Eric Geier

Contributing Writer

Eric Geier is a freelance tech writer as well as the founder of NoWiresSecurity, a cloud-based Wi-Fi security service, and On Spot Techs, an on-site computer services company.

What is WPA3? And some gotchas to watch out  for in this Wi-Fi security upgrade

Wi-Fi site-survey tips: How to avoid interference, dead spots

Wi-Fi site-survey tips: How to avoid interference, dead spots

Here's how properly executed site surveys can make for better performing Wi-Fi networks by dealing with potential frequency conflicts, blocked signals and more.

5 things that will slow your Wi-Fi network

5 things that will slow your Wi-Fi network

Wi-Fi networks can be slowed by use of old protocols, overlapping channels and low data rates, and here’s how to fix these and other performance problems.

REVIEW: 5 top hardware-based Wi-Fi test tools

REVIEW: 5 top hardware-based Wi-Fi test tools

Software tools for testing Wi-Fi can run on a laptop, but dedicated hardware tools offer the convenience of a sometimes less cumbersome form-factor that are compact enough to fit in the pouch of a laptop bag. This article looks at...

How to remove malware from your Windows PC
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How to remove malware from your Windows PC

Has a malware infection taken your PC hostage? Here's how to clean it out and restore your PC to a pristine state.

5 Wi-Fi analyzer and survey apps for Android

5 Wi-Fi analyzer and survey apps for Android

A review of five mobile survey apps - iBwave Wi-Fi Mobile, iMapper WiFi Pro, WiFi Analyzer and Surveyor from ManageEngine, Wi-Fi Visualizer from ITO Akihiro, and WiTuners Mobile - for enterprises to small offices.

How to identify and resolve double-NAT problems

How to identify and resolve double-NAT problems

We’ll show you how to eliminate this conflict between your router and your broadband gateway.

Four lesser-known Wi-Fi security threats and how to defend against them

Four lesser-known Wi-Fi security threats and how to defend against them

You’ve hardened your network against all the common weaknesses, now we’ll show you how to take your wireless security to the next level.

8 tech dangers every novice can avoid with these tips

8 tech dangers every novice can avoid with these tips

Tech novices are easy targets for malware, phishing, and sleazy salespeople. Protect the novices you know with these tips to help them be smarter about buying and using their tech devices.

First Look: Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points show promise

First Look: Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points show promise

We review five Wave 2 wireless access points, comparing prices and features, looking at usability and doing some performance testing. The products in this review are: Amped Wireless AC1300, ASUS EA-AC87, Cisco Aironet 1852i, Extreme...

Open source routers deliver low cost, flexibility

Open source routers deliver low cost, flexibility

We reviewed 5 open source software products that offers an economical and flexible option for deploying basic home, SMB or even enterprise networking.

5 free/low-cost Wi-Fi analyzers for Windows 10
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5 free/low-cost Wi-Fi analyzers for Windows 10

Now we’re reviewing apps, published as Universal Windows Platform apps on the Microsoft Store, that run on Windows 10 PCs, tablets and phones. The Wi-Fi features that developers can utilize in the Universal Windows Platform are still...

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