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What Is a MAC Address, and How Does It Work?

If you’ve ever tried to identify devices on a network or search for a nearby Bluetooth device, chances are you’ve dealt with MAC addresses. But…

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How to Add Gigabit Ethernet to a TV Without It

TV manufacturers have rushed to improve their latest models with fast HDMI 2.1 ports capable of supporting 4K gaming at 120Hz in glorious HDR. Unfortunately,…

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How Wi-Fi 6E Works, and What It Means for Your Gadgets

Still catching up on the last major wifi standard to be announced? Sorry, but the next one is here. Wi-Fi 6E routers are beginning to…

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Your Wi-Fi May Feel Faster on a Windows 11 Laptop—Here’s Why

Acer Microsoft confirms that it’s adding Wi-Fi Dual Station support to Windows 11, a feature that will significantly improve wireless internet performance on laptops equipped…

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Is Your Ethernet Cable Faulty? Signs to Watch Out For

Cables are a necessary evil and a source of many computer and network-related problems. While you can’t ditch cables entirely, some cables may need to…

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Is It Safe to Sell My Old Modem or Router?

If you have an old router lying around that you no longer need, you might be tempted to sell it or give it away. Fortunately,…

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Point-to-point Wi-Fi bridging between buildings—the cheap and easy way

Enlarge / We tested these TP-Link outdoor Wi-Fi bridges—both 2.4GHz and 5GHz versions—across 80 meters of partially wooded terrain, with great success. (credit: Jim Salter)…

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What Is a NAS (Network Attached Storage)?

Are you tired of swapping hard drives? Do you need to access data from multiple machines on the same network, often at the same time?…

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What Is DNS, and Should I Use Another DNS Server?

Did you know you could be connected to facebook.com—and see facebook.com in your browser’s address bar—while not actually being connected to Facebook’s real website? To…

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This WiFi 6E Router Proves Next-Gen Connectivity Is Just Too Expensive

In home networking, bigger isn’t always better. Anyone who has spent time with the diminutive Eero or Ubiquiti AmpliFi routers can attest to this. Case…

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Why a Proper Smart Home Needs a Hub

If you’ve ever gone down the rabbit hole of smart home gadgets, you’ve probably run across devices that require a “hub.” You might think, “Why…

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Linksys’ New WiFi 6E Mesh Router Is Wildly Fast, but You Should Wait

Although it was beaten to market by Asus’ newest ROG Rapture router, the Linksys Atlas Max 6E was actually the first WiFi 6E-certified router, having…

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The 10 Best Wi-Fi Routers for 2021

A wireless router is an essential piece of technology. A new router upgrades your wireless network with faster speeds, a stronger signal, better security, and…

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Internet Connection Not Working? 10 Troubleshooting Tips

It’s useful to have a checklist of things to try when your internet is not working. Sometimes you can fix the problem yourself, while other…

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Linksys Launches Two New Congestion Busting Wi-Fi 6E Routers

Linksys With more and more Wi-Fi devices from smart speakers to smartphones in our homes, it’s easy to congestion issues are worse than ever. Wi-Fi…

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The 4 Best Wi-Fi Range Extenders

Netgear, TP-Link Do you have a Wi-Fi router that struggles to reach every corner of the house, office, garage, or backyard? If so, you might…

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How To Defend the Extended Network Against Web Risks

Aamir Lakhani, cybersecurity researcher for Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs, discusses criminals flocking to web server and browser attacks, and what to do about it. Source: https://threatpost.com/how-to-defend-the-extended-network-against-web-risks/165236/…

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Wi-Fi Extender vs. Mesh Network: What’s the Difference?

Both Wi-Fi extenders and mesh networks promise to improve and extend your Wi-Fi signal, but they achieve this through different means. Plus, if you don’t…

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Why Your Smart Home Needs a Wi-Fi 6 Router

If you have dozens of Wi-Fi devices in your smart home, you might have noticed the network getting slower and slower. You might have upgraded to a…

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How to Reset Network Settings on Android

If you’re having trouble connecting to a Wi-Fi network or Bluetooth device on your Android smartphone or tablet, it might be time to reset your…

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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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