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Zigbee inside the Mars Perseverance Mission and your smart home

Have you been following the Perseverance rover that landed on Mars in February? It was fun to watch as the robot landed on the surface of Mars, ready to explore. And it’s been even more mesmerizing to watch as videos — with sound — and pictures hav…

Takeaways from Microsoft CEO’s Ignite Keynote 

Keynote talks come and go, and often they are more misguided sales pitches than actual keynote talks. That wasn’t the case at Microsoft Ignite this year, when CEO Satya Nadella spoke about a more significant change (it’s worth watching) in 30 minute…

The best QWERTY phones for 2021

The latest smartphones are sleek, beautiful masterpieces with nary a bezel between your hand and the phone. They’re slim, minimalist, and stylish, but there’s no denying the fact that a lot of us miss when typing on a phone didn’t mean mushing your f…

Razer Book 13 review: A slick laptop with a disappointing keyboard

The Razer Book 13 is a classic example of why you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover.
This is a gorgeous laptop to behold—a sharp-edged slab of aluminum with a 16:10 display, slim bezels, and a generously-sized trackpad. It has Intel’s latest 11th-gen…

Redmi Note 10 Pro review: The unbeatable budget phone?

(Pocket-lint) – Redmi is fast becoming a key disruptor in the affordable phones market. The company’s Note 10 Pro, as reviewed here, makes it clear to see why: it’s dripping with specification that puts it a cut above its nearest of competition.
The br…

Brother HL-L3210CW review: Affordable but a little basic

Brother produces a good range of colour laser printers and the HL-L3210CW is one of its most affordable. It’s nothing special to look out – essentially a large white box that can churn out a lot of prints at a rate of knots – but it’s reasonably priced…

How to benchmark your PC laptop for real-world gains

Everybody wants to know how well their laptop performs, but usually for different reasons. Was that high-end processor you optioned worth the extra money? Can your inexpensive clamshell run the latest, hottest PC games? Is it time to give up on that ol…