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The Basics: Why is my Wi-Fi so slow and how do I fix it?
Working from Home
Learn how to use inSSIDer to visualize your dual-band Wi-Fi environment so you can enjoy stable, secure work-from-home Wi-Fi.
Why Channels 1, 6, 11
Learn how to choose a proper channel for your Wi-Fi access point, in order to optimize network coverage.
Signal Strength Basics
This lesson will help you to understand Wi-Fi signal strength and how it contributes to Wi-Fi performance.
RSSI is one of the key indicators of Wi-Fi performance. Learn about RSSI and how it impacts Wi-Fi speeds.
Dead Spots & Slow Zones
Why you have slow Wi-Fi in some areas and cant' even connect in other areas...
Use Your Own Router with DSL
Many ISPs will rent you a modem/router combo box. You might want to upgrade to a better router.
Changing Router Settings
Now that you know what changes you can make for faster Wi-Fi, learn how change your router settings.
How to be a Good Wi-Fi Neighbor
Here are 3 neighborly practices you can implement right away to make Wi-Fi better for your own network and for those around you.
How IT Managers Can Support Work-From-Home Wi-Fi
Three steps to help remote employees with their home Wi-Fi
Why Is My Wi-Fi Slow? pt 1
Why Is My Wi-Fi Slow? pt 2
"Steer" clear of the 2.4 GHz band
Why Is My Wi-Fi Slow? pt 3
Not all devices are created equal
Visual Spectrum Analysis
Learn how Wi-Spy + Chanalyzer helps you to improve your Wi-Fi throughput and performance.
Wireless Packet Analysis
Learn how to use a packet capture to analyze the performance of your network and identify issues with Eye P.A.
Designing Dual-Band Wi-Fi
See how professionals use Wi-Fi tools to determine the best way to deploy a dual-band wireless network.
Advanced Wi-Fi Lessons
Avoid the security pitfalls of setting up your wireless network by choosing the right type of Wi-Fi security.
Designing Dual-Band Wi-Fi
Understand the trade-offs that each Wi-Fi band has to offer, in order to ensure the best deployment for your site.
Disabling Legacy Data Rates
Devices talking at slower data rates will take longer to transmit data than devices talking at faster data rates.
ZigBee and Wi-Fi Coexistence
ZigBee and Wi-Fi channels both exist in the 2.4 GHz band. Be careful to make sure they don't interfere with each other!
Adjacent Channel Congestion
Adjacent channel congestion is the most destrucive type of Wi-Fi-based interference. Learn the reasons why.
Wi-Fi and non-Wi-Fi Interference
Most transmitters make a unique shape. We can use these signatures to identify what kind of device is transmitting!
Learn how to detect and avoid this type of security vulnerability using AP aliasing.
Parking Lot Wi-Fi
Turn your facility’s Wi-Fi into a temporary outdoor deployment using the gear you already have.
The Real-Time Wi-Fi Packet Analyzer
“Tonic has fast become a must have tool for me.“
“Tonic is packet analysis for the masses.“