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Maxtor and PowerUp combine for a One-Two DIY NAS Punch

Maxtor 300GB Hard Drive with Power-Up 3.5-inch Network Attached Storage EnclosureDo you want an easier way of storing and retrieving files either within a network or from a remote location? With the Maxtor 300GB Hard Drive with Power-Up 3.5-inch Network Attached Storage (NAS) Enclosure you can do just that.

Here we have a quick and easy way to provide a network of computers with an independent and reliable storage medium. Sure, you can just as easily set up a dedicated computer for file storage, but to tell you the truth that method really isn’t as efficient and quick as what this package allows you to do.

Netgear 48-Port Gigabit Stackable Smart Switch

Netgear 48-Port Gigabit Stackable Smart SwitchBuilding a network of personal computers is one of the most important things that today’s budding companies simply cannot take for granted. More than ever, it is critical for businesses to establish reliable networks.

This facilitates the transfer of important and time-critical information from department to department (or from employee to employee) in a secure manner and without any delay. Simply put, communicating and exchanging data is made much quicker and efficient with the Netgear 48-Port Gigabit Stackable Smart Switch.

HP Officejet Pro L7580 Color All-in-One Inkjet Printer

Officejet Pro L7580 Color All-in-One Inkjet PrinterWhen talking about convergence, the first thing that always comes to mind is cellular phones. Cellphones today are all-in-one mobile communication devices that can also act as your music player, digital camera and electronic organizer. They have become very popular not just because they allow you to communicate, but also because of the extra things that they let you do as well.

More than anything else, the HP Officejet Pro L7580 Color All-in-One Inkjet Printer is an impressive printing machine. It prints text documents at a high resolution of 1200×1200 dpi, ensuring smooth and easy-on-the-eye print outs. Obviously, you need a higher resolution when printing pictures and HP is more than happy to oblige. When printing in color, this printer allows for a maximum resolution of 4800 dpi, enabling you to print large photo-quality images without losing detail.

Belkin F5D4071 Powerline Turbo Network Adapter

Belkin F5D4071 Powerline Turbo Network AdapterSome few years ago, the types of networks we could implement in our own homes were limited. What’s more, most of these types made use of a wiring system that can sometimes lead to headaches for casual PC users. At the turn of the century however, all of that changed as the types of network we could set up began to increase.

Aside from traditional Ethernet networking, we now have the option to use a variety of other networks through Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HomePNA or Powerline networking. Powerline networking is especially easy to set up and very affordable. The Belkin F5D4071 Powerline Turbo Network Adapter for instance, is an instant plug-and-play Powerline networking device that will solve your networking problems as fast as you can install it.

OpenDNS – Fast, Feature Rich and FREE

Open DNSDNS issues are something that isn’t discussed widely, but when they affect you – you’ll know it. When your browser says “Looking up www.xxx.xxx…” and then says it can’t find anything – the reason is generally because your DNS servers provided by the ISP aren’t responding quickly enough.

Comcast has had troubles with their DNS servers off and on, as well as AT&T – and once it happened to me with my BellSouth (now AT&T) DSL – I was freaking out.

That is when I learned about OpenDNS. It’s a public project that is FREE and provides you with a super fast DNS service as well as other great features – especially for families. You are able to block certain website categories, suspected phishing sites and much more – and it is all done by people. People utilize OpenDNS tools to assist in the categorization and tagging of domains so that the consensus answer is utilized to protect others as appropriate.

Netgear Smartswitch: Making the Switch to a Better Network

Netgear 48-port gigabit smartswitchBuilding a network of personal computers is one of the most important things that today’s up and coming businesses simply cannot take for granted. More than ever, it is critical for businesses to establish a reliable network in order to facilitate the transfer of important and time-critical information from department to department or from employee to employee in a secure manner and without delay. Simply put, communicating and exchanging data is made much quicker and efficient with a dependable network.

Linksys WRT300N Wireless N Router: Easy Wireless Networking

Linksys WRT300N Wireless N RouterCheck out the Linksys WRT300N Wireless N Router. Speedy and reliable, this Wi-Fi networking device is definitely a router to contend with. It boasts of having speed capabilities up to 12 times faster than Wireless-G, while at the same time remains compatible with other Wireless-G and Wireless-B enabled devices. One of its key features is the wireless interface that supports the draft version of the 802.11n standard. Wireless data transfer rates for the Linksys WRT300N Wireless N Router can reach up to 300mbps.

New Dual-Standard Ethernet for Faster Speeds in the Near Future

As 1Gbps networks become standard, the Higher Speed Study Group (HSSG) recently approved a Project Authorization Request (PAR) for a new standard, dubbed IEEE 802.3ba, which will propel Ethernet to speeds up to 100Gbps.

Home Networking Sins and Solutions

Home networking has revolutionized the way individual households approach computing. With connected networks and computers, printers the whole home or office can share, and even dedicated storage available over wireless networks, these over the air connections are becoming absolutely vital. But even with these technological advancements, home and wireless networking continue to be plagued with […]

Need a Wireless Router? Linksys is the Way to Go!

These Wireless-N Broadband Routers are really three devices in one box. First, there’s the Wireless Access Point, which lets you connect to your network without cables. There’s also a built-in 4-port full-duplex 10/100 Switch to connect your wired-Ethernet devices together. Finally, the Router function ties it all together and lets your whole network share a […]