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?

TP-Link RE500X review: Extending Wi-Fi 6 networks

Many people are upgrading their routers to Wi-Fi 6. They benefit from improved speeds, stronger routers that handle more simultaneous connections, as well as improved wireless coverage. However, depending on the router you buy and the layout of your home, you may still encounter some...

How to map network drives and add FTP locations in Windows 11

Easily working with network shares is essential for small businesses. It’s also useful for people who like to keep data on network computers, drives connected to their routers, or even NAS devices. And, to make things faster and more friendly,...

Reviewing the Synology DiskStation DS1621+ NAS: jack of all trades

Synology requires little introduction when it comes to networking products, especially network-attached storage (NAS) and surveillance solutions. In this article, we will review the DiskStation DS1621+ 6-bay NAS. On paper, it is perfect for small businesses and enthusiasts who need a...

How to make a Windows 11 hotspot

Do you have a Windows 11 laptop, tablet, or maybe even a desktop computer that’s connected to the internet, and you want to share its connection with other wireless devices like your smartphones? In other words, would you like to use your Windows 11 PC as a mobile hotspot? If you...

3 ways to connect to hidden Wi-Fi networks in Windows 11

Connecting to hidden Wi-Fi networks in Windows 11 is not an easy task. In this tutorial, we explain when it is useful to use a hidden network, what information is required in order to access a hidden Wi-Fi, and how to connect to hidden networks on laptops, tablets, and other devices...

How to forget Wi-Fi networks in Windows 11

When you connect to a wireless network, Windows saves its credentials (network name password, encryption type) for easy access the next time it’s in range. If you have issues connecting to a Wi-Fi network you’ve connected to in the past, deleting the data for that network can...

ASUS TUF-AX5400 review: a Wi-Fi 6 router for gamers!

ASUS is investing a great deal into manufacturing wireless routers for gamers. One of their latest additions is the new ASUS TUF-AX5400, a Wi-Fi 6 router with an aggressive design, an impressive list of features, and powerful hardware. If you want to improve the Wi-Fi in your home or...

How to connect to Wi-Fi in Windows 11

One of the most common things every laptop or tablet user does is connect to wireless networks. It’s something Windows 11 users need to know how to do also. Although many people know that manually connecting to Wi-Fi in Windows 11 or any other version requires selecting the network...

How do I enable or disable the Wi-Fi on Windows 11?

There are many reasons why you might want to enable or disable your Wi-Fi in Windows 11. For example, maybe you don’t use Wi-Fi at all, or perhaps something happened to your wireless connection, and it suddenly disconnected. Or perhaps you could not connect to Wi-Fi on your Windows...