Other stories about Wi-Fi

Better, faster internet is coming and here's how to get it

Like most people, you probably don’t put much thought into the inner workings of wireless internet. As long as your device can connect to...
Tips September 14, 2019

4 ways to extend your Windows 10 laptop battery life

If you've grown accustomed to the battery in your Windows 10 laptop draining far too quickly, you're not alone. But just because you're used...
Tips September 4, 2019

Ditch shady public Wi-Fi and safely connect to the internet

You can find Wi-Fi networks in most public places these days, but they often aren’t the most secure. To keep your devices and your...
Tips August 28, 2019

Check your router - a setting meant to protect your data could expose it to hackers

Just one setting can leave your router vulnerable. If your router is compromised, hackers can harvest data or plant malware. A secure home network...
Happening Now August 20, 2019

Yes, you should hide your wireless network from the neighbors (here's how)

If you've noticed a serious slowdown on your home's Wi-Fi and can't figure out why, it could be because your neighbor found a way...
Tips August 7, 2019

Analyze your Wi-Fi, locate hidden networks

What's the best way to scan for and inspect nearby wireless networks? Using your phone only shows you what's immediately available -- but what...
Apps July 31, 2019

6 travel hacks you need to know for summer vacation

Summer has arrived, and millions of people will take time off and fly to exotic destinations around the world. They will seek out beaches,...
Columns June 22, 2019

If you have one of these popular Wi-Fi extenders, it needs to be patched right now

Wi-Fi extenders can really make a difference when your router can't cover your whole house, but they're vulnerable just like everything else that's online....
Happening Now June 21, 2019

Data breach alerts, Wi-Fi spies, cut the cord and more: Tech Q&A

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products, and all things digital. Sometimes, choosing the most interesting...
Columns June 15, 2019

Make your Wi-Fi invisible, get free subtitles, fun with Google Home, and more: Tech Q&A

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes, choosing the most interesting...
Columns May 25, 2019
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