Category: Networking

Charter Support

My wife and I use Charter as our home internet service provider.  They have the best speeds available for where we live, and for the most part they work great.  Usually however when we...

Buffalo Ethernet Converter

I am not sure why I have not blogged about this device before, it is one of my favorites.  But today I am going to talk about the Buffalo Ethernet Converter.  What this device...

Big Kitty Wifi

In a previous post I mentioned how to turn a router into an access point.  Going off of this post, let’s talk about how you might use that to create a multi-access point wireless...

Turning a Router into an Access Point

Turning a Router into an Access Point

Let’s start by defining the difference between a wireless router and a wireless access point.  Basically a router acts as the DHCP server and core brain of your network.  It assigns DHCP addresses, runs...

A New DNS

A New DNS

Recently OpenDNS and Google Public DNS changed how they do DNS and went to a Content Delivery Network.  What this will do is use your location when you are surfing to route you to...