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Wireless upgrades from Cisco, Aruba, Juniper aim at helping businesses reopen safely

Cisco, Aruba and Juniper are unwrapping packages aimed at helping organizations safely re-open as some Covid-19 restrictions ease

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Flo by Moen Smart Water Detector review: This early-warning device can protect your home from water damage

Water damage is the most common--and most costly--risks your home will ever face. This sensor will raise the alarm almost immediately, so you can take corrective action.

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Wi-Fi to the rescue as governments react to COVID pandemic

Improvisation and partnerships are the name of the game, municipalities struggle to provide wireless internet access to those who don't have it but need it.

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Wireless mesh networks: Everything you need to know

There are genuine benefits behind the hype for mesh Wi-Fi technology.

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802.11: Wi-Fi standards and speeds explained

To help clarify the many Wi-Fi standards, here’s an update on these physical-layer standards within 802.11, as well as standards still in the works and the new naming scheme that includes Wi-Fi 6.

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How Wi-Fi 6E boosts wireless spectrum five-fold

The Federal Communications Commission has approved a chunk of wireless spectrum called the 6GHz band for unlicensed use by Wi-Fi 6, and gear that supports it could be available by the end of the year.

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Leviton Decora Smart Wi-Fi 4-Button Controller review: This device fits its niche almost perfectly

This Wi-Fi smart home device can control Leviton light switches, dimmers, outlets, and ceiling fans all over your home. But it's not designed to control a local load.

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Best smart thermostat: Reviews and buying advice

There are so many smart thermostats to choose from today. We'll help you pick the right one.

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Treatlife Smart Dimmer review: A generic switch with generic performance

The good news is that adding this Wi-Fi switch to your smart home won't cost much.

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How to share your iPhone’s mobile connection by tethering or hotspot

If you need Wi-Fi on your Mac or iPad, here's how to share your iPhone's mobile data.

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Cisco goes after wireless IoT with Fluidmesh acquisition

Cisco wants Fluidmesh to bolster wireless connectivity applications in large-scale distributed sites

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FCC wants to add a new swath of bandwidth to Wi-Fi 6

If approved, a Federal Communications Commission proposal would add the 6GHz band to the unlicensed spectrum used by Wi-Fi 6, making room to support more devices from a single Wi-Fi access point.

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10 easy ways to boost your router's performance while working at home

Before replacing your old home router improve performance by giving these troubleshooting steps a try.

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Get whole-home Wi-Fi coverage with TP-Link's Deco mesh system, back to a low of $139

This TP-Link mesh Wi-Fi system comes with three units and promises to cover a home of up to 5,500 square feet. It's now heavily discounted and promises a quick ship date.

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Why I spent a bundle on a Wi-Fi 6 router for my work-from-home setup: Speed, speed, speed

You might balk at buying a high-end Wi-Fi 6 router because they cost so much than Wi-Fi 5 models, but you'll find it's worth the investment.

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Cisco moves WiFi roaming technology to wireless broadband consortium

Cisco has transferred he development and promotion of its OpenRoaming technology – which lets users move seamlessly between wireless and cellular networks such as LTE without interruption—to the Wireless Broadband Alliance.

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Leviton Decora Smart Wi-Fi 4-Speed Fan Controller review: No hub required

The logical (if not best) choice of fan control if you’ve settled on the Decora Smart Wi-Fi platform for smart home control.

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Leviton Decora Smart Voice Dimmer with Amazon Alexa review: Two smart home devices in one

This highly capable smart dimmer is also 98 percent of an Amazon Echo smart speaker.

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