Christmas lights could be slowing down your Wi-Fi — here’s how to fix it


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.

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How to control Christmas lights using your smartphone


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.

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Does the Nexus 6P have wireless charging?


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…

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