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4 Considerations When Buying a Router for a Home Network

Wirelessrouters are integral components of a home internet system since they help to connect various devices such as video game consoles, smart TVs, and computers to the internet. A wireless router must be considered for reliable internet connectivity when upgrading an existing home network or deploying a new one. Here are some tips when you want to buy a wireless router for a home network.   Internet Service Provider (ISP) Issued Router -- On most occasions, an ISP will bundle the cost of a router into the home internet plan during the signing up phase.   Read More...

Top 5 Most Damaging Structured Technology Cabling Cases

Technology cabling systems have to be installed properly to ensure proper functioning. However, poorly installed cabling networks may lead to consistent breakdowns with technology and communication systems such as low browsing internet speed. Here is a quick checklist of some damaging structured cases and a brief illustration of why you need to address them immediately to avoid serious breakdowns. Intermittent Breakdowns This type of fault is among the most common damaging issues affecting structured cabling network systems.   Read More...

How to Create a Magical Combined Home Theatre and Planetarium

If you're creating a home theatre then why not go one step further, and integrate your very own planetarium? A home planetarium is an amazing way to teach your kids, relax before bed, or enjoy a romantic evening under the stars. You'll enjoy a full view of all the amazing constellations the night sky has to offer, without having to drive to the science museum or freeze to death outside!   Read More...

6 Common Data Cabling Mistakes That Can Cripple Your Business

Businesses rely on their data cabling networks day in and day out, so there's no such thing as a 'little problem' when it comes to data cabling. Even the smallest issue can impact your network, but you can prevent that from happening by ensuring that you don't make any of the common mistakes listed below. 1. Measuring Incorrectly This is one of the most obvious errors, but it's also one that people make fairly frequently.   Read More...

3 Signs You Should Add a Video Doorbell to Your Home Security System

There are countless different elements and pieces of equipment you can add to your security system, and ultimately, the parts that are best for you depend on your personal preferences and needs. A video doorbell can be a useful addition to a home security system, but not everyone needs one. Here's three signs you absolutely need a video doorbell: 1. You receive a lot of visitors. If your doorbell is constantly ringing, you have to waste time checking who it is.   Read More...