Author Archive for metageek

Notes and AP Aliasing in Chanalyzer 5!

We’ve just pushed a new update to Chanalyzer 5 that has a couple of really cool new features! First off, we’ve fulfilled one of the most common feature requests for Chanalyzer: the ability to add notes to your recordings! There…

Announcing inSSIDer Wi-Fi Helper!

When your sister and brother-in-law move into a new house, who do they call for help with setting up a wireless router? When your buddy has streaming issues over Wi-Fi, who’s the one that gets a text pleading for help?…

Put a (Radio/ESSID) Ring on it!

It’s no secret. We like Radio and ESSID grouping. It’s one of the key features of inSSIDer 4, and recently showed up in Chanalyzer 5, too. So it’s only natural that we decided to take Beyonce’s advice, and put a…

Chanalyzer 5 groups ESSID and Radio

Understanding Wi-Fi topology is dead simple, right? You set up an access point, give the network a name and then connect clients to it. Well, it stays that simple right up to the point you need another AP for more…

802.11ac Support Now in Eye P.A.!

Why do we love working with wireless so much? Because it’s always fresh and new and never a dull moment. What’s really cool about 802.11ac–the latest Wi-Fi spec–is that it allows for some pretty damn quick data rates. With the…

Chanalyzer 5 802.11ac Update

802.11ac is all the buzz right now in the Wi-Fi world thanks to the very fast data rates it can achieve, as well as other cool advancements. And, its rate of adoption is expected to be much quicker than what…

Introducing inSSIDer for Office

You’ve seen how inSSIDer for Home makes troubleshooting a single Wi-Fi network easier – but for those of you who are Wi-Fi administrators or installers, the Home version of inSSIDer isn’t quite powerful enough for your needs. inSSIDer for Office…

Dead Spots and Slow Zones

Many users of Wi-Fi experience poor connectivity and slow speeds. In one room it doesn’t work at all, and in another the speeds may crawl. To achieve a dependable wireless connection, Wi-Fi has to overcome many barriers and obstacles –…

inSSIDer for Home Available Now!

If you have a wireless network in your house, you’ve probably experienced issues with your Wi-Fi’s performance at one time or another. The first step you can take towards fixing these problems is to look at how your signal strength…