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FAQ: What is 802.11ay wireless technology?

Products based on the IEEE 802.11ad (WiGig) standard have really only begun rolling out over the past year, but an effort to deliver an enhancement dubbed 802.11ay in the unlicensed 60 GHz spectrum band that promises to deliver faster...

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802.11ay Wi-Fi: “It’s going to be a very scalable spec”

The lowdown on the emerging IEEE 802.11ay gigabit wireless technology standard, an enhancement to 802.11ad that promises higher speed and longer range to support a slew of new applications.

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All the new Apple Watch bands—and third-party knockoffs for under $25

Apple refreshed its line of watch bands for Spring 2017. And so did the companies selling inexpensive imitations on Amazon.

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Amazon Prime Members Get Up To $75 off Kindle E-Reader Bundles Through 4/3 - Deal Alert

Amazon is offering up to $75 off various popular Kindle e-reader bundles, but the deal is only good through April 3rd and you must be a Prime member to take advantage.

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iOS 10.3: All the new features worth checking out right now

From tracking your AirPods to leaving reviews in-app, here are all the best features now available on the latest version of iOS, 10.3.

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Samsung may retake momentum with the S8 smartphone

Samsung has a lot riding on its next smartphone, the Galaxy S8, which debuts on Wednesday at an event in New York City.

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Apple wins China patent battle over iPhone 6 design

Apple has fended off a lawsuit in China that claimed the iPhone 6’s design had infringed a design patent from a little-known local vendor.

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Samsung announces plan to refurbish and resell some Note7s that didn't explode

Samsung will be refurbishing some recalled Note7s for re-use, as well as removing components and extracting metals from the ill-fated phablet.

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iOS 10.3 is ready to install with Find My AirPods, the new Apple File System, and more

After five beta releases, iOS 10.3 is finally ready for the masses.

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21% off Roku Premiere+ Streaming Media Player - Deal Alert

Get powerful performance, stunning 4K and HDR picture quality, and an advanced remote for an amazing streaming experience.

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HTC U Ultra review: A big beauty that's plagued with problems

HTC’s first flagship since the 10 is too big, too crippled, and too expensive to be considered as a phone worth buying.

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Three things HTC got right in the U Ultra

The HTC U Ultra isn't worth buying, but that doesn't mean it's all bad.

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Mist CTO Bob Friday: 'Beacons are reaching critical mass'

With a wealth of experience in the field, Friday explains how his company is inventing and bringing to market virtual BLE beacons.

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Get 72% off NordVPN Virtual Private Network Service For a Limited Time - Deal Alert

NordVPN has discounted their popular VPN software 72%. Use our link and see the discount applied when you click "buy now".

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The Week in Apple News and Rumors: New iPad, Red iPhone 7, new Apple Watch bands, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending March 24, 2017.

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Google shuttering Talk, removing SMS support from Hangouts in new messaging shakeup

Google announced that it will be shutting Talk down on June 26 and removing SMS support from Hangouts on May 22 in a continuing attempt to consolidate its many messaging apps.

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Apple: Macs and iPhones are safe from newly revealed CIA exploits

The Mac and iPhone exploits described in new documents attributed to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency were patched years ago, according to Apple.

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Google Play faces cat and mouse game with sneaky Android malware

What’s the best way to avoid Android malware? Downloading all your apps from the Google Play store -- where software is vetted – is perhaps the best advice. But that doesn’t mean Google Play is perfect.

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