Did your Netflix stream grind to a halt as your loved one set up the Christmas decorations? According to British telecoms watchdog Ofcom, it could be the fairy lights that slow down your Wi-Fi network at this time of year.
Then again, a better question might be "how much less does an area covered in shadow weigh relative to surrounding areas covered in light?"
So this is pretty wild. We've heard our fair share of radical explanations for the mysterious layout of Stonehenge's iconic boulders, but we've never heard one quite like this. A new theory maintains that the prehistoric architects of Stonehenge were inspired by patterns of acoustic interference, which the builders…
You have some sense of what the wires going to and from your computer do. Some bring power; others transmit information from one device to another. But some of these cables look a bit...off.
What would you rather have—a superfast data connection on your cellphone, or a reliable GPS signal to pinpoint your location? If a plan to install a network of base stations for the new 4G mobile wireless protocol goes ahead, it may mean you can have one but not the other.
One of the things that irritates me about iPhone ownership is how my computer speakers buzz whenever the phone gets too close. It wouldn't be that big of a deal except for the fact that my desk is the most logical place to charge my phone. Fortunately, someone has come up with a simple MacGyver-esque solution to this…
my friends ipod is more or less "OK" while the treo is just in standby, but once we sync versamail (outlook for treos) or use the bluetooth, the volume goes nuts and shoots up and down. not good for the ears. not good at all.