Networking With Consumer Electronics Devices
Home Networking for Internet TV (Television)
One of the most popular online activities is watching Internet video. The right home network gear and setup can make this experience much more enjoyable.
Home Networking for Video Games
You can connnect modern game consoles to your home network with cables, or wirelessly. Each option has pros and cons for your network and your gaming experience.
Wireless Internet Video Cameras
A wireless Internet video camera allows video (and sometimes audio) data to be captured and transmitted across a WiFi computer network. Wireless Internet video cameras are available in both 802.11b and 802.11g varieties.
Connect a Computer to a TV
Sometimes you may want to connect a computer to TV monitors for displaying digital pictures and video on the television. echnology also exists to network a TV and a computer in the other direction, so that you can watch television programs on your laptop or PC.
Wireless Game Adapters for Consoles - 802.11g
Certain types of network adapters must be used when connecting a video game console to a home network. Wireless G (802.11g) adapters like these are both convenient to install and also offer high performance.
What Is Streaming Video and Media?
Streaming video (and audio) are data transmitted over a computer network for immediate playback rather than for file download and later (offline) playback. Examples of streaming video and audio include Internet radio and television broadcasts, and corporate webcasts.
What Is the PlayStation Network (PSN)?
Sony created and maintains the PlayStation Network (PSN) as an online gaming and media content distribution service. PSN supports Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) and PlayStation Portable (PSP) devices networked to the Internet.
Sony PlayStation Portable Free Downloads
The Sony PlayStation Portable can be connected to wireless hotspots or WiFi home networks. Many free Sony PSP downloads are available over these Internet connections. Find interesting PSP downloads at the locations listed here.
Turn Off Your iPhone 3G Wi-Fi Connections For Safety
An iPhone 3G may connect automatically and unexpectedly to Wi-Fi networks you don't care to join, even when the phone is configured to prompt you first.
What Is a Network Lag Switch?
A lag switch is a mechanism installed on a home network that allows you to insert delays into the flow of traffic to the Internet. Lag switches are normally used by those wanting to cheat at online video games.
How To Copy Files to a PSP
Follow these simple instructions to copy files such as photos and music to your PSP.
Learn how to safely and efficiently dispose of old PCs and other consumer electronics.
Remote Controlled Car with Wi-Fi Camera
Some RC hobbyists mount a cheap Wi-Fi camera on their vehicle to broadcast live video feeds.