PCs & Laptops
PCs & Laptops
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.
Jun 29 2018, 10:36AM
Review: Draytek Vigor2862Vac VDSL2 Wi-Fi VoIP Router
An FTTN NBN compatible Wi-Fi router full of high end features and VoIP support.
Jun 18 2018, 12:49PM
How to: Get faster Wi-Fi
Boost Wi-Fi and data speeds on your phone, laptop and PC and stop neighbours stealing your bandwidth.
May 31 2018, 10:47AM
Review: Asus DSL-AC3100 Wi-Fi modem-router
Pricey, but an excellent all-in-one Wi-Fi router for NBN FTTN users.
May 22 2018, 12:07PM
Wi-Fi: Why the 2.4GHz band is still important
Why our home devices need this ubiquitous Wi-Fi frequency
Apr 17 2018, 1:48PM
What is SSID?
We explain what SSID is and role it plays in connecting your devices to the internet
Jan 29 2018, 8:55AM
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.
Dec 15 2017, 11:20AM
Razer releases gaming-optimised Portal mesh router
Razer just keeps getting into new markets...
Dec 8 2017, 12:02PM
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.
Nov 10 2017, 9:44AM
D-Link launches two new MU-MIMO routers
One's aimed at gaming and 4K media, the other at the home office.
Sep 19 2017, 3:16PM
Review: Ubiquiti AmpliFi HD Mesh System
Make your home a surfing hotspot with this internet liberator.
Aug 30 2017, 12:03PM
How to: Boost your home Wi-fi
Find out how to improve your Wi-Fi signal.
Jun 30 2017, 10:15AM
Review: Xiaomi Mi Wi-Fi
More than a mere budget router.
Mar 28 2017, 12:22PM
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.
Feb 28 2017, 11:12AM
Review: Qualcom Laser WiFi Adaptor
Great for certain speaker types.
Dec 8 2016, 12:07PM
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.
Nov 17 2016, 10:31AM
Review: Linksys RE6300 Wi-Fi Range Extender
Linksys bring 802.11ac to their range of easy to setup wireless network extenders.
Jun 8 2016, 4:24PM
Review: Linksys' RE6700 Wi-Fi Range Extender is more than it looks
Linksys’s top of the line 802.11ac wireless network extender also packs music streaming and AC pass-through.
Jun 2 2016, 12:09PM
Review: D-Link DWA-192 AC1900 Wi-Fi USB 3.0 adaptor
An orb of 802.11ac goodness.
May 26 2016, 11:58AM
Do Wi-Fi and mobile phones really cause cancer? Experts respond
There is no firm evidence that mobile phone radiation causes us harm.
Feb 17 2016, 3:18PM
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