Wireless networks, otherwise known as WiFi, use radio waves so that people can connect to the Internet in all sorts of places. Learn about what you need to build a private WiFi network, in this article.
The office is expanding beyond the physical realm. More and more businesses are extending their reach across the Internet by setting up VPNs, which allow multiple locations and telecommuting employees to work in the same virtual space.
IP convergence brings your telephone, Internet, television and other services together in one place. It could save you time, money and the headache of system administration. What drawbacks might you have to face?
The Internet is in a constant state of evolution, and the components involved in that state of perpetual progress are always evolving as well. See all the pieces that have worked together to form computer networks through the years.
Smart dust sounds like something out of a Disney movie, but it's definitely not. Also called a mote or a wireless sensing network, this new technology is intriguing everyone from military personnel to vineyard owners.
Voice over Internet Protocol lets you make free long-distance phone calls using your computer. It's essentially a phone network that uses the Internet infrastructure already connecting computers all over the world. Learn all about the technology behind VoIP and how you can set it up on your PC.