Wi-Fi

Linksys Wi-Fi gear can soon monitor your breathing, or if you fall at home
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Linksys Wi-Fi gear can soon monitor your breathing, or if you fall at home

January 19th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
Using Wi-Fi signals in your home, Linksys Wellness Pods can detect a fall or monitor your breathing patterns at night to discover issues like sleep...
Goondu DIY: Managing the smart devices in a smart home
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Goondu DIY: Managing the smart devices in a smart home

December 19th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Adding a smart lightbulb or doorbell to your smart home? That may be easy but making these devices secure and play nice with one another is a big...
IoT complexity may affect rollout and adoption of smart sensors, devices: Ruckus Networks
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IoT complexity may affect rollout and adoption of smart sensors, devices: Ruckus Networks

June 27th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The sheer number of smart devices that are coming online is making it hard for enterprises to deploy Internet of Things (IoT) seamlessly and easily, according to equipment vendor Ruckus...
Goondu DIY: Setting up the best mesh network at home
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Goondu DIY: Setting up the best mesh network at home

October 26th, 2017 | by Wilson Wong
Unlike the past, where you are simply boosting your Wi-Fi signal in a contest of wills with your neighbour, now you are identifying your blind spots at home and casting a "light" in them with mesh networking...
Goondu review: Google Wifi is easy and fast to set up
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Goondu review: Google Wifi is easy and fast to set up

September 10th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Easy to use, good looking and fuss-free, Google Wifi is the best example yet of how to do mesh Wi-Fi at...
Google Wifi comes to Singapore, but only for StarHub subscribers
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Google Wifi comes to Singapore, but only for StarHub subscribers

August 30th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Google Wifi, the much-hyped mesh networking kit developed by the online giant, is making its way to StarHub shops in...
Goondu review: Linksys Velop shows promise and pain of mesh Wi-Fi at home
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Goondu review: Linksys Velop shows promise and pain of mesh Wi-Fi at home

August 7th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Though it shows the promise of mesh Wi-Fi at home, the Linksys Velop also demonstrates that the technology needs a smarter, easier...
Hands on: GlocalMe U2 mobile Wi-Fi makes roaming easy
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Hands on: GlocalMe U2 mobile Wi-Fi makes roaming easy

June 25th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The main selling point is the "cloud SIM" technology from GlocalMe that offers international data roaming packages without the need for a physical SIM...
Linksys Velop Wi-Fi Mesh system promises better connectivity at home
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Linksys Velop Wi-Fi Mesh system promises better connectivity at home

April 6th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The Velop will come in handy for many Singapore home owners, often enjoy only a fraction of the generous fibre broadband speeds because of poor...
Asus’ RP-AC68U Wireless AC repeater looks sleek
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Asus’ RP-AC68U Wireless AC repeater looks sleek

March 22nd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The Asus RP-AC68U helps extend your fast Wireless AC network and does so looking good as...
One in three home routers to double as public Wi-Fi hotspots
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One in three home routers to double as public Wi-Fi hotspots

February 1st, 2016 | by Aaron Tan
These so-called ‘homespot’ routers essentially create two wireless networks separated by a firewall: one network is for private use while the other is offered as a public Wi-Fi hotspot by broadband...
No go for smart homes without good wireless links
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No go for smart homes without good wireless links

July 15th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Even as millions of devices are set up to connect from smart homes everywhere, the weakest link could be the Wi-Fi network installed in your living...
Goondu review: Linksys EA9200 router
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Goondu review: Linksys EA9200 router

April 4th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The EA9200, and many routers of its class today, is worth upgrading to for its better routing performance. That's what makes the biggest...
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Commentary: Will users take up Wi-Fi with SingTel’s new mobile plans?

August 12th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
This won't be determined by speed, but by how easy it is to get...
Seagate Wireless Plus offers Wi-Fi storage, Central promises easy backup
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Seagate Wireless Plus offers Wi-Fi storage, Central promises easy backup

April 9th, 2013 | by Zen Soo
The Seagate Wireless Plus portable hard disk connects with phones over Wi-Fi, while the Seagate Central backup device comes with smart TV apps....
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Sony’s new photo frames come with Wi-Fi

November 14th, 2011 | by Lester Hio
The DPF-WA700 and DPF-W700, once connected, can automatically retrieve and display photos shared on Facebook. Users can also hook up to an existing email account and view photos through...
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Geek buy: Linksys E4200

April 8th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
The first thing that catches your eye is its ultra-sleek design. Hands down, this is the most gorgeous-looking home networking router out there, if there's such a thing....
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Auto login for Wireless@SG – at last

February 11th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Hard to log in. Keep getting disconnected. If those problems have kept you from surfing the Web with Wireless@SG, you'll be happy to hear that the free Wi-Fi hotspot service islandwide is now going to be easier to...
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Free 1Mbps Wireless@SG from today

September 1st, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
From today, users of Singapore's Wireless@SG service are getting a speed boost, as part of a handful of free upgrades for the free Wi-Fi hotspot offering that were first announced at CommunicAsia 2009. They will be able to surf...
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Commentary: Free Wi-Fi extended to 2013 in Singapore

June 16th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore's free islandwide Wi-Fi service will be extended for another four years, until 2013, in a move that will delight users who have enjoyed not just free surfing on the go, but increased competition in telecom services as a...