What is bandwidth?
Data in a tunnel for analytics
broadband

What is bandwidth?

We look at how bandwidth works, and why your internet connection sometimes slows to a crawl
8 Sep 2021
What is SSID?
wireless router
broadband

What is SSID?

We look at what SSID is and how it is used to connect devices to the internet
8 Sep 2021
BT sheds light on the UK's growing e-waste problem
Messy drawer full of wires and cables in a complete disorder
Hardware

BT sheds light on the UK's growing e-waste problem

Research from the company reveals that a third of Brits don't know how to recycle electronic items
31 Aug 2021
Zyxel Unified Pro WAX650S review: A tempting Wi-Fi-6 upgrade
wifi & hotspots

Zyxel Unified Pro WAX650S review: A tempting Wi-Fi-6 upgrade

A great next-gen AP with excellent performance, classy cloud management and a fine set of features
4 Aug 2021
Ubiquiti Networks UniFi Dream Machine review: A dream come true
routers

Ubiquiti Networks UniFi Dream Machine review: A dream come true

This remarkable appliance serves up true business-class network services at a great price
4 Aug 2021
What is Li-Fi?
Abstract image showing a lightbulb on a black background to symbolise Li-Fi
Network & Internet

What is Li-Fi?

A look at the Wi-Fi alternative that uses visible light to transfer data at staggering speeds
13 Jul 2021
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
A Google Chromecast device hanging from a USB port on a TV
Mobile

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi

Google’s streaming stick is a great travelling companion, but how can you use Chromecast without Wi-Fi?
9 Jul 2021
DrayTek VigorAP 960C review: The perfect next-generation wireless solution
The DrayTek VigorAP 960C
wifi & hotspots

DrayTek VigorAP 960C review: The perfect next-generation wireless solution

An affordable, flexible Wi-Fi 6 AP that delivers great performance and easy mesh options
11 Jun 2021
Fastest Wi-Fi speeds in the world
Wi-Fi router with a person holding a cellphone
Network & Internet

Fastest Wi-Fi speeds in the world

What speeds you get on your connection has very much to do with what part of the world you live in
8 Jun 2021
EnGenius ECW230 review: Quick, but not quick enough
EnGenius ECW230
wifi & hotspots

EnGenius ECW230 review: Quick, but not quick enough

Not the cheapest or fastest Wi-Fi 6 access point, but the cloud management features are hard to fault
8 Jun 2021
Aruba unveils enterprise-grade Wi-Fi 6E
Visual representation of the Wi-Fi 6 technology as a metallic logo
wifi & hotspots

Aruba unveils enterprise-grade Wi-Fi 6E

New offering features ultra tri-band filtering to minimize interference between 2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 6GHz bands
25 May 2021
Netgear Orbi RBK352 review: Plagued by compromise
Netgear Orbi RBK352
wifi & hotspots

Netgear Orbi RBK352 review: Plagued by compromise

A reasonably priced Wi-Fi 6 mesh system that delivers a strong signal, but make sure its cutbacks won’t annoy
24 May 2021
IT researcher finds widespread flaws in Wi-Fi security
A person touching a spartphone screen with a Wi-Fi signal logo floating above it
wifi & hotspots

IT researcher finds widespread flaws in Wi-Fi security

Hackers could exploit vulnerabilities in millions of devices
12 May 2021
India delays wireless approvals for Chinese-made devices
An image of a pile of mobile phones all on top of each other
Policy & legislation

India delays wireless approvals for Chinese-made devices

Companies have had to delay their product launches in the country as they lack the necessary permissions
7 May 2021
TP-Link Omada EAP660 HD review: Top-performing Wi-Fi at a fair price
TP-Link Omada EAP660 HD
wifi & hotspots

TP-Link Omada EAP660 HD review: Top-performing Wi-Fi at a fair price

A business Wi-Fi 6 AP that delivers top speeds and great management features at a good price
27 Apr 2021
How the iconic Alexandra Palace modernised its Wi-Fi networks
An aerial view of the front aspect of Alexandra Palace, with roof antenna visible
wifi & hotspots

How the iconic Alexandra Palace modernised its Wi-Fi networks

The 150-year-old venue battled against the nature of the building as well as historically lax IT protocols
26 Apr 2021
Netgear Nighthawk RAX80 review: Waiting in the wings
Netgear Nighthawk RAX80
routers

Netgear Nighthawk RAX80 review: Waiting in the wings

The RAX80 offers the best Wi-Fi 6 performance, ports aplenty and a debonair design – what’s not to like?
20 Apr 2021
Verizon recalls millions of hotspot devices due to fire hazard
Ellipsis Jetpack hotspot device in black
wifi & hotspots

Verizon recalls millions of hotspot devices due to fire hazard

Lithium-ion battery can overheat on 2.5 million Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspots
9 Apr 2021
DrayTek Vigor 2927Lac review: A secure all-rounder
DrayTek Vigor 2927Lac
wifi & hotspots

DrayTek Vigor 2927Lac review: A secure all-rounder

Ideal for SMBs and remote workers seeking a security router with top-notch WAN redundancy features
6 Apr 2021
Netgear WAX610 review: Wi-Fi 6 at a price you’ll love
Netgear WAX610
wifi & hotspots

Netgear WAX610 review: Wi-Fi 6 at a price you’ll love

This Wi-Fi 6 AP offers good performance, excellent cloud-management features – and fantastic value
30 Mar 2021
TP-Link Omada EAP265 HD review: A cloudy Wi-Fi 5 access point
TP-Link Omada EAP265 HD
wifi & hotspots

TP-Link Omada EAP265 HD review: A cloudy Wi-Fi 5 access point

An affordable Wi-Fi 5 AP with good performance and smart cloud management
25 Mar 2021
Best Wi-Fi routers 2021
wireless router
Network & Internet

Best Wi-Fi routers 2021

Poor Wi-Fi coverage or slow speeds? Here are the best routers and access points to give your connection a boost
24 Mar 2021
Best mesh Wi-Fi 2021
Tenda Nova MW3 on a table
wifi & hotspots

Best mesh Wi-Fi 2021

Tired of patchy Wi-Fi? Maybe it's time to upgrade to a mesh system
19 Mar 2021