Netgear today announced the „Orbi Tri-Band Wi-Fi Cable Modem Router System,“ an all-new 2-in-1 device designed to replace an existing cable modem and router setup. The system covers up to 4,000 square feet, and sold-separately Orbi Satellites can expand coverage by an additional 2,000 square feet each.
The new Orbi is compatible with all major cable internet service providers, and Netgear pointed out that it’s designed to work „right out of the box“ for Xfinity, Spectrum, Cox, and more. This is Orbi’s first product that combines its Wi-Fi mesh networking abilities with a modem.
If users don’t own their modem, many ISPs [...]
LifeProof, known for its range of ultra protective and waterproof cases for iOS devices, today announced the launch of a new lineup of rugged, high-capacity backpacks.
LifeProof is debuting four different backpacks with prices that range from $99.99 to $179.99, called the Quito, Squamish, Goa, and Squamish XL.
According to LifeProof, all of the backpacks are made from a water-repellent Cordura fabric with weather-lined tech pockets that include a headphone passthrough option, a 3L hydration reservoir, tie-downs for expanded storage, and chest straps for comfort purposes. Each pack is available in three colors: gray, black, and red.
The Quito, [...]
Ahead of Earth Day on Sunday, Apple today announced a few initiatives that support the company’s commitment to the environment, including its goal of making its products using only recycled or renewable materials.
Apple’s new iPhone disassembly robot Daisy First, for every device traded in or recycled at Apple Stores or Apple.com worldwide between today and April 30, the company will make a donation of an undisclosed amount to the non-profit environmental organization Conservation International, which has worked to protect the nature in more than 30 countries.
Second, Apple introduced a new iPhone disassembly robot named Daisy as an improved version of [...]
Facebook today announced the launch of a new data abuse bounty program that will see it rewarding Facebook users who discover instances of companies using unauthorized data.
Facebook users who report companies for misusing data can receive rewards that range from $500 to $40,000 for major discoveries impacting at least 10,000 people. Companies who are discovered misusing data will have their app removed from the Facebook platform, will face a forensic audit of related systems, and could face legal action. This program will reward people with first-hand knowledge and proof of cases where a Facebook platform app collects and transfers people’s data to another [...]