Practically Networked Home Earthweb HardwareCentral earthwebdeveloper CrossNodes Datamation
Welcome to PractiallyNetworked
Product Reviews

 • Routers
 • Hubs/Switches
 • Wireless Gateway
 • Wireless AP
 • Wireless NIC
 • Network Storage
 • Print Servers
 • Bluetooth Adapters
& Tutorials

 • Networking
 • Internet Sharing
 • Security
 • Backgrounders
 • Troubleshooting

 • PracNet How To's
User Opinions
Practicallynetworked Glossary

 Find a Network Term  

  Most Popular Tutorials

• Microsoft Vista Home Networking Setup and Options
The most daunting part of upgrading to Windows Vista may be trying to figure out where in the layers of menus the networking and file-sharing options are hidden.

• Do It Yourself: Roll Your Own Network Cables
It may not be something you do everyday, but having the supplies and know-how to whip up a network cable on the spot can be very handy.

• Tips for Securing Your Home Router
Seemingly minor and easily overlooked settings can still have profound security implications. Here are some steps you can take to make sure your wired or wireless home router — and by extension, your network — is as secure as possible.

  Most Popular Reviews

• Microsoft Windows Home Server
If you have a home network, you'll welcome the easy file sharing, remote access and the image-based backup features of Windows Home Server.

• Iomega StorCenter Network Hard Drive
Iomega's fourth generation StorCenter Network Hard Drive brings many of the features found in higher-end storage devices down to an attractive price.

• MikroTik's The Dude
This free tool delivers many of the same capabilities that you'd find in pricey network monitoring tools. As long as you don't mind tinkering, The Dude is a decent network utility that should be worth the download.

T-Mobile Wi-Fi/Cell Phones Go National
The Hotspot @Home service allows hand-off from cell towers to any open Wi-Fi connection without losing the call. -6/27/07

Internet Closing In On TV As 'Most Essential' Medium
Growth comes at the expense of traditional radio and newspapers. - 6/26/07

Malware on The Tube
A good phisherman goes where the phish are -- and that's massively popular Web sites such as YouTube. And that's exactly where two have been found. -6/21/07

Apple's iPhone Conundrum
The imminent rollout of Apple's iPhone has lots of consumers interested, but many are not yet willing to commit, an IDC survey finds. - 6/20/07

NextWave Mixes Technologies
The chip maker has plans for combining Wi-Fi and WiMax. - 6/20/07

Tzero Zeroes in on Home Video
Tzero Technologies' latest chipset, the ZeroWire (TZC7200), is directed at home entertainment. The company says it will handle “real-time delivery of high-definition video, wirelessly and over wires.” - 6/14/07

IBM Gives Small Businesses a Blade of Their Own
Big Blue says its BladeCenter S is small enough to sit on a desktop but powerful enough to handle all your server needs. - 6/14/07

Wibree, Bluetooth Groups Merge
They were potential rivals, but now the two wireless networking specs are friends, and anytime networking on personal networks could be all the better for it. -6/12/07

Apple Springs Safari Surprise
Steve Jobs details new features to WWDC attendees of upcoming Leopard OS. - 6/11/07

Wi-Fi Riding More Rails
Across the globe, more train commuters are getting the added advantage of wireless. -6/11/07

Who Are You? ID Purveyors to Collaborate
As the world moves to an all-IP infrastructure for both voice and data, the role of the traditional desktop phone may well be changing. - 6/7/07

Lawmakers Examine Tech Solutions to Illegal File Sharing
Colleges and universities say technology helps but only as one piece of the puzzle. - 6/7/07

New RealPlayer Simplifies Web Video Downloads
RealNetworks said the latest version of its RealPlayer software, available next month, greatly simplifies finding, storing and sharing video content. - 6/1/07

Back to News Archive Earthweb HardwareCentral earthwebdeveloper CrossNodes Datamation

Home | Networking | Backgrounders | Internet Sharing | Security | HowTo | Troubleshooting | Reviews | News | About | Jobs | Tools | Forums