Sunday, September 19, 2021

Eric Geier

Better Wi-Fi Network Security: Advanced Techniques

If you've done any Google-ing on Wi-Fi security, you probably have the basics beaten into you: Don't use WEP, use WPA or WPA2, disable SSID...

Using XP After Upgrading to Windows 7

Thought you had to give up your love-affair with XP to upgrade to Windows 7? Well, think again. Microsoft has released a new downloadable feature,...

Windows 7 Tips: Getting Started

You'll probably find Windows 7 to be faster and less annoying than Vista. However, there will likely be some things you'll want to change. This...

Internet Explorer 8 Fixes: Privacy and Efficiency

Microsoft has made a number of changes to their Web browser with the release of Internet Explorer 8. Though they have good intentions, you may...

Bringing Your Wireless Network Up to Speed

It has been about 10 years since the first widely-accepted Wi-Fi products hit the shelves. Since then we've seen a steady increase in the speed...

5 Ways to Use Your Old PC

Don't throw away those old PCs yet. Whether you're cleaning out or upgrading the computers in the office or at home, you should be able...

Turn Your Wireless Routers into Access Points

Don't throw out your old 802.11g gear just yet. Though 802.11n provides faster speeds and longer range, your aged legacy equipment can still serve a purpose. As we'll discuss in...

Fixes for Wi-Fi Hotspot Annoyances

If you're a frequent traveler you probably can't do without Wi-Fi hotspots. Though we have smart phones and blackberries, a good Wi-Fi connection lets us...

What Wi-Fi Eavesdroppers See on Unsecured Networks

When I discuss Wi-Fi security, I try to show an example of what a Wi-Fi eavesdropper or hacker could see from an unencrypted wireless network....

IT Certifications On A Shoestring Budget

IT certifications can help you gain an understanding of a tech topic and express your expertise to employers and colleagues. This is especially true when...

Studying for Tech Certifications on a Budget

IT certifications can help you gain an understanding of a tech topic and express your expertise to employers and colleagues. This is especially true when...

Using Gmail Offline: Email Without the Web

Web-based email providers, like Google's Gmail, let you check and send messages on any computer in the world via the web browser. You can sign...

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