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Wi-Fi 6E is here – but who actually needs it?
Wi-Fi router with a person holding a cellphone
Network & Internet

Wi-Fi 6E is here – but who actually needs it?

The arrival of Wi-Fi 6E is a kick in the teeth for Wi-Fi 6 adopters, and those who recommended it to friends and family
25 Jun 2022
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
7 Jun 2022
What is Wi-Fi 6?
A photograph of a man connecting his smartphone to a Wi-Fi router
wifi & hotspots

What is Wi-Fi 6?

Wi-Fi 6 will revolutionise networking - albeit very slowly
17 May 2022
SpaceX's Starlink signs first in-flight Wi-Fi deal
Businesswoman using laptop in business class airplane cabin
wifi & hotspots

SpaceX's Starlink signs first in-flight Wi-Fi deal

Starlink's services will be used on up to 100 planes chartered by JSX
22 Apr 2022
Zyxel NWA90AX review: Wi-Fi 6 at a bargain price
A photograph of the Zyxel NWA90AX
wifi & hotspots

Zyxel NWA90AX review: Wi-Fi 6 at a bargain price

Despite modest performance, this low-cost Wi-Fi 6 AP offers plenty of business-class features
20 Apr 2022
Palo Alto Networks' new tool shields businesses from unsecure home networks
A shot of a building with a Palo Alto Networks sign on the side
cyber security

Palo Alto Networks' new tool shields businesses from unsecure home networks

Okyo Garde Enterprise Edition separates corporate and personal Wi-Fi to prevent lateral threats
14 Apr 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Supercharging your home office network
The IT Pro Podcast: Supercharging your home office network
Network & Internet

The IT Pro Podcast: Supercharging your home office network

How to make your network fit for remote working
8 Apr 2022
Podcast transcript: Supercharging your home office network
Podcast transcript: Supercharging your home office network
Network & Internet

Podcast transcript: Supercharging your home office network

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
8 Apr 2022
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?
5 Apr 2022
Wi-Fi vs 5G: Is it time your business ditches broadband?
Graphic showing a block of 5G amid blocks of Wi-Fi
Network & Internet

Wi-Fi vs 5G: Is it time your business ditches broadband?

5G adoption is picking up and promises to solve networking woes for businesses on the move, but is it a Wi-Fi killer?
31 Mar 2022
Best Wi-Fi routers 2022
A wireless router on a table
Network & Internet

Best Wi-Fi routers 2022

Poor Wi-Fi coverage or slow speeds? Here are the best routers and access points to give your connection a boost
28 Mar 2022
What is Wi-Fi 7?
Wi-fi 7 seen on a smartphone against a yellow background
Network & Internet

What is Wi-Fi 7?

We examine what the next generation of the wireless technology standard could bring, and when it’s expected to launch
14 Mar 2022
D-Link Nuclias DBA-X1230P review: Pricey but powerful
A photograph of the D-Link Nuclias DBA-X1230P
wifi & hotspots

D-Link Nuclias DBA-X1230P review: Pricey but powerful

Not the best value, but this cloud-managed Wi-Fi 6 AP is a good performer with top-notch guest services
7 Mar 2022
View from the airport: Networking at MWC 2022
The Qualcomm keynote at MWC 2022
Network & Internet

View from the airport: Networking at MWC 2022

From Wi-Fi 7 chips to tech boycotts, MWC’s return to Barcelona was like no other
4 Mar 2022
Ubiquiti Networks UniFi U6-LR review: A wealth of features for a very fair price
A photograph of the Ubiquiti Networks UniFi U6-LR
wifi & hotspots

Ubiquiti Networks UniFi U6-LR review: A wealth of features for a very fair price

Good speeds, decent range and excellent management services make this a great AP for a reasonable price
4 Feb 2022
Cisco launches suite of products aimed at improving enterprise campus networks
The Cisco logo displayed on a sign in a city
Network & Internet

Cisco launches suite of products aimed at improving enterprise campus networks

Wi-Fi access points, switches, and a private 5G service will help support hybrid workers, company says
3 Feb 2022
TP-Link Omada EAP620 HD review: No speed demon
A photograph of the TP-Link Omada EAP620 HD
wifi & hotspots

TP-Link Omada EAP620 HD review: No speed demon

A low-cost business Wi-Fi 6 AP with classy cloud management and acceptable performance
2 Feb 2022
Netgear Orbi Pro Wi-Fi 6 review: Super-fast and super pricey
A photograph of the Netgear Orbi Pro Wi-Fi 6
wifi & hotspots

Netgear Orbi Pro Wi-Fi 6 review: Super-fast and super pricey

Top Wi-Fi 6 performance with good range and easy meshing but this doesn’t come cheap
31 Jan 2022
Netgear WAX630 review: Astounding performance for dense networks
A photograph of the Netgear WAX630
wifi & hotspots

Netgear WAX630 review: Astounding performance for dense networks

This very affordable AP is easy to deploy, with top-notch cloud management and masses of bandwidth
20 Jan 2022
DrayTek VigorAP 1060C review: Pedal to the metal
A photograph of the DrayTek VigorAP 1060C
wifi & hotspots

DrayTek VigorAP 1060C review: Pedal to the metal

A versatile Wi-Fi 6 AP offering great performance, plenty of management features and smart meshing
13 Jan 2022
Linksys launches SMB-friendly Wi-Fi 6 Access Point
Linksys WiFi 6 Cloud Managed Access Point
wifi & hotspots

Linksys launches SMB-friendly Wi-Fi 6 Access Point

The cloud-managed Access Point allows for data rates of up to 3600 Mbps
6 Jan 2022
TP-Link Omada EAP615-Wall review: Simple, affordable Wi-Fi 6
A photograph of the TP-Link Omada EAP615-Wall
wifi & hotspots

TP-Link Omada EAP615-Wall review: Simple, affordable Wi-Fi 6

An affordable AP that combines Wi-Fi 6, Gigabit LAN and PoE in a discreet, easily managed package
17 Dec 2021
Wi-Fi 6E chipset shipments will triple by 2022
Wireless technology/cyber space visualisation
wifi & hotspots

Wi-Fi 6E chipset shipments will triple by 2022

New research also predicts an increase in the adoption of UWB devices
23 Nov 2021