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How to Restart and Reset Your HomePod & HomePod Mini

As with any other piece of technology, Apple’s smart speakers may encounter glitches from time to time. Your HomePod or HomePod Mini can stop working…

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New Router? Simplify Network Setup by Reusing Your SSID and Password

Did you get a shiny new Wi-Fi router to help with all your stay-at-home internet activities? You’re likely not alone, thanks to the rise in…

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7 Linux Port Scanners for Admins and Enthusiasts

Port scanners are tools that help users identify open ports on a computer network. Admins can use them for reviewing security policies and monitoring network…

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How to Share Files Between Mac and PC on Your Network

Do you have a Mac and a Windows PC on the same network? Perhaps you’re currently working from home and want an easy way to transfer…

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How to Control Your Wi-Fi Network in Linux

Is your Wi-Fi connection too slow? Are you having constant network problems while surfing the ‘Net? Chances are your wireless network is handling more traffic…

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8 Ways to Increase Network Speed via Regedit in Windows 10

There are tons of applications that promise you higher network functionality and extreme Internet speeds. Usually, these applications present nothing but a gimmicky interface while…

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5G conspiracy theorists are selling Faraday cages to put your router in. But there’s a problem.

Faraday cages for Wi-Fi routers are the latest 5G conspiracy grift, writes Matthew Gault at Vice. The metal cages “block up to 95% EMF RF…

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The Asus RT-AX86U Is a Wi-Fi 6 Router That Doesn’t Sacrifice Looks for Power

Wi-Fi 6 has accelerated its creep into mainstream wireless networking, urged along by the similarly accelerating spread of gigabit internet. Until the last few months…

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Comcast to enforce 1.2TB data cap in entire 39-state territory in early 2021

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Comcast’s 1.2TB monthly data cap is coming to 12 more states and the District of Columbia starting January…

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The Best Gaming Router Still Looks Like a Robot

We get it. Picking a router is hard! Do you even need a gaming router? Won’t your ISP-supplied, non-branded modem/router combo obelisk suffice? Probably not!…

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Qualcomm Want to Marry Mesh with Wi-Fi 6 to Make Your Home Internet Suck Less

As more adults transition to working from home and kids transition to at-home learning, it is more important than ever to have a fast Wi-Fi…

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Exporting and Importing MSSQL Databases over a Network Share

When working with MSSQL databases, you may find that you need to export databases over a network share directly from the SQL Server Management Studio…

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How to Setup an OpenVPN Server to Secure Your Network

Hosting your own VPN server can secure your network by allowing you to set rigourous firewalls in place (to block important services like SSH), while…

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The star of Netgear’s first WiFi 6 gaming router is its software

The PlayStation 5 will support WiFi 6 upon its release this November, but it won’t mean much if gamers don’t have a router that also…

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The Ultimate Defense: What Is an Air Gapped Computer?

When reading about cyber-security, you’ll probably see talk about “air-gapped” computer systems. It’s a technical name for a simple concept: A computer system that’s physically…

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How to Get Location Information from an IP Address

It isn’t CSI magic—it’s easy to get location info from an IP address. The internet is split up into chunks, called subnets, which are spread…

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How to Use the Snort Intrusion Detection System on Linux

Run Snort on Linux and protect your network with real-time traffic analysis and threat detection. Security is everything, and Snort is world-class. This pig might…

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How to Disable Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) in Your Router

By default, many routers have Wi-Fi protected setup (WPS) which can let you connect to your router without needing its SSID and password. However, WPS…

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How to Connect to a Database Over a Network

When connecting to a database, you must take extra precautions if it’s not running locally. Any connections made over a network should be secure, and…

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How to Configure Your DNS

DNS records are used to translate addresses humans can understand (like google.com) into IP addresses computers can understand (like 64.233.191.255). In order for your site…

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New H.266 codec uses half the data to stream 4K video

Fraunhofer, the German company that helped develop the H.264, H.265 and MP3 encoding formats, has unveiled a new video encoding standard that could severely reduce…

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