33 Results for

slow wi-fi

Review

Skydog Web App and Smart Family Wi-Fi Router w/Cloud Service Subscription

Though feature-rich, the Skydog's hardware is too slow and limited to justify its high cost and ongoing subscription pricing.

By January 27, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating January 27, 2014

MSRP: $149.00

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Best wireless routers of 2016

The top routers that support the new 802.11ac standard on the market. Since there aren't that many of them, all of those on this list are the best of their kind.

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Can Christmas lights slow down your Wi-Fi?

We put the yearly rumor to the test.

By December 8, 2015

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Getting heated at the ineffective OneLink by First Alert Wi-Fi Smoke and CO Alarm

Useless HomeKit integration and super slow smarts let down First Alert's Nest Protect competitor.

By January 26, 2016

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Ways to speed up your Wi-Fi

Tired of dealing with your slow Internet connection? Here are five ways to speed up your Wi-Fi router.

By March 20, 2015

Review

Crock-Pot WeMo Smart Slow Cooker

If you have a stable home Wi-Fi connection and want more control over your slow-cooked meals, Belkin and Jarden's Crock-Pot WeMo Smart Slow Cooker can give you the on-the-go access you crave. For everyone else, it's an overpriced slow cooker that makes a hands-off process much more involved.

By June 6, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 6, 2014
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Wi-Fi at 30,000 feet: Here's how to deal

Just say it: in-flight Wi-Fi is expensive and painstakingly slow. But if you're going to purchase it anyway, here are a few tips that'll get more bang for your buck.

By August 29, 2013

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Inside Scoop: Wi-Fi routers susceptible to hacking

In this Inside Scoop, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Seth Rosenblatt discuss the vulnerability of wireless routers. To the shock and dismay of many, they're far more hackable than initially thought, which can leave personal and financial information exposed. Find out why router manufacturers are slow to make security changes and what you can do to protect yourself.

By April 19, 2013

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Laptop Wi-Fi could slow down a man's swimmers, study finds

New report out of Argentina says radiation from a notebook's Wi-Fi connection could decrease the motility of sperm while increasing its DNA fragmentation.

By November 29, 2011

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Floods, fires, power outages: Isn't there an app for that?

See how well some street-smart tech can protect the CNET Smart Home against domestic disasters.

By December 11, 2015

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Ask Maggie: On Amtrak Wi-Fi and Droid Bionic

This week's Ask Maggie explains why Wi-Fi on the go is so frustratingly slow, and delivers some good news about the launch for the Motorola Droid Bionic.

By July 29, 2011