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How to Restart and Reset Your HomePod & HomePod Mini

reset-restart-homepod.jpg As with any other piece of technology, Apple’s smart speakers may encounter glitches from time to time. Your HomePod or HomePod Mini can stop working all of a sudden, refuse to play/stream music, or Siri may lose its Web connectivity. No matter the reason, knowing how to restart and reset your HomePod and HomePod Mini will surely come in handy.  As a general rule, we recommend restarting your HomePod first. This will force your smart speaker to reboot without losing any of its settings. If that doesn’t work, you should proceed to reset your smart speaker. This action will force your… Read more

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Isaac Norman

New Router? Simplify Network Setup by Reusing Your SSID and Password

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Did you get a shiny new Wi-Fi router to help with all your stay-at-home internet activities? You’re likely not alone, thanks to the rise in video conferencing, streaming, and other internet-related activities across the home. But the worst part is updating all your devices with the new Wi-Fi name and password. That is unless you do the smart thing and reuse your SSID and Password.

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Josh Hendrickson

7 Linux Port Scanners for Admins and Enthusiasts

Linux-port-scanner-featured-image-1.jpg Port scanners are tools that help users identify open ports on a computer network. Admins can use them for reviewing security policies and monitoring network services. Plus, an abundance of Linux port scanners makes it easy to discover sensitive network information. In this guide, we look at some of the best port scanners available for Linux users. Users just starting out can use them to gain hands-on experience with network security. 1. Nmap Nmap, or Network Mapper, has been the leading port scanner tool for decades. From cybersecurity professionals to network admins, everybody uses Nmap – even the… Read more

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Rubaiat Hossain

How to Share Files Between Mac and PC on Your Network

mac-pc-network.jpg Do you have a Mac and a Windows PC on the same network? Perhaps you’re currently working from home and want an easy way to transfer files between your work-issued Mac and your home PC? Whether you want to share documents, photos, videos or music, there are several ways to share files between Mac and PC on the same network. Here we will show you three quick and easy ways to exchange files between macOS and Windows PC.  1. Use Apple’s Windows File Sharing If you’re a macOS user, your computer has file sharing built in. With a bit… Read more14177345.gif

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How to Control Your Wi-Fi Network in Linux

evillimiter-featured-image.jpg Is your Wi-Fi connection too slow? Are you having constant network problems while surfing the ‘Net? Chances are your wireless network is handling more traffic than it should. Luckily, it is quite easy to control your Wi-Fi network in Linux. You can use the open-source application evillimiter for monitoring and controlling device bandwidth. This guide illustrates how to do this using a step-by-step approach. Related: Wi-Fi Not Working on Ubuntu? Here’s How to Fix it What is Evillimiter? Evillimiter is a free, open-source monitoring tool that can limit bandwidth usage for devices connected to a LAN…. Read more14176784.gif

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8 Ways to Increase Network Speed via Regedit in Windows 10

windows-registry-featured.jpg There are tons of applications that promise you higher network functionality and extreme Internet speeds. Usually, these applications present nothing but a gimmicky interface while sucking money out of your wallet for no realistic benefit. Some of them might even be malware. Here are a few ways to increase your network speed without having to pay for these applications. Tweaking your Internet connection involves more than some shiny application. Warning: All of the tweaks below involve editing the registry. As a consequence, you must proceed with caution and back up your registry before performing any of the modifications mentioned below. Accidental deletions… Read more14172383.gif

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5G conspiracy theorists are selling Faraday cages to put your router in. But there’s a problem.

Faraday cages for Wi-Fi routers are the latest 5G conspiracy grift, writes Matthew Gault at Vice. The metal cages “block up to 95% EMF RF waves”, the ‘blue smog’ feared by claimed radio-sensitives. But there’s a problem: it’s hard to block 5G without blocking the rest of the spectrum, and a little wire box isn’t going to do the trick. — Read the rest

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The Asus RT-AX86U Is a Wi-Fi 6 Router That Doesn’t Sacrifice Looks for Power

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Wi-Fi 6 has accelerated its creep into mainstream wireless networking, urged along by the similarly accelerating spread of gigabit internet. Until the last few months or so, purchasing a Wi-Fi 6 device has largely been a decision more about future-proofing and less about immediate gain. That’s quickly changing,…

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Wes Davis

Comcast to enforce 1.2TB data cap in entire 39-state territory in early 2021

Illustration of a Comcast Internet user being yanked away from a computer monitor and other equipment.

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Comcast’s 1.2TB monthly data cap is coming to 12 more states and the District of Columbia starting January 2021. The unpopular policy was already enforced in most of Comcast’s 39-state US territory over the past few years, and the upcoming expansion will for the first time bring the cap to every market in Comcast’s territory.

Comcast will be providing some “courtesy months” in which newly capped customers can exceed 1.2TB without penalty, so the first overage charges for these customers will be assessed for data usage in the April 2021 billing period.

Comcast’s data cap has been imposed since 2016 in 27 of the 39 states in Comcast’s cable territory. The cap-less parts of Comcast’s network include Northeastern states where the cable company faces competition from Verizon’s un-capped FiOS fiber-to-the-home broadband service.

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The Best Gaming Router Still Looks Like a Robot

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We get it. Picking a router is hard! Do you even need a gaming router? Won’t your ISP-supplied, non-branded modem/router combo obelisk suffice? Probably not! Do you need to blow $700 on one that looks like Kylo Ren’s Command Shuttle? I mean, it’s pretty sweet, but no. So, we went ahead and got together 6 of the best…

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