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TP-Link Omada EAP650 review: An impressive Gigabit performer
A photograph of the TP-Link Omada EAP650
wifi & hotspots

TP-Link Omada EAP650 review: An impressive Gigabit performer

A great-value Wi-Fi 6 AP with a good turn of speed, top cloud management and meshing support
16 Sep 2022
Linksys Atlas Pro 6 review: True wireless freedom
A photograph of the Linksys Atlas Pro 6 system
wifi & hotspots

Linksys Atlas Pro 6 review: True wireless freedom

This neat mesh provides faster, wider coverage than we’d expect from a dual-band system, at a decent price
24 Aug 2022
TP-Link Deco X90 review: A winning sweet spot
A photograph of the TP-Link Deco X90
wifi & hotspots

TP-Link Deco X90 review: A winning sweet spot

You can pay less for a Wi-Fi 6 mesh, but the X90’s superb coverage and astonishing speeds justify the price
15 Aug 2022
How do wireless printers work?
A graphic of a printer spewing paper across a green background
Hardware

How do wireless printers work?

Printers are still essential in the modern office, but wireless printers are perhaps the most useful
11 Aug 2022
Netgear Nighthawk RAXE500 review: The next generation of Wi-Fi
A photograph of the Netgear Nighthawk RAXE500
Network & Internet

Netgear Nighthawk RAXE500 review: The next generation of Wi-Fi

An incredible Wi-Fi 6E router, but this new technology is still too expensive for most roles
1 Aug 2022
Zyxel WAX610D Unified Pro Access Point review: Leaves the rest in the dust
A photograph of the Zyxel WAX610D Unified Pro Access Point
routers

Zyxel WAX610D Unified Pro Access Point review: Leaves the rest in the dust

It’s pricey, but this fast Wi-Fi 6 AP offers plenty of business-class features and great cloud management
26 Jul 2022
FCC to consider huge update to minimum broadband speed
Jessica Rosenworcel stands before a presidential podium, dressed in a blue suit with the blurred words 'Affordable Internet' and 'High Speed Internet' in the background
Infrastructure

FCC to consider huge update to minimum broadband speed

A new required speed of 100 Mbits/sec down would give consumers and small businesses a boost, but could raise prices
18 Jul 2022
DISH hits back over SpaceX claims that sharing 12GHz spectrum would 'kill Starlink'
Graphic representing worldwide connectivity including 5G and Wi-Fi 6
Network & Internet

DISH hits back over SpaceX claims that sharing 12GHz spectrum would 'kill Starlink'

SpaceX alleges DISH' use of the 12GHz spectrum for 5G services would render Starlink services unusable
8 Jul 2022
EnGenius ECW220S review: Peerless protection
A photograph of the EnGenius ECW220S
routers

EnGenius ECW220S review: Peerless protection

An affordable Wi-Fi 6 access point with top cloud management and innovative wireless security measures
30 Jun 2022
Wi-Fi 6E is here – but who actually needs it?
Wi-Fi router with a person holding a cellphone
Network & Internet

Wi-Fi 6E is here – but who actually needs it?

The arrival of Wi-Fi 6E is a kick in the teeth for Wi-Fi 6 adopters, and those who recommended it to friends and family
25 Jun 2022
What is SSID?
wireless router
broadband

What is SSID?

We look at what SSID is and how it is used to connect devices to the internet
7 Jun 2022
What is Wi-Fi 6?
A photograph of a man connecting his smartphone to a Wi-Fi router
wifi & hotspots

What is Wi-Fi 6?

Wi-Fi 6 will revolutionise networking - albeit very slowly
17 May 2022
SpaceX's Starlink signs first in-flight Wi-Fi deal
Businesswoman using laptop in business class airplane cabin
wifi & hotspots

SpaceX's Starlink signs first in-flight Wi-Fi deal

Starlink's services will be used on up to 100 planes chartered by JSX
22 Apr 2022
Zyxel NWA90AX review: Wi-Fi 6 at a bargain price
A photograph of the Zyxel NWA90AX
wifi & hotspots

Zyxel NWA90AX review: Wi-Fi 6 at a bargain price

Despite modest performance, this low-cost Wi-Fi 6 AP offers plenty of business-class features
20 Apr 2022
Palo Alto Networks' new tool shields businesses from unsecure home networks
A shot of a building with a Palo Alto Networks sign on the side
cyber security

Palo Alto Networks' new tool shields businesses from unsecure home networks

Okyo Garde Enterprise Edition separates corporate and personal Wi-Fi to prevent lateral threats
14 Apr 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Supercharging your home office network
The IT Pro Podcast: Supercharging your home office network
Network & Internet

The IT Pro Podcast: Supercharging your home office network

How to make your network fit for remote working
8 Apr 2022
Podcast transcript: Supercharging your home office network
Podcast transcript: Supercharging your home office network
Network & Internet

Podcast transcript: Supercharging your home office network

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
8 Apr 2022
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
A Google Chromecast device hanging from a USB port on a TV
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?
5 Apr 2022
Wi-Fi vs 5G: Is it time your business ditches broadband?
Graphic showing a block of 5G amid blocks of Wi-Fi
Network & Internet

Wi-Fi vs 5G: Is it time your business ditches broadband?

5G adoption is picking up and promises to solve networking woes for businesses on the move, but is it a Wi-Fi killer?
31 Mar 2022
Best Wi-Fi routers 2022
A wireless router on a table
Network & Internet

Best Wi-Fi routers 2022

Poor Wi-Fi coverage or slow speeds? Here are the best routers and access points to give your connection a boost
28 Mar 2022
What is Wi-Fi 7?
Wi-fi 7 seen on a smartphone against a yellow background
Network & Internet

What is Wi-Fi 7?

We examine what the next generation of the wireless technology standard could bring, and when it’s expected to launch
14 Mar 2022
D-Link Nuclias DBA-X1230P review: Pricey but powerful
A photograph of the D-Link Nuclias DBA-X1230P
wifi & hotspots

D-Link Nuclias DBA-X1230P review: Pricey but powerful

Not the best value, but this cloud-managed Wi-Fi 6 AP is a good performer with top-notch guest services
7 Mar 2022
View from the airport: Networking at MWC 2022
The Qualcomm keynote at MWC 2022
Network & Internet

View from the airport: Networking at MWC 2022

From Wi-Fi 7 chips to tech boycotts, MWC’s return to Barcelona was like no other
4 Mar 2022