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How To: Connect your Windows 8.1 Device to a Wireless Network via WPS

If you want to connect to a network quicker with your Windows 8.1 device, you should probably use the WPS feature, which is available in all wireless routers. Let's find out how you can do this. General Info about WPS The WPS or Wi-Fi Protected Setup is a wireless network standard....

[How To] Set a network to public or private in Windows 10

You have the option to set a network to public or private in Windows 10, just like in older iterations of the OS. However, starting with Creators Update, the options have been repositioned and the process is much quicker and easier. When you log into your user account for the...

[Guide] Enable TCP Fast Open for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

It is now possible to enable TCP Fast Open for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10. In case you were wondering this option lowers the round-trip delay and the latency in the start of the data transmissions as it opens successive TCP connections faster between clients and servers. I'm not going...

How To Create a Mobile Hotspot in Windows 10

Ever since the Anniversary Update, it's exceptionally easy to create a mobile hotspot in Windows 10. A wireless hotspot allows other devices to use your Internet connection without the need of a physical router. Since not everyone owns a wireless router, the ability to create a mobile hotspot in Windows...

Test your Internet speed from the command line

All major operating systems allow you to test your Internet speed from the command line. In fact, it's one of the quickest ways to do it. Yes, it's also possible to use a web browser instead, but using speedtest-cli is a nifty command that's worth knowing. Furthermore, it also lets...

How To Control the bandwidth used for updates in Windows 10

Windows 10 lets you set up your PC so it can download and upload system updates from and to other Windows 10 machines via the Internet and local network connections. This makes it possible to get Windows updates faster and the Fall Creators update adds the option to control...

[Guide] Stop apps from accessing the Camera in Windows 10

The majority of modern laptops, tablets, and hybrid devices are equipped with a camera. The Windows 10 stock Camera app provides basic functions for image and video capture, as well as for all apps which might need to use your computer's camera. However, it's a good idea to know...

[Guide] Ignore a public WiFi network on macOS

Right now we have public WiFi almost everywhere: parks, coffee shops, trains, gyms.....you name it. It's certainly convenient since it lets us use our monthly data plans less except when it comes to security - after all, public WiFi is only free, not necessarily safe. For this reason, you...

How To: Install & Use the Telnet Client in Windows 7 and 8.1

Telnet is a text-based network protocol, which allows you to gain access to remote computers over TCP/IP networks. It was created in 1968. This protocol was very popular, until the Internet broadband has started to rise. Nowadays, you will see only a few people around the world, who are...

Best uTorrent alternatives for Windows

I really loved uTorrent back in its infancy, when it was ultra lightweight, despite the fact I only used occasionally.  However, things started to change for the worse ever since BitTorrent. Inc. acquired it and I see more and more folks searching for reliable uTorrent alternatives for Windows. Despite the...

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Best Bitcoin mining software for Windows

Cryptocurrencies are all the rage right now, and Bitcoin remains the most popular one. If you own a PC, there's nothing stopping you from...

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How To: Export and save your browsing history

Most people rarely bother to delete their browsing histories, if ever, which means that they can always find webpages long forgotten in the chaos...