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Netgear Nighthawk

Netgear unveils the Nighthawk AX4: The first Intel-based Wi-Fi 6 router

April 9th, 2019

Netgear has unveiled a family of new Wi-Fi 6 routers today, including the Netgear Nighthawk AX4 — the first Intel-based Wi-Fi 6 router on the market in addition to being the first mainstream dual-band 4-stream Wi-Fi 6 router. In addition to supporting Wi-Fi 6, the latest generation of Wi-Fi technology with speeds of up to …

How to Speed Up Your Wi-Fi

How to speed up your home Wi-Fi by optimizing your router

December 7th, 2015

No one’s Wi-Fi setup is perfect, but some of us really struggle to get it right. If you suffer from frequent drops in connection or slowdowns despite the fact that your hardware seems to be up to snuff, you might want to follow these simple steps to see if you can achieve a more consistent Wi-Fi …

Belkin N600

Popular Belkin Wi-Fi router has numerous security holes

September 3rd, 2015

Led by Joel Land, security researchers from Carnegie Mellon University’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) recently discovered that a popular Belkin router contains a number of serious security vulnerabilities that can leave users exposed to a wide variety of attacks. According to a CERT vulnerability report published earlier this week, the Belkin N600 DB Wireless Dual Band N+ router, …

Google OnHub Features

The 9 coolest features of Google’s OnHub router

August 30th, 2015

With its new $200 OnHub router, Google is trying to make a previously ignored and boring corner of tech gadgetry interesting for the first time. Not only does Google’s OnHub router look stylish, it looks stylish in a category ordinarily filled with clunky hardware that not surprisingly winds up on the floor, tucked away from …

Secure Home Wi-Fi Router

Do this now: Secure your home Wi-Fi network with just one click

March 27th, 2015

Recent reports have shown that Wi-Fi routers are frequent targets for hackers who try to reroute some of the Internet traffic from the homes of unsuspecting users to fake websites that masquerade as genuine trusted sites. From there, they send the users more ads than they’d usually see while online, potentially steal their personal information, and perform other …

Wireless Router Security and Hacking

Your terrible Wi-Fi router password could be a major security threat

November 5th, 2014

In addition to targeting your computers and smartphones, hackers might revert to a different kind of hacking to enter your house, at least virtually, and steal sensitive information. According to t\, “79% of American home networks are at risk of cybersecurity attacks,” with the point of entry being unsecured wireless routers.

Cisco could cut 10,000 jobs to boost profit

July 12th, 2011

Cisco could cut as many as 10,000 jobs — 14% of the company’s employees — in an effort to boost profits, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. 3,000 Cisco employees accepted buyouts and early retirement packages, which will cost Cisco between $500 and $1.1 billion during the fourth quarter. While the layoff plans aren’t final, 7,000 more …

Apple introduces updated Time Capsule, now with 3TB of storage

June 21st, 2011

Apple just took the wraps off of its new 3TB Time Capsule automatic wireless backup hard drive. The company said that it will continue to offer a 2TB version of its Time Capsule alongside the new 3TB version, and it doesn’t look like there are any other differentiating specs. Apple appears to have also quietly …