Networks

Linux is everywhere

If they think of it at all, most average PC users probably consider Linux to be some tekkie thing that only computer geeks use. In fact, Linux is all around us. It may have only a small share of the desktop computer market but Linux is a major player in many other computing areas. Android […]

Useful sites for better computing

Is Your Computer Infected? If So, These 3 Forums Could Be Your LifelineMakeUseOf suggests possible places to get help with cleaning malware from a PC Browse 600,000 Product Manuals OnlineIf you’ve lost the manual for a favourite product or gadget, or maybe you want to read the manual before you buy the item, then web […]

Linux is everywhere

If they think of it at all, most average PC users probably consider Linux to be some tekkie thing that only computer geeks use. In fact, Linux is all around us. It may have only a small share of the desktop computer market but Linux is a major player in many other computing areas. Android […]

How to set up wireless printers

With so many people being connected to the Internet with wireless these days, it makes sense to also connect to your printer with wireless. You can buy a printer with wireless capabilities or you can set up a network printer wired to one PC but available to all other PCs on the home network. Here […]

Setting up a home wireless network not so simple

At the New York Times, Eric A. Taub writes about the complexities of wireless networks: The technology industry would like us all to believe that vast numbers of Americans are happily streaming feature films, Twitter feeds, photos and home movies from the Internet to every TV in the house. The reality is that setting up […]

Useful free WiFi network finder

If you live in any urban community, you are probably within range of one or more wireless networks in the surrounding area. The routers that we use in our homes make use of a limited number of channels to broadcast their signals. If you have a neighbor with a strong signal who is using the […]

Review of wireless routers

If you are thinking about buying a router, take a look at the extensive review at Tom’s Hardware. Extensive data about the performance of nine 802.11n routers are given. The conclusion of the review is that the Linksys WRT610N is the router to buy.