How To

How To Set Up Parental Controls On An Asus Router

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The Parental Controls are a set of features which are usually an integrated part of a router (and mainly include traffic filtering and scheduling) but it’s not always clear how to properly set them up, especially for the users that aren’t familiar with the networking terms, so, if you have an Asus router and need … Read more

What Is WPS (And Should You Still Use It?)

If you were wondering what the WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) is, know that it is a network security standard created by the WiFi Alliance in 2006 as an alternative to the regular way of adding devices to the network, so, instead of requiring the user to insert the SSID (WiFi network name) passkey, it relies … Read more

How To Cascade Routers To Isolate Your IoT Devices

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In this article we’re going to explore some of the most common methods of cascading routers in order to isolate your smart devices from the rest of the network. The reason why you’ll want to keep your IoT devices isolated is because most manufacturers care little or not at all about implementing some type of … Read more

How To Install OpenWRT On A Linksys Router

Very recently Linksys went under fire because of an info disclosure exploit which seems to affect around 20,000 devices and, since the manufacturer has yet to release a patch for its affected models, the only solution, so far, is to flash the routers with a custom firmware, such as OpenWRT (Project LEDE). If you want … Read more

How To Change The NAT Type On Your Gaming Console

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If you own a gaming console, be it a PS4 or an XBox and if you have connection problems (such as frequent disconnects or high ping rates), you may have wondered how to change the NAT type in order to fix all of these issues. Of course, before starting changing various settings inside the router, … Read more

How to Block Ads Using Asus Routers (RT-AC86U)

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Adblockers have become very popular and are now an indispensable tool to keep your sanity while navigating the web. Pop-up windows, multiple flashing ads, the list goes on and really, every person that surfs the web has encountered at least a single occurrence when they had to close multiple small windows to actually manage to … Read more

How To Block Ads Using The Linksys WRT3200ACM With OpenWRT

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After I tested the Linksys WRT3200ACM several times throughout a period of four months and documenting any change that may have occurred in its performance, I decided to leave behind the default firmware and install OpenWRT in order to test some of its capabilities, from which, the popular adblocker (obviously, these steps will also work … Read more

How to use powerline adapters to expand your network

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Nowadays, being connected to the internet is mandatory, it’s how we stay in touch with our friends, how we read the news, how we listen to music and overall how this new high-tech society communicates. And this is a great thing because it’s a tool for new advances in a lot of technological fields. But … Read more