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As schools have closed amid coronavirus shutdowns, teachers are conducting classes online and students are expected to learn from home.

Students whose parents have unpaid bills aren’t being let online, even as companies offer free internet to students amid the coronavirus crisis

As classes move online, teachers worry that only some of their students are getting access to new material.
Turning the microwave off could speed up your internet.

‘Don’t use the microwave’: 7 ways to speed up your internet when working from home

Microwave ovens can interfere with WiFi because they both operate on the same frequency.

What to do if your internet goes down while you’re working from home

Your smartphone's WiFi hotspot feature is a temporary quick and dirty backup that could help if you need internet right now.
The exterior of The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University in a January 2020 photo.

‘I barely kept from crying’: Schools and universities throw students into panic after telling them to leave campus and take classes online...

Students are being kicked off-campus housing, sparking logistical nightmares to find housing and wifi to take virtual courses.

You’re getting the wrong WiFi router if it doesn’t come with ‘mesh’ technology

I can never go back to classic WiFi routers and extenders after trying mesh WiFi systems that started coming out in 2016.

This affordable mesh Wi-Fi system covers 5,500 square feet — it handles several devices in my home at full speed

Dealing with dead Wi-Fi spots at home can be annoying and costly. This TP-Link mesh system provides consistent Wi-Fi in my home. Read our full review.
Your location is likely wrong on your iPhone if you have bad service or an outdated system.

‘Why is my location wrong on my iPhone?’: 4 reasons your location isn’t accurate and how to fix it

Your location is likely wrong on your iPhone if you have bad service or an outdated system. Here's how to fix it.
It's easy to delete files on your Chromebook, but you should probably back them up to Google Drive first.

How to connect your Chromebook to a Wi-Fi network, whether you’ve joined it before or need to enter it manually

You can connect your Chromebook to Wi-Fi in just a few steps, and it should automatically connect if you've joined that network before.

Malaysia’s fiberisation plan to reach 30 mbps is a ‘quite an ask’, considering current standards: Opensignal

Malaysia's current download speeds hit 22 mbps at best in September, Opensignal said.

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ would have taken almost 48 hours to download a decade ago — here’s how far internet speeds have come

In 2009 a one-gigabyte app like Photoshop took 20 minutes to download. In 2019, it takes under two minutes.