Do you use a BitTorrent client to download open-source software or other types of content from the internet? Do you have an ASUS wireless router, and want your P2P transfers to work smoothly every time? If you do, the firmware on your ASUS router makes it easy to set the necessary port forwarding rules, so that BitTorrent apps work trouble-free. Here's how to set things up:
NOTE: This tutorial applies both to ASUS wireless routers and ASUS Mesh Wi-Fi systems. As long as your firmware is up-to-date, the instructions we share should apply to your device too.
Samsung is not only the best-known manufacturer of Android smartphones and tablets but also the number one brand for home appliances in the USA and Europe. Since many people are now staying home more and more because of the international health crisis, the cleanliness and hygiene of the space in which we live have become even more important than in the past. To help with this issue, Samsung has launched a new series of JET vertical vacuum cleaners. They are innovative, easy-to-use products that make your life easier.
The Windows 10 workgroup is a simple way to link together a small number of computers and devices, which makes it ideal for home networks, as well as small offices and businesses. If you want to facilitate sharing resources (files, printers, etc.) with other devices on the same network, make sure they are part of the same workgroup in Windows 10. Continue reading to get answers to questions like "What is a workgroup?" and learn more about the workgroup name or how to change workgroup in Windows 10:
Have you ever felt that your shared files are vulnerable and want to keep an eye on who is accessing them, but didn't know how? Well, we have two solutions for that: one that uses a tool that's built into Windows, and another one from a third party developer, that's called NetShareMonitor. Both are useful apps that can tell you almost everything that's going on in Windows with the files and folders you shared with other users within your local network. Let's get started:
Xiaomi has become a large company that makes all kinds of devices that we wouldn't have expected to see a couple of years ago. One such area is the vacuum cleaning market, where Xiaomi is present through its ROIDMI subsidiary. During the last few weeks, we've used a portable wireless vacuum cleaner made by them, called the ROIDMI Nano P1 (Model XCQP1RM). If you're interested in such a device, read this review to find out more about it before making a buying decision:ROIDMI Nano XCQP1RM: Who is it good for?
The ROIDMI Nano XCQP1RM is a good device for:
A lot of people have several computers in their homes and workplaces. If you're one of them, then you may need to share folders, files, and libraries with other users and computers on the same network. Unfortunately, many don't know how to share something on their network, and use other, clunkier methods for sharing, like e-mail. Here is how to use Windows' sharing wizard to share any folder, file, or library over the network:
TP-Link has recently launched its first line-up of mesh Wi-Fi systems with support for the newest 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) standard. The line-up includes three new models: Deco X90, Deco X60, and Deco X20. In this review, we are testing the mid-range model - the TP-Link Deco X60. This mesh Wi-Fi system has a sleek look and powerful hardware that can manage up to 150 devices simultaneously. To learn more about its real-life performance, read our review:TP-Link Deco X60: Who is it good for?
This mesh Wi-Fi system is an excellent choice for:
Affordable wireless routers are not particularly exciting, even though they sell in higher volumes than premium ones. In the last couple of months, we reviewed many new models with exciting features like Wi-Fi 6 compatibility. This time we decided to change things up a bit and review one of the most affordable wireless routers from ASUS: RT-AC1200 V2. If you want to know what you get from a router that almost anyone can afford, read this review:ASUS RT-AC1200 V2: Who is it good for?
This wireless router is a suitable choice for:
There are cases when you need to know the MAC address of your Windows computer or device. To help you in those situations, we share seven different methods that you can use to find the MAC ID of your network adapter. Some of them are quick, like the getmac command, which you can run in PowerShell or Command Prompt (cmd). Others, like the one using the Settings app from Windows 10, require a bit more clicking.
IP addresses and subnet masks stand at the core of computer networking. They are not concepts that are easy to understand in their entirety, especially if you do not have a technical background. However, with a bit of help, anybody can understand the basics of IP addresses and subnet masks, what they do, and why they are useful. If you want to know what an IP address is, what's the purpose of an internet protocol address, or what's a subnet mask, read on. We're explaining it all in simple terms: