1. froggyboy604

    Do you think some people mainly use cheap laptops to only connect to public wifi networks, internet connections?

    It is possible that some people use cheap laptops to use only for connecting to publc wifi network connections, and public internet connections which they don't subscribe to or own because they don't trust the internet connection or wifi router at a public place is safe to connect their more...
  2. froggyboy604

    Advanced malware attacks PCs through network routers

    Slingshot may have been the work of a government agency. I wonder if using a software firewall, VPN, and proxy server can stop users from being a victim from these types of router malware attack which can infect some vulnerable routers at ISPs and web host company.
  3. froggyboy604

    Apple dumps wireless router development, will exit the market

    Apple has manufactured its own line of AirPort cards and routers for 17 years, dating back to the introduction of the original AirPort Base Station in 1999. Now, the company is apparently planning to kill its support for the AirPort division, not long after announcing it would also exit the...
  4. froggyboy604

    Should wireless Wi-Fi chips or cards on Router be upgradeable like PCs?

    I think it would be cool if there are wireless router where it is possible to replace or upgrade the wireless chip or card to a newer wi-fi card with faster speed and more features. I like that Desktop PCs, and bigger laptops have PCI or PCI-X expansion card slots which let you install a new...
  5. froggyboy604

    Have You Ever Fixed a Router Modem Hardware Before?

    No, I have never physically fixed a router, or modems hardware before because modems and routers can be very difficult to fix because most parts are physically stuck on a circuit board, and the parts maybe difficult to buy unless you use eBay to search for a part, and you know the name of the...
  6. froggyboy604

    Do you like Internet modems which also have a built-in wireless router?

    I think modems with a built-in wireless router are good. Modems with a built-in wireless router are usually good enough for most users if the modem comes with a good built-in router. Users don't risk buying a router which is not compatible with their modem when the router is built-into the...
  7. froggyboy604

    ASUS agrees to 20 years of audits for router security issue

    Over the next two decades, ASUS' routers and their firmware will undergo an independent security audit once every two years. That's one of the conditions FTC set that ASUS had to agree to in order to settle the commission's charges. See, the FTC found that the Taiwanese manufacturer's routers...
  8. froggyboy604

    Are there fewer modern broadband high speed modems without a built-in Wifi?

    I notice all the popular Cable, Fiber, and DSL Internet Service Providers where I live now only provide modems which also have a built-in wi-fi router. There does not seem to be an option to get a new modem which only has a wired connection like in the past when modems were only wired, and you...
  9. froggyboy604

    Are the modems and routers from internet service providers getting better?

    Yes, I find the modem and router combo device which my ISP rents to me as a free rental is good. It has dual-band wireless N signal with 2.4 GHz and 5GHz, 2 long wireless antennas, 4 port wired switch built-in, and it never disconnected on me when I was using it. Its wireless connection is...
  10. froggyboy604

    Did you have to pay for your modem/router from your internet service provider?

    My modem with a wireless and wired router built-into the case is a free rental from my internet service provider as part of my ISP subscription. But, I have to return it once I no longer subscribe to their service.
  11. froggyboy604

    Leaked Mozilla document shows Firefox OS tablet, TV stick, router, and even a keyboard computer

    Earlier this month, Mozilla announced that Firefox OS smartphones would no longer be sold via carriers. Because the company refused to talk about what’s next for Firefox OS, aside from saying it will experiment with “connected devices,” many were left simply to speculate as to what could be in...
  12. froggyboy604

    Google And ASUS Team Up On A Router With A Nifty Twist

    Today, Google and ASUS announced that they’re working together on a version of OnHub which will run you $219.99, $20 more than Google’s original OnHub (TP-LINK). Why the extra bucks for the ASUS build? Well, it does have a nifty new feature called “Wave Control,” which lets you speed up your...
  13. Demon_Skeith

    Making your Wifi faster and secure

    5 Simple tips on how to get your wifi set up into a better standing with your wifi needed devices: read here. Many of them are good, but do note that hiding your SSID is not the best option. Also there is a wifi wiz in that article comment, here is some of his stuff: Not sure if all should...
  14. froggyboy604

    Do you have more than one router and modem?

    Yes, I have an old Wired-only D-link router, 802.11G Wireless Trendnet Router, 802.11N Wireless Medialink router, Motorolla Cable modem, Actiontec T1200H Modem/Dual-band 802.11 N Router combo devices, and a few dial-up modems which are installed in older desktops and laptops, and I may still...