The power of protocol analyzers

Network problems require something better than trial-and-error troubleshooting. sci tech news Continue reading The power of protocol analyzers

The Router rumble: Ars DIY build faces better tests, tougher competition

The Homebrew is still near the top of the class, but one off-the-shelf router bests it. sci tech news Continue reading The Router rumble: Ars DIY build faces better tests, tougher competition

iOS 10 reviewed: There’s no reason not to update

Apple puts together a comprehensive update with some smart app redesigns. sci tech news Continue reading iOS 10 reviewed: There’s no reason not to update

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus review: Great annual upgrades with one major catch

In-depth with the new phones, the AirPods, A10 Fusion, the cameras, and more. sci tech news Continue reading iPhone 7 and 7 Plus review: Great annual upgrades with one major catch

An OS 9 odyssey: Why these Mac users won’t abandon 16-year-old software

Why? Nostalgia, specific software or hardware, creativity through limitation. sci tech news Continue reading An OS 9 odyssey: Why these Mac users won’t abandon 16-year-old software

How I learned to stop worrying and love the big $60B NASA rocket

OK, maybe we don’t love the massive SLS. But we’re learning to live with it. sci tech news Continue reading How I learned to stop worrying and love the big $60B NASA rocket

Exclusive: Our Thai prison interview with an alleged top advisor to Silk Road

Is Roger Thomas Clark really the notorious “Variety Jones”? sci tech news Continue reading Exclusive: Our Thai prison interview with an alleged top advisor to Silk Road

Tales from Comcast’s data cap nation: Can the meter be trusted?

“Our meter is perfect,” Comcast rep claims. It isn’t—and mistakes could cost you. sci tech news Continue reading Tales from Comcast’s data cap nation: Can the meter be trusted?

Mansions of Madness review: Let an app be your dungeon master

Second edition board game brings high-tech horror to the table. sci tech news Continue reading Mansions of Madness review: Let an app be your dungeon master

The Ford Focus RS: The Blue Oval’s best is a performance car for the people

Ford finally brings its hottest hatch to the US, and it was worth the wait. sci tech news Continue reading The Ford Focus RS: The Blue Oval’s best is a performance car for the people