Networking

DD-WRT vs. Tomato vs. OpenWRT

Choosing a custom firmware for your router is a formidable task. You need to take a lot of factors into account; the firmware’s compatibility with your router, the features that it comes packed with, and whether or not it’s reliable. Once you’ve established the…
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How to Use a Router as a Repeater

Have you ever experienced a Wi-Fi No Access Zone within your own house? If your answer is yes, then you can use your router as a repeater and solve this problem. Using a repeater will allow you to extend the range of your Wi-Fi network and make sure that you have access to…
Networking

Bluetooth Not Connecting - Troubleshooting

The world seems to be aggressively pushing towards wireless technology. Everything from chargers (link to wireless chargers) to earbuds is going wireless nowadays, and many of these peripherals rely on Bluetooth. While there have been numerous advances in Bluetooth…
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What is Network Latency and How to Improve It

Network latency is key to understanding why your Internet network can suddenly go very slow, very laggy, and very annoying. One of the main components in knowing how to boost Wi-Fi speeds by having the knowledge on how to optimize Wi-Fi networks lies in a good understanding…
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How to Boost Wi-Fi Speed

You’ve heard all the variations on the ties that bind us; cheesy quotes from films, novels, and songs all attest to it being either love, or the place we’re born, or some other third thing like a soft drink. What really connects us all, however, is the Internet – and…
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How To Optimize A Wi-Fi Network

A simple online search for any Wi-Fi-related queries will show you that variants of “how to improve Wi-Fi signal” or “how to improve Wi-Fi speed” are commonly asked questions, ones that you’ve probably mulled over too. Fortunately, knowing how to optimize Wi-Fi…
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The Best Cable Modems in 2021

If your internet expenses are constantly rising and on top of that you are using an internet provider’s cable modem, for which you are paying a monthly fee, maybe it is the time for a change. It’s time to buy your own cable modem that will give you better overall…
MiscNetworking

Modem vs. Router. What Should You Know?

From reading the title alone, you wouldn’t be blamed for hearing a lo-fi sequence of nostalgic beeps in your mind, perhaps coupled with memories of trying to troubleshoot your modem. Gone are the days, right? Far from it – this article will debrief you on how modems work…
Networking

Mesh Wi-Fi vs. Router. What to Choose?

A single computer connecting to the Internet in your house, forever under threat of being disconnected by a single phone call, always a little too slow to just fully fulfill your fantasies; a scary memory, but one of a long-gone past era. Today, the modern world is run on…
Networking

IPv4 vs IPv6: What's The Difference?

Two versions of IP addresses exist, the IPv4 and IPv6 (version 4 and 6). In this article, we’ll get you acquainted with their relative merits and individual significance, finally culminating in a consideration of: IPv4 vs IPv6’s speed differences IPv4 vs IPv6’s…