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  • Wi-Fi tweaks for speed freaks: 2013 edition

    Posted June 24, 2013 - 2:18 pm

    Things slowing down on your Wi-Fi network? Here are a host of tricks, tips and tweaks to speed up your wireless performance.
  • 10 reasons your Wi-Fi speed stinks (and what you can do about it)

    Posted May 9, 2012 - 4:44 pm

    Is your 802.11n router not keeping up with your 100Mbps downpipe, dropping HD video streams and copying files at mindboggingly slow speeds? We've got 10 remedies that will help.
  • 20 best U.S. airports for tech travelers

    Posted December 17, 2011 - 9:17 am

    Where you'll find the most electrical outlets, USB ports, charging stations, internet kiosks, and work desks, and the fastest (and free) wi-fi.
  • Sport's networkiest moments

    Posted February 4, 2011 - 12:15 pm

    The intersection of sports and network technology.
  • Techs for the memories: What did we do before...

    Posted December 1, 2010 - 10:34 pm

    Take a look back at the pros and cons of life before HDTV, Facebook and Wi-Fi. You do remember life before texting, don't you?
  • Best practices for 802.11n Wi-Fi design, deployment

    Posted September 13, 2010 - 8:14 pm

    As 802.11n takes hold as the enterprise Wi-Fi standard, wireless tester VeriWave has recommendations for designing and testing enterprise wireless LANs.
  • 802.11n Wi-Fi essentials for enterprise IT

    Posted September 13, 2010 - 9:16 am

    The rapid adoption of IEEE 802.11n as the Wi-Fi standard is transforming the wireless experience for users, and the enterprise network. Here's a round up of the news, issues, trends, and information you can use for keeping up with the fast-changing Wi-Fi world.
  • 6 useful Wi-Fi tools for Windows

    Posted September 1, 2010 - 8:53 pm

    We live in a mobile world; if you have a laptop (and who doesn't?), that means constantly connecting to the Internet via Wi-Fi. You most likely use Wi-Fi not just when you're on the road at cafés, airports or hotels, but to connect to your home network too. You might even connect to a wireless network at the office.
  • Wi-Fi aid for Haiti

    Posted February 25, 2010 - 2:52 pm

    CHF International shared its satellite link with other aid organizations in Haiti via a Wi-Fi network built by Inveneo.
  • Paying too much for WiFi, 3G? You have options

    Posted September 22, 2009 - 4:21 pm

    Companies are spending about six billion dollars annually in remote access -- of which about half could be avoided, says Eric Paulak, Vice President, Telecommunication Services, Gartner, Inc.
  • Need for speed: A tale of two college WiFi networks and 802.11n

    Posted September 14, 2009 - 9:01 am

    If IT managers at two U.S. universities are any measure, 802.11n WiFi networking has a bright future on college campuses.
  • 'Huh?!' How to translate WiFi vendor-speak

    Posted June 2, 2009 - 9:42 am

    What's beamforming? Airtime fairness? When a vendor claims to support "wireless security," what kind of security are we talking about? This lexicon of about three dozen everyday WiFi terms that are frequently used but aren't necessarily defined by formal 802.11 standards or in wireless textbooks will help you translate WiFi vernacular.
  • Eight iPhone apps and services for system admins

    Posted May 19, 2009 - 3:16 pm

    Since its release, I've been on an iPhone, and since the introduction of the App Store, my iPhone has gone from merely handy to a really useful tool. So, in no particular order, here are the things I use to make my sysadmin life easier:
  • Seattle ferries offer WiFi to passengers with Wimax

    Posted May 4, 2009 - 11:55 am

    The Washington State Ferry system is now using wireless Wimax to connect 15 boats near Seattle with on-shore antennas to bring WiFi to ferry passengers.
  • My Dream Netbook: IT Pros Describe the Ideal Device

    Posted April 27, 2009 - 11:23 am

    Netbook sales will likely grow by 50 percent in the next two years, according to research firm IDC, but the gadgets will need some more bells and whistles to gain popularity inside enterprises, say IT professionals.
  • How to fortify your connection

    Posted September 29, 2008 - 10:35 am

    Mobile workers connect to hot spots in airports and hotels, they access the Internet through their home router while working from home and they use public WiFi to check company email while taking a coffee break at Starbucks. It's essentially impossible for anyone in today's business climate to completely avoid public networks. But there are things you can do to keep your company's IP safe.
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