Smarthome

What is a smart home? How do you create a network in your home? How do you pick a good Wi-Fi router? How do you manage and connect to your network using the devices and operating systems in your home? What kind of smart devices should you use in your home?

Review ASUS RT-AX68U: A classic redesigned for Wi-Fi 6!

ASUS RT-AX68U is the spiritual successor of a very popular wireless router: ASUS RT-AC68U. The new model has an elegant look, offering support for Wi-Fi 6, excellent security features, and an innovative VPN app for your mobile devices. If you want to know what you get when buying the...

How to enable file sharing (Samba) and set the workgroup in Ubuntu Linux

Windows computers and devices can interconnect and share files and folders between them using network shares. However, if you also use Ubuntu Linux on some of your computers, network sharing between them and Windows is not straightforward. To connect your Ubuntu Linux computers to...

TP-Link Archer AX10 (AX1500) review – Affordable Wi-Fi 6 for everyone!

TP-Link Archer AX10 or TP-Link Archer AX1500 has a different name depending on the country and the shop you buy it from. However, it is the same router, with the same hardware and specifications in all countries. We wanted to test it because it is one of the most affordable routers...

Synology DiskStation Manager 7: Beta available, free update coming in 2021

Synology makes some of the best Network Attached Storage (NAS) solutions on the market, and they are all powered by its DiskStation Manager (DSM) software platform. In our reviews, we always appreciated the flexibility and ease of use of DSM. Synology is now working on finalizing a...

What is Bluetooth? How to get Bluetooth on a PC

Many people visiting our website are interested in tutorials about using Bluetooth technology. If you want to know what Bluetooth is, the different versions of implementations that exist, how Bluetooth came to life, and how to get Bluetooth on a computer with Windows, read this...

How to install a wireless printer in your Wi-Fi network

There are many people who need to install a printer in their home network. Suppose you are planning to buy one soon. In that case, you should consider a wireless printer, as it allows you to print from anywhere in your home and helps you eliminate one more wire. It lets you place...

ASUS RT-AX82U review: gaming meets Wi-Fi 6!

ASUS RT-AX82U is a dual-band gaming router with support for Wi-Fi 6. It features RGB lighting, a more reasonable price than other Wi-Fi 6 routers, and interesting features that are useful for people that play games online. To make it even more appealing, you can also use it as part...

TP-Link Deco X20 review: Wi-Fi 6 for a more affordable price!

Mesh Wi-Fi systems are all the rage now, especially the newer models that feature support for the Wi-Fi 6 standard, which promises the fastest wireless networks to date. TP-Link has launched several new models in their Deco line-up, and the most accessibly priced is TP-Link Deco X20....

How to make a Windows 10 hotspot: All you need to know

If you have a Windows 10 PC, laptop, or tablet, one of the best features you have at hand is the ability to transform it into a mobile hotspot. In other words, you can share your internet connection with other devices over Wi-Fi or even Bluetooth. Also, it doesn't even matter...

The Windows 10 workgroup and how to change it

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...

2 ways to monitor who accesses your shared files and folders

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...