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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:
OpenAI debuts mini version of its most powerful model yet
2024-07-18 19:06 EST by Daniela

OpenAI is rolling out a more affordable, slimmed-down version of its flagship artificial intelligence model to appeal to a wider range of developers and business customers in an increasingly crowded market for AI services.The ChatGPT maker on Thursday announced GPT-4o mini, a smaller, cheaper variation of its most capable AI model, GPT-4o. The San Francisco-based startup said the updated model... »

Music labels sue Verizon for more than $2.6 billion
2024-07-17 18:01 EST by Daniela

A group of music labels is suing Verizon for $2.6 billion for allegedly failing to stop internet users from pirating digital music. The group - which includes Sony Music, Warner Music, and Atlantic Records - says it sent Verizon "more than 340,000" notices about music piracy since 2020. But the lawsuit claims Verizon, one of the US' largest internet service providers, has done little to stop the... »

Elon Musk confirms the Tesla Robotaxi event has been delayed to October
2024-07-16 18:23 EST by Daniela

Elon Musk confirmed on Monday that Tesla's robotaxi event scheduled for August has been delayed to October. The CEO replied on X (the former Twitter, which he owns) to a user's post that he "requested what I think is an important design change to the front, and extra time allows us to show off a few other things."Musk's X post appears to echo what Bloomberg reported last week. The publication... »

Federal court halts reimposed 'net neutrality' rules
2024-07-15 18:42 EST by Daniela

The return of Obama-era net neutrality rules is temporarily halted through the beginning of next month, according to a court of appeals order released Friday. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit put a temporary stay until Aug. 5 on the rules the Biden administration's Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to restore in April. The temporary halt put in place comes after... »

Massive AT&T data breach impacted nearly every single customer
2024-07-12 17:53 EST by Daniela

AT&T just confirmed a massive data breach in 2022 that impacted "nearly all" of its customers, according to a statement provided by TechCrunch. The company had over 110 million wireless subscribers in 2022.The data breach allowed hackers to steal phone numbers, text data and phone records from these people which, once again, comprises nearly the entire customer base. AT&T says it will begin... »

D-Link M30 Mesh Wireless
AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Router

1× Gigabit WAN port + 4 × Gigabit LAN ports allow you to make fast and reliable connections to wired devices like smart TVs, gaming PCs and more.

The feather-patterned ventilation dissipates heat for top performance and fast internet. With a housing crafted from post-consumer recycled materials and eco-packaging, M30 effortlessly complements your décor and our planet.

Employing an... »

Mercusys ME50G Wireless Range Extender
AC1900 Wi-Fi Range Extender

Expand coverage of your Existing Router. The four adjustable high-gain antennas extend WiFi signals to where your router WiFi cannot reach. This AC1900 Range Extender will work with all your existing internet-connected devices. It supports dual band speeds up to 1900 Mbps – 1300 Mbps on 5 GHz and 600 Mbps on 2.4 GHz.

ME50G is more than just a WiFi range extender. Connect your wired internet... »

Cudy Tech WR1500 Wireless Router
AX1500 Gigabit Wi-Fi 6 Router

When Internet access from DSL or cable modem is available for one user but more users need to share the Internet, please use the Router Mode.

Wireless AP mode is more used to transfer wired connection into wireless. Usually, it is behind a router and doesn't has a DHCP server.

Extensive coverage: Beamforming, and four antennas combine to deliver focused reception to devices far... »

Billion BiPAC 8206AZ Mobile Router (3G, 4G, 5G)
LTE Embedded V/ADSL2+ Wi-Fi 5 AC1200 VPN Firewall Router

The BiPAC 8206AZ router allows you to insert an LTE SIM card to its built-in SIM slot, enabling you to use an LTE Internet connection, which makes downstream rates of up to 300Mbps possible.

The BiPAC 8206AZ provides failover & fallback feature. To manage this device remotely efficiently, two ways are supported, one is via the TR-069 management protocol and the other is via the SMS. Via the... »

Mercusys MB110-4G Mobile Router (3G, 4G, 5G)
300Mbps Wireless N 4G LTE Router

Working as a 4G router, the MB110-4G uses 4G LTE technology to achieve fast speeds up to 150 Mbps download and 50 Mbps upload.

It can also share a Wi-Fi network with maximum speed of 300 Mbps on 2.4 GHz for gaming, streaming, and more.

Fully compatible with FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE to work with most service providers worldwide. Insert a nano SIM card and turn on the router to share your 4G LTE... »

Tenda 5G03 Mobile Router (3G, 4G, 5G)
AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 5G NR Router

5G03 features аdaptive array formed by 8 smart antennas, with Location-Based Optimization (LBO) tech, supporting 12 5G and 4G frequency bands rеspectively.

With 7nm advanced processor chip with 4 cores, supporting 4 carrier aggregations, 5G03's download speed is reaching 4.67 Gbps theoretically. No wires, no strings.

Through super uplink solution, 5G03 brings you the high speed of... »

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 (48 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 (59 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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