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Home networking explained, part 1: Here's the URL for you

CNET editor Dong Ngo gives all his answers to questions about the basics of home networking.

By December 9, 2014


'Warbiking' highlights the need for better wireless security

A high-tech bike ride around Sydney shows off how little thought many companies and individuals give to wireless security.

By July 8, 2014


Before Day of Atonement, confess sins to a digital goat

The Web site eScapegoating lets you anonymously share your sins with the digital world. It's like PostSecret for the Yom Kippur set.

By September 5, 2013


How hotel Wi-Fi killed my Chromecast travel dreams

The $35 Chromecast seemed like the perfect alternative to expensive hotel pay-per-view. Unfortunately, the hotel's Wi-Fi didn't cooperate.

By August 5, 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


Top Wi-Fi routers easy to hack, says study

The most popular home wireless routers are easily hacked and there's little you can do to stop it, says a new study by research firm Independent Security Evaluators.

By April 17, 2013


Jak streams audio over Wi-Fi into your car

Smartphone accessory maker BCoda showed Jak at CES 2013, a USB dongle representing an emerging category of tech: a Wi-Fi dongle designed to stream media.

By January 6, 2013


Some users reporting Wi-Fi issues with iPhone 5

Does the new iPhone 5 have a Wi-Fi problem? Some users seem to think so.

By September 23, 2012


Verizon to ship new Jetpack 890L mobile router

Verizon announces that its second Jetpack mobile router, the 890L, first introduced at CES 2012, will be available for purchase this Thursday.

By May 22, 2012


How to restore a missing Recovery HD partition in Lion

Installing OS X Lion sets up a hidden recovery partition on most systems, but if for some reason this is missing, then there are some options for restoring or otherwise using the functions this partition offers.

By January 25, 2012