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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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How to Use Wireshark Filters on Linux

Wireshark is a world-class packet analyzer available on Linux, Windows, and macOS. Its filters are flexible and sophisticated, but sometimes, counterintuitive. We’ll explain the “gotchas”…

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Google and Nest Wifi Are Getting Better on Slower Connections

I loved the first-generation Google Wifi, and I’m an even bigger fan of Nest Wifi. Part of what makes them so good is Google’s consistent…

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Google optimizes its WiFi routers for slow internet connections

Google’s WiFi routers should now handle overloaded internet providers more gracefully. It’s delivering an update to Nest WiFi and Google WiFi routers that improves “overall”…

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How to Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Wi-Fi Bridge

Today, it’s tempting to assume every device supports Wi-Fi, but not all devices are capable of connecting to the Internet wirelessly. This is where a…

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How to Set Up a Firewall in Linux

To keep your computer safe, it is advisable to set up a firewall to prevent others from accessing your computer and protect you from network…

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How to Set Up Port Forwarding in Windows 10

Every now and then, you’ll stumble upon an app or a game that requires you to do something called “port forwarding.” Without port forwarding, “inbound”…

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How to Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Wireless Access Point

Are you looking to create multiple access points throughout your home without any of the latency and connectivity issues typically associated with using a Wi-Fi…

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Wireless mesh networks: Everything you need to know

Mesh networking for small networks appeared in 2015 with the claim that it would solve Wi-Fi problems by improving coverage, speeding networks, and eliminating hassle….

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What Is a “Surveillance” or “NAS” Hard Drive?

Capacity isn’t the only thing that differentiates one hard drive from another. Yes, they’re all spinning platters that use magnetic storage to save data. However,…

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How to Set Up a Mail Agent for Command Line Email

Having your server send you emails is a simple way to get notifications from bash scripts, applications, and cron jobs. Command line email works similarly…

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How to Share Wi-Fi Passwords From Android to Any Smartphone

Starting with Android 10, phones running Google’s mobile OS can share Wi-Fi passwords between handsets using a QR code. All the recipient has to do…

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What Is a Headless Server?

A headless server is a computer without a monitor, keyboard, mouse, or other peripherals. Headless computers are normally controlled over the network. For example, picture…

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How to Scan Mapped Network Drives with Windows Defender

If you’ve set up a mapped network drive on Windows 10, Windows Defender won’t scan it for viruses or malware by default during its scheduled…

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21 Important Penetration Tools in Kali Linux

Kali Linux uses many kinds of penetration tools to assess the security situation of your devices and networks. Whether you are looking to advance your…

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How to make sure your internet connection is as good as possible as you work from home during coronavirus lockdown

As we’re relying on it more than ever before. Here’s how to make sure it keeps working Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/gadgets-tech/internet-slow-wifi-tips-buy-extender-router-best-a9430701.html Proactive Computing found this story and…

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Does Online Gaming Really Use a Ton of Bandwidth?

Viral social media posts and online articles are encouraging gamers to stop playing, arguing that games are “the biggest threat to internet bandwidth in the…

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US Internet Usage Almost Doubles After COVID-19 Warnings

On March 10th, the world went into a state of panic over the coronavirus spreading. Governments advised their civilians to stay indoors, work at home…

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