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Why wirelessly extended networks are not the best solution

July 1, 2014 4:54 am  

So you've set up your wireless network but due to an unusually dense wall or large living space, you do not get good signal everywhere you would hope to. The most commonly suggested solution is to wirelessly extend your network. There are many routers on the market that support this out of the box and this works well for households that primarily surf the web and do e-mail. If you however frequently stream video and audio content, and use wi-fi enabled speaker systems this can end up being a frustrating solution.

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Bicycle Derailleur Adjustments 

December 17, 2013 1:28 am

Adjusting derailleur cable tension, perhaps the most often required maintenance, is one of the most easily learned. Setting the tension usually requires no tools and setting the limits only requires a common screw driver.

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Raspberry Pi Webcam

December 16, 2013 8:01 pm

This guide will install webcam software that when configured will e-mail photos on motion detection. There is also a live action display, however, there is no option to connect securely to the live stream built in.  A VPN can offer this security instead.

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AirPrint Over OpenVPN 

December 16, 2013 7:58 pm

This guide will install Airprint and OpenVPN allowing you to use AirPrint from one local network to a remote network over a VPN connection. You must be on a local network running the VPN server, however your iOS device does not need to be on the VPN network to access the printer(s).

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