Tag Archives : home networks

How To Crimp RJ45 Connectors

RJ45 connectors are the little square plugs and their associated sockets that are used in network cabling. Most offices will use these for both phone and data connections to avoid complicating things ...

How To Wire Ethernet Cables

We may be living in a wireless world, but Ethernet can still outperform Wi-Fi on signal quality, data speed and network scalability. It’s not just for computing either; technologies such as came...

What Is A Network Cable?

Network cables make IT magic happen. They connect devices and transfer data between them. But, “Network Cable” is a bit of a catch-all term. In fact, there a quite a few types of Network cables, s...

How To Extend WiFi Outside

You know the drill. You’re sitting outside your home or business, trying to connect to your WiFi. You’re waving your arms around, trying to find the magic connection point. It doesn’t have to be...

Win A Zyxel Multy X WiFi System!

We are excited to announce that we have another great giveaway and you can enter via both Facebook and Twitter. As always there are no limit as to how many times you can enter; just come along and joi...

What Does A Network Switch Do?

A network switch, otherwise known as a switching hub, a bridging hub or a MAC bridge, is a small piece of hardware that manages the communications of multiple connected devices in a single, wired loca...

What Is A Power Injector?

The primary purpose of a power injector is to allow a network admin to add a power supply to an ethernet cable. Power Injectors are brilliant if you want to make use of data cables that are already in...

Review: NETGEAR Orbi RBK50

Netgear are always innovative and pushing the envelope. Once again, they have come up trumps with the product we are featuring today. Netgear Orbi is the simplest and smartest way to enjoy high-speed ...

How Do I Extend My WIFI?

Many of us have experienced the realisation that we need to complete an important task but cannot get a WIFI signal. It usually means we have to pack up our laptops and find somewhere different to wor...

How To Access QNAP Remotely

The way that your team access their files stored on a QNAP NAS device remotely needs to be a central part of your technology strategy as a business. It is important to understand the technology so tha...