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5G won’t fix America’s terrible broadband

5G cellular networks are able to transmit data at very high speeds, with incredible spectrum sharing that allows multiple 5G towers to operate in close proximity without their transmissions clobbering one another.

There's only one problem: for 5G to deliver high speeds to our homes and businesses, each of those 5G towers has to be ...

‘World’s first Bluetooth hair straighteners’ can be easily hacked

Here’s a thing that should have never been a thing: Bluetooth-connected hair straighteners. Glamoriser, a U.K. firm that bills itself as the maker of the “world’s first Bluetooth hair straighteners“, allows users to link the device to an app, which lets the owner set certain heat and style settings. The app can also be used ...

New approach to state drone laws balances privacy and innovation

Brian Wynne Contributor Share on Twitter Brian Wynne is the president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. More posts by this contributor The biggest threat to drone innovation is a group you’ve never heard of  Gary Shapiro Contributor Share on Twitter Gary Shapiro is the chief executive officer of the Consumer Technology Association. ...

A cheap wireless charger for Qi enabled devices

This Yootech wireless charging station works just fine and eliminates the need to keep multiple cables on my desktop.

Offering 7.5W for Apple phones and 10W for Android, this charging puck works to charge any of my Qi-charging enabled devices. This lets me put my phone or tablet on the same charger, and lets ...

Google recalls its Bluetooth Titan Security Keys because of a security bug

Google today disclosed a security bug in its Bluetooth Titan Security Key that could allow an attacker in close physical proximity to circumvent the security the key is supposed to provide. The company says the bug is due to a “misconfiguration in the Titan Security Keys’ Bluetooth pairing protocols” and that even the faulty keys ...

Lambs, the radiation-proof underwear company formerly known as Spartan, is now selling beanies

Earlier this year, Spartan, the French manufacturer of a silver-lined underwear designed to block EMF radiation from cell phones and wireless routers, relocated to the U.S. and raised some capital from the Los Angeles-based investment firm, Science. Now the company has relaunched as Lambs and is adding a radiation-proof silver-lined beanie to its $29-per-pair underwear ...