Marriott’s Wrong: You Have a Right to Wi-Fi. Period.

Alex GizisBlog

A Game of Cat-and-Mouse I think by now, many people have read about how Marriott had been caught jamming their own hotel guests’ personal WiFi hotspots. They were purposely sending “management” packets to force computers into quitting the network. People would find that, though they could start a Connectify Hotspot or connect to their LTE device, their computers couldn’t stay … Read More

New Release: Connectify 9.2.1

Raj HaldarRelease Notes

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Connectify 9.2.1 has arrived, and it once again supports sharing Speedify connections! Oops, it seems that we accidently broke support for our own product with the 9.2 release. Sorry about that! All of you who are using Speedify for faster Internet, and Hotspot to share it with your other devices can safely upgrade and get back to work, or watching … Read More

How to Get Your Kindle Online Using 3G, 4G or Ethernet

Raj HaldarBlog

The Problem We love the Amazon Kindle. It’s amazing to have the world’s biggest bookstore at your fingertips. But, isn’t it frustrating when you’re traveling and you can’t get online to purchase that recently-released book that you’ve been dying to read? With Connectify Hotspot PRO installed on your PC laptop, you can easily share Internet from your wired Ethernet, 3G, … Read More

New Release: Connectify 9.1

Raj HaldarRelease Notes

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We are delighted to announce the release of Connectify Hotspot 9.1. This release contains a lot of tuning and fixes. We recommend that everyone should updates to take advantage of the improved performance and stability. Here’s what’s new in Connectify 9.1: Performance tuning: The NAT inside of Hotspot / Dispatch had been tuned for performance, and is up to 10% … Read More

Setting Up a Virtual Router with Connectify

Raj HaldarBlog

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In this post, we’ll show you the easiest way to setup a virtual router on your PC with Connectify Hotspot. Using Hotspot, our free PC app that lets you transform your computer into a real WiFi hotspot, you’ll be running a virtual router and sharing Internet with just a few clicks. So, what is a virtual router, and why do … Read More

How Cisco Rescued Us From A Nasty Dispute

Alex GizisBlog

In a fantastic article about how Cisco helped us get the connectify.com domain, Business Insider wrote: “Here’s a David-and-Goliath story in which Goliath saved David. It involves Cisco (Goliath), a startup called Connectify (David), the website URL “Connectify.com,” and a years-long struggle quickly devolving into a legal battle.” Read the full article here

Thank You, Cisco

Alex GizisBlog

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After a years-long quest to acquire Connectify.com, we’re finally the proud owners of the dot com domain extension for the Connectify brand. But, as it turns out, we wouldn’t be anywhere without the surprisingly awesome show of goodwill from the folks at Cisco. Find out how the networking giant helped us, and how we’re saying thanks by offering all Cisco … Read More

Do Domain Extensions Matter?

Alex GizisBlog

In my latest piece for Medium I look at the relative value of a “.COM” domain extension in the era of increasingly smart search engines. “Going into our test, I suspected that the value of a .com is now a historical phenomenon. In the last generation of web browsers, if you typed a word into the address bar, the browser … Read More

New Release: Connectify 9.0.3

Raj HaldarRelease Notes

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A little over a week ago, we released Connectify 9, a highly-anticipated new version of our popular hotspot software for PCs. That version of Connectify Hotspot included lots of cool new features, like an improved user interface that makes it even easier for users to start their hotspot. However, one of the biggest changes in Connectify 9 is one you … Read More

New Release: Connectify 9

Raj HaldarRelease Notes

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We’re thrilled to announce the release of Connectify 9. This release includes a brand new user interface that makes starting your hotspot even easier. Hotspot 9 also offers stability and performance upgrades for the fastest and most reliable Hotspot experience yet. This new version allows sharing of many more devices and software applications, including Cisco AnyConnect VPN, Yes Go 4G … Read More