Protect Your Data With These Great Deals for World Backup Day

Amazon is celebrating World Backup Day with great deals on everything you need to keep your data safe. Inside, you'll find routers, range extenders, powerline adapters, hard drives, and NAS boxes from several manufacturers, most of which are marked down to all-time low prices. » 3/31/15 8:15am Yesterday 8:15am

Great Deals on 802.11ac Routers to Fit Any Budget

If you're still rocking an old 802.11n router at home, today's a great day to bring your network into the present. We've found great deals on five different 802.11ac routers at a range of price points, starting with a $70 D-Link with solid reviews, and going all the way up to a triband behemoth in the Netgear… » 12/02/14 10:15am 12/02/14 10:15am

Stop Giving Extra Money to Your ISP with This Discounted Modem

If you're paying your ISP a monthly modem rental fee, you might as well be throwing money into a black hole. It's never too late to buy your own though, and today's deal offers a great opportunity. » 11/12/14 9:45am 11/12/14 9:45am

Upgrade Your Network with Today's Amazon Gold Box

If you aren't totally satisfied with your home network, Amazon's got a ton of deals for you in today's Gold Box. » 10/23/14 9:16am 10/23/14 9:16am

Declare Independence from Slow Wi-Fi with This Discounted AC Router

The deals don't stop just because it's a holiday, and today's best is this powerful 802.11 AC router from ASUS, on sale today for $40 off. » 7/04/14 9:16am 7/04/14 9:16am

Can Your Network Handle The "Optimal" Xbox One Experience?

Along with today's clarification of the online requirements of the Xbox One, Microsoft also gave us an internet speed target: "For an optimal experience, we recommend a broadband connection of 1.5Mbps." That doesn't seem unreasonable. Let's see how we do! » 6/06/13 8:13pm 6/06/13 8:13pm

This Magic Box Transforms Your Electrical Outlets into Internet…

Over the course of several years I've painstakingly migrated all of my gaming and electronics equipment into a single area, an impassable tangle of wires and blinking lights, all in the name of making sure I had a stable, wired connection at all times. Once I got everything just right, Diamond Multimedia sent me the… » 2/02/12 1:00pm 2/02/12 1:00pm

Indie Fighting Game Skullgirls Beats Lag With GGPO

The all-girl brawler Skullgirls will fight for lag-free online battles with the implementation of latency-hiding tech GGPO, which enables the play of classic, old-school fighting games over the internet. Developer Reverge Labs officially announced that Skullgirls would be the first commercial fighting game to use GGPO… » 4/05/11 8:30pm 4/05/11 8:30pm

How to Ditch Slow Wireless Speeds and Go Completely Wired in Your Home…

Wi-Fi provides a convenient way to connect the computers in your home without the hassle of wires, but Wi-Fi is also slow and unreliable compared to a wired connection. Here's how to go wired where it counts. [Lifehacker] » 3/17/11 12:20pm 3/17/11 12:20pm

Twitter Zombies To Death On Your iPhone

Experience the thrill of social networking and casual gaming convergence with Tweet Defense, an iPhone zombie tower defense title that boosts your units' power based on your Twitter activity. » 3/09/10 11:40am 3/09/10 11:40am

What Went Wrong With Demigod

Stardock CEO Brad Wardell exhaustively details the whys and hows behind Demigod's crippling networking issues in a blog post aptly titled "Demigod: So what the hell happened?" » 5/19/09 4:00pm 5/19/09 4:00pm

Need a Jorb? 2K Boston's Recruiting Hard at GDC

2K Boston, the house behind Bioshock, hits SF and the GDC this week looking for talent to help them with "their biggest and most ambitious project yet." Dozens of openings are promised. » 3/21/09 4:00pm 3/21/09 4:00pm

Castle Crashers Beset By Problems, Patch On The Way

Castle Crashers » 9/01/08 8:30pm 9/01/08 8:30pm is proving rather popular with the XBLA crowd, but it is fair to say that it has had a difficult first couple of days. There have been widespread reports of networking problems with some gamers being unable to connect to games and others being completely unable to find online servers. Several instances…