Dear NETGEAR technical support department: Several features of my (very new, purchased in the last month and a half) NETGEAR WGR614 v7 home wireless router appear to be either quite simply non-responsive to any configuration changes that I make in the web-based configuration screens or so flaky that they are all but useless. Specifically, the …
This is already horribly old news, and by old I mean several days ago since that’s about as fast as it takes technology news to grow old, but Apple is releasing Mac OS X 10.5 “Leopard” at the end of this month. Apple is calling this release a “major upgrade,” and indeed Apple has rarely …
This map of the Internet is pretty neat. It even gives you a “you are here” signpost when you first arrive. More information on the map is available from the ISI ANT Census home page.
Due to my new computer purchase and subsequent data transfers, I had an extra Power Mac G4 lying about the floor. Finally, I had a dedicated machine with which to experiment with the copy of Mac OS X Server I have. I had already installed Mac OS X Server on a drive in another machine, …
nmap to find the correct IP address for one of my servers whose DNS A-record was out of date.
How a friend of mine solved his computer problem by asking the right questions in the right frame of mind.
There is an old adage: the more you know, the more you know you don’t know. This is an amazing philosophy, unless you’re me and you find yourself dealing with business people.
If you’ve ever wanted to set up your own wireless network (perhaps you want to run a community hotspot), then Wireless Networking in the Developing World is the book for you! Don’t be fooled by the name. It’s all about low-cost wireless telecommunications infrastructure. And it’s free.
What makes a brand name so appealing to so many people even though they are so much more expensive? An encounter with a salesperson when purchasing a wireless networking card for a laptop provides an opportunity to question him about it.
My apartment’s Wi-Fi network troubles are traced to interference caused by 3 competing wireless networks in my new building. I used NetStumbler to help diagnose and fix the problem.