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How to boost your Wi-Fi speed by choosing the right channel

How to boost your Wi-Fi speed by choosing the right channel If you want maximum throughput and minimal interference, channels 1, 6, and 11 are your best choice.For example, if you’re using channel 1, but someone next door is annoyingly using channel 2, then your throughput will plummet.

What is 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and how much faster than 802.11n is it?

What is 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and how much faster than 802.11n is it? If you’re looking for faster Wi-Fi performance, you want 802.11b/g model, like the perennial favorite Linksys WRT54G — and are thinking of upgrading to 802.

Netgear Orbi aims to kill your wireless dead zones with mesh networking

Netgear Orbi aims to kill your wireless dead zones with mesh networking Demand for in-home Wi-Fi bandwidth continues to soar.Until recently, getting high-performance Wi-Fi coverage through a large home or apartment has required some technical heavy lifting.

The FCC may investigate the $200 Wi-Fi at the first presidential debate

The FCC may investigate the $200 Wi-Fi at the first presidential debate In the lead-up to the first presidential debate on Monday, Hofstra University dropped a bombshell on journalists attending the event to cover it for various publications.Instead of providing free Wi-Fi or offering the service for a nominal fee, attendees were expected to pony up $200 per person.

Intel may add Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 to next-generation chipsets

Intel may add Wi-Fi, USB 3.1 to next-generation chipsets 0 (aka USB 3.Objectively, there aren’t that many consumers who currently need USB 3.

DIY: Extending WiFi throughout your house

DIY: Extending WiFi throughout your house So it is by far the most convenient approach to have a single SSID, that you use across all your wireless access points.Most WiFi access points and routers allow you to specify which channel they should use, or they can be set to Automatic.

Plume ships its value-priced entry into the mesh Wi-Fi fray

Plume ships its value-priced entry into the mesh Wi-Fi fray We’ve written extensively about a variety of new mesh-based Wi-Fi solutions that are designed to replace both your router and access points, while providing whole home access to the internet.Startup Plume introduced a less-expensive alternative earlier this year, and is now delivering on its promise.

Apple 'fixed' the MacBook Pro's battery life issue by removing the 'time remaining' clock

Apple 'fixed' the MacBook Pro's battery life issue by removing the 'time remaining' clock You’ll still get a report on the percentage of battery life remaining, but nothing else.The battery life issue remains puzzling, however, despite Apple’s apparent lack of interest in investigating the topic.

Ruapehu free WiFi proving a hit

Ruapehu free WiFi proving a hit Free WiFi provided by the the Ruapehu District Council is proving a hit, with hundreds of users in Taumarunui, Ohakune and Raetihi using the service daily.“Having the service available over this extremely busy period has allowed us to really test it while also supporting Ruapehu’s booming tourism and visitor sector,” Campbell explains.

India is bringing free Wi-Fi to more than 1,000 villages this year

India is bringing free Wi-Fi to more than 1,000 villages this year The government has chalked out an initiative called Digital Village, as part of which it aims to bring free Wi-Fi internet access to 1,050 villages across the country in the next six months.Google has brought free Wi-Fi to over 100 railway stations in India.

China's largest internet company wants to give free internet to Indians

China's largest internet company wants to give free internet to Indians Chinese giant Alibaba could soon join the growing number of entities that are pushing free internet access in India.With the free internet access, Alibaba is aiming to further grow UCWeb’s presence in India.

Fancy a Facebook Live at 17,000 ft? It might soon be possible at the Everest base camp

Fancy a Facebook Live at 17,000 ft? It might soon be possible at the Everest base camp Soon you will have internet access in the Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.Visitors will be able to tweet, chat, email and share  from the Lukla-Everest Base Camp and the Annapurna Base Camp with the help of free Wi-Fi offered by Nepal.

Google accidentally resets OnHub and Google Wifi routers with server error

Google accidentally resets OnHub and Google Wifi routers with server error The recently released Google Wifi mesh routers have been well-reviewed and they’re priced competitively with other mesh networking solutions.Maybe those fancy Google routers are seeming a bit less smart today.

Anons discuss wifi and patriarchy

Anons discuss wifi and patriarchy 1?MB, 2976x3968)I saw this an M?

Turning the Nintendo Switch's Wi-Fi off can reportedly improve its frame rate

Turning the Nintendo Switch's Wi-Fi off can reportedly improve its frame rate What was odd, according to the DF folks, was that the Switch seemed to have problems in random areas.Eurogamer’s tests show that Zelda uses dynamic resolution both in handheld mode and when docked.