Get easy wifi discovery and surveying with NetSpot
January 10, 2017 – 04:58 | No Comment
Get easy wifi discovery and surveying with NetSpot

NetSpot is a free tool for discovering local wireless devices and creating colour-coded heatmaps.
Launch the program and it immediately detects all your local wifi devices, displaying their details in a table: SSID, BSSOD, Signal (current/ …

NirSoft’s LastActivityView now displays recent wifi network connects/ disconnects
October 6, 2016 – 11:25 | Comments Off on NirSoft’s LastActivityView now displays recent wifi network connects/ disconnects
NirSoft’s LastActivityView now displays recent wifi network connects/ disconnects

NirSoft’s user-tracking LastActivityView now displays all the recent wireless network connects and disconnects for the current system.
This is particularly handy for computer forensics, as it might help show where a laptop user has been over …

KC Softwares unveils “wifi troubleshooter” dot11expert
October 3, 2016 – 06:56 | Comments Off on KC Softwares unveils “wifi troubleshooter” dot11expert
KC Softwares unveils “wifi troubleshooter” dot11expert

SUMo and KCleaner developer KC Softwares has unveiled its latest project, wifi troubleshooting tool dot11expert.
The package displays low-level details about your network adapters, local wireless networks and access points: signal quality, SSID, MAC address, channel, …

Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector 2.0 available for Windows 10, Mac
September 7, 2016 – 06:52 | Comments Off on Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector 2.0 available for Windows 10, Mac
Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector 2.0 available for Windows 10, Mac

Popular wifi scanner Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector has finally hit version 2.0.
The release brings support for Windows 10, and introduces the first Mac version.

Turn your PC into a wifi hotspot with NirSoft’s HostedNetworkStarter
April 2, 2016 – 07:38 | Comments Off on Turn your PC into a wifi hotspot with NirSoft’s HostedNetworkStarter
Turn your PC into a wifi hotspot with NirSoft’s HostedNetworkStarter

NirSoft has released HostedNetworkStarter, a free tool which turns your wifi-enabled PC or laptop into a wireless hotspot.
There’s no installation required, no network drivers or anything else involved: the program is just a simple front …

NirSoft’s WifiHistoryView reveals your laptop’s network history
January 7, 2016 – 11:29 | Comments Off on NirSoft’s WifiHistoryView reveals your laptop’s network history
NirSoft’s WifiHistoryView reveals your laptop’s network history

NirSoft has unveiled WifiHistoryView, a free tool for Windows Vista and later which displays the history of your computer’s wireless network connections.
For every time you’ve connected to or disconnected from a network, WifiHistoryView displays the …

Scan for local wifi with Acrylic WiFi Free
July 2, 2015 – 10:54 | Comments Off on Scan for local wifi with Acrylic WiFi Free
Scan for local wifi with Acrylic WiFi Free

If your wifi isn’t performing well then using a scanner to check for competing networks can often tell you more.
Unsure where to begin? Acrylic WiFi Free claims to be “the most advanced WLAN Scanner”, which …

Find the best wifi networks around the world with wiMAN
April 27, 2015 – 10:18 | Comments Off on Find the best wifi networks around the world with wiMAN
Find the best wifi networks around the world with wiMAN

Restaurants, malls, trains, hotels: it can feel as though wifi is everywhere these days. Until you’re travelling, when you can still spend an age trying to find a network, only to find it’s password-protected or …

NirSoft’s WirelessConnectionInfo displays in-depth wifi stats
January 18, 2015 – 06:51 | Comments Off on NirSoft’s WirelessConnectionInfo displays in-depth wifi stats
NirSoft’s WirelessConnectionInfo displays in-depth wifi stats

NirSoft has announced the release of WirelessConnectionInfo, a free tool which displays detailed stats on the active wifi connection under Windows Vista and later.
The WirelessConnectionInfo report displays 90 items, including network SSID, PHY Type (802.11n, …

NirSoft releases Wifi Collector – for Android?
April 22, 2014 – 06:03 | Comments Off on NirSoft releases Wifi Collector – for Android?
NirSoft releases Wifi Collector – for Android?

NirSoft has announced the release of Wifi Collector, its first Android app.
Yes: Android. NirSoft’s Nir Sofer may be best known as a prolific developer of Windows utilities, but he’s now decided to branch out into …

Detect and monitor wifi networks with Homedale
April 3, 2014 – 13:11 | Comments Off on Detect and monitor wifi networks with Homedale
Detect and monitor wifi networks with Homedale

Homedale is a straightforward portable tool which detects local wireless networks and tells you more about them: name, channel, MAC address, encryption type and so on. It’s great for troubleshooting various wireless conflicts, or just …