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Turning off wi-fi and bluetooth in iOS 11’s control center doesn’t actually turn off wi-fi or bluetooth

Turning off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi when you’re not using them on your smartphone has long been standard, common sense, advice. Unfortunately, with the iPhone’s new operating system iOS 11, turning them off is not as easy as it used to be. Now, when yo...

Keeping yourself safe on hotel WiFi networks

No matter what specific type of threat you’re concerned about when it comes to hotel WiFi security, the basic preventative measures remain the same: Browse the web using a virtual private network (VPN). VPNs encrypt all of your digital communications and pr...

Forget fingerprints, Routers could soon help police solve crimes

Data collected by Wi-Fi devices can find and identify criminals. Fingerprints and DNA are key eviden...

See through walls using Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi can pass through walls. This fact is easy to take for granted, yet it’s the reason we ca...