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Introduction to the OSI Model

OSI Model - Layers

Students of computer networking typically learn about the OSI Model in a first introductory course. It helps explain how networks work to the technically inclined.

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Introduction to Body Area Networks

Thanks to wearables, you can hook yourself up to a computer network. Body area networking has some interesting and useful applications for those interested.

An Introduction to BYOD for IT Networks

Bring Your Own Device - BYOD - has been adopted by many businesses as a way to help employees get their work done. BYOD has pros and cons, however.

How to Map a Network Drive in Microsoft Windows 7

One of the fastest ways to share files between Windows PCs is to map a network drive between them. Follow these instructions to map a network drive from a Microsoft Windows 7 PC.

Top 10 Tips for Hiring Computer Network Professionals

Having trouble finding and hiring computer network professionals with good skills? Here's some advice.

Coping with Wi-Fi Addiction - A How-To Guide

A person can become addicted to using Wi-Fi and wireless Internet the same as to physical substances or other bad behaviors. Use this guide to learn more about Wi-Fi addition and its possible treatments.

Mastering the Use of Wi-Fi Network Security Keys

While they might look scary at first, Wi-Fi security keys aren't too difficult to work with. Taking a little time to master the basics will go a long way to keeping your data safe from wireless snoops.

10 Clever Names for Wireless Network Devices and Services

Some companies and development groups have created clever names for their wireless products that use either "Wi" or "Fi". How many of these ten wireless devices or services do you recognize?

Why Some Hotels Still Charge for Wi-Fi

A hotels.com survey published earlier this month confirmed free Wi-Fi is the most valuable amenity hotel guests seek (along with free food). Why then don't all

What Is Fly-Fi?

Starting 50 years ago, audio electronics were often marketed under the generic term Hi-Fi, short for high fidelity. Hi-Fi was basically the only form of "Fi" in

When Wireless Technology Fails Emergency Responders

A recent survey by the Find Me 911 coalition suggests emergency dispatchers in the U.S. face difficulty tracing the location of wireless calls. Concerns over

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