wi-fi

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 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
Review: Linksys' RE6700 Wi-Fi Range Extender is more than it looks

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.
By Anthony Agius Jun 2 2016, 12:09PM
Review: D-Link DWA-192 AC1900 Wi-Fi USB 3.0 adaptor

Review: D-Link DWA-192 AC1900 Wi-Fi USB 3.0 adaptor

An orb of 802.11ac goodness.
By Bennett Ring May 26 2016, 11:58AM
Do Wi-Fi and mobile phones really cause cancer? Experts respond

Do Wi-Fi and mobile phones really cause cancer? Experts respond

There is no firm evidence that mobile phone radiation causes us harm.
By Simon Chapman, Darren Saunders, Rodney Croft, Sarah Loughran Feb 17 2016, 3:18PM