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"Some of the Best Broadband Speed Tweaks on the Net"
We cover Broadband Internet connections, network security, wireless and system performance. A large section of SG focuses on Cable Modems and DSL technology, stressing on improving TCP/IP performance over high speed/latency networks. Some of the more popular SG network tools are listed below:
Hertz is buying 100,000 Teslas to electrify its fleet
2021-10-25 18:15 EST by Daniela

Rental car company Hertz has ordered 100,000 Teslas as part of an ambitious plan to electrify its fleet. Hertz customers will be able to rent a Tesla Model 3 at airports and other locations in major U.S. cities and some cities in Europe starting in early November, the rental company said in a statement. The electric vehicle fleet will continue expanding through the end of the year. "Electric... »

FTC says ISPs collect more data than broadband users think
2021-10-22 18:40 EST by Daniela

Internet service providers collect a "staggering" amount of detailed data on consumers, Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan said on Thursday in discussing an agency staff report on information collected by major providers like AT&T and Verizon Wireless.For the report, the FTC requested information from AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Charter, Comcast's Xfinity, Alphabet Inc.'s Google Fiber and... »

Razer's high-tech RGB COVID mask is available now
2021-10-21 15:43 EST by Daniela

Razer's high-tech COVID mask is finally available now. Fully revealed today during the company's RazerCon 2021 event, the Razer Zephyr is a wearable air purifier. The difference between an air purifier and the Spider-Man mask you bought off Etsy is that a plain cloth mask passively filters the air that passes through it, whereas the Zephyr uses a pair of two-speed fans to actively cycle air... »

Facebook plans to change its corporate name
2021-10-20 15:27 EST by Daniela

Facebook is planning to rebrand itself with a new name focused on the metaverse, the Verge reported on Tuesday, as the tech giant comes under fire from regulators around the world over its business practices. Facebook is expected to change its company name before the end of October. Zuckerberg is planning to discuss the name change on Oct. 28 at the Connect 2021 conference, but the official... »

Facebook launches crypto wallet
2021-10-19 17:18 EST by Daniela

Facebook launched its new digital wallet for cryptocurrencies called Novi Tuesday, and it hired Coinbase to help with the logistics. In an announcement out early Tuesday, Coinbase said it would be storing the cryptocurrencies that Facebook will offer to users who sign up for the early test version of the Novi wallet.Most notably, though, is the fact that Novi is launching without its biggest... »


ZyXEL VMG4927 DSL Wireless Router
AC2400 Dual-Band Wireless VDSL2 Bonding Gateway

The Zyxel VMG4927 supports VDSL2 vectoring of up to profile 17a. VDSL2 vectoring reduces cross-talk to increase broadband access performance, which further enables operators to offer better UHD 4k IPTV services.

Rated as AC2400, the Zyxel VMG4927 delivers speeds of up to 1.7 Gbps over 5 GHz and 600 Mbps over 2.4 GHz. For better user experience, the VMG4927 offers dual-band WiFi with... »

Netis MD101 Wireless Router
AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router

The Netis MD101 Wireless AC Router delivers next generation Wi-Fi at Gigabit speeds. With simultaneous dual band Wi-Fi technology, it offers speeds up to 2.4GHz 300Mbps + 5GHz 867Mbps and avoids interference, ensuring top Wi-Fi speeds and reliable connections.

In addition, MD101 provides Gigabit wired connectivity, which is 10 times faster than conventional Fast Ethernet connections, best for... »

Linksys MR7500 Mesh Wireless
Hydra Pro 6E (AXE6600) Wireless Mesh Router

Linksys Hydra Pro 6E (AXE6600) unleashes multi-gigabit speed and supports more than 55 devices at a time.

WiFi 6E offers the 6GHz band connection that's needed for low-latency performance of the latest AR and VR devices. It offers a reliable connection for a home full of people to enjoy gaming, HD streaming, and video calls without interruption.

With 4x the channels of current WiFi... »

Arris T25 Cable Modem
DOCSIS 3.1 Gigabit Cable Modem for Xfinity Internet & Voice

The T25 is a DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem – with two telephone lines for digital voice support, plus two 1-gigabit Ethernet ports for connecting to a Wi-Fi router or other wired devices.

It's capable of bonding up to 32 downstream and 8 upstream DOCSIS 3.0 channels or 2 x 2 OFDM DOCSIS 3.1 channels, providing increased bandwidth for true gigabit speed capability, perfect for things like 4K... »

D-Link DIR-1260 Wireless Router
AC1200 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit Router

The DIR-1260 supports 1200Mbps dual-band speeds - up to 300 Mbps (2.4 GHz) + 867 Mbps (5 GHz).

With MU-MIMO technology, multiple devices can get high-bandwidth Wi-Fi signals at the same time, distributing data more efficiently, and giving you the fastest Wi-Fi speeds in your home. You can stream HD media faster, transfer large files quickly, and play buffer-free gaming.

The DIR-1260... »

Huawei E5576 Mobile Hotspot (3G/4G MiFi)
Mobile WiFi 3s 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot

HUAWEI Mobile WiFi 3s is small and lightweight at only 72 g. You can easily carry it around and access Wi-Fi at home, in the office, on trips or anywhere you go.

Just insert a SIM card and you will get up to 150Mbps high-speed Wi-Fi with HUAWEI Mobile WiFi 3s. You can video chat, stream music or watch movies while traveling, just like if you were in your living room.

Capable of connecting... »


Windows 7, Vista, 2008 Tweaks
by Philip (154 comments)

Windows 7 TweaksWindows Vista introduces a number of new features to the TCP/IP stack, including CTCP, and TCP Window Auto-Tuning. This new implementation works much better by default than previous Windows versions with broadband internet connections, and is able to adjust the RWIN value on the fly, depending on the BDP (bandwidth-delay product). This, however, introduces some problems with older routers and restricts the user from tweaking some of the TCP/IP parameters. Still, there is always some room for... »

Windows 10, Server 2019 TCP/IP Tweaks
by Philip (42 comments)

Windows 10 TweaksThe TCP/IP speed tweaks below work with Windows 8, 10, 2012/2019 Server. The Windows 8/10 TCP/IP implementation shares many traits with earlier Windows versions, however, there are many subtle differences and updates, new syntax for applying tweaks using PowerShell cmdlets, and some new settings. Windows 10 generally works well by default for many broadband connections, yet there is always some room for improvement and we will try to cover all relevant settings and their effect on your... »

How To Crack WEP and WPA Wireless Networks
by Philip (93 comments)

Introduction With the popularity of wireless networks and mobile computing, an overall understanding of common security issues has become not only relevant, but very necessary for both home/SOHO users and IT professionals alike. This article is aimed at illustrating current security flaws in WEP/WPA/WPA2. Successfully cracking a wireless network assumes some basic familiarity with networking principles and terminology, as well as working with command-line tools. A basic familiarity... »

How to set a Wireless Router as an Access Point
by Philip (231 comments)

ipconfigI've often found it useful to get just the wireless functionality out of a WiFi router and reuse it as an access point. Wireless routers seem more common, and are often priced even lower than wireless access points. Adding an access point to a wired network already in place, or to one where the main NAT router is provided by the ISP is usually the easiest solution. However, introducing a second NAT router on the network is not a good idea, especially without some tweaking to set it up... »

Gaming Tweaks
by Philip (53 comments)

Online Gaming can often benefit from some fine-tuning of Windows TCP/IP settings and the Network Adapter properties. This article is intended to supplement our general broadband tweaks and list only TCP/IP settings that are specific to online gaming and reducing network latency. Some of these settings are also mentioned in our general tweaking articles, however, the emphasis here is on latency rather than throughput, and we have complemented the tweaks with more gaming-specific recommendations... »

How to Stop Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks
by Philip

DDoSDenial of Service (DoS) attacks are very common on the Internet these days, and they can make your online experience miserable. In some cases of Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (DDoS), they can bring down websites, or cripple entire networks in a matter of minutes, preventing connectivity for many customers. There are different types of DoS attacks, and we've tried to explain the most common types and ways to mitigate their effects to you or your network.Types of Denial of Service (DoS)... »

Android TCP/IP Speed Tweaks
by Philip (1 comments)

Android tweaksTo change TCP/IP related settings in Android you need root access. The only exception are a couple of trivial changes that are available to non-rooted devices, namely dynamic vs static IP address, and changing the DNS server. Assuming you are working with an already rooted device, the settings are listed below:Android TCP/IP tweaks (root required)In order to change other TCP/IP stack settings, you need to edit the settings in /proc/sys/net/core/ , similar to what is explained in our Linux... »

TCP Congestion Control Algorithms Comparison
by Philip (3 comments)

TCPTCP congestion control and avoidance algorithms (CCAs) are an important connection tuning consideration, especially with high bandwidth/high latency broadband networks. Below is a list of the most commonly used algorithms that all aim to improve the traditional TCP congestion control algorithm as defined in RFC 2581. The algorithms have continued to evolve over the years, and are listed in below in loose chronological order, with their advantages and shortcomings. Current recommendations are in... »


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