Category Archives: Wireless LAN

Spread Spectrum Modulation Techniques

Wireless Local Area Networking technology today exploits a technology which was thitherto mostly hidden inside the shadowy domain of military communications and radar. This technology comprises a collection of ideas which are termed Spread Spectrum Techniques (SST). Spread Spectrum techniques have … Continue reading

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Tablet Operating Systems and Features / A Comparison

Wedded to the intuitive Apple iOS? Or keen to stick with the Google Android OS you’ve become used to on your smartphone? The choice of operating system for your tablet is as likely to be a ‘brand’ choice as it … Continue reading

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What is a Yagi Antenna?

Ask your average person what a Yagi antenna is and they will probably look at you with a puzzled expression. The fact is however that everybody in the UK has probably seen a Yagi antenna and in all likelihood used … Continue reading

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What’s killing your Wi-Fi?

We reveal the hidden and unexpected threats to your wireless network and how to banish them Appallingly slow speeds, dropped connections, and routers that are working fine one minute and apparently drop off the face of the Earth the next … Continue reading

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Fixing Wi-Fi problems

Before you can even think about fixing a problem with Wi-Fi congestion or interference, you need to know what’s causing your network to misbehave. Fortunately, there are a number of free applications that will help uncover the root of your … Continue reading

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What can get in Wi-Fi’s way?

The 10 home technologies, appliances and other objects that could block your Wi-Fi Wi-Fi interference from your neighbours isn’t the only cause of lower signal – there is much around the home that could be getting in the way. Here … Continue reading

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The Wi-Fi killers

Is your Wi-Fi not working? Interference could be getting in your way What’s the number one threat to the smooth running of your Wi-Fi network? Interference, and plenty of it. It isn’t only interference from neighbouring networks that you have … Continue reading

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How Wi-Fi works

If you want to know how to fix your Wi-Fi, first you need to understand how it works Before you set about fixing your Wi-Fi, it helps to know how the technology works. That way, you can make an informed … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi security luddite? The ICO is coming for you!

The Information Commissioner’s Office today published new guidance for home Wi-Fi security after a YouGov report found that 40% of home users did not understand how to manage the security settings on their networks. The survey also found that in … Continue reading

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RFID – The New Future of Retail

The future of retail and changes being driven into the retail market by technology have been topics of discussion amongst business leaders and technology visionaries for years. A July 1998 article in Wired titled The Future of Retail authored by Nicholas … Continue reading

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