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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:
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... »

Facebook expands remote work options
2021-06-09 18:54 EST by Daniela

Facebook said Wednesday that it would expand its teleworking policy to give anyone in the company the option to work outside the office. The new policy will begin on June 15."We've learned over the past year that good work can get done anywhere, and I'm even more optimistic that remote work at scale is possible, particularly as remote video presence and virtual reality continue to improve,"... »

Amazon, Reddit, Twitter and Twitch impacted by huge network outage
2021-06-08 18:22 EST by Daniela

Many of the world's biggest websites including Reddit, Amazon, Twitch, CNN, The New York Times, BBC, PayPal, HBO Max, Hulu, PayPal, even the UK government's website appeared to be experiencing outages on Tuesday morning at around 10:50 a.m. BST / 5:50 a.m. ET. While some were completely down with 503 errors, only images are affected on certain sites like Twitter and Amazon. The problem was... »

Apple announces FaceTime updates
2021-06-07 18:28 EST by Daniela

As part of an iOS 15 presentation at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) today, Apple said iOS users will be able to create links to FaceTime chats that they can share with Android and Windows users. People on those platforms can jump on the call from the browser; no FaceTime app for Android or Windows just yet.Apple is turning FaceTime into a bit more of a Zoom-like video calling service... »


TP-Link Deco X96 Mesh Wireless
AX6600 Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System

AX6600 Tri-Band Wi-Fi: Boosts overall speeds up to 6,600 Mbps. Dedicated 6 GHz Band - provides a clearer backhaul band to prevent Wi-Fi interference and congestion.

AI-Driven Mesh: Intelligently learns the network environment to provide ideal Wi-Fi unique to your home.

Smart Antennas: Establish a stronger backhaul to boost coverage and improve wireless connections.

Connect More Devices:... »

D-Link DWR-920V Mobile Router (3G, 4G, 5G)
4G LTE Router

The DWR-920V Wireless N300 4G LTE Router uses a 4G LTE mobile Internet connection to give you a fast, high-performance Wi-Fi network, anywhere you want. Get Gigabit connectivity with two Gigabit LAN ports – one of which can be configured as WAN.

The Wireless N300 4G LTE Router achieves high 4G LTE/3G speeds up to 150Mbps downlink/50 Mbps uplink and speeds of up to 300 Mbps on Wireless N.... »

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... »

GL Technologies GL-MV1000W Wireless Router
Brume-W Edge Computing Gateway

Brume-W GL-MV1000W is the special edition of Brume (GL-MV1000) that comes with an embedded WiFi module, which delivers high-speed WiFi performance on 2.4GHz WiFi with up to 300Mbps WiFi speed.

Brume-W keeps your Internet connection private with multiple VPN protocol support. It provides encryption and authentication with OpenVPN. Meanwhile, WireGuard gives the privacy-minded users a fast and... »

Tenda TX9 Pro Wireless Router
AX3000 Dual-band Gigabit Wi-Fi 6 Router

TX9 Pro is a Dual-band Wi-Fi 6 router that provides 160MHz bandwidth and 1024-QAM for fast wireless connection. With a total networking speed of 2976Mbps — 574Mbps on the 2.4GHz band and 2402Mbps on the 5GHz band.

With the innovative combination of OFDMA + MU-MIMO, 802.11ax technology provides greater network capacity and efficiency in congested environments than Wi-Fi 5.

OFDMA divides... »

Actiontec T3260 DSL Wireless Router
Bonded VDSL Wireless AC Gateway Router

The Actiontec T3260 is a single platform device that supports universal WAN access, FTTN, FTTdp, FTTB, or FTTP deployments. This gateway supports ADSL2+, VDSL2, vectoring, G.fast, Gigabit Ethernet and Fiber (SFP Cage for EPON/GPON).

Using dual-band WiFi, the T3260 supports extreme wireless speeds up to 2.3 Gbps. Quad-stream 4×4 architecture lets subscribers stream multiple HD videos... »


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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