wi-fi

Intel's new Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake chips promise faster Wi-Fi, longer battery life

Intel's new Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake chips promise faster Wi-Fi, longer battery life

Intel has shown off its latest chips, now dubbed the U-series and Y-series.
By a Staff Writer Aug 30 2018, 10:40AM
Basic Wi-Fi could be used to detect weapons and bombs

Basic Wi-Fi could be used to detect weapons and bombs

Researchers say the discovery will help cut down on the need for expensive scanning technology.
By a Staff Writer Aug 17 2018, 11:18AM
How to: Change your Wi-Fi channel

How to: Change your Wi-Fi channel

Internet speeds seem slow? You might be on the wrong Wi-Fi channel.
By Clare Hopping, Keumars Afifi-Sabet Aug 16 2018, 10:43AM
WPA3 offers better security - but not today

WPA3 offers better security - but not today

Long-mooted Wi-Fi standard is finally certified, including enhanced authentication and encryption measures, but experts fear adoption rates could be slow.
By Mark Mayne Jun 29 2018, 10:36AM
Review: Draytek Vigor2862Vac VDSL2 Wi-Fi VoIP Router

Review: Draytek Vigor2862Vac VDSL2 Wi-Fi VoIP Router

An FTTN NBN compatible Wi-Fi router full of high end features and VoIP support.
By Anthony Agius Jun 18 2018, 12:49PM
How to: Get faster Wi-Fi

How to: Get faster Wi-Fi

Boost Wi-Fi and data speeds on your phone, laptop and PC and stop neighbours stealing your bandwidth.
By Wayne Williams May 31 2018, 10:47AM
Review: Asus DSL-AC3100 Wi-Fi modem-router

Review: Asus DSL-AC3100 Wi-Fi modem-router

Pricey, but an excellent all-in-one Wi-Fi router for NBN FTTN users.
By Anthony Agius May 22 2018, 12:07PM
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
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
Starbucks free Wi-Fi caught secretly mining cryptocurrency

Starbucks free Wi-Fi caught secretly mining cryptocurrency

A tech CEO noticed the free Wi-Fi at his local Starbucks didn't exactly come without a price after discovering the network was secretly jacking his computing power to mine crypto-currency.
By Robert Abel Dec 15 2017, 11:20AM
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
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 a Staff Writer Nov 10 2017, 9:44AM
D-Link launches two new MU-MIMO routers

D-Link launches two new MU-MIMO routers

One's aimed at gaming and 4K media, the other at the home office.
By David Hollingworth Sep 19 2017, 3:16PM
Review: Ubiquiti AmpliFi HD Mesh System

Review: Ubiquiti AmpliFi HD Mesh System

Make your home a surfing hotspot with this internet liberator.
By Staff Writers Aug 30 2017, 12:03PM
How to: Boost your home Wi-fi

How to: Boost your home Wi-fi

Find out how to improve your Wi-Fi signal.
By Adam Shepherd, Aaron Lee Jun 30 2017, 10:15AM
Review: Xiaomi Mi Wi-Fi

Review: Xiaomi Mi Wi-Fi

More than a mere budget router.
By Bennett Ring Mar 28 2017, 12:22PM
Ford is putting Wi-Fi in your car for on-the-go browsing

Ford is putting Wi-Fi in your car for on-the-go browsing

A 4G modem in your motor? That should please the little ones.
By Chris Rowland Feb 28 2017, 11:12AM
Review: Qualcom Laser WiFi Adaptor

Review: Qualcom Laser WiFi Adaptor

Great for certain speaker types.
By Bennett Ring Dec 8 2016, 12:07PM
Wi-Fi can imprint passwords and PINs onto radio signals

Wi-Fi can imprint passwords and PINs onto radio signals

Researchers from a collection of universities in China and the US have apparently created a method of discovering passwords by looking for the interference that body movement makes in WiFi signals.
By Rene Millman Nov 17 2016, 10:31AM
Review: Linksys RE6300 Wi-Fi Range Extender

Review: Linksys RE6300 Wi-Fi Range Extender

Linksys bring 802.11ac to their range of easy to setup wireless network extenders.
By Anthony Agius Jun 8 2016, 4:24PM