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Comcast's open Wi-Fi hotspots inject ads into your browser

Comcast wants you to be sure you're connecting to an authentic Xfinity hotspot, so it's injecting JavaScript ads into your browser.

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A router and an extender: When your laptop doesn't know which to use.

Sometimes, you need two or more access points to spread your Wi-Fi throughout the house. But that can confuse a computer.

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Hidden but powerful Windows tools: Read about that and more in PCWorld's September Digital Edition

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or in a PDF-like Replica Edition. In the September issue we focus on Windows tools and tricks you might have overlooked. We also explore the newest wireless networking standards, outline Google Drive's productivity services, and more.

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Netgear announces its first supercharged 'wave-2' router: The $280 Nighthawk X4

New 4x4 device based on processors from Quantenna and Qualcomm.

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Asus RT-AC87U Wi-Fi router review: Yes, it’s fast

This router blows the doors off the competition (but that doesn’t mean it’s right for everyone).

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Could drones get X-ray vision through Wi-Fi?

Radio signals that see through walls might end up on drones.

Researchers promote battery-free Wi-Fi technology for Internet of Things

A research team at the University of Washington pushes forward with technology that uses radio frequency for power

How to find the hotels, beaches and airports with the best Wi-Fi

If you're looking for a place to stay this summer where you can hole up with Netflix in the evening, avoid some of the hotel industry's biggest names.

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Invasion of the connected cars: Buick leads 30-plus GM cars into the 4G LTE future

It's not a gimmick, it's a game-changer. More than 30 GM cars in the 2015 model year will have 4G LTE. That connectivity will transform the automotive experience for the driver as well as the passengers.

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Netgear Nighthawk X6 Wi-Fi router review: The best router for a crowded house

It’s not the fastest, but it can do tricks the competition can’t.