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How to See Who’s Connected to Your Wi-Fi Network

December 17, 2014 - 1:00 am in Articles

Do you know who’s connected to your router’s Wi-Fi network? Take a look at the list devices connected to your Wi-Fi network from your router or computer to find out. Bear in mind that many devices connect to your Wi-Fi these days. The list will contain…


Microsoft targets 18,000 malicious websites, takes 4 million offline in the process

July 7, 2014 - 11:28 am in Apps

Microsoft has gotten pretty good at using the legal system to combat the spread of malware and online fraud. It appears, however, that they need to work…


22 Common Network Jargon Terms Explained

June 20, 2014 - 4:34 pm in Software

Computer networking is filled with jargon that isn’t self-explanatory. Here’s a quick overview of many of the terms you’ll see when you glance at…


HTG Explains: What is the Difference Between TCP and UDP?

June 2, 2014 - 1:37 am in Gadgets

You’ve probably seen references to TCP and UDP when setting up port-forwarding on a router or when configuring firewall software. These two protocols are used for different types of data. Both of these protocols are used to send data over the Internet or…


Apple granted patent for indoor location tracking

April 16, 2014 - 9:45 am in Apps

The stage is set for the next big Apple-Google throwdown: indoor location tracking. Apple has just been granted yet another seemingly obvious patent, this time for tracking a device’s location using WiFi access points and a location database. Here’s how…


Ask HTG: Should I Be Setting Static IP Addresses On My Router?

March 15, 2014 - 2:14 am in Articles

Routers both modern and antiquated allow users to set static IP addresses for devices on the network, but what’s the practical use of static IP addresses for a home user? Read on as we explore when you should, and shouldn’t, assign a static IP. Dear How-To…