Eric Geier

Contributing Writer

Eric Geier is a freelance tech writer as well as the founder of NoWiresSecurity, a cloud-based Wi-Fi security service, and On Spot Techs, an on-site computer services company.

REVIEW: Network test tools from Fluke, NETSCOUT and SignalTEK

How to remove malware from your Windows PC
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How to remove malware from your Windows PC

Has a malware infection taken your PC hostage? Here's how to clean it out and restore your PC to a pristine state.

5 Ways to Secure Wi-Fi Networks

5 Ways to Secure Wi-Fi Networks

Tips about Wi-Fi security because wireless is inherently less secure.

5 Wi-Fi analyzer and survey apps for Android

5 Wi-Fi analyzer and survey apps for Android

A review of five mobile survey apps - iBwave Wi-Fi Mobile, iMapper WiFi Pro, WiFi Analyzer and Surveyor from ManageEngine, Wi-Fi Visualizer from ITO Akihiro, and WiTuners Mobile - for enterprises to small offices.

First Look: Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points show promise

First Look: Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points show promise

We review five Wave 2 wireless access points, comparing prices and features, looking at usability and doing some performance testing. The products in this review are: Amped Wireless AC1300, ASUS EA-AC87, Cisco Aironet 1852i, Extreme...

Open source routers deliver low cost, flexibility

Open source routers deliver low cost, flexibility

We reviewed 5 open source software products that offers an economical and flexible option for deploying basic home, SMB or even enterprise networking.

5 free/low-cost Wi-Fi analyzers for Windows 10
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5 free/low-cost Wi-Fi analyzers for Windows 10

Now we’re reviewing apps, published as Universal Windows Platform apps on the Microsoft Store, that run on Windows 10 PCs, tablets and phones. The Wi-Fi features that developers can utilize in the Universal Windows Platform are still...

7 VPN services for hotspot protection
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7 VPN services for hotspot protection

When connected to a VPN service, the websites you access think you’re at the location where the VPN server is located. This can help anonymize your Internet traffic so it’s much harder for websites to track your personal browsing...

Down and dirty Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers for Android users

Down and dirty Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers for Android users

In this review, we look at eight Android-based Wi-Fi stumbler and analyzer apps sold for under $10 on the official Google Play store.

Review: Best Wi-Fi stumblers for the Mac

Review: Best Wi-Fi stumblers for the Mac

Here’s our take on wireless stumblers that run on Mac OS X for all you Apple fans

Best handheld Wi-Fi test tools

Best handheld Wi-Fi test tools

Here, we review four hardware-based products that you can throw in a laptop bag and carry around with you.

5 low-cost Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers

5 low-cost Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers

Stumblers and analyzersWi-Fi stumblers and analyzers are a must-have when troubleshooting Wi-Fi interference and performance issues, or when checking channel usage. They’re also needed for Wi-Fi site surveys and for security audits...

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