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What Are the Differences Between a LAN and a WAN?

In our everyday lives, when we seamlessly browse around the internet, we don’t really think about how the whole thing works. There are a myriad number of pieces involved in the background, for something as simple as going to facebook.com. Amazingly enough, everything occurs at blazing fast speeds (within milliseconds to microseconds). You and I,

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What Is a Modem (Modulator-DeModulator)?

A Modem, short for modulator-demodulator (more explained below), is essential to having an internet access. Think of a modem as a dedicated line to your ISP (Internet Service Provider), wherein, its sole purpose for existence is to consistently/always maintain the internet connection that’s received from your ISP’s cable. (Be it fiber optic, coaxial, phone lines,

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How to Kick People off Your Wi-Fi

The convenience of a Wi-Fi connection is indispensable, and continues to be contemporaneous to other advantages & innovations it can provide, such as IoT, a rather annoying characteristic it brings along is when people simply refuse to get off of your Wi-Fi. Being a victim of such an atrocious act is never fun because you’re

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What Is a Network Adapter?

A network adapter acts as an intermediary for devices, in order to create the ability to connect to a network. For example, when your laptop connects to the internet, a network adapter is responsible for it — in the entire ecosystem. In simpler terms, it makes it possible for you to get online. Today, almost

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What Is a Chromium Based Browser?

What is a Chromium based browser? To understand that, we need to first cover what Chromium is in the first place. “Chromium,” is an open-source code that can be used to make web browsers. (At the minimum, that’s what it mainly seems to be used for; there is Chromium OS too). And while the primary

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