Networking

The Best Apps for Fixing Your Wi-Fi

The Best Apps for Fixing Your Wi-Fi

Troubleshooting your Wi-Fi can be an exercise in frustration. Why aren’t you getting the speeds you promised? Why does your phone lose connection behind the fish tank? Just how much of a difference is your new mesh router making? To answer these and more questions, you need to install a…

Google Nest Wifi Is All The Router Most People Need

Google Nest Wifi Is All The Router Most People Need

At last month’s big hardware extravaganza, Google finally showed off an update to its three-year-old mesh Wi-Fi system that now lives under the company’s Nest smart home brand. Despite a lack of support for the new WiFi 6 standard, Google Nest Wifi includes other hardware and performance upgrades, including access…

US Bans ZTE From Buying Parts From American Companies For 7 Years

US Bans ZTE From Buying Parts From American Companies For 7 Years

After pleading guilty to charges of violating sanctions and illegally shipping US goods to Iran, ZTE agreed to pay almost $US900 million ($1.2 billion) in fines in 2017, with up to $US300 million ($386 million) in possible additional damages. However, it seems those penalties weren’t enough for Uncle Sam, because…