wi-fi

Ten Tricks For Faster, Better Home Wi-Fi

Ten Tricks For Faster, Better Home Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet — no one wants to be chained to a desktop — but it’s also one of the most frustrating. If you’re plagued by slow speeds, bad reception, and other Wi-Fi issues, here are 10 ways you…

Know Your Network: Router Hardware 101

Know Your Network: Router Hardware 101

Buying and configuring a new wireless router can be a mind-numbing exercise. You might not need much hand-holding if you’re pretty confident in your geeky skills, but there are plenty of people who know next to nothing about wireless networking. Some boxy device they bought a few years ago lets…

How To Speed Up Your Android Hotspot Connection

How To Speed Up Your Android Hotspot Connection

Being able to turn your smartphone into a miniature access point that can give other devices an internet connection, like your laptop, is one of the best features ever. It’s saved my bacon plenty of times, those rarer moments when I need to use my laptop for something (like editing…