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Bad guys listening in? Take steps to avoid public Wi-Fi snooping

A reader is concerned about the security of his laptop on a public Wi-Fi network. We offer tips for keeping the bad guys out.

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How to speed up your network without replacing your AirPort Extreme Base Station

With the addition of a faster (and less expensive) wireless router, you can speed up your existing network.

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Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as Wi-Fi issues persist

It's not clear what this second beta of the OS is designed to fix

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Mac users say Yosemite 10.10.1 update did nothing to fix Wi-Fi

Appleā€™s support forums are still filled with complaints about dropped or sluggish wireless connectivity in Yosemite.

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Eclipse TD-M1 review: These $1300 wireless speakers excel as near-field monitors

Who knew Fujitsu made high-end speakers? These egg-shaped models pack the tech, but their performance falls short of the mark in some areas.

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Apple asks developers to focus on Wi-Fi in first Yosemite beta update

The mention in the release notes may indicate Apple has finally acknowledged the OS may have a Wi-Fi bug

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Apple mum as Mac owners tussle with Yosemite over Wi-Fi problems

Complaints continue to pour in from users whose Wi-Fi is malfunctioning after upgrading to the new Mac OS X version

Samsung's futuristic Wi-Fi tech is five times faster than today's wireless networks

Samsung's developing a new Wi-Fi technology that will let you transfer a 1GB file between devices in under 3 seconds--but don't expect to see it in your Galaxy phone anytime soon.

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The dream of open, shared Wi-Fi is alive at Recode

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Over on Recode, Walt Mossberg shares a story about Steve Jobs's passion for open, guest Wi-Fi networks -- and a call to action to make them reality.

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How to troubleshoot Mac Wi-Fi problems

It happens to all of us: Suddenly, the wireless connection to your Mac slows down or disappears completely. When that happens, here's what to do.