Tag Archive: WiFi


Fill your home with Wi-Fi using TP-Link’s Deco M5 system on sale for $152

The TP-Link Deco M5 whole home mesh networking system comes in a three-pack on sale for $ 151.99. This is right around the lowest price we’ve seen this year on the whole home Wi-Fi system. The Deco M5 sells for around $ 170 regularly and you can still find it going for that price at other places like Amazon. The B&H deal is limited to just one set per customer, and the shipping may be delayed by a couple of  [Read More…]

These are the best cheap Wi-Fi 6 routers you can get.

The next generation of Wi-Fi, known as Wi-Fi 6, is making its way to a lot of new phones and wireless devices. This new tech brings with it the fastest speeds, more consistent coverage, and support for more devices. Wi-Fi 6 has finally made its way to the cheaper routers that most people are interested in without losing the best features that come with it. The best overall cheap Wi-Fi 6 router is the Asus RT-AX56U thanks to  [Read More…]

Save money or boost the signal on your OnePlus phone with Wi-Fi calling

Whether you’re trying to save some money on your calling plan, or if you just want to take advantage of your strong home Wi-Fi signal while you’re stuck working from home, you should learn how to enable Wi-Fi calling on your smartphone. While there might be a slight discrepancy between carriers or geographic locations, following the steps below should do the trick in toggling on Wi-Fi calling for your OnePlus phone.

How to enable Wi-Fi calling on a  [Read More…]

If the Wi-Fi on your Chromebook isn’t up to par, try these tips

I love using my Chromebook when I’m working from home to be as portable and productive as possible. With its touchscreen, stylus, and 360-degree hinge, I also find that it makes a great entertainment device as well — until the Wi-Fi starts acting finicky. If this happens to you, here are a few simple things you can try to get things up and working again as intended.

How to fix slow Wi-Fi: Turn it off then turn it  [Read More…]

Wi-Fi 6E FAQ: What this huge upgrade to Wi-Fi means for you

Wireless speed is all about spectrum and making the most of what’s available. For years, we have been stuck using Wi-Fi in 40MHz chunks at 2.4GHz and 80MHz chunks at 5GHz with 160MHz available in some cases. On April 23 2020, though, the FCC adopted rules to make 1,200MHz of spectrum available at 6GHz that can be used in the next generation of Wi-Fi. This new spectrum could be key to keeping Wi-Fi fast and reliable even as  [Read More…]

Boost your productivity when you win an Eero Pro mesh Wi-Fi system!

Eero is one of the best-known names in mesh networking, and for good reason. It’s a router system that’s both simple and powerful, and one that makes it easy to configure as big as your house (and beyond) requires without adding needless complication. Eero’s biggest win is in its simplicity. You just plug it in, and it works. There’s no advanced configuration, and the system handles moving devices between the base and Beacons seamlessly. It also has a  [Read More…]

Having Wi-Fi issues with your Lenovo C340-11? You’re not alone.

This bug couldn’t have come at a worse time.

What you need to know A Wi-Fi bug has been discovered in Chrome OS 80, impacting the Lenovo Chromebook C340-11. This bug causes the C340-11 to see a significantly weaker Wi-Fi signal than other devices, making it unable to connect to the router unless very close to the machine. The problem has been fixed in Chrome OS 81, which is now slated to push to Stable next Tuesday  [Read More…]

How to fix slow Wi-Fi at home: Tips for your router, computer, and phone

There are a few things you can do to get better wireless performance from your router.

If you’re working from home for the first time, it can be a lot to get used to. It’s easy to feel isolated and overwhelmed, and the last thing you want to deal with is an unreliable internet connection. A stable Wi-Fi signal is an absolute necessity when you’re working from home, and it’s particularly infuriating when you’re in the middle  [Read More…]

How to fix slow Wi-Fi on your current router

There are a few things you can do to get better wireless performance from your router.

If you’re working from home for the first time, it can be a lot to get used to. It’s easy to feel isolated and overwhelmed, and the last thing you want to deal with is an unreliable internet connection. A stable Wi-Fi signal is an absolute necessity when you’re working from home, and it’s particularly infuriating when you’re in the middle  [Read More…]

How to increase the speed of your current Wi-Fi router

There are a few things you can do to get better wireless performance from your router.

If you’re working from home for the first time, it can be a lot to get used to. It’s easy to feel isolated and overwhelmed, and the last thing you want to deal with is an unreliable internet connection. A stable Wi-Fi signal is an absolute necessity when you’re working from home, and it’s particularly infuriating when you’re in the middle  [Read More…]