Tag "WiFi"

First Look: Deco M5 Whole-Home Mesh Wi-Fi System by TP-Link

August 11, 2017

Mesh networking? High security for your home? Fast WiFi with good coverage? That’s what’s on offer from the TP-Link Deco M5. The M5 system consists

KEF LS50 Wireless – truly high end Network and Bluetooth

January 19, 2017

Lots of speaker makers have taken to developing good quality wireless speakers, with interesting designs, decent sound and the consumer confidence engendered by imprimatur of

Ten products from CES to desire

January 9, 2017

Well, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has come and gone, and as usual there were acres of displays showing the kinds of things

Telstra’s Air goes free for all Telstra customers (for now)

December 15, 2015

The next six months should be mighty interesting if you’re a Telstra customer, with the telco opening up its nationwide WiFi network to all mobile customers, not just the ones on its BigPond internet service.

Synology moves from network drives to wireless routers

October 2, 2015

When it comes to networking, you may not have heard of Synology, but there’s a good chance a geek friend of yours has, and if you need a new router, a company known for its high-end network drives is coming to show how routers can be done.

What is “WiFi Assist”, and should I be concerned?

September 30, 2015

We’re used to seeing tech questions, but there’s been one consistent one this week: what is this thing called “WiFi Assist”, and does it have the potential to ruin me?

D-Link makes wireless the shape of a sphere

September 3, 2015

When is a network device not like a network device? When it resembles more of a ball, which is what D-Link has done with a new WiFi dongle.

Google builds an easy way to WiFi

August 19, 2015

WiFi may not be the verb we want it to be, but if you’re struggling with getting a wireless network online, Google believes it might have the answer.

Hands-on with Telstra Air

August 12, 2015

Tired of spending money on 4G data? Telstra may have the answer, allowing you access to your home broadband data in Australia and abroad with Air, and this is something we couldn't wait to test out.

Optus ends reception woes with WiFi calling

August 11, 2015

If reception woes are a real drama where you live, a neato solution by Optus involving WiFi could just make your night.

Linksys says WiFi is valued more than sex, intends to make the former better at home

June 10, 2015

According to a new survey, WiFi is something valued more than sex. That’s curious, and while we believe “WiFi” might be incorrectly identified as “access to the internet”, Linksys hopes its latest router can at least help with one of these concerns (and it’s not sex).

When will WiFi be faster? Let’s talk 802.11ad, 802.11ax, and the problem of owning lots of devices

July 10, 2014

The world of wireless networking might just sound like a bunch of jargon to you, but to us it’s important stuff, and if you’ve ever wondered why wireless networking isn’t as fast as 4G mobile speeds, well, there is good news coming.

Samsung connects with NFC for easy laser printing

June 16, 2014

They say that a paperless society is the future, but so many of us still need paper for our regular day to day. Because of this, we still need printers, and that means printer drivers and setups and headaches. But what if a printer used NFC: would this cut down on the headaches?

D-Link adds range to home WiFi and helps audio at the same time

June 16, 2014

Limited wireless range is often one of the biggest complaints people have about having a wireless network at home, but while a range extender can help, D-Link is hoping to improve on the category by making the range extender a musical addition.

An ax(e) is better than an ac(e): Huawei demonstrates a faster WiFi

June 2, 2014

Networking companies may well have an ace up their sleeves, but telecommunications maker Huawei seems to have an axe in its pocket, cutting 802.11ac to shreds with a new WiFi technology.

Samsung’s WiFi home appliance storm continues with a remote air conditioner

October 17, 2013

You're at the beach and it's hot outside, and you just know that when you get home, it's going to be hot there too. Wouldn't it be great if you could switch on the air conditioner before you got home?

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