Monthly Archives: June 2013

28 Jun

Some simple tips can protect your WiFi network from hackers

Nowadays, people are increasingly turning to WiFi networks. More than a quarter of Internet users worldwide use WiFi at home to connect to the web, according to Google. However, many of them are unaware of how to protect their home network, or do not consider it important to do so. When data is...
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24 Jun

Wi-Fi will be a bigger part of mobile future

Wi-Fi will be a bigger part of mobile future By Mark Lowenstein Source URL: http://www.fiercewireless.com/story/lowensteins-view-wi-fi-will-be-bigger-part-mobile-future/2013-06-24 Five years ago, the dividing lines were clear. There was your Wi-Fi world, drafting off a home or office broadband connection; and your mobile world, for most other scenarios. But W-iFi is becoming a much larger part of...
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23 Jun

Ten years of free wireless Internet access in the downtown

By Charles Mcmahon June 22, 2013 2:00 AM PORTSMOUTH — Ten years of free wireless Internet access in the downtown came full circle for its founders Thursday in Market Square. A decade ago, both Erik Crago and Scott Campbell were sitting in the city’s center marvelling over the fast Internet speeds they were...
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22 Jun

802.11ac is not going to give you a Gigabit of throughput

By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for Networking | June 21, 2013 Here’s my list of the five things you need to know before you invest in this new wireless technology. 1) 802.11ac is not going to give you a Gigabit of throughput True, 802.11ac access points working with 802.11ac devices will give you faster...
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19 Jun

Make a Wi-Fi heatmap to find your network’s dead zones and hot spots

A nifty tool for figuring out where to put your wireless access points or improve your signal coverage By Melanie Pinola Remember that game of hot or cold? One person hides something and tells you if you’re hot (close) or cold (far away) from it. Ekahau HeatMapper (Windows only) is a network utility...
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