Tag Archive: Speed


How to increase the speed of your current Wi-Fi router

There are a few things you can do to get better wireless performance from your router.

If you’re working from home for the first time, it can be a lot to get used to. It’s easy to feel isolated and overwhelmed, and the last thing you want to deal with is an unreliable internet connection. A stable Wi-Fi signal is an absolute necessity when you’re working from home, and it’s particularly infuriating when you’re in the middle  [Read More…]

How is PlayStation 5 looking for speed?

Best answer: Faster than the PS4, at least. We don’t know the exact speed specs for the PS5 just yet. However, between seeing the comparison to the PS4 and what we have learned from systems architect Mark Cerny, we’ll definitely see some improvements.

Friendly neighborhood: Marvel’s Spider-Man ($ 25 at Amazon) Take your pick: PlayStation Store Gift Card (From $ 10 at Amazon) Here’s what we know about the build so far It now uses an SSD  [Read More…]

Meet the first power bank to charge the Note 10+ at its full 45W speed

20 minutes to recharge this battery pack? Yes, please!

When the Note 10+ was first announced back in August, its claims of 45W charging made me sit up and cheer, especially because on launch day, all we thought you needed to use it was Power Delivery, an open and widely supported standard. Alas, Samsung had to be Samsung and utilized a substandard of USB Power Delivery charging called PPS, which kicked users back down to lower speeds  [Read More…]

Speed meets speed as OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren edition heads to T-Mobile

This will be the second 5G phone offered from T-Mobile along with the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G.

What you need to know T-Mobile will be the only place you can get the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren in the U.S. This phone will be utilizing T-Mobile’s 5G network running on the 600mHz spectrum. Cost and availability of the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren on T-Mobile aren’t known yet, but you can pre-register starting October 23.

5G is  [Read More…]

Sprint’s sub-6 GHz 5G network solves a coverage problem, not a speed one

This is the first 5G network I’ve tried that actually feels ready for consumer use.

Over the last few months, Verizon has gotten almost all of the press surrounding real-world 5G tests in America. I’ve tested Big Red’s Ultra Wideband 5G network in Chicago twice over the last few months, and while the second visit yielded far more impressive results than the first, one huge problem persisted through both tests: the millimeter wave technology Verizon uses for  [Read More…]

Google Maps picks up speed limits and radar locations in over 40 countries

Google Maps users can now access one of Waze’s best features.

What you need to know Google Maps now shows locations of speed cameras and speed limits. The feature was in limited testing in the U.S., but is now rolling out to 40 countries. If all of this sounds familiar, it’s because Waze already offers a similar feature.

Google Maps is picking up a feature from Waze that lets users view speed limits, locations of speed cameras  [Read More…]

ARM Cortex A77 FAQ: Speed, efficiency, and AI coming in 2020

ARM’s latest processor will turbocharge next year’s flagships.

ARM’s Cortex A76 CPU is at the heart of the latest mobile chipsets — Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 and HiSilicon’s Kirin 980 use designs based on the core — and it’s safe to say that the core has been a standout winner for ARM. The switch to the 7nm node coupled with a brand new microarchitecture has allowed ARM to offer substantial increases in performance and energy efficiency to the  [Read More…]

AT&T’s 5G plans might be sold in tiers based on speed

5G plans might look very different from the LTE ones we have today.

Take a look at any LTE wireless plan in the U.S. and you’ll find that a lot of them have something in common — they’re unlimited plans that give you access to the best speeds possible.

5G is right around the corner, however, and in a recent earnings call, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson revealed that the company’s pricing structure for 5G plans could look  [Read More…]

The Anker PowerDrive Speed+ Duo PD Car Charger is $10 off

Amazon has the Anker PowerDrive Speed+ Duo Car Charger on sale for $ 16.99, saving you $ 10 off the usual price. We’ve never seen it drop lower than $ 19.99 before, making today its best deal yet. The customer reviews are quite positive so far.

Very Vehicular Anker PowerDrive Speed+ Duo Car Charger

With a USB-C port and a USB-A port, you can keep everyone happy. Snag this vehicle must-have at the best discount yet.

$ 16.99  [Read More…]

Speed up Chrome with these simple tips

These five tips will make Chrome as fast as it can be. Zoom zoom!

One thing even a basic entry-level Chromebook can do faster than any other computer is surfing the web with the Chrome browser. It makes sense — a Chromebook is designed to run the browser, which is a core part of Chrome OS. It had better be fast.

But for many of us, things can never be fast enough. There will always be developer  [Read More…]