Don't-Miss Networking Stories

How to know when it's time to replace your router

Can a router wear out? Is there a way to make it last longer? How do you know when you should cut bait and buy new?

How to Extend Your Wi-Fi Network

Tips and tricks to boost your wireless network range at home or in the office.

My Internet Connection Randomly Drops Off

Jake Clarke asked why his Internet connection completely drops out every so often

Easy Home Automation Projects for the Weekend Warrior: Part One

This first installment in an ongoing series will cover everything you need to know about lighting control.

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How to Fix Your Wi-Fi Network: 7 Tips

A quick guide to fixing the most common Wi-Fi problems that crop up at home, in the office, or on the road.

How to Enhance Your Router With Open-Source Firmware

The stock firmware included on many broadband routers takes advantage of only a fraction of the hardware's capabilities. We explain how to use use powerful open-source firmware to unleash the beast in your router.

16 PC Mysteries Solved!

Our digital detectives uncover the truth behind some of tech’s most baffling questions.

How to Make Your Own Network Cables

We show you how to clean up the rat's nest of cables behind your PC by making custom-length network cables and wiring your own network jacks.

Extend Your Wireless Network

Crazy4laptops needs to extend a WiFi network throughout a "rather long house." He asked the Networking forum for advice.

Protect Yourself From DNSChanger

If the DNSChanger rootkit has infected your PC, you'll lose access to the Internet when the FBI shuts down DNSChanger's surrogate DNS servers. Here's how to determine whether you're infected, and what to do if you are.

How to Buy a Router

Buying a router may not be at the top of everyone's to-do list, but a new model can mean the difference between enjoying Netflix in HD and seeing a grainy mess of substandard video.

How Switching to VoIP Can Save You Money

Migrating your business to a Voice-over-IP communications system may save you a big chunk of change in the long run. Here's why (and how) to cut the phone line and go VoIP-only.

Fifth-Generation Wi-Fi Is Coming: Are You Ready for 802.11ac?

We’re on the verge of the biggest change in wireless networking since 2007. Fifth-generation Wi-Fi technology promises to deliver faster-than-cable speed--without the cables.