How To Find Your Default Gateway Address

Published: June 11, 2018, 7:59 p.m. in How-to, Router, Gateway Address by Asif Mumtaz

When your home or office network is giving you headaches, you are as if without the digital train. You can’t digitally go anywhere and no information can enter your network. You are a caveman living with all the technology that can’t connect to its brain in the ‘cloud’. It means ...

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VPN Review: HideMyAss

Published: June 10, 2018, noon in VPN, Broadband Connection, Security, IP address, Reviews by Jonathan

In this day and age, having a reliable VPN client is a must. With the FCC’s recent decision to repeal net neutrality, this is likely to become even more critical. A lot of VPN companies promise to secure your data and provide a safe browsing experience, but that’s not always ...

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The 7 Best Wireless Travel Routers to Buy in 2018

Published: June 10, 2018, 7:11 a.m. in Broadband Connection, Internet, Router, WiFi / Wi-Fi by Serina Rajagukguk

Whether you're a #WorkAnywhere or #GlobeTrotter kind of person who cannot live without the internet, travel router can save your life. Okay, that's an exaggeration. But travel routers can save you so much time and hassle. How? Well, with travel routers, you don't have to fiddle for 30 minutes with the ...

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What's a VPN and the Top 10 Reasons You Need One

Published: June 4, 2018, 6 p.m. in VPN, Privacy, Security by Serina Rajagukguk

The big bad internet has become less and less private. From the Facebook scandal of the century to the US Senate vote that allows ISPs to sell your browsing history; you're right to feel that you have less to none protection on the internet. (Sidenote question: did the inventors of the internet ...

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Top 11 Best VPN Services of 2019

Published: May 30, 2018, 6:12 p.m. in VPN by Jonathan

When you’re using a VPN, to the outside world you appear invisible. All your online activity, as well as data, is being routed through a remote server. As far as ISPs, hackers, ad agencies, and government agencies are concerned, that server is doing the browsing and not you. If you ...

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How to Hide Your Public IP Address

Published: May 27, 2018, 12:57 p.m. in VPN, Broadband Connection, Internet, How-to, Security, IP address by Serina Rajagukguk

If you're reading this, it's 100% guaranteed that you have an IP address. How can I be so sure? Well, because without one, you won't be able to surf the internet at all. Once you connect to the internet, your ISP (Internet Service Provider) assigns a special ID to you. ...

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Why Is My Internet So Slow – and How to Fix It

Published: May 17, 2018, 2:24 p.m. in Broadband Connection, Internet, Diagnostics, How-to, Speed, Troubleshooting by Serina Rajagukguk

Who would have thought that slow internet would become one of the biggest stress triggers in the 21st century?  It's bad enough that you're behind with your deadlines, and now the stupid internet starts slowing down on you? (Hashtag Hulk smash)  There, there.  Unfortunately for you, there are many possible causes of your slow internet problem. So you may need to postpone those deadlines a bit further (don't shoot the messenger). Below, we have a list of things that commonly cause poor internet connection. It could be your ...

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What Is an IP Address and Why Is It Important?

Published: May 12, 2018, 11:12 a.m. in Internet, Networking, IP address, Key Concepts by Serina Rajagukguk

To put things in a nutshell: An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a return address, but digital. The end. At least that's what we'd like it to be. If you're more confused than you were two seconds ago, we apologize. But we want you to understand first that the concept ...

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How to Use Your Smartphone as a WiFi Hotspot

Published: May 7, 2018, 7:37 a.m. in Hotspot, Mobile data, WiFi / Wi-Fi, How-to by Serina Rajagukguk

Have you ever suffered from the slow-WiFi-itis? We bet you have: Stranded in unknown territory and desperately need an internet connection to work on your laptop, you make do with a slow, free WiFi. The frustration that arises in this situation is what we call "the slow-WiFi-itis." Yes, we invented ...

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Are VPNs Worth It or a Waste of Money?

Published: May 5, 2018, 5:34 p.m. in FAQ, VPN by Jonathan

One of the most common ways in which people keep their data private and secure when they are online is by using a VPN. A VPN can mask the user's IP address so that they cannot be tracked online and encrypts their data while they are connected. As with any ...

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