Internet of Things (IoT) and its use at home

The Internet of Things is one of the current phenomena in the field of IT and the Internet. Read how to use the Internet of Things (IoT) in your home and what to look out when you are using it.

How to make or repair a network cable

If you want to connect your computer to the Internet or your home network with a cable, you have two options. You can either buy an already finished cable with connectors in the required length in the store, or you can make it yourself. The home production of the network cable is necessary especially if you need to pass it through a narrow hole into which the connector doesn't fit. You usually have to install it after passing the cable through a small hole. Read how to make such a cable and how to repair that current one.

The difference between a cheap and an expensive WiFi router

A purchase of a router is waiting for you, but when you look at the offer, you only see boxes that differ in price and appearance? In that case, a basic overview of important parameters can not only save you a lot of money, but also significantly speed up the Internet.

How to choose a switch - what parameters to focus on

The use of switches (network switches) is currently the prerogative of company networks in particular, but they are also used in home networks. In the market you will find switches in various price categories, which differ in parameters and additional functions. What to focus on and how to choose a new switch? This is the issue to what we will apply in the following lines.

Why does the internet speed fluctuate?

When you have a fast connection, but there are significant speed fluctuations, something is probably wrong. It is a question, where to start looking. Basically, you should first verify if the connection really offers the speed which you have agreed with the provider in the contract. The problems can also be caused by a large number of running applications, it is necessary to check it and possibly leave only those one that you are currently using. Then check the aggregation and after that the router.

Watch out for the software that slows down the internet

We use many programs on our computer that make use of an Internet connection. They often work in the background, so we don't even realize that they overload the Internet. You should read which programs can slow down the Internet.

What is the difference between 2,4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi routers?

If you belong to the Internet users for whom the dream goal is a fast and reliable connection via a router, you may are thinking about the choice between the frequency of 2,4 GHz and 5 GHz. Which of them will be more suitable for you and will meet better all the requirements?

Is the internet speed dependent on the router?

Practically every household, as well as most companies, has recently used wireless Wi-Fi through routers to connect computers, laptops, tablets and other devices.

Cookies: do you know what do they serve for?

Surely you have agreed to the use of cookies on many websites. But do you know what they are used for and on what principle they work? We wrote basic information about cookies in one article.

How to find out the IP address of the router?

Do you know the IP address of your router and do you have it stored somewhere? Then everything is fine. However, if you hesitate and ask what the IP address is and what it is used for, be sure to read on, as there may be situations at any time when you can make good use of the obtained information.