iPhone 6 Wi-Fi Speed Test Crushes iPhone 5s (Video Demo)


The new iPhone 6 has blazing fast Wi-Fi  that is much faster than the iPhone 5s and other older iPhones. Apple mentions faster Wi-Fi in its iPhone 6 marketing materials, but it’s overshadowed by bigger selling points. I’m happy to report that the real-world Wi-Fi experience matches up with Apple’s claims, delivering a Wi-Fi solution that can […]

New MacBook Air Wi-Fi: ‘You Are Not Connected to the Internet’


The new MacBook Air models have a serious Wi-Fi problem that makes it difficult to recommend buying Apple’s latest computers until the company fixes the issue. Complaints litter Apple’s support forums  and after testing my review 11″ and 13″ MacBook Airs at several locations I can confirm the problem first hand. If your MacBook Air Wi-Fi is […]

New MacBook Air May Bring Faster Wi-Fi Next Week

MacBook Air

A new rumor from 9To5Mac claims that Apple will refresh its MacBook Air lineup at WWDC with faster Wi-Fi connections. Along with the likely move to Intel’s Haswell chipset, the inclusion of a 1080p iSight camera and a dual-array microphone like the MacBook Pro with Retina Display, the next refresh of the MacBook Air may […]

Linksys EA6500 Wireless Router Review: Struggles to Keep Connection

linksys ea6500 wireless router back

After a great experience with a Linksys WUMC710 Bridge, we tested the Linksys EA6500 Wireless Router hoping for the same simple setup and solid performance. The Linksys EA6500 Wireless Router uses a simple administrative page, but setup and performance fell short of the baseline set by our old D-Link router. The EA6500 degraded for us after a […]

Apple Admits Apple TV Wi-Fi Problems: How to Get a Replacement

Apps I want on Apple TV

Apple admitted that some third generation Apple TV models suffer from Wi-Fi connectivity issues. Apple will replace the included devices at no cost to users if the user’s device qualifies according to specific criteria. According to 9to5Mac, Apple sent word to their store employees, third-party retailers sanctioned to sell Apple products and workers with AppleCare […]

How to Fix Samsung Galaxy SIII Wi-Fi Problems

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S III review

Many Galaxy S III users are reporting problems with WiFi connectivity on the new phone, and it looks like my AT&T Galaxy S III suffers from this WiFi bug as well. I just got the phone yesterday and already saw inconsistency using Wi-Fi with my Netgear router. There are a number of different Galaxy S […]

Gogo Inflight Wi-Fi Review: One Price, All Devices


Gogo Inflight Wi-Fi is an essential travel tool for users who need to stay connected while traveling, delivering a reliable and snappy Internet connection on many flights. In-flight Wi-Fi is rarely found on the planes I travel out of the Midwest, but on return flights it is routinely available. After wrapping up a week in […]

Bloomberg: Microsoft Surface Tablets Will Debut as Wi-Fi Only


One of the things Microsoft didn’t talk about in its recent unveiling of its Surface Tablets for Windows RT and Window 8 was connectivity beyond Wi-Fi. No mention of 4G, no mention of 3G, no mention of any G’s whatsoever. Quite a few folks have been wondering about that issue with this new foray by […]

How to Fix New iPad Wi-Fi Connection Issues

How to Fix New iPad Wi-Fi Connection Issues

When I first got my new iPad on March 16th, I immediately noticed that my Wi-Fi signal was much weaker than the Wi-Fi signal found on my iPad 2. At first, I thought it was my actual internet connection but, as it turns out, I wasn’t the only one that found this to be an […]

Turn Off Those Annoying Wi-Fi Network Notifications on the iPhone

Wi-Fi Networks Notifications Settings

If you’ve ever driven around a densely populated area, like a neighborhood or downtown street, you know that your iPhone or iPad can annoy you to death with silly Wi-Fi network notifications (constantly asking you if ou want to join this or that network). This gets most annoying when you know the available networks in […]

Kindle Fire Users Experience Wi-Fi or Internet Connectivity Issues


Users of the Amazon Kindle Fire reported in Amazon’s forums that they’ve been having problems with Wi-Fi connectivity issues. The issues could have something to do with the way the Fire uses the Silk browser, which Amazon touted as a revolutionary way to speed up Internet surfing. The browser, unfortunately, hasn’t lived up to the […]

T-Mobile: Wi-Fi Calling for Galaxy S II and HTC Amaze Coming Soon


For those of you out there with a Samsung Galaxy S II or HTC Amaze on T-Mobile wondering about when Wi-Fi calling might be enabled, we have some, well, lukewarm news to share with you. November 13th, which was the rumored release date for the feature, has come and gone but the carrier still hopes […]

More East Coast Amtrak Routes Get Free WiFi

amtrakconnect wifi

Good news for travelers who prefer the train over the plane: Amtrak is bringing Wi-Fi to more of its train routes. Starting today on the East Coast (with California to follow by the end of the year), train riders will be able to surf to their heart’s content via AmtrakConnect. This follows the addition of […]

Traveling With Delta and In-Flight Wi-Fi

Delta Plane Wi-Fi On Board Decal

Today I’m once again on a plane headed across the country to attend a conference. I prefer to fly with Virgin America because their fleet has free Wi-Fi and a few other sweet amenities. (Though they can keep their Chromebooks…) This time I’m flying Delta, though, and luckily my plane is connected. Delta has increased […]

In-Flight Entertainment Coming To Your Tablet, Smartphone and Laptop

Southwest Airlines plans to offer Row 44 in-flight entertainment via Wi-Fi later this year

In-flight Wi-Fi is about to get a lot slower. Yesterday, in-flight entertainment company Row 44 announced that they’re about to change the nature of in-flight entertainment. No longer will passengers on planes without personal entertainment screens in seatbacks have to bring their own videos if they want to avoid the selections provided by the airline. […]

New Verizon 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot Commercial

Verizon Wireless Mobile Hotspot MiFi 4510L

A new commercial for the Verizon 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot 4510L hit the airwaves and the company’s YouTube channel touting the benefits of a 4G hotspot for users. The updated MiFi will deliver both 4G and 3G connections to up to five devices through the Verizon network depending on your location. What you get is […]

T-Mobile Details International Wi-Fi Calling Rates


Earlier this month, T-Mobile brought back free and unlimited Wi-Fi calling for phones that support UMA. Awesome, expect they neglected to offer details regarding roaming charges when using phones outside of the United States. Today though, we finally have some clarity regarding T-Mobile’s international roaming policy in regards to the new Wi-Fi calling feature and […]

Google Rolls Out Update to Shore Up Android Wi-Fi Security


Yesterday, Google confirmed that it had not yet completed shoring up a security flaw with Android that made it easy to access user names and passwords over non-encrypted Wi-Fi networks. Fortunately, the company has acted fast and has rolled out an update, server side that will apparently cover all Android users. In a statement to […]