Networking

Ethernet vs. WiFi. Which One is Better for Your Needs?

Ethernet is the wired mode of physically connecting the network devices or computers in a local area network (LAN). It was introduced in the 1970s and is still widely used today. Wireless fidelity (WiFi) is the wireless mode of connecting networks to the internet via radio…
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How to find Wi-Fi Password on Windows 10?

Passwords are today’s necessity. They are required for e-mails, all sorts of apps and accounts, and almost anything else that has something to do with the internet and networking. This also includes Wi-Fi networks that require a password, in most cases, to let you log in.
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How to Turn on Bluetooth on Windows 10?

Have you used Bluetooth on your Windows computer so far? Most people don’t use it that often. That’s why there might be a problem when you decide to turn it on (and you usually need it right now) and you have no idea how to do it. It could ruin your whole day – we…
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PCI vs. USB Wi-Fi Adapters

There are two ways that you can access the internet on your PC, either through an ethernet cable or through Wi-Fi. Whether it is due to the unavailability of an ethernet cable or because you don’t want to trouble yourself by having to take the ethernet cable with your…
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Wi-Fi Channels. Everything You Need to Know

Wi-Fi Channels are the smaller bands, part of a frequency band that controls the input and output of data from your wireless network. Wi-Fi channels have a key role to play in the proper functioning of your Wi-Fi network. So, if you are unable to perform any of your tasks…
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2.4 GHz vs 5 GHz Wi-fi. Everything You Need to Know!

Whenever you think about selecting a frequency for your Wi-Fi network, you will come across something called a frequency band. Using radio waves, a frequency band handles the transmission of wireless data between devices. There are two of these frequency bands – 2.4 GHz…
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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…
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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…