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delia25
4 days ago

I understand that using unsecured public WiFi is a security risk, and if I’m not using a VPN, someone can “eavesdrop” on my activity. What I don’t know is...

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TheCount
1 week ago

Some new routers tout their inclusion of “beamforming.” How much does this really improve the range of a wireless router? Is it just a catchy tagline (“...

happybolt
3 weeks ago

My wife and I are using our iPad and iPhone mostly at the same time from one internet connection when staying in hotels overseas. But as you perhaps know...

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dthomas
3 weeks ago

I have a friend who can't remember her WiFi password and didn't write it down anywhere. I have it stored on my Android phone (Galaxy S2...

ernard
8 weeks ago

I was trying to add a new PC to my little 5 computer network, and realized that I have no idea what the password is for my wireless router. I changed it...

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MrsMith
9 weeks ago

Is it worth the effort to enable MAC address filtering on a home WiFi network? I like the idea of increased security, but to be perfectly honest, I don’t...

ttopp
11 weeks ago

I have home WiFi that includes open WiFi because my kid's friends are always coming over. This lets them get online to play games and...

Tags: open WiFi, security, wifi |
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ablake
12 weeks ago

I’m letting a neighbor share my WiFi temporarily, but he is across the street and at the very limit of a usable signal. He purchased a WiFi range extender...

pcaulfield
15 weeks ago

I don’t need to get overage fees from my wireless carrier because facebook wants to push more advertising my way. Is there a way to limit these to WiFi only...

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mstrauss
19 weeks ago

I know that wired connections are faster than wifi, but since my son has been complaining about lag time when he plays games on the xbox...

Tags: ethernet, wifi, xbox |
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