Your router might look like an impenetrable black box of internet mystery, but tweaking a few settings under the hood is easier than you might think. Here are some of the options you can reconfigure to get a faster wireless connection and keep unwelcome visitors off your network.
If you live in a particularly tall or wide house, or one with a complicated layout, then you might have problems with Wi-Fi dead zones where your high-speed wireless broadband connection just can’t reach. That can seriously hamper your Netflix binge-watching or Spotify streaming. You don’t have to settle for patchy…
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This restaurant in rural China isn't bathed in Wifi. According to the above sign, it's covered in Wife.
Last night, after attending the midnight Wii U launch event in New York City (which was a lot of fun!), I went home to download the big day-one firmware patch.
Patlabor, the iconic Japanese anime, will be reborn this year—as a WiFi tower.
Back in November 2011, Air China (China's national airline) launched its in-flight wifi service. Unfortunately it wasn't a real wifi network, users only connected to the in-flight intranet instead of the real internet.
With the North American release of Sony's next generation handheld a mere month away, commenter Yoshi Salcedo is wondering who is going with 3G and who is opting to purchase the less expensive Wifi-only version. We're kinda curious too.
Capcom releases its first online iPhone game in Resident Evil Mercenaries VS., in which players battle zombies and human opponents as Jill Valentine, Chris Redfield, or Albert Wesker. It's on sale now in the iTunes App Store for $2.99.
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]
The Nintendo 3DS will rely on Wi-Fi connectivity to deliver free downloadable game content and demos, and AT&T will provide more than 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots for just that purpose this summer.
The Friend Code, the bane of every modern Nintendo gamer's existence, is getting a major overhaul with the release of the 3DS, allowing friends to find friends with little to none of the hair-pulling frustration that is currently involved.
Pokémon and Nintendo celebrate the 10th anniversary of Pokémon Gold and Silver by releasing the original secret Pokémon into the wild for a limited time. Here's what you need to do to score Mew.
Have you ever played an online game while flying?
LAN parties on the go could be coming to Ford vehicles this year, the company announced at CES today.
GameStop is taking preorders for the Xbox 360 Wireless N adapter, whose existence was recently confirmed, but for which no launch date was given. It ships Nov. 3, says GameStop.
The 802.11n adapter whose development Microsoft recently confirmed will cost you one benjamin. The existing 802.11g adapter will get a haircut and cost $79.99. That's according to Ars Technica's trusty, and unnamed, "Mole."
An FCC listing last week showed it had reviewed an official 802.11n wireless adapter Microsoft's developing for the 360. A flier in an Italian Gears of War 2 pointed to the same thing. The company has formally confirmed its existence.
When the Zune Store opens up on the 360 later this year, you'll need a 802.11n network in your house if you want to stream HD content. Microsoft's current wi-fi adapter can't do 802.11n. So they need a new one!