How to find your wifi passwords
February 10, 2017 – 12:58 | No Comment
How to find your wifi passwords

Connect your PC to a wireless network and it usually saves the password, ensuring you won’t have to enter it each time.
But if the password is lost, or maybe you forget it, and it’s not …

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 …

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 …

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, …

Filedrop gives you all the goodness of AirDrop in both Windows and Mac, mobile apps to follow
May 7, 2013 – 11:44 | Comments Off on Filedrop gives you all the goodness of AirDrop in both Windows and Mac, mobile apps to follow
Filedrop gives you all the goodness of AirDrop in both Windows and Mac, mobile apps to follow

There are many ways to share files between the computers on your network – simple folder sharing, or cloud-based file syncing are just two ideas that come to mind. But when Apple introduced AirDrop in …

Detect network intruders with SoftPerfect Wifi Guard
January 21, 2013 – 16:26 | Comments Off on Detect network intruders with SoftPerfect Wifi Guard
Detect network intruders with SoftPerfect Wifi Guard

It’s important to keep your wireless network secure, and turning your encryption levels to the max is usually a very good place to start.
This doesn’t in itself guarantee safety, though, so you may want to …

Detect wifi intruders with Wireless Network Watcher
December 5, 2012 – 19:33 | Comments Off on Detect wifi intruders with Wireless Network Watcher
Detect wifi intruders with Wireless Network Watcher

If you’d like to keep your wireless network secure then turning on the best possible encryption is usually a very good place to start. There may still be room for problems, though (as I discovered, …

Cloak your wireless connection with a shield of protection on your Mac or iOS device
March 21, 2012 – 07:57 | Comments Off on Cloak your wireless connection with a shield of protection on your Mac or iOS device
Cloak your wireless connection with a shield of protection on your Mac or iOS device

Free wifi is more prevalent than ever and the popularity of mobile devices means that more and more of us are connecting to these free networks using laptops, tablets and mobiles. In these situations, using …

Use your tablet or phone as a remote for your computer with Mobile Mouse
February 7, 2012 – 09:43 | Comments Off on Use your tablet or phone as a remote for your computer with Mobile Mouse
Use your tablet or phone as a remote for your computer with Mobile Mouse

The advent of big-screen HD TVs has made it easier than ever to watch video on your computer through your television. The only downside is physically hooking up your computer to your TV, followed by …

Locate a wireless internet connection on the move with Wi-Fi Finder for iOS and Android
September 8, 2011 – 07:48 | Comments Off on Locate a wireless internet connection on the move with Wi-Fi Finder for iOS and Android
Locate a wireless internet connection on the move with Wi-Fi Finder for iOS and Android

If you have an iPhone or an Android phone, the chances are that you frequently connect to the internet using a 3G connection. The same is true for some iPad users, although there are more …