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What is Network QoS and Why Do You Need It?

QoS or Quality of Service specifies rules about which traffic has priority on your network. Used correctly it is awesome, but DD-WRT that offers the Best QoS settings can brick your router if done incorrectly. So I’m showing you QoS Read More

How to Pick the Right Wireless Router

The advent of wireless routers has helped small offices and home computers interconnect and function fast. No more sharing of files with thumb drives or squabbles over who will access the internet fast. If you have notebook or laptop you Read More

Counterfeit Cisco Router May Be Backdoor Into FBI

DonkeyOnAWaffle.com is hosting a Powerpoint file which even if fake outlines a very real possibility in which fake Cisco Routers could be used to gain access to sensitive areas of US Government networks. Through reverse engineering, or simply purchasing chips Read More

Building Brandwidth in an Internet Economy (Original)

In the days before Google your brand was measured by your .Com. Today your page rank at Google says a lot, but if someone will buy your T-shirt you know you have hit the big time. CitiBank gives its T-shirts Read More

In-Flight Broadband Gets A Speed Boost

Imagine making Skype calls, in full duplex, while sitting in the comfort of your first-class cabin seat 30,000 feet above the Atlantic. Or passing the time on that red-eye downloading files directly from BitTorrent. Both may soon be possible, with Read More

Does Online Gaming Matter To Consoles?

Since 1999, major console makers including Microsoft (MSFT), Sony (SNE), Nintendo, and the now-defunct Sega have been touting online gaming as a mainstay of the industry. And though online console use is rising, mainstream apathy means the initiative has never Read More

IBM and Microsoft launch battling unified comms packs (John Oates/The Register)

IBM and Microsoft launch battling unified comms packs  —  IBM and Microsoft are both launching unified communications bundles – software which will allow management of email, VoIP calls, instant messaging, and video conferencing.  —  IBM’s is called UC2 – for Read More

What is TCP-IPv6?

It won’t make your PC faster. It is on by default in Vista. TCP-IP version 6 is available for Windows 2000 here and Linux here. What is it? Currently the Internet uses IP Version 4. Version 4 is great for Read More

Building Brandwidth in an Internet Economy

This was probably the most popular article I ever wrote.   And no it is a bit dated with some of the references, but I think it still holds up very well philosophically so I am reposting it.     Building Read More