Wireless

How to set up your Wi-Fi, configure your wireless router, or mesh Wi-Fi system. How to work with networking features, share files, stream media, and more.

What is WPS? Where is the WPS button on a router?

If you have configured a wireless router on your own, you probably encountered the term WPS in its configuration menus, or you might have seen a button marked WPS on the router's back. But do you know what WPS is? How does WPS work? Which devices and operating systems provide support...

How to find and change the MAC address on your iPhone (or iPad)

Do you own an iPhone or an iPad and wondering what’s your MAC address and how to change it? Would you like to spoof your MAC address or, the opposite, disable MAC address randomization on your Apple mobile device? If you answered yes to any of these questions, read on. Here’s how...

6 ways to restore the original MAC address of your network card

There are times when you might want or have to change the MAC address of your network adapter so that you can connect to certain networks. However, what do you do when you have to restore the original MAC address, and you do not know what that was? Fortunately, you can quickly...

Do iPhones have NFC? How do you use NFC on an iPhone?

NFC is a popular technology that’s been available for more than just a couple of years. It’s used everywhere, from portable speakers to payment systems, and for all kinds of things, ranging from transferring contacts or files to pairing your smartphone with your car. The...

Review ASUS ROG Strix GS-AX5400: Wi-Fi 6 for gamers!

ASUS has several AX5400 wireless routers, most of which are gaming routers with RGB lighting. One of their newest models is the ASUS ROG Strix GS-AX5400. This router delivers Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, many gaming-oriented features, and powerful hardware for a slightly higher price than...

Use NetSpot WiFi Analyzer to identify the best channel for your Wi-Fi

Few people set up their home or office router correctly. Most just opt for the default settings proposed by the quick setup wizard on their router, and that’s all. However, if you’re in a busy area with many wireless networks, interference can be a problem that lowers the speed...

TP-Link RE500X review: Extending Wi-Fi 6 networks

Many people are upgrading their routers to Wi-Fi 6. They benefit from improved speeds, stronger routers that handle more simultaneous connections, as well as improved wireless coverage. However, depending on the router you buy and the layout of your home, you may still encounter some...

How to map network drives and add FTP locations in Windows 11

Easily working with network shares is essential for small businesses. It’s also useful for people who like to keep data on network computers, drives connected to their routers, or even NAS devices. And, to make things faster and more friendly,...

How to add and use a VPN in Windows 11

Windows 11 has a built-in VPN feature that allows you to add as many VPNs as you wish and connect to them. In this guide, you’ll learn what you need in order to add a VPN connection to Windows 11, how to create a VPN connection, use it, change its settings, and delete it when you...