After setting up your home network with a Wi-Fi router, the next thing to address is security. Here are some important tips to help secure your network.
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If you have an older tower PC that didn’t come with built-in Wi-Fi capability, it can be easily added via a USB Wi-Fi adapter and a few minutes.
If you have a lot of computers and other devices running on your home network, sometimes you need to find their IP address, here’s an easy way to find them.
OpenDNS has long provided safer, more reliable web browsing via an alternate DNS server. DNSCrypt adds even more security by encrypting your DNS traffic to stop “DNS leaks.”
Your wireless network is not an appliance like your fridge. It can be tweaked, customized and optimized to go beyond the basics or do the basics better. This ultimate guide shows you how.
Bad WiFi connection? Slow Internet speeds? Packet loss? Dropped connections? Try changing the channel on your WiFi router.
Port forwarding is a way to allow Internet traffic to flow to a computer or application more efficiently. If you’ve experienced lag with online video games, Skype, or Netflix, port forwarding may help.
While traveling, you might be in a situation where you only have a wired Ethernet connection and a Windows 7 laptop. Here’s how to make your laptop a WiFi hotspot and share the Internet connection with other devices.
OpenDNS gives you a faster, safer, and more reliable Internet. This guide shows you how to customize the look and feel of the pages that are shown when OpenDNS blocks a page.
Looking for a faster, safer, more reliable Internet experience? OpenDNS gives it to you for free without additional software or hardware.
Frustrated by slow home network speeds to your PC, Apple TV, Xbox, Playstation or Wii? Don’t pay your ISP more money — Get powerline Ethernet adapters.
Remote Desktop (RDP) is technology built into Windows XP Professional and higher that allows you to remotely connect to other computers over a network. Before you can remote in to a machine running Windows 8, you need to enable it first. Here’s how.
Plex is cool multimedia server and client software that’s gaining attention. Here’s how to install the server software and get started streaming online and local media to your mobile devices.
Toss this mini device in your pocket or bag and always be ready to broadcast a fast 802.11n Wi-Fi connection. The entire router is 20 percent smaller than Apple’s AirPort Express, and this unit has an MSRP of $29.99..