Networking

Wi-Fi: Why the 2.4GHz band is still important

Wi-Fi: Why the 2.4GHz band is still important

Why our home devices need this ubiquitous Wi-Fi frequency
By Graeme Reardon Apr 17 2018, 1:48PM
Bluetooth tips: How to print files and share your phone's web connection without Wi-Fi

Bluetooth tips: How to print files and share your phone's web connection without Wi-Fi

Bluetooth has multiple uses, here is our pick of those you may not know about.
By Staff Writers Apr 17 2018, 8:54AM
Review: D-Link DSL-5300 Cobra AC5300 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Modem Router

Review: D-Link DSL-5300 Cobra AC5300 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Modem Router

A blazing fast tri-band Wi-Fi router, but lacks features considering the price tag.
By Anthony Agius Apr 11 2018, 1:14PM
Explainer: What is a default gateway?

Explainer: What is a default gateway?

We show what a default gateway is and how to find its IP address.
By Adam Shepherd Mar 7 2018, 11:55AM
Ask Graeme: 802.11ax explained

Ask Graeme: 802.11ax explained

Graeme looks at the new Wi-Fi standard, just announced, what it will bring for you, and when you need it
By Graeme Reardon Feb 28 2018, 9:39AM
Can 5G really demolish the viability of the NBN?

Can 5G really demolish the viability of the NBN?

Is NBN facing obsolescence already?
By James Pinnell Feb 26 2018, 10:14AM
Review: D-Link DIR-882 EXO AC2600 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router

Review: D-Link DIR-882 EXO AC2600 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router

Excellent bang for buck 4x4:4 MU-MIMO 802.11ac router
By Anthony Agius Feb 9 2018, 11:30AM
Review: D-Link DWR-118 Wireless AC1200 Dual Band Multi-WAN Router

Review: D-Link DWR-118 Wireless AC1200 Dual Band Multi-WAN Router

No-frills 802.11ac Wi-Fi router with support for 4G USB modems
By Anthony Agius Feb 9 2018, 10:45AM
Review: Linksys WRT32X AC3200 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Gaming Router

Review: Linksys WRT32X AC3200 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Gaming Router

High spec CPU and “Killer Prioritization Engine” provide top shelf performance, but only on Killer-enabled PCs
By Anthony Agius Feb 8 2018, 3:00PM
Review: Asus BRT-AC828 AC2600 Dual-WAN VPN Wi-Fi Router

Review: Asus BRT-AC828 AC2600 Dual-WAN VPN Wi-Fi Router

High-end business router with loads of features at a high-end price
By Anthony Agius Feb 7 2018, 10:30AM
New, super-fast wireless technology could hit our homes by 2028

New, super-fast wireless technology could hit our homes by 2028

Researchers have shown that terahertz frequencies, which have a very large bandwidth, can be used in a range of environments
By Edward Munn Feb 7 2018, 8:52AM
What is SSID?

What is SSID?

We explain what SSID is and role it plays in connecting your devices to the internet
By Clare Hopping Jan 29 2018, 8:55AM
Super charge your home network for less than $200

Super charge your home network for less than $200

Spend wisely and cost-effectively
By James Pinnell Jan 22 2018, 3:13PM
Ask Graeme: Mesh vs extenders

Ask Graeme: Mesh vs extenders

How to cover your entire home with strong Wi-Fi – and keep it all in a single network
By Graeme Reardon Dec 18 2017, 12:23PM
Razer releases gaming-optimised Portal mesh router

Razer releases gaming-optimised Portal mesh router

Razer just keeps getting into new markets...
By David Hollingworth Dec 8 2017, 12:02PM
D-Link launches super-fast AC5300 MU-MIMO modem router

D-Link launches super-fast AC5300 MU-MIMO modem router

And it's called... THE COBRA!
By David Hollingworth Nov 22 2017, 3:38PM
Intel launches a bevy of modems to tap into 5G tech

Intel launches a bevy of modems to tap into 5G tech

Mobile modems spark rumours of Intel-powered 5G iPhone.
By Staff Writer Nov 20 2017, 8:34AM
There's a secret trick to boosting your Wi-Fi speed lurking in your kitchen

There's a secret trick to boosting your Wi-Fi speed lurking in your kitchen

Researchers have discovered that wrapping aluminium foil around router antennas strengthens Wi-Fi connections.
By Staff Writer Nov 10 2017, 9:44AM
Wifi protocol falls victim to 'Krack' attack, most access points vulnerable

Wifi protocol falls victim to 'Krack' attack, most access points vulnerable

Every single implementation of Wi-Fi in existence is vulnerable to a new exploit unveiled by researchers.
By Mark Mayne Oct 18 2017, 10:44AM
Devastating flaw in Wi-Fi encryption dubbed "the dawn of the crypto dead"

Devastating flaw in Wi-Fi encryption dubbed "the dawn of the crypto dead"

A flaw in the WPA2 wireless encryption protocol could let hackers snoop on Wi-Fi traffic and hijack connections.
By Staff Writer Oct 17 2017, 9:15AM