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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:
Digital ad industry accused of 'world's largest data breach'
2021-06-16 17:07 EST by Daniela

New York-based IAB Tech Labs, a standards body for the digital advertising industry, is being taken to court in Germany by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) in a piece of privacy litigation that's targeted at the high-speed online ad auction process known as real-time bidding (RTB). The driving force behind the lawsuit is Dr Johnny Ryan, a former adtech insider turned whistleblower... »

Ikea and Sonos launch new Symfonisk Picture Frame speaker
2021-06-15 15:18 EST by Daniela

Ikea and Sonos have today officially introduced the latest product in their Symfonisk line. It's a $199 picture frame / wall art speaker. The "picture frame with Wi-Fi speaker" will be available for purchase starting on July 15th. Though it's very confusingly called a picture frame, you can't customize it with your own images. It's really just a piece of artwork.It's the continuation of a project... »

Amazon’s new warehouse robots help make employees' jobs safer
2021-06-14 17:50 EST by Daniela

Amazon showed off the latest members of its mechanical menagerie today in a blog post that focuses on how it's using robotic research to improve workplace safety for its human employees.The robot "Ernie" is trained to help remove items from a robotic shelf – something that doesn't save time, but it does create a safer situation for employees. Ernie takes totes off of a robotic shelf and uses a... »

Volkswagen data breach affects 3 million people
2021-06-11 17:26 EST by Daniela

Volkswagen says more than 3.3 million customers had their information exposed after one of its vendors left a cache of customer data unsecured on the internet.Volkswagen Group of America said on Friday an unauthorized third party obtained limited personal information about customers and interested buyers from a vendor that its Audi Volkswagen brands and some U.S. and Canadian dealers used for... »

SpaceX in talks to power in-flight Wi-Fi
2021-06-10 18:14 EST by Daniela

SpaceX is "in talks with several" airlines to use its Starlink satellite internet network to provide travelers with inflight Wi-Fi, the leader of the company's project said on Wednesday.SpaceX would create technology specialized to the aircraft to transmit the internet through the use of airline antennas but with "obvious enhancements for aviation connectivity.""We're in talks with several of the... »


TP-Link Archer AX3200 Wireless Router
AX3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi 6 Router

Combining Tri-band WiFi with high-tech WiFi 6, Archer AX3200 provides seven simultaneous data streams to open up more bandwidth and help your devices operate at full speed. Seven high gain antennas not only deliver boosted WiFi signals to every corner of your home, but also bring a sense of aesthetics.

In addition to wireless speeds of more than 3.2 Gbps, AX3200 also provides premium wired... »

TP-Link Deco X76 Plus Mesh Wireless
AX5400 Smart Home Mesh Wi-Fi 6E System

AX5400 Tri-Band WiFi: Boosts overall speeds up to 5400 Mbps. WiFi 6E means WiFi 6 extended to the 6 GHz band, a newly-opened frequency that brings more bandwidth, faster speeds, and lower latency. Deco X76 Plus armed with the latest WiFi 6E technology upgrades your home WiFi to the next level.

AI-Driven Mesh: Intelligently learns the network environment to provide ideal WiFi unique to your... »

Hitron CODA-5519 Cable Gateway
DOCSIS 3.1 VoIP Cable Gateway

The CODA-5519 is a router that will be used as the heart of your wireless home. It will offer strong WiFi that will cover most houses. The CODA-5519 has the capability to receive 5Gbps bi-directional based on 2 OFDM + 32 QAM downstream channels and with 2 OFDMA + 8 upstream channels over its DOCSIS 3.1 interface.

The integrated Wi-Fi 4x4 2.4 GHz 802.11ax and 4x4 5 GHz 802.11ax dual band... »

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... »

Asus RT-AX68U Wireless Router
AX2700 Dual Band WiFi 6 Router

With a total networking speed of 2700Mbps (861Mbps @ 2.4GHz + 1802Mbps @ 5GHz) - RT-AX68U is 1.6X faster than 802.11ac 3X3 dual-band routers.

WiFi 6 (802.11ax) is engineered to cope with multiple devices, providing up to 4X greater network capacity and efficiency. WiFi 6 provides increased WiFi signal range and better coverage of up to 80% farther.

AiProtection Pro with Advanced Parental... »

Asus RT-AX82U Wireless Router
AX5400 Dual Band WiFi 6 Gaming Router

The dedicated gaming port on RT-AX82U automatically prioritizes any wired device connected to it. No complex configuration is needed, just connect your gaming PC or console to the special LAN port to give you a fast, stable connection that's always at the head of the queue.

Adaptive QoS (Quality of Service) lets you keep your network running smoothly by prioritizing network traffic. You can... »


Windows 7, Vista, 2008 Tweaks
by Philip (153 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 (229 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 (52 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)... »

TCP Congestion Control Algorithms Comparison
by Philip

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... »

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... »


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