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Apple iOS 8 on the iphone 6

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Windows 9 leak shows Storage Sense and Wi-Fi Sense coming over from Windows Phone

The next version of Windows could make it easier to get online and clear up storage space.

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Consumers will adopt the IoT, report says

A report predicts that the Internet of Things is inevitable, with nearly two-thirds of consumers planning to buy an in-home IoT device in the next five years. However, it’s not all trouble-free.

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Review: New Gigabit Wi-Fi options for enterprise, SMB, SOHO

Meru hits enterprise sweet spot, EnGenius and ZyXEL target SMBs with 802.11ac access points.

Review: The next wave of Gigabit Wi-Fi products

Meru hits enterprise sweet spot, EnGenius and ZyXEL target SMBs with 802.11ac access points

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Top things to consider as you prepare for the transition to 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi

Overlay or rip and replace? Site survey or wing it? Need to upgrade the links to the APs? What about monitoring and management?

Sprint's cut in data prices won't help its network woes

'Sprint is hobbled by its network,' one analyst says

Sprint slashes shared data plan prices

It offers four lines and 20GB of data for about $160 a month, beats other carriers

Verizon is tops in network performance, reliability, speed in 2014 tests

RootMetrics finds AT&T close behind, with T-Mobile making big gains over Sprint

Big tech firms back Wi-FAR for remote broadband

802.22 standard, approved in 2011, promises low-cost broadband for remote areas

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Identify Wi-Fi thieves with this simple app

The WiFi Inspector app promises to give you a quick snapshot of connected devices. Plus, how 5 GHz Wi-Fi usage could make bandwidth theft more prevalent.

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How to troubleshoot Mac Wi-Fi problems

It happens to all of us: Suddenly, the wireless connection to your Mac slows down or disappears completely. When that happens, here's what to do.

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Considerations for Wi-Fi deployments in K-12 education settings

With the FCC's new in-school Wi-Fi initiative kicking into gear, schools need to take a few things into consideration before deploying.

Amazon Fire teardown pegs parts cost just below 32GB iPhone 5S

New Dynamic Perspective sensors help boost cost, though display costs are minimal, IHS says

How to find the hotels, beaches and airports with the best Wi-Fi

If you're looking for a place to stay this summer where you can hole up with Netflix in the evening, avoid some of the hotel industry's biggest names.

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Netgear Nighthawk X6 Wi-Fi router review: The best router for a crowded house

It’s not the fastest, but it can do tricks the competition can’t.

What you should know about SDN and Wi-Fi

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is coming to Wi-Fi to give IT end-to-end control of the unified (wired and wireless) network.

IoT inspires new components for energy, wireless

A vibration-harvesting power supply and a chip architecture for low-power communications are the latest entries

Is Sony's Walkman set to make a comeback?

Some question whether you can really discern the difference between Sony's new high-definition music players and compressed audio files

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