BT Mini Whole Home Wi-Fi review: Value-conscious range extension
wifi & hotspots

BT Mini Whole Home Wi-Fi review: Value-conscious range extension

You shouldn’t expect top performance, but this dinky mesh system eradicates notspots for a great price
15 Oct 2020
Secure your Wi-Fi against hackers in 10 steps
network security

Secure your Wi-Fi against hackers in 10 steps

Lock down your Wi-Fi network and find devices that are stealing your bandwidth – and, potentially, your data
29 Sep 2020
Netgear Orbi RBK50 review: The perfect all-round mesh
wifi & hotspots

Netgear Orbi RBK50 review: The perfect all-round mesh

Plenty of features, user-friendly management and top-flight performance
22 Sep 2020
Why WPA3 may be no safer from attack than WPA2
Security

Why WPA3 may be no safer from attack than WPA2

Dragonblood vulnerabilities mean KRACK attacks are here to stay
21 Sep 2020
What to look for in a mesh Wi-Fi network
wifi & hotspots

What to look for in a mesh Wi-Fi network

There’s plenty of choice when it comes to mesh systems: here’s how to pick the one that’s right for you
16 Sep 2020
Best mesh Wi-Fi alternatives
wifi & hotspots

Best mesh Wi-Fi alternatives

Don’t want to spend three figures on an expensive mesh system? There are other ways to extend your wireless signal
16 Sep 2020
Asus ZenWiFi AC review: Boxy but brilliant
wifi & hotspots

Asus ZenWiFi AC review: Boxy but brilliant

This imposing mesh system is insanely fast and loaded with high-end router features
16 Sep 2020
What is Ethernet? The standards, explained
Network & Internet

What is Ethernet? The standards, explained

We take a deep-dive into the backbone of modern networking
9 Sep 2020
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
Mobile

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi

Google’s streaming stick is a great travelling companion, but how can you use Chromecast without Wi-Fi?
4 Aug 2020
Zyxel Unified Pro WAX650S review: A tempting Wi-Fi-6 upgrade
wifi & hotspots

Zyxel Unified Pro WAX650S review: A tempting Wi-Fi-6 upgrade

A great next-gen AP with excellent performance, classy cloud management and a fine set of features
30 Jul 2020
Netgear Orbi WiFi 6 review: Outstanding, but possibly overkill
wifi & hotspots

Netgear Orbi WiFi 6 review: Outstanding, but possibly overkill

The first 802.11ax mesh system leaves its rivals in the dust – but does anyone actually need it?
2 Jul 2020
How to create a mobile hotspot
wifi & hotspots

How to create a mobile hotspot

Turn your smartphone into a Wi-Fi hotspot for your laptop, tablet and other smartphones
17 Jun 2020
EnGenius SkyKey review: Magnetically attractive
wifi & hotspots

EnGenius SkyKey review: Magnetically attractive

A convenient and affordable plug-and-play solution for remotely managing EnGenius wireless APs
12 May 2020
Senators ask Comcast to make more Wi-Fi Hotspots accessible to students
wifi & hotspots

Senators ask Comcast to make more Wi-Fi Hotspots accessible to students

Senators say free hotspot access would help with distance learning
8 May 2020
Best mesh Wi-Fi 2019
wifi & hotspots

Best mesh Wi-Fi 2019

Tired of patchy Wi-Fi? Maybe it's time to upgrade to a mesh system
28 Apr 2020
Netgear WAC564 review: A first-class mesh system
routers

Netgear WAC564 review: A first-class mesh system

An affordable 802.11ac access point with good performance and mesh support for easy expansion
27 Mar 2020
What is bandwidth?
Data in a tunnel for analytics
broadband

What is bandwidth?

We look at how bandwidth works, and why your internet connection sometimes slows to a crawl...
27 Feb 2020
Ubiquiti Networks UniFi Dream Machine review: A dream come true
routers

Ubiquiti Networks UniFi Dream Machine review: A dream come true

This remarkable appliance serves up true business-class network services at a great price
20 Feb 2020
Google Nest Wifi review: A solid improvement, but not for long
routers

Google Nest Wifi review: A solid improvement, but not for long

Seamlessly combines mesh Wi-Fi and smart speaker functions, but other solutions are faster and more versatile
14 Feb 2020
How the Fira de Barcelona is bringing Wi-Fi 6 to some of Europe's biggest events
wifi & hotspots

How the Fira de Barcelona is bringing Wi-Fi 6 to some of Europe's biggest events

Next-gen networking will turn the Fira into a ‘smart venue’ and give attendees access to Wi-Fi roaming
14 Feb 2020
Apple and Broadcom to appeal $1.1bn patent verdict
wifi & hotspots

Apple and Broadcom to appeal $1.1bn patent verdict

Wi-Fi lawsuit from Caltech is the sixth-largest patent award ever
30 Jan 2020
Ubiquiti Networks UniFi UAP FlexHD review: Delightfully discreet
wifi & hotspots

Ubiquiti Networks UniFi UAP FlexHD review: Delightfully discreet

A small but mighty wireless AP, with enterprise-class management services thrown in at no extra cost
18 Dec 2019
Industrial Wi-Fi 6 trial reveals blistering speeds
wifi & hotspots

Industrial Wi-Fi 6 trial reveals blistering speeds

The Wireless Broadband Alliance is confident about its enterprise applications in Industry 4.0
5 Dec 2019