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November 8, 2018
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Wemo HomeKit support comes to WiFi Smart Dimmer through software update, no hub

Belkin continues to bring HomeKit support to its smart home accessories, and the Wemo WiFi Smart Dimmer is the latest to join the club. Wemo HomeKit support is retroactively being added through a free software update starting today. Wemo was first … Continue reading

September 24, 2018
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More tests confirm faster data speeds of iPhone XS on both Wi-Fi and LTE

Further tests have confirmed early suggestions that the new radio tech in the iPhone XS significantly boosts data speeds on both Wi-Fi and LTE when compared to last year’s iPhone X. Not all the real-life tests produced the dramatic gains … Continue reading

May 1, 2018
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Linksys debuts cheaper dual-band Velop Wi-Fi mesh system

On the heels of Apple’s official discontinuation of AirPort Wi-Fi hardware, Linksys on Tuesday announced a new dual-band version of its Velop Wi-Fi mesh system that packs many of the same features as its bigger tri-band sibling into a smaller, … Continue reading

July 20, 2017
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Apple’s iOS 10.3.3 update protects against ‘Broadpwn’ Wi-Fi exploit

The iOS 10.3.3 update Apple released on Wednesday reportedly closes a critical Wi-fi vulnerability, known as Broadpwn, that was patched for Android devices earlier this month. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 25, 2017
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Review: Linksys Velop mesh networking kit delivers strong Wi-Fi despite setup quirks

Continuing AppleInsider’s quest to find the perfect mesh networking hardware, this week we take a closer look at Linksys’ entry, a three-tower setup named Velop. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 12, 2017
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9to5Toys Lunch Break: 9.7? iPad Pro Wi-Fi 128GB $500, Bose SoundLink III Speaker $199, Cut the Buttons HD for iOS $1, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS: Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi 128GB (open-box) $ … Continue reading

April 1, 2017
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iLuv’s Rainbow8 is a decent Wi-Fi smartbulb for Apple’s HomeKit, but not much more

On its own iLuv’s new Rainbow8 does what a HomeKit bulb needs to, and should satisfy most people. A poor app and a lack of IFTTT or Alexa integration, however, may mean there are better choices. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 8, 2015
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AT&T granted Wi-Fi calling waiver, calls for investigation over T-Mobile sidestepping FCC

AT&T was officially granted an FCC waiver this week to enable Wi-Fi calling for its customers with supported devices like iPhones running iOS 9. Wi-Fi Calling first appeared during the iOS 9 beta period and remained functional for those who enabled it … Continue reading

August 26, 2015
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9to5Toys Lunch Break: 15? Retina MacBook Pro (2014) 2.5GHz/16GB/512GB $1,749, Canon WiFi printer/scanner $68, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (mid 2014) 2.5GHz/16GB/512GB: $ 1,749 … Continue reading