Mover el router solo 5 cm puede mejorar el alcance de tu red WiFi

Más de una vez, intentando entender cómo es posible que no le llegue señal WiFi al PC que esta a escasos 4 metros del router y separado sólo por una pared he pensado: "Vamos, no puede ser tan difícil". Pero la cuestión es que sí, lo es, y el electromagnetismo que hay detrás de las redes WiFi ofrece peculiares… » 3/30/15 10:25am Yesterday 10:25am

Moving Your Wi-Fi Router Even a Couple Inches Can Improve Your Signal

As a general rule, most tech is more complex than it seems. Your Wi-Fi router, for example, can create dark spots with poorer reception in your home depending on your floor plan. You can potentially change these spots by simply nudging your router. » 3/30/15 5:00am Yesterday 5:00am

Google Now Tells You If Your Flight Will Have WI-Fi

Snagging in-flight Wi-Fi can be somewhat of a lottery. Now, Google will let you find out before you fly if your airplane will provide you with data as you cruise through the skies. » 3/13/15 6:51am 3/13/15 6:51am

Wi-Fi Signals Look Incredibly Uneven When They're Visualized

You probably don't think about Wi-Fi signal much, except when you're at the the wrong end of your apartment and swearing profusely. But rather than being some steady, even projection of data, Wi-Fi actually looks completely random when you map it out in 3-D. » 3/11/15 11:55pm 3/11/15 11:55pm

15 Ways to Prevent Online Fraud and Identity Theft

Online fraud and identity theft are huge problems. Hackers are everywhere. From the lone individual in his parent's basement to state sponsored hackers from Russia and China, it's only getting worse. Like it or not, online fraud and identity theft are problems most all of us will have to experience at one time or… » 3/05/15 10:17am 3/05/15 10:17am

​How to make free calls over internet

You may make a free call over internet. Making call to any country is possible using different applications. Phone to phone, phone to desktop and conversely call is possible too if internet connection is available. » 3/04/15 6:55am 3/04/15 6:55am

Toggle Hardware Controls in Android Lollipop with a Voice Command

For the longest time, voice commands like "turn on Wi-Fi" on Android would give you a settings page where you could manually toggle your settings. In Android Lollipop, however, they work immediately. » 2/20/15 5:30am 2/20/15 5:30am

Dónde consultar la clave de tu WiFi en Windows 8

Si tienes activa la opción de recordar las redes WiFi a las que te has conectado antes, no hace falta que recuerdes la clave, pero a veces es útil poder consultar ese amasijo de letras y números para, por ejemplo, dictársela a un amigo. En Windows 8, consultar la clave de una WiFi es muy sencillo. » 2/17/15 1:10pm 2/17/15 1:10pm

Find Your Wifi Password in Windows 8.1

A friend wants a slice of your home Wi-Fi but you've completely forgotten what the password is, as you connected your laptop about two-and-a-half years ago. If you're running Windows 8.1, then looking up your password from your laptop or desktop only takes a few clicks of the mouse. Here's how to do it. » 2/17/15 9:20am 2/17/15 9:20am

Build a Directional Wi-Fi Antenna from Kitchen Gear and a Baby Bottle

Living with weak Wi-Fi is no way to live, and if you're not in a place where you can just add a bridge or repeater, a quick trip to the kitchen may be in order. You'll need a baby bottle, a mesh strainer, and a USB Wi-Fi dongle. Here's how the whole thing works. » 2/17/15 5:00am 2/17/15 5:00am

August Smart Lock and Connect Review: I'll Use Keys, Thanks 

Four months ago, we called the August Smart Lock superb. I knew that sooner or later, I'd invite one into my home. I got my chance a few weeks ago with the August Connect dongle, a $50 add-on that gives the lock internet access so you can control it from anywhere in the world. Sadly, it also revealed the lock's… » 2/13/15 10:20am 2/13/15 10:20am

Cómo obtener una señal WiFi potente en todos los rincones de tu casa

Si vives en un casa con una arquitectura particular, ya sea muy grande o muy alta, tal vez tengas problemas en esas zonas muertas a las que tu conexión simplemente no llega. Por suerte, no tienes por qué conformarte con ello, existen diversas maneras en las que puedes extender el alcance de tu Wi-Fi. » 2/03/15 11:20am 2/03/15 11:20am

How to Get a Strong Wi-Fi Signal in Every Room of Your House

If you live in a particularly tall or wide house, or one with a complicated layout, then you might have problems with Wi-Fi dead zones where your high-speed wireless broadband connection just can't reach. That can seriously hamper your Netflix binge-watching or Spotify streaming. You don't have to settle for patchy… » 2/03/15 9:50am 2/03/15 9:50am

Cuba's Illegal Underground Internet Is Thriving

In Old Havana's last remaining internet cafe, an hour online costs about almost a quarter of an average monthly salary. But armed with some piecemeal networking equipment and rebellious sensibilities, some Cuban youths have taken connectivity into their own hands. » 1/26/15 12:15pm 1/26/15 12:15pm

WiFi Map Is a Crowdsourced List of Routers and Passwords

iOS/Android: If Maslow were to revise his hierarchy, Wi-Fi would be down there by the base, right between psychological and safety needs. For those of you thirstier for Wi-Fi than you are for water, WiFi Map is an app that shows over 2.1 million Wi-Fi hotspots around the world. » 1/26/15 7:30am 1/26/15 7:30am

Estudiante crea un algoritmo que aumenta hasta 7 veces la velocidad WiFi

La velocidad de tu conexión WiFi no solo depende de tu proveedor de Internet, también (entre otras cosas) del número de redes WiFi alrededor. A más redes, más interferencias entre ellas y menor velocidad de tu red. Un estudiante ha desarrollado ahora un algoritmo para solucionar el problema. » 1/23/15 6:12am 1/23/15 6:12am

Marriot desiste, no bloqueará las redes WiFi personales en sus hoteles

Los viajeros de todo el mundo podemos felicitarnos un poco hoy. La cadena de hoteles Marriot ha anunciado públicamente que desiste de su plan para bloquear las redes WiFi personales de sus huéspedes. La decisión pone fin a una disputa política en la que han llegado a meterse Google y Microsoft. » 1/15/15 6:55pm 1/15/15 6:55pm

Beware of scary WiFi Virus

It’s called Chameleon—a computer virus—but maybe it should be called FrankenVirus. You wouldn’t believe what it can do: literally move through the air, as in airborne—like a biological pathogen. » 1/14/15 7:53am 1/14/15 7:53am