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 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
Netgear WAX620 review: Remarkably good value
A photograph of the Netgear WAX620
routers

Netgear WAX620 review: Remarkably good value

A high-performing AX3600 Wi-Fi 6 access point with classy cloud management services and a perfect price for SMBs
21 Oct 2021
What is Ethernet? The standards, explained
Ethernet cables plugged into a router
Network & Internet

What is Ethernet? The standards, explained

We take a deep-dive into the backbone of modern networking
15 Oct 2021
HPE wins networking contract with Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
The poster for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games outside the Library of Birmingham
Network & Internet

HPE wins networking contract with Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

The company has been hired to supply edge technology with AI-driven security and management tools
15 Oct 2021
NETGEAR offers VPN support for branch offices and remote workers
Woman on a computer with NETGEAR's new VPN overlaying the image
wifi & hotspots

NETGEAR offers VPN support for branch offices and remote workers

Insight Business VPN is exclusive to NETGEAR’s Orbi Pro Series subscribers
14 Oct 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?
1 Oct 2021
EnGenius ECW260 review: Braving the elements
A photograph of the EnGenius ECW260 with aerials attached
routers

EnGenius ECW260 review: Braving the elements

A heavily armoured outdoor Wi-Fi 6 AP offering great performance and cloud management at a good price
22 Sep 2021
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
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
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
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
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
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