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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:
Tesla recalls new Cybertrucks over accelerator hazard
2024-04-19 15:29 EST by Daniela

Tesla is recalling all 3,878 Cybertrucks that it has shipped to date, due to a problem where the accelerator pedal can get stuck, putting drivers at risk of a crash, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.A pad on top of the Cybertruck's accelerator pedal could come loose and get trapped in the interior trim causing unintended acceleration, a Tesla filing with the... »

Comcast rolls out 'Now' prepaid phone and internet plans
2024-04-18 17:45 EST by Daniela

Comcast announced today that it's expanding its "Now" branding to include two prepaid services: Now Internet and Now Mobile. Of the two, the mobile plan appears to be genuinely new, as it's a prepaid cellular option that offers unlimited 5G data, talk, and text for $25 a month per line. The mobile plan also has free access to the company’s Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots."Consumers have told us they... »

Logitech adds ChatGPT button to hardware
2024-04-17 16:27 EST by Daniela

Logitech announced today that it's launching a new tool called Logi AI Prompt Builder, which incorporates ChatGPT into the Logi Options+ app. This allows users to more readily access ChatGPT's AI functions as part of their workflow. In addition, Logitech is launching a new mouse: The Signature AI Edition Mouse, which has its own AI prompt button.Logitech plans to launch the Signature AI Edition... »

Boston Dynamics retires its hydraulic humanoid robot Atlas
2024-04-16 15:47 EST by Daniela

Boston Dynamics is retiring Atlas, the most famous bipedal robot in existence, according to a new video published on the robotics company's YouTube page. Boston Dynamics' farewell to Atlas doesn't just show some of the cool things the robot can do. It's a bit of a blooper reel as well. Along with hurling a toolbag and leaping between platforms, Atlas slips, trips and falls a bunch of times in the... »

Microsoft starts testing ads in the Windows 11 Start menu
2024-04-15 15:12 EST by Daniela

Microsoft says it's starting to test ads inside the Start menu on Windows 11. Specifically, these ads will promote apps available in the Microsoft Store and appear in the Start menu's "Recommended" section. According to Microsoft's blog post, these targeted ads are only available to Windows Insiders and exclude commercially-managed devices."This will appear only for Windows Insiders in the Beta... »


Tenda A23 Wireless Range Extender
1500Mbps Dual Band Wi-Fi 6 Range Extender

A23 is a Wi-Fi 6 range extender designed for large homes, its dual-band concurrent speed is up to 1501Mbps (5GHz: 1201 Mbps 2.4 GHz: 300 Mbps).

Equipped with 2*5dBi high-gain antennas to effectively enhance signal transmission and reception sensitivity.

With a Gigabit Ethernet port, A23 can provide wired connections for devices such as set-top boxes, PC, game consoles, and smart TV, making... »

BrosTrend Е2 Wireless Range Extender
AX1500 WiFi Extender

Boost your existing WiFi router signal to hard-to-reach areas with this WiFi 6 extender. It expands your wireless coverage to 2,000 sq. ft. with dual-band AX1500 WiFi.

With speeds of 1201Mbps on 5GHz band and 300Mbps on 2.4GHz band, this WiFi extender ensures seamless connections for activities like live streaming, content downloads, and gaming.

Experience enhanced signal strength and... »

Tenda TX2 Wireless Router
1500Mbps Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router

TX2 is a gigabit Wi-Fi 6 router with a speed rate of up to 1501 Mbps (2.4GHz: 300Mbps, 5GHz: 1201 Mbps) designed for home users.

Equipped with 4 external 6dBi high-gain antennas, it allows more devices to connect to the internet at the same time with lower latency.

The transmission efficiency of TX2 is significantly improved by OFDMA+MU-MIMO technology. Connecting more wired devices for... »

TP-Link Deco X5700 Mesh Wireless
AX5700 Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System

Deco X5700's built-in smart antennas use intelligent algorithms to auto-detect other Deco units and establish a stronger backhaul between one another to deliver seamless coverage to every corner of your home.

With 8 simultaneous streams, a WiFi 6 powered tri-band network boosts overall speeds up to 5700 Mbps, ideal to meet the data needs of all your devices - especially for demanding... »

Netis NC21 Wireless Router
AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Router

Equipped with Realtek 1GHz high performance SoC, the NC21 offers you simultaneous dual band connection with 867Mbps wireless speeds over 5GHz band and 300Mbps over 2.4GHz band.

NC21 works seamlessly with all 802.11a/b/g/n/ac devices. It supports MU-MIMO, Beamforming technology and has 4* 5dBi high gain antennas.

Multiple wireless modes are available: AP Router, AP, WISP, Client, Repeater.... »

Cudy Tech LT400 Mobile Router (3G, 4G, 5G)
300Mbps Wireless N 4G LTE Router

LT400 uses the latest generation of 4G LTE technology to achieve speeds of up to 150 Mbps when downloading and 50 Mbps when uploading. You can also connect to games, streaming and more using Wi-Fi at a maximum speed of 300 Mbps to 2.4 GHz.

- 4G LTE FDD: B1 / B3 / B7 / B8 / B20 (2100/1800/2600/900 / 800MHz)
- 4G LTE TDD: B38 / B40 (2600/2300 MHz)
- 3G DC-HSPA + / HSPA + / HSPA / UMTS B1 / B8... »


Windows 7, Vista, 2008 Tweaks
by Philip (155 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 TCP/IP Tweaks
by Philip (46 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 (95 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 (236 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 (58 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... »

Windows Vista tcpip.sys connection limit patch for Event ID 4226
by Philip (19 comments)

Microsoft enforces a limit on half-open TCP/IP connections that is hard-coded in tcpip.sys. The maximum simultaneous half-open (incomplete) outbound TCP connection attempts per second that the system can make is intended to limit the spread of malicious viruses and worms, as well as limit the possibility of launching a DDoS attack. However, it has proven to also limit some applications using many TCP connections, such as P2P and P2PTV programs.When the OS reaches the half-open connection limit,... »

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... »


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