TP-Link Deco XE75 review: The democratization of Wi-Fi 6E
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TP-Link Deco XE75 review: The democratization of Wi-Fi 6E

TP-Link Deco XE75 MSRP $299.00 “The TP-Link Deco XE75 delivers exceptional performance for 60% of the cost of competitors.” Pros Supports fast Wi-Fi 6E speeds Affordable price Strong mesh performance Attractive design Cons No multigigabit Ethernet support Not as customizable for pro users For the past several years, Wi-Fi 6E in the home was an upgrade Read more

Instagram might become more like TikTok in an important way
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Instagram might become more like TikTok in an important way

To better compete against TikTok, Instagram is taking influence from a major feature of its rival. Instagram head Adam Mosseri took to yet another social media platform — Twitter — to announce that the Facebook-owned service will be getting an “immersive” viewing experience in the form of full-screen photos and videos directly in Instagram’s Home Read more

More PCs are running Windows XP than Windows 11
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More PCs are running Windows XP than Windows 11

Even though Microsoft is heavily promoting its latest Windows 11 platform, adoption of the operating system has largely hit a roadblock. The latest market research suggests that Windows 11 is running on just 1.44% of all PCs on the market today, placing the latest OS behind older, legacy platforms like Windows XP and Windows 7. Read more

Smuggler caught with 160 Intel CPUs strapped to his body
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Smuggler caught with 160 Intel CPUs strapped to his body

A Chinese national was recently caught entering China with 160 Intel processors strapped to his body, an act that customs officials amount to smuggling. The China Customs office stated that it had found Intel’s 11th Gen and the latest 12th Gen Alder Lake models strapped to the man’s abdomen, waist, and legs. Since none of Read more

A big improvement to Windows 11 search is coming soon
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A big improvement to Windows 11 search is coming soon

The next build of Windows 11 will deliver a richer search experience that is designed to deliver more highlights about the world around you and about your organizations. Microsoft promised that the update will roll out next week. “Starting early next week, we will begin rolling out an update for Search in Windows 11 that Read more

Buying the Mac Studio? You may not get it until May
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Buying the Mac Studio? You may not get it until May

Despite their lofty prices, Apple’s latest additiona to the Mac family announced today are proving to be quite popular. Shipping dates for both the new Mac Studio desktop and the Studio Display are quickly slipping to May in some cases, suggesting that pre-order interest in the new Studio lineup is going strong. Apple’s online store Read more

Best routers for Xfinity home Internet service
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Best routers for Xfinity home Internet service

Comcast, like most cable ISP services, provides most of its subscribers with a basic all-in-one modem solution that combines an Internet gateway with a router. If you have a more complicated home setup, you don’t have to rely on Comcast Xfinity’s provided unit to deliver reliable Wi-Fi coverage through your house. Instead, you can plug Read more

Best lighting for webcam streaming 2021
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Best lighting for webcam streaming 2021

With the world increasingly switching to remote and hybrid work environments, looking your best is no longer just about finding the right outfit. Whether you’re working from home and joining a video conference call or you’re a gamer or creative looking to stream to a bigger social audience, finding the best lighting will make a Read more

Chrome OS to soon run everywhere, including on PCs and Macs
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Chrome OS to soon run everywhere, including on PCs and Macs

Soon youou won’t need a dedicated Chrome OS-powered device, like a Chromebook, to run Google’s desktop operating system. Google has announced an early access program called Chrome OS Flex that will bring its operating system to existing Windows and Mac hardware, making it easy and simple to not only run Chrome and benefit from security Read more

You won’t be taking Microsoft’s HoloLens 3 into the metaverse
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You won’t be taking Microsoft’s HoloLens 3 into the metaverse

As rival Apple is rumored to be eyeing an entrance into the metaverse, Microsoft, an early proponent of mixed and augmented reality applications, is criticized for its blurry vision behind the company’s own HoloLens strategy. While HoloLens notched big early wins, including scoring a U.S. Department of Defense contract, subsequent delays, project cancellations, and high-profile Read more