Your Wi-Fi generally just cruises along, but what if all of a sudden it slowed down? What if loading web pages started taking a long time or it was taking a long time to download something from Dropbox or from … Continue reading

The primogenitor of Near Field Communication (NFC) – illustrated previously in this series – Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a mid-20th century technology deployed across the globe for all and sundry purposes. Its usage is so ubiquitous that many of … Continue reading

Known as Domain Name System, DNS is an Internet service that ciphers domain names into Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. “The DNS is the central database of the internet, and without it, the internet would cease to exist as we know … Continue reading

The explosion of smartphone use has provided us with many conveniences. However, with the positives of new technology also come a few drawbacks that users of mobile technology should be aware of. If you are an avid mobile user, it … Continue reading

In an environment where people carry their entire life with them on their mobile device data security has become an increasing concern due to the explosion of the mobile economy.  When it comes to conventional Internet connectivity there are many … Continue reading

A LinkSys router is a device that is used to create an Internet connection for multiple devices that are connected to a network.  The network is typically a Local Area Network or LAN and can be located in your home … Continue reading

Wireless Internet creates a lot of conveniences for people who are on the go or do not want to hassle with multiples wires to establish connectivity.  Like everything that makes your life easier there is a dark side and in … Continue reading

Updated: July 9, 2014 Wi-Fi hotspots are a popular way to access broadband Internet from almost any device equipped with wireless capability, including smartphones, laptops, hybrid devices, and tablet PCs. Wi-Fi hotspots are growing in popularity as more portable devices … Continue reading

If you are setting up a wireless home network it is important to remember to configure the security components as well as the network itself for optimum protection against hackers and malware that can enter a network that is unsecured. … Continue reading

The increased availability of public Internet access and WiFi has added convenience to daily tasks and flexibility to our lifestyle.  Although public Internet access is a great tool for working in a mobile environment, it is important to remember a … Continue reading