Windows Defender isn't the absolute best antivirus software, but it's easily good enough to be your main malware defense.
Kaspersky Security Cloud Free combines excellent malware protection, plenty of extra features and a very light system-performance impact.
Powerline adapters and Wi-Fi extenders let you stretch your network farther and help eliminate dead spots, but use very different technology
The new standard for super-fast wireless internet is Wi-Fi 6, but a 6GHz boost might make Wi-Fi 6e even better.
Space Zoom can let you zoom in 100x when taking photos with the Galaxy S20 Ultra. Here's how to use this feature.
Using the Galaxy S20's Hyperlapse mode, you can capture time-lapse video — even in the dark. Here's how to access the feature.
To unlock your Galaxy S20, you'll need to use a fingerprint. Here's how to add your fingerprint to Samsung's phones.
Wi-Fi extenders have gotten more affordable, but they're still tricky devices to set up. Here are some tips on where to place your extender to boost your Wi-Fi network's reach.
Getting a Galaxy S20? Here are the features you’ll want to set up right away to get started with Samsung’s phone.
Malwarebytes Free doesn't replace antivirus software, but it works alongside it to keep your system clean.
There's more to networking than Wi-Fi, but all those cables get confusing. We sort through the cables, explaining everything from Cat 1 to Cat 8, and all things in between.
The Linksys Max-Stream MR8300 Review keeps things easy with simple set up, automatic network optimization and optional mesh compatibility.
Big and twisted, the Gryphon Secure Mesh System looks like no other router on the planet. It provides excellent throughput and a phalanx of security measures to protect a family's data and digital identity.
Netgear's Nighthawk XR700 Pro Gaming Router — with data-sharing tools, a firewall, blazing speeds and some of the best networking software available — is worth the hefty price.
Hide.me's free VPN offering is decent if unspectacular, with 2GB of free monthly data and midrange speeds.
Opera's browser VPN has abysmal network performance. We can't recommend it even though it's completely free.
Hotspot Shield offers a generous 15GB of free data per month, but there are details that may put you off.
With excellent security to help keep your family’s digital lives intact, Asus’ Blue Cave delivers superior performance at a distance, but its short-range capacity is lacking. Its look and design are like nothing else on this planet.
Asus's RT-AC86U router may not be the top performer at short range but it more than makes up for that where it counts: at long distances.