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The best router settings for gaming

Whip your home network into gaming-grade shape with these router tips. Oleksandr Delyk / Shutterstock Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Online gaming is awesome. Teaming up with friends who may be physically located all over the world is great. Engaging with hundreds of…

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6 router settings you should change right now

This post has been updated. It was originally published on December 6, 2018. Your router’s features make easier to use, but these same properties often make it less secure. In recent years, vulnerabilities in the common Universal Plug and Play (UPNP) protocol, which facilitates communication between devices on a network, was used to hack thousands…

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Vilo aims to disrupt the router market with a $20-per-node mesh network system

If you want the awesome coverage of a mesh networking without paying a premium for the latest Wi-Fi technology, Vilo might have you’re looking for. Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Vilo might not be a familiar name in home networking, but at $20…

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Finest mesh and Wi-Fi router deals while we Anticipate Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day is slated for just a few weeks from now on June 21-22, but it’s never too soon to start shopping for a new router for a decent price. If you’ve been planning to upgrade to a home-wide mesh system, a current-gen Wi-Fi 6 router or a budget-friendly Wi-Fi 5 model, this may be your best time…

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Best router deals before Amazon Prime Day: Upgrade to mesh or Wi-Fi 6 at a discount

Amazon Prime Day is slated for just a few weeks from now on June 21-22, but it’s never too soon to start shopping for a new router for a decent price. Now’s the time to start at least planning to upgrade to a home-wide mesh system, a current-gen Wi-Fi 6 router or a budget-friendly Wi-Fi 5 model. That’s doubly…

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Why Rebooting Your Router Fixes So Many Problems (and Why You Have to Wait 10 Seconds)

The internet is down, but you know what to do: unplug your router or modem, wait ten seconds, then plug it back in. It’s second nature at this point, but why does it actually work? And is there some magic to the ten second number? And the even bigger question: is there some way you…

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Greatest Prime Day router deals 2021: What to expect

Prime Day 2021 is almost upon us, bringing with it the expectation of some of the hottest Prime Day deals we’ve ever seen. Nearly all the tech in your home is dependent on Wi-Fi, and your Wi-Fi is only ever as good as your router — Prime Day 2021 could be your chance to make…