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Router – Transmitting Packets

Jun 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Network

In a previous article we discussed the basics of what a router did. We're now going to get into a more detailed, and yes technical, explanation of how packets are transmitted as well as a few other tech specs of how routers work. So put on your learning caps because you're in for a real […]

It’s 12 Noon, Do You Know Who’s Using Your Network?

Jun 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Network

The idea of reading email while lounging by the pool, text or instant messaging while doing the laundry, or lounging in the Jacuzzi listening to your MP3 collection is appealing to us all. Unfortunately, many, or even most, wireless units don't come with security features already functioning. This may not seem like a big issue […]

How Do Wireless Networks Work?

Jun 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Network

Wireless networks work using radio waves instead of wires to transmit data between computers. That's the simple version. If you're curious to know what's going on in more detail, then it's all explained in this article. Ones and Zeros. I'm sure you know that computers transmit data digitally, using binary: ones and zeros. This is […]