wi-fi

  1. cageymaru

    The D-Link DWR-2010 Is a 5G NR Enhanced Gateway

    D-Link has announced the release of its new 5G gateway. The DWR-2010 is a 5G NR Enhanced Gateway that provides 5G internet connectivity through an 802.11ac/n wireless network. This allows users access to internet speeds 10 times faster than the current LTE standard. The device showcases its...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Wi-Fi Alliance Renames Wireless Standards

    In order to "help users identify devices that provide the latest Wi-Fi experience," the Wi-Fi alliance decided to rebrand past wireless standards. IEEE 802.11n is called "Wi-Fi 4", 802.11ac is "Wi-Fi 5", and 802.11ax will be called "Wi-Fi 6." In addition to the new names, the organization is...
  3. DooKey

    To Detect Bombs Efficiently and Cheaply, Try Using Wi-Fi

    Researchers from Rutgers University have published a study that show Wi-Fi can be used to detect weapons and bombs. The study shows Wi-Fi was able to tell the difference between dangerous and non-dangerous items 99 percent of the time. It was also very effective in the detection of liquids and...
  4. Q

    How to connect my setup to a mobile hotspot?

    The mobile hotspot would likely be a Verizon Jetpack, for example. (A shame these don't have ethernet ports on them) I wouldn't mind having this option potentially as an "emergency backup" during any outages. It's definitely one of those "bonus ideas." ;) What would it take? Here is...
  5. DooKey

    'Future city' to be Built in Canada by Alphabet company

    Sidewalk Labs, owned by the parent company of Google, Alphabet, is going to build a digital city in Toronto. They plan to turn the waterfront area into a working laboratory for a range of "smart" technologies. Sounds interesting, but you have to wonder if it's a good idea to continue putting...
  6. K

    ASUS Wi-Fi GO! Module Replacement Antenna Options?

    I have an ASUS Z270i Strix motherboard and I was looking around to figure out if I can use another type of antenna for the Wi-Fi module. I don't want to have a plastic thing sitting on top of my case with wires going to the I/O shield. Instead I'd rather have a couple of hard antenna on the back...
  7. D

    Digital Radio / Speaker

    Hello, Bit of an odd requirement :) Looking for a radio for my dad who wants to listen to an international radio station outside. I want to have it setup where he can turn the device on / off and select a pre-configured station via the device. The station is not available locally on AM / FM...
  8. Cerulean

    Wi-Fi stopped working properly in my 5-year old DD-WRT Netgear N600 WNDR3700v2

    I live in an apartment on the top-most floor (3rd), and the Wi-Fi on my Netgear N600 WNDR3700v2 is no longer working properly anymore (both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz), but is still able to perform all other functions. I don't really want to spend money, but if I must the budget is $135 (about how much I...
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