Don't-Miss Networking Stories
Small-business owners shopping for a new router should avoid the flashy new 802.11ac models. Here’s why.
This router lets you monitor and control some network functions from an Internet-connected iOS or Android device.
Encrypt your wireless communications at non-secure locations with private VPN service Hotspot Shield.
Protect your Wi-Fi communications with personal VPN service Private WiFi.
Expandable and outfitted with a great operating system and tons of features, this two-bay NAS unit also moves data rapidly.
Super performance, four bays, USB 3.0, and a wealth of software features make this box a dream for small and medium-size businesses, albeit a very expensive one.
Web-based tech support services provide live help, but can you trust your PC in a stranger's hands? We suffered hold-time hell to test how four services dealt with real-world Windows problems.
Although a consumer-level router is good enough for some small businesses, you need stronger, more secure equipment that can handle traffic among many users. Here are the must-have features in a serious router.
You can find countless hosting services with similar prices. We help you read between the lines of the fine print to pick the product that fits the needs of your company's website.
The MagicJack Plus gives you unlimited, landline-quality home phone service on the cheap, but YMax still hasn’t learned how to offer decent support.
Before you lock your company into a contract, consider these tips--they'll help you read between the lines of the carriers' fine print and make the smartest choice.
Looking for a place where you can get things done--or be entertained--while waiting for a flight? We tested Wi-Fi quality and cell reception (and counted electrical outlets) at the 40 largest airports in the United States, to find the ones that do the best job of keeping you plugged in at the gate and in the air.
Any small business that doesn't provide outstanding customer service is a small business on its way to being a former small business.