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Holiday Decorations Futz with Wi-Fi

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I’m taking this breathless press release with a nice salty pretzel, a salt lassi, and a box of kosher salt, but apparently your fancy decorations — your Santa riding on an aardvark made out of lights, sparkles, and faux-fur, for example — can reduce your Wi-Fi quality by 25%. Granted, this was tested using AirMagnet’s Survey PRO and Laptop Analyzer, but let’s just assume it’s true and stop scratching our heads when the PR()N cuts out every time we plug in the Christmas ficus.

Holiday Decorations Can Create Major Wi-Fi Disturbances [AirMagnet]

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