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Free WiFi Hotspot

Turn your laptop into a portable WiFi hotspot to share WiFi with friends, family, coworkers.

3 stars Editors' rating on Feb 15, 2015
3.5 stars Users' rating out of 12 reviews
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845,843 total downloads
6,281 last week

WIFI Signal Strength

Display and update information about the SSID and signal strength of your wireless network.

2 stars Users' rating out of 16 reviews
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244,987 total downloads
537 last week


Monitor the activity of wireless networks.

4 stars Users' rating out of 6 reviews
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118,821 total downloads
362 last week

Wi-Fi Password Recovery

Recover your forgotten or lost Wi-Fi password (WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK passwords).

5 stars Users' rating out of 57 reviews
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98,856 total downloads
1,197 last week

WIFi Locator

Locate wireless network access points around your environment.

2.5 stars Users' rating out of 7 reviews
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95,456 total downloads
157 last week

Virtual Router Simplicity

Create stable virtual Wi-Fi hotspot with zero configuration.

5 stars Users' rating out of 1 reviews
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89,998 total downloads
136 last week

WiFi Discover IP MAC SSID

WiFi Discover IP MAC SSIDDo you know your IP Address? Wish to know better about the WiFi you are connected to? With this free app you can check...

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102 total downloads
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WiFi Scanner

802.11 WiFi wireless scanner and connection manager.

3.5 stars Users' rating out of 9 reviews
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69,496 total downloads
84 last week

WiFi Channel Scanner

View the status of all WiFi wireless hotspots around you.

3 stars Users' rating out of 2 reviews
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61,200 total downloads
433 last week

JiWire Wi-Fi Finder

Search WiFi hotspots and monitor your wireless connection.

1 stars Users' rating out of 2 reviews
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51,640 total downloads
19 last week

Eyefi Cloud delivers photos from camera to all your devices

Made to work with Eyefi's Mobi Wi-Fi-enabled SD cards and apps, the service puts all your shots in one spot for viewing across devices and computers.

By April 17, 2014


CoreText bug may crash OS X and iOS apps

A flaw in Apple's text-handling routines may cause a number of OS X and iOS programs and services to crash and could be used for potential nefarious purposes.

By August 30, 2013


Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Readers ask about the necessity of running permissions fixes regularly among other topics.

By June 7, 2013


NYC subway expands wireless service

New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority beefs up wireless network to 36 stations.

By April 25, 2013


Home networking explained, part 6: Keep your network secure

CNET editor Dong Ngo offers a few (OK, five or six) simple tips on keeping your home network secure.

By April 22, 2013


How to find truly free wireless access

Gaps in free wireless Internet access are slowly being filled in by public and private organizations, as well as by ad hoc groups of wireless-network users offering a portion of their bandwidth to the public.

By March 27, 2013


How to adjust network settings in OS X via the command line

In addition to using the system preferences, you can adjust Wi-Fi network configuration in OS X via Terminal.

By January 30, 2013


Reuse an old router to bridge devices to your wireless network

Reuse an old router to connect wired-only devices -- like your TV, DVR, or game console -- to your wireless network.

By October 11, 2012


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

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

By August 17, 2012


InstaWifi for Android shares Wi-Fi access via NFC or QR code

Instead of having to tell your wireless password to each person that needs access for their smartphone or tablet, just try using this simple app.

By July 27, 2012