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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:
Walmart invests in drone delivery company
2021-06-17 17:38 EST by Daniela

Walmart has invested in drone delivery company DroneUp following a pilot last year with automated deliveries of COVID-19 nasal swab test kits as the world's largest retailer aims for drone deliveries at scale. "The trial demonstrated we could offer customers delivery in minutes versus hours," said Walmart US CEO John Furner. "Now, after safely completing hundreds of drone deliveries from Walmart... »

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... »


Netgear CM2000 Cable Modem
Nighthawk 2.5Gbps Cable Modem

Experience a new generation of cable modems with DOCSIS 3.1 that delivers up to 2.5Gbps Multi-gig Internet speed, so you can be ready for the fastest cable Internet service plans of today and tomorrow.

DOCSIS 3.1 delivers cable Internet with speeds that are 10 times faster than DOCSIS 3.0. The Nighthawk CM2000 2.5Gbps Internet Speed cable modem is backward compatible with DOCSIS 3.0 and work... »

Netis MD131 Wireless Router
AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router

The Netis MD131 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, MD131 provides Gigabit wired connectivity, which is 10 times faster than conventional Fast Ethernet connections, best for... »

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... »

eero eero Pro 6 Mesh Wireless
AX4200 WiFi 6 Mesh Router

The Eero Pro 6 is a tri-band mesh Wi-Fi 6 router with two Ethernet ports and the built-in Zigbee smart home hub. A single unit covers up to 2,000 square feet and has enough bandwidth to deliver high speeds to over 75+ connected devices.

eero Pro 6 features a built-in Zigbee smart home hub, making it easy to connect compatible devices with Alexa. So you can control certain lights, locks, plugs,... »

Tenda 4G03 Mobile Router (3G, 4G, 5G)
N300 Wi-Fi 4G LTE Router

Tenda 4G03 is a wireless gateway that integrates LTE and high-speed Ethernet uplink access, which provides users with flexible and diversified data access.

The Tenda 4G03 delivers maximum speeds of LTE CAT4 150 Mbps so you can enjoy uninterrupted HD movies, rapid file downloads, and smooth video chats.

Thanks to a 880MHz 28nm processor, it shares the Wi-Fi up to 32 devices.

If the fixed... »

Netis E3 Wireless Range Extender
AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Range Extender

The Stonet AC1200 Wireless dual band range extender E3 is designed to establish a highly efficient mobile office or entertainment network with wider coverage. It provides 1167Mbps wireless speeds.

E3 works as a Range Extender in default, which will pick up the wireless signal from your main router and expand it to somewhere that your main router may not reach.

WPS button is available for... »


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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