Article | 15/03/2012
How to secure your home or office Wi-Fi
By default, wireless routers and access points have security turned off. Without Wi-Fi security enabled, anyone nearby can leech off your wireless Int...
Article | 16/02/2012
How to choose a router for your business
Buying a router for a business isn't as simple as picking a consumer product with the best ratings from an online merchant or the best price on the sh...
Article | 29/02/2012
Speedy 802.11ac Wi-Fi set for fast, wide rollout
BARCELONA, Spain -- Mobile carriers embracing Wi-Fi is one of the sub-themes of Mobile World Congress. And the particular flavor of Wi-Fi that's gener...
Article | 29/02/2012
Beamforming: 802.11ac promises great Wi-Fi enhancements, but you can get a jump today
This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the subm...
Article | 7/01/2012
The first next-gen Wi-Fi chips arrive
Wi-Fi is getting faster -- again. Today Wi-Fi chipmaker Broadcom announced its first chips based on the coming 802.11ac standard, the successor to tod...
Article | 1/12/2011
Top tech Christmas gifts under $200
Deciding what to buy friends and loved ones gifts for Christmas is never easy, but there are plenty of little gizmos to choose from if they are techni...
Article | 23/11/2011
In pictures: Belkin ScreenCast AV4 Wireless AV-to-HDTV Adapter
Belkin's ScreenCast AV4 allows you to connect HDMI devices to your TV, even if those devices are located in another room.
Article | 7/07/2011
NETGEAR offers free next business day, on-site hardware replacement service
Networking company NETGEAR today announced that it will offer a complimentary next business day, on-site hardware replacement service to its customers...
Article | 2/07/2011
Controlling Wi-Fi radio 'nap-time' reaps big power savings
A Duke University grad student has come up with a way to double, or more, battery life in Wi-Fi devices, without any changes needed on the device itse...
Article | 29/06/2011
Alcatel leaps ahead with 400-gigabit routing chip
Alcatel-Lucent is charting a course to the next generation of carrier routers with new silicon that is focused today on delivering services from the e...
Article | 11/05/2011
Ballmer: Microsoft won't tie Skype to Windows
Microsoft will integrate Skype's calling features into many of its key products, including Office, the Xbox and its Windows Phone software, but it wil...
Article | 6/05/2011
Man sentenced to prison for defrauding Cisco
A Maryland man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for directing a multimillion-dollar warranty fraud scheme targeting Cisco Systems, the U.S....
Article | 15/04/2011
Asia out of IPv4 addresses
The Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) has run out of all but a handful of IPv4 addresses that it is holding in reserve for start-up net...
Article | 14/04/2011
Why you shouldn't worry about switching to IPv6 now
A lot of coverage of IPv6 over the past few years gives the impression that you need to switch to IPv6 soon. That's not necessarily the case, though, ...
Article | 11/04/2011
Internet2 turns 15: Has it delivered on its promise?
With nearly $100 million in new funding, Internet2, the faster, better Internet reserved for research and education, has embarked on an upgrade that w...
Article | 8/04/2011
Japan's NTT aims to fix quake-hit undersea cables by May
Seven segments of undersea data and telephone transmission cables that were damaged in the March 11 earthquake off Japan should be repaired by early M...
Article | 1/04/2011
IEEE approves next WiMax standard
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has approved IEEE 802.16m, the standard for the next generation of WiMax, which may deliver down...
Article | 29/03/2011
LG-Ericsson announces new network switches for SMBs
LG-Ericsson has recently introduced a variety of Ethernet switches specifically designed for small to medium businesses (SMBs).
Article | 23/03/2011
Austar developing local media "wonder box"
Regional pay television operator, Austar (ASX:AUN), is developing a cross-platform user interface that could aggregate and beam content to multiple de...
Article | 24/03/2011
Another iPad 2 problem: Glitchy Facetime
Some iPad 2 users who expected a flawless product are instead finding a handful of problems with their shiny new tablets. The latest is a freezing iss...