Category Archives: Network

TURN A PC INTO A TV

Here’s how and I can certainly recommend a Google Chromecast – particularly if you have an Android phone or tablet. Click Here

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Microsoft Security Essentials Antivirus and XP

I used to promote this free antivirus and I still do for Windows Vista and more recent versions of Windows, but for XP Microsoft are using it to make life uncomfortable for XP users. Slowing the machine and popping up … Continue reading

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WiFi at long range

Should you need your WiFi in your shed at the bottom of your garden, or you have some other long range use like linking the networks of 2 buildings just let me know. This Yagi Array should give plenty of … Continue reading

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“I’m phoning you about your computer…”

“I’m phoning you about your computer…” This is probably a scam. Please warn all the vulnerable people you know that this scam is on the increase. Anybody who rings and pretends to be from Microsoft or any other computer corporation … Continue reading

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Simple Free WiFi for Coffee Shops

Redback has a very simple and cost effective WiFi package for pubs, bars, clubs and coffee shops. Demand for free WiFi is greater than ever. It’s not just for people with laptops but now all those millions with smartphones and … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone Boost

If you are in a poor signal area you may want to boost your mobile signal.  Its possible, the kit cost about £200.  It’ll need a survey to be sure it’ll work but I reckon about £400 in total should … Continue reading

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Wireless Encryption Key

Choose a simple one.  Security is not a big issue here because even if its cracked its still going to be very difficult to get at your banking details.  All we are trying to do is make it difficult for somebody to … Continue reading

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Wireless Encryption

If you have a wireless network you should turn on encryption. Why, because some perve may be using your network to download or upload stuff that is not very nice and if its traced you’ll have to answer a few … Continue reading

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Orange – tether your laptop

You may recall Orange cancelled this facility – even if you’ve paid for it! I now have a work-around.  Sweet revenge! “Tethering” is the use of your cell phone — or other Internet-enabled mobile device — as a modem for … Continue reading

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Do you live in a bad reception area?

You’ve got a Vodafone contract, you’ve moved into a new home an then realised that the coverage in your house isn’t as good as you would like it to be. That means either you spend most your time dangling out … Continue reading

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