When setting up wireless encryption on your router, you’ll come across a variety of confusing terms — WPA2, WPA, WEP, WPA-Personal, and WPA-Enterprise.
One of the worst things in a household full of poeple is when conversations consit of shouting throughout the house. More families are turning to instant messaging as a solution for in-home communication. Heck – IM is making paging systems obsolete at most workplaces, so why not in the home? The problem arises for parents of young children, who don’t want those kids to be plugged into the Internet on public IM networks – for those parents, LAN Messenger can serve as an excellent solution.
Do you frequently switch networks? Changing your IP settings still requires far more clicks than it should. You need to click through many windows to find and manually change your IP address, subnet, gateway and DNS settings. It doesn’t have to be so complicated, though! You can make use of a utility called Simple IP Config that lets you quickly tweak any of the IP settings mentioned above, and it can even manage IP setting “profiles”, which you can load up and enable on your laptop any time that you want.