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What Is Port Scanning and How Does It Work?

Is it safe to leave your ports open?

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Has Your Wi-Fi Been Hacked? Here’s How to Know and How to Prevent It

Cybercriminals can have dominance over your online activities by hacking your Wi-Fi connection. So how do you know if this has happened to you?

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The Pros and Cons of PCI-e Wireless Network Adapters vs. USB Wireless Solutions

Need to add wireless networking to your computer? You've got two options: PCI-e network adapters or USB wireless solutions.

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What's an IP Conflict and How Do You Resolve It?

What is an IP address conflict? Learn how to fix the problem if two devices have the same IP address on your network.

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What Are Smart Metal Business Cards? 8 Reasons to Get One

Want to make a lasting impression with your business card? Here are some reasons why you need a smart metal business card.

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How Long Can an Ethernet Cable Be Before It Loses Signal?

How far can that Ethernet cable stretch before you need to consider different options?

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Do All VPNs Allow You to Use the Tor Browser?

Looking to strengthen your security and stay anonymous? VPNs and the Tor browser are solid options, but can you use both together?

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How Does AI Work in VPNs?

Artificial intelligence is being used to advance many technologies, so how could AI help make VPNs more secure and useful?

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What Is the .io Domain Extension, and Why Do Tech Sites Use It?

Have you noticed tech sites using the .io domain?

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What Is a Reserved IP Address? How Do You Reserve One?

Do you need to reserve an IP address, or is one already reserved for you?

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a VPN

There's a wealth of services available, so how can you find the right VPN for you? Here are five things to look out for.

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Does Your Wi-Fi Speed Drop? Here’s Why and 7 Tips to Fix It

Want to speed up your Wi-Fi? Follow these methods to fix slow internet speeds that are spoiling your time online.

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12 Ways to Improve Your Wi-Fi Router Speed

Internet connection too slow? These simple router tweaks could make a world of difference on your home Wi-Fi network.

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How to Check Your Wi-Fi Network for Suspicious Devices

Are you worried that strangers or hackers might be on your Wi-Fi network? Here's how you can check and how to do something about it.

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The 8 Biggest Tech Myths You May Still Believe

Relax. We've all believed at least one of these over the years, but it's time to put these tech myths to bed.

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VPN Split vs. Full Tunneling: Which One Should You Use?

You might have seen various Virtual Private Network services offering full- or split-tunneling, so what do these terms actually mean?

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What to Look for When Buying a Mesh Wi-Fi System

Buying a new mesh Wi-Fi system? Here's what you need to know.

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How to Get Wi-Fi Without an Internet Service Provider: 5 Methods

Don't have a regular ISP? Learn how to get Wi-Fi wherever you are, even without an internet service provider.

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Can My Phone Be Tracked With Location Services Switched Off?

It's easy to track a smartphone, but can it still be done without location services switched on?

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Cabling Your Home Network? Here’s a Helpful Cat 5e Wiring Diagram

Wiring your own Ethernet cables isn't as difficult as it seems!

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