play a song or read a weather forecast requires a working Internet connection, of course. Amazon has now opened new avenues to put its own stamp on Wi-Fi routers and other home networking equipment, following the company’s purchase of San Francisco-based Eero, which Amazon announced Monday.Amazon did not say how much it’s paying to acquire Eero, which sells standalone Wi-Fi routers, as well as multi-packs designed to...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Startups, Internet Of Things, Internet, Wi-fi, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Broadband, Netflix, Routers, Iot, Smart Home, Seattle, Connected Home


Amazon to add home mesh router maker Eero to its smart home ecosystem

Amazon will acquire the Eero mesh Wi-Fi router system brand. After the deal clears regulatory hurdles, Amazon will own another piece of a complete smart home package. Eero's Wi-Fi infrastructure covers the whole house with fast internet. The post Amazon to add home mesh router maker Eero to its smart home ecosystem appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Computing, Mesh Networks, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Wi Fi, Eero


Amazon adds Eero home mesh router company to smart home eco-system brand arsenal

Amazon will acquire the Eero mesh Wi-Fi router system brand. After the deal clears regulatory hurdles, Amazon will own another piece of the complete smart home package. Eero's Wi-Fi infrastructure covers the whole house with fast internet. The post Amazon adds Eero home mesh router company to smart home eco-system brand arsenal appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Computing, Mesh Networks, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Wi Fi, Eero


Amazon adds home mesh router maker Eero to smart-home ecosystem brand arsenal

Amazon will acquire the Eero mesh Wi-Fi router system brand. After the deal clears regulatory hurdles, Amazon will own another piece of a complete smart home package. Eero's Wi-Fi infrastructure covers the whole house with fast internet. The post Amazon adds home mesh router maker Eero to smart-home ecosystem brand arsenal appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Computing, Mesh Networks, Smart Home, Amazon Echo, Wi Fi, Eero


Amazon Acquires Eero for Stronger Smarthome Connections

Amazon is buying the mesh Wifi company Eero, in a bid to strengthen its smarthome offerings. As more smart devices rely on Wi-Fi, Amazon needs a powerful network connection offering, and Eero is the solution. If nothing else, CES 2019 showed that Wi-Fi smart devices are coming in full force. Unfortunately, current Wi-Fi standards are less powerful and traverse less distance on their own than ZigBee or Z-Wave mesh standards, and this is a problem for Amazon’s smart home ambitions. Most of Amazon...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Crafts, Wi Fi, Eero, Amazon Acquires Eero, Wi Fi Amazon, Dave Limp SVP, Amazon Devices and Services


Amazon is acquiring Wi-Fi router company Eero, which helps blanket your entire home with a strong wireless-internet signal (AMZN)

Amazon is acquiring Eero, the pioneering Wi-Fi router company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Eero makes "mesh" Wi-Fi routers, which help blanket even the largest spaces with a strong wireless-internet signal.  It's Amazon's latest big-ticket smart-home acquisition, following home-security companies Blink and Ring. Eero continues to face strong competition from the likes of Netgear, Linksys, and even Google. Amazon is acquiring the home "mesh" Wi-Fi router company Eero, the companies ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Trends, Xiaomi, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Qualcomm, Shasta Ventures, Trump, Netgear, Wi Fi, Google Amazon, AMZN, Eero, Dave Limp


The best mesh Wi-Fi systems you can buy

The   Insider Picks   team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Mesh Wi-Fi systems are the perfect way to upgrade the wireless Internet in a large home or spaces with Wi-Fi “dead zones.” The second generation Eero Home WiFi System is our top pick because it's beautifully designed, and the powerful modules plug right into your wall to ensure the signal is everywhere. With the advent of the c...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung, Trends, Brooklyn, Zigbee, Alexa, Business Insider, Beacon, Wi Fi, Amazon Alexa, Eero, Velop, Samsung Connect Home, Linksys Velop


Wifirst and Otrum join forces to offer hoteliers an innovative in-room connected experience

Wifirst and Otrum join forces to offer an all-in-one connected TV solution to hoteliers. Wifirst is the leader in managed Wi-Fi for the Hospitality & Résidences market in France, whilst Otrum leads the way in TV management software for the hospitality industry.
Tags: Travel, France, Wi Fi, Otrum, Wifirst


Accessing the web on Chromebooks without a Wi-Fi access point

Chromebooks are built to deliver a consistently fast, easy-to-use and secure experience. And when you’re using a Chromebook, you should be able to access the internet quickly and effortlessly, no matter where you are. But the availability of an internet-enabled Wi-Fi access point isn’t always a guarantee. Starting today, Instant Tethering is available on more Chromebooks—this means that you can connect to the internet via a paired Android phone’s cellular network connection, as long as tethering...
Tags: Chromebook, Chromebooks, Wi Fi, Pixelbooks


Minim Expands Wi-Fi Security Tool to WISPs with Deal For Aerez

Your smart home thermostat or doorbell may be freelancing in its spare time.“They are phoning home to some bad places,” said Jeremy Hitchcock, CEO of Wi-Fi cybersecurity and management software startup Minim, whose software lives in routers to manage Internet activity and the online activity of IoT devices. (More on Minim’s growth below.)Web-connected home appliances—thermostats, coffee makers, refrigerators, blinds—are made to occasionally ping control servers for instructions, but Hitchcock s...
Tags: Deals, Internet Of Things, Boston, Wi-fi, Trends, Startup, Tech, Cybersecurity, Vc, New Hampshire, Manchester, Venture Capital, Iot, Smart Home, Oracle, Botnet