Host Name Resolution Methods Explained

When you type an Internet address into a web browser the web browser needs to convert that web address into an IP address. To do that is uses the the name resolution processes provided by the host machine. There are several ways that the host machine can resolve a domain name. The main ones are: Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 4    Average: 4.3/5]

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Extending a Home Network

Most people want to access the Internet from any room in the house/office and maybe even in the garden or summer house. However, in many houses, and not just large houses, you will find that the WiFi coverage can be poor or non existent in some locations. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 2    Average: 5/5]

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How to Setup and Configure your Home Router

Your home router connects your home network to the Internet. Most home routers also function as Wireless Access points and are commonly calledĀ  wireless routers. Home routers are usually supplied by an ISP as part of your Internet package. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 4    Average: 3.5/5]

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How to Set Up a Home Network- Beginners Guide

Today almost every home and small home office has a home network, and an Internet connection. The home network enables multiple devices e.g. PCs,tablets etc to connect to each other, and also to connect to the internet. In this tutorial you will learn how you to build and setup a home or small office network and connect it to the Internet. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 19    Average: 3.2/5]

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Internal and External IP Addresses Explained

You may not know it, but you have two IP addresses, an Internal IP address and an external IP address. Why do you need two IP addresses and what is the difference between an Internal and external address? Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 35    Average: 4.1/5]

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Beginners Guide to Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless networking protocol (like WIFI) designed to quickly and automatically connect devices like printers, PDAs, Cameras etc to computers and to each other without wires. Common Bluetooth applications are: Connecting mobile phones to each other to exchange pictures,ring tones, music etc Connecting computer peripherals like mice, keyboards, printers etc to a computer. Connecting headsets to mobile phones for hands free operation (Bluetooth car kits) Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 8    Average: 3.8/5]

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What is Dynamic DNS ? – Why Use Dynamic DNS Services?

Dynamic DNS keeps DNS records automatically up to date when an IP address changes. Dynamic DNS is used in large networks that host internal services, and use their own internal DNS and DHCP servers. However small companies, and home networks don’t normally have their own DNS server so why would they need Dynamic DNS ? Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 3    Average: 5/5]

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Powerline Networking Guide -How To Setup HomePlug Adapters

Instead of running new Ethernet cables to connect your devices to your home network then why not use your existing electrical power cables? That is the idea behind Powerline or Homeplug networks. Note: HomePlug is the family name for power line specifications for networking over existing home electrical wiring. HomePlug adapters are typically used to connect non Wi-Fi equipped devices to a home network, and to extend theĀ  range of existing networks. You normally buy homeplug adapters in pairs, and in this case all you need to do is plug them in, and they work. However replacing faulty devices or

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Internet Privacy Using VPNs and Proxy Servers

Privacy considerations aren’t just for those with something to hide. Most people today use the Internet for shopping, banking and business , and would like to do so privately. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 3    Average: 4.7/5]

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Understanding Port Forwarding – Beginners Guide

What is Port forwarding ? and What Does it do? Port forwarding is a technique that is used to allow external devices access to computers services on private networks. Most online gaming Applications will require you to configure port forwarding on your home router. To understand port forwarding you need to understand what a TCP/IP port is and how ports and IP addresses are used together. You will also need to appreciate the difference between internal and eternal IP addresses and ports. Please rate? And use Comments to let me know more [Total: 32    Average: 4.1/5]

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