Rob Mainwaring

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Roomba 980 robot smarter, yet still dumb enough to bash into walls

One of the most popular consumer robots on the market these days is the Roomba, with over 14 million units sold in the past decade. iRobot’s …

Robotics

Some iOS 9 users say a new feature is resulting in higher bills

If you're using iOS 9 and your data rates are reaching new highs, watch out for an otherwise-useful feature called "Wi-Fi Assist." It automatically allows your phone to download data via your cellular plan when Wi-Fi coverage isn't great, ZDNet explains, which is fine—but can lead to high bills if, …

Apple Store

15 Super Useful Ways To Use 3D Touch On The New iPhones

Though the new iPhones pack improved cameras and better specs overall, the flagship feature is something completely unique to the iPhone line (and, really, smartphones in general): a touch screen that reacts differently depending on how hard you press it.<p>Apple calls this feature “3D Touch”, and …

Touchscreens

How-To: Get the best iPhone trade-in price deal to help buy a new iPhone 6S

<b>Update:</b> In the year since we posted this, we’ve decided to seek out the best partner and do the trade ins ourselves. After doing a lot of research, we’ve decided to work with Myphonesunlimited who consistently offer the best prices for iPhones, iPads and other Apple, Windows and Android devices. Go …

Apple's iPhone upgrade program: What you need to know

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon looks into Apple's new program that lets customers upgrade their iPhone every year. How does it compare with similar plans from the big wireless carriers?<p>Who wouldn't want a new iPhone every year?<p>Apple's newly announced iPhone Upgrade Program …

Mobile Technology
Commuting

How To Boost Your Wi-Fi With a Range Extender

I love the Wi-Fi service available in my home. I have my laptop, my smartphone and my tablet hooked up to it so I can surf the web from anywhere in …

Wi-Fi