keith shawMultimedia Content Editor, NetworkWorld

Keith Shaw writes the Cool Tools column for Network World, and is the Multimedia Content Editor for IDG Enterprise, responsible for editorial video and audio content creation. Follow him on Twitter @shawkeith.

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Top 10 home Wi-Fi network errors (and how to fix them)

The chances are pretty good that you have a wireless home network, or you've been asked by friends, family or co-workers to help install one in their home.

2 Services That Help Protect Public Wi-Fi Users

Private Wi-Fi can automatically connect and activate itself from startup, and proXPN's Premium version offers the ability to configure your iPad or iPhone to also use the service.

Linksys Routers Get Smart (Except for 'Easy Setup')

Shaw reviews Cisco's Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA4500.

Broadway Gizmo Brings Live TV to Your iPad, iPhone

When fully connected, users can stream live TV content from the box to any client device, including iPhones and iPads, or just regular old PCs or Mac notebooks.

Cool Summer Gadget Guide

Here are some suggestions for some great summer gadgets for work, travel, outdoors and exercise that will get you more enjoyment out of the summer season.

Tech Movie Guide for 2012

The season technically kicks off this week, so check out the superheroes, vampires, secret agents and more that will invade movie theaters this summer.

Japanese Fishing Game Will Keep Your Wrists Busy

Video game lets up to 8 people catch fish and sharks in a virtual pond.

20 Great Gifts for the Tech Obsessed

Here's some great advice for present for the tech maven in your life (and cool tech to consider for yourself).


Black Friday Goes Viral Video Crazy

Justin Bieber and Rebecca Black help hype up made-up holiday.

2 Tools That Can Kill Dead Spots

Shaw reviews D-Link's Amplifi PowerLine AV 500 4-Port Gigabit Switch, Cisco's Linksys RE1000 Wireless-N Range Extender/Bridge.

The 10 Geekiest iPad Apps Ever

Show your geek-itude by loading these apps on your Apple iPad.

HP TouchPad Joins the Tablet Race, but Has Some Catching up to Do

Shaw reviews the HP TouchPad.


Unintentional comedy at a gadget keynote

Asus Padfone launch creates a viral superstar


Sony's Streaming Media Player Has a Boatload of Content

Shaw reviews Sony Network Media Player.