Escaping the walled garden: enjoy your freedom, but beware the beasts
Are your Christmas lights slowing down your Wi-Fi? It’s quite possible, according to a new Ofcom report that shows more than five million UK homes suffer from reduced broadband speeds. The Verge report that this is often a seasonal affair, with complaints spiking around Christmas thanks to the sudden saturation of fairy lights.
The Christmas season is nearly upon us, and that means it’s time to choose your gifts, schedule the Christmas parties and take the Christmas lights out of the loft. The internet has made shopping and arranging parties more convenient — so far, so obvious — but it’s made Christmas lights easier to control too. In this article, we’ll show you how how to get started.
No, the Nexus 6P doesn’t have wireless charging.
Although a common feature on earlier Nexus devices, Google didn’t include the technology on the latest Nexus phones, the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X. In a Reddit AMA interview session, Google engineer Hiroshi Lockheimer stated that they ditched the tech because USB-C solves a lot of wired charging problems and they wanted a thinner phone…
Yes! The Nexus 6P has NFC capabilities, unlike some other recent phones we could name (cough, OnePlus 2). The transmitter used for NFC is in the big black bar on the back of the phone, allowing signals to easily escape the otherwise metallic construction of the phone. The Nexus 6P is therefore perfect for use with Android Pay and the range of NFC accessories too.