Wi-Fi

DIY Raspberry Pi 3 Wireless Router

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts and makers looking for a quick project to keep them busy for an hour over the weekend may be interested in this new …

Raspberry Pi

These multicolor LED smart bulbs work with Alexa and only cost $13

Multicolor Philips Hue bulbs are awesome but they’re just so expensive. Standard A19 multicolor bulbs from Philips Hue cost about $50. Fifty dollars! …

Smart Homes

Start your 802.11ac mesh home network w/ Tenda Nova at only $52.50 shipped (Reg. $70)

Amazon offers the Tenda Nova MW6 802.11ac Whole-Home Wi-Fi One-Pack for <b>$52.58</b> <b>shipped</b>. Regularly around $70, this is the lowest that we’ve tracked and is the best available. We’ve yet to see the single unit go on sale until now, as generally, we see the higher-priced 3-packs get discounted. If you …

Gear & Gadgets

Should I Ditch My ISP and Just Share My Phone's Data Connection?

Nobody likes paying a ton of money for internet service (especially if you’re spending a small fortune each month for crappy speeds, like a spotty …

Lifehacks

Futuristic system uses nothing but Wi-Fi waves to detect motion anywhere in your home

Home security camera systems are all the rage right now, but they never give you 100% coverage. It would obviously be hugely inappropriate to install …

Smart Homes

Save 20% on the ASUS Tri-Band 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi Router at $240 shipped

Newegg is currently offering the ASUS RT-AC5300 Tri-Band 802.11ac Wi-Fi Gigabit Router for <b>$239.99 shipped</b> when checking out with code <b>EMCPWRP3</b>. That’s good for a nearly 20% discount from the going rate at Best Buy as well as B&H, beats our previous mention by $10 and is the lowest we’ve tracked. …

ASUS

ThreatList: A Ranking of Airports By Riskiest WiFi Networks

With time to spare at an airport, fliers don’t think twice about cracking open their laptops and taking advantage of one of many free WiFi hotspots. …

Information Security

How I managed to travel through a country without WiFi

I was nervous. I was on my way to the airport, headed to Cuba. I’d be spending a week there with my friend Whitney, a couple days alone and the last …

Classic Cars

These outdoor cameras will help secure your smart home

<b>Ring Spotlight Cam</b><p><b>Cnet rating:</b> 4.0 stars out of 5<p><b>The good:</b> The Spotlight Cam installs in minutes and its integrated LEDs provide reliable security lighting for your yard.<p><b>The bad:</b> You have to pay for Ring’s Protect cloud storage service to access saved video clips.<p><b>The cost:</b> $200<p><b>The bottom line:</b> Easy …

Smart Homes

TP-Link’s Kasa Smart Plugs work w/ Alexa + Google Assistant: $19 (Reg. $30)

Amazon offers the TP-Link Kasa HS110 Smart Wi-Fi Plug for <b>$19.27 Prime shipped</b>. Regularly closer to $30 at retailers like B&H, today’s deal is a match of the Amazon all-time low and the best offer available. These nifty smart plugs are perfect for Alexa or Google Assistant homes. Rated 4.1/5 …

Gear & Gadgets

This WiFi endoscopic camera lets your phone go where it’s never gone before

Whether your car breaks down, you hear a strange rattling inside an appliance, or your drain gets clogged, getting to the root of the problem can be …

Portland, OR

Cavium Octeon-Based SBCs Provide Networking Solution

Gateworks has announced the release of the Newport GW6400 SBC, featuring the Cavium Octeon TX Dual/Quad Core ARM processor running up to 1.5 GHz. The …

Networking

Arlo IPO: 5 things to know about the Netgear security-camera spinoff

For hardware companies these days, success following an initial public offering depends on an ability to convince investors that the business is …

Smart Homes

How To: Use MDK3 for Advanced Wi-Fi Jamming

You may have heard of a signal jammer before, usually referring to a device that blasts out a strong enough radio signal to drown out the reception …

Computer Hacking

5 Smart Wi-Fi extenders to boost your home connectivity

Considering we need Wi-Fi literally everywhere around the house, it's vital to have Wi-Fi extenders for maximum connectivity. Check out our list of …

TP-Link

iPhone or iPad Says “Incorrect Password” Fails to Join Wi-Fi? Here’s the Fix

Some iPhone or iPad users may occasionally encounter a strange issue where they are attempting to join a familiar wi-fi network, but iOS throws up an …

Operating Systems

These Jet Card Membership Programs Offer WiFi

While you may assume private jets have WiFi just because, they’re private jets, they’re expensive and one thinks everything is going to be state-of-the-art, think again. Many private jets in the charter fleet, both for on-demand charter and jet cards predate when installing WiFi was standard. …

Price Index

Free Wi-Fi at railway stations soon! Here's how to access the service

Indian Railways is all set to provide free wi-fi at all railway stations except the halt stations. This move does not involve any extra expenditure …

Telecoms

LoRa vs. WiFi: 3 Questions

Heard of LoRa? Haven’t heard of it but want to be ahead of the game? LoRa is at the basis of IoT connectivity.<p>LoRa is more and more often mentioned …

Internet of Things

Save 25% when you buy this 3-pack of Zmodo 720p Wi-Fi Cameras: $52 shipped

CC TV Hot Deals (99.1% positive feedback) via eBay Daily Deals is currently offering the 3-pack of Zmodo 720p Wi-Fi Home Security Cameras for <b>$52 shipped</b> when coupon code <b>PRIMO</b> has been applied at checkout. That’s 25% off the rate found from reputable sellers on Amazon and is lowest price we have …

CCTV

Seven tiny DevBoards that will take your projects wireless

Experienced builders know their way around boards like the Arduino Uno, as well as smaller alternatives like the Arduino Nano or Adafruit Trinket. …

Microcontroller

Parliament to save paper with new wifi intranet

Now the Indian Parliament has installed wifi intranet. If all MPs and ministers start putting it to use, the Parliament reduce the mountain of waste …

Indian Parliament

Rajya Sabha now Wi-Fi enabled: Venkaiah Naidu

The Wi-Fi, he said, can be used to browse only government websites including those of the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha on any mobile, laptop or tab …

Rajya Sabha

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based …

Lifehacks

Blanket your house with Wi-Fi for $129

Whew! I'm glad that's over. Prime Day, I mean. I don't know about you, but I'm suffering from Amazon fatigue. (That said, if you want one last stab at super-cheap Amazon gear, here's how to get it.)<p>Today, let's talk about the Wi-Fi in your home. If it's not as good as you think it could or should …

Smart Homes

The Best Mesh Wi-Fi Routers For Every Need

When a single Wi-Fi router won’t do, a mesh Wi-Fi system lets you get strong coverage everywhere in your house without tearing your walls apart. …

Google WiFi

A Tiny $17 Accessory is All You Need to Speed up Your 4K Fire TV or Fire TV Stick

If you love your Fire TV or other TV stick, but are sick of dealing with the annoying buffering due to spotty WiFi or a busy household, <i>Boy Genius</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

Configure your router to use Norton ConnectSafe

Start the web browser.<p>In the Address bar, type the IP address of your router, and then press Enter.<p>Generally, 192.168.1.1 and 192.168.0.1 are the …

DNS Server

Wi-Fi vs. Bluetooth vs. USB tethering: Which is best for you?

If you're on your Mac or PC and aren't in an area with Wi-Fi, then you won't be able to connect directly to the internet (unless of course you …

Tech Trends

Upgrading Your Online Gaming Setup With Netgear Hardware: Is It Worth It?

Over the last year, I’ve been looking to significantly upgrade my online gaming setup. It’s not that my typical connection speeds were particularly slow or my remote interactions noticeably laggy. Multiplayer matches of <i>Overwatch</i> and <i>Sea of Thieves</i> ran well enough, and most game downloads chugged …

Netgear