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Home & Entertainment Networking

Unboxing F-Secure Sense: A router with network-level internet security

As Mikko Hypponen, Chief Research Officer at F-Secure addressed at the TNW conference in Amsterdam, we’re living in a world where everything is becoming connected. From our fridges and washing machines to our baby monitors and home security cameras, our devices are connected to the web and that opens up a whole new kind of […]

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Home & Entertainment Networking

Hands-on with Devolo’s GigaGate WiFi Bridge

Earlier this week, German networking brand Devolo invited me to check out their WiFi bridge called GigaGate. I was excited about GigaGate because in principle it’s supposed to enhance my WiFi connection at home, and considering my room is two floors away from the router that’s a promising idea. Streaming is a constant problem, and too often I get drop […]

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Apps & Software Mac OS X Networking

How To Access The WiFi Scanner In macOS Sierra

macOS Sierra has a built-in WiFi Scanner, making it easy for you to find the best WiFi channel to use for your network. If you’ve recently download macOS Sierra and want to figure out how to improve your WiFi, you have access to a free WiFi Scanner that can provide some useful information. The good news is, […]

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Editorial Hints & Tips Home & Entertainment Networking

How To Improve Home WiFi With An 802.11ac Router

We’ve never had much luck with the internet at home. If it isn’t poor service from the ISP (Internet Service Provider), it’s a really crappy WiFi signal that keeps dropping off, thanks to a mediocre router we’ve been given by the ISP in the first place. We currently use Virgin Media’s 60MB Fibre Optic broadband, and […]

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How To Access The WiFi Scanner In Mac OS X Yosemite

Want to change your wireless channel for a better network connection? Here’s how to use the WiFi Scanner on OS X Yosemite to find the best one for you.

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Home & Entertainment Networking

A Roundup of Gadgets to Increase Mobile Broadband Speed

There are plenty of mobile apps and gadgets designed to boost broadband speed at home, so that you can stream video and download attachments on your device without waiting an eternity.

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Home & Entertainment Networking

How to Escape WiFi Deadzones

If patchy WiFi seems familiar, don’t despair — wireless range extenders boost the range and strength of your routers wireless signal and they work with any router or ISP.