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Home networking explained, part 2: optimising your Wi-Fi network

Home networking explained, part 2: optimising your Wi-Fi network

CNET editor Dong Ngo answers questions about how to optimize a home Wi-Fi network. 1


Cloak yourself on open Wi-Fi hotspots

Cloak yourself on open Wi-Fi hotspots

Worried about using an open Wi-Fi hotspot? You should be. Thankfully, Cloak can help. 2


How to use public Wi-Fi hot spots safely

How to use public Wi-Fi hot spots safely

Public Wi-Fi hot spots might be handy, but they can also be dangerous. Find out how to surf safely without putting the private data on your computer at risk. 2


Advanced Wi-Fi troubleshooting tips

Advanced Wi-Fi troubleshooting tips

Can't connect to Wi-Fi, having security issues or just ready to throw your router out the window? Try some of these tips first.


Basic Wi-Fi troubleshooting tips

Basic Wi-Fi troubleshooting tips

Are you having problems with your Wi-Fi connection? Molly Wood has a pile of tips to help you out.


Network buying guide

Network buying guide

Here's what you need to know about networking, from the standards and technologies to the best products for your home or office. 5


Ask Us: Should I bother with wireless broadband?

Ask Us: Should I bother with wireless broadband?

Joseph Hanlon takes you through the pros and cons of wireless broadband to help you figure out if it's right for you. 1


Ask Us: How can I improve the wireless connection from my laptop to my router?

Ask Us: How can I improve the wireless connection from my laptop to my router?

Frustrated by poor signal strength on your network? Here are four options you can try to improve it. 2


Renovating? Don't forget to network

Renovating? Don't forget to network

Been doing a bit of renovating? Before you install the plasterboard and start painting, consider spending an afternoon to run a local area network (LAN) through your house. 13


Fast fixes for 10 common Wi-Fi problems

Fast fixes for 10 common Wi-Fi problems

If wireless network problems are leaving you befuddled, these valuable tips can help you make a better connection. 15


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