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8 essential features you need in a business router

It's not enough to offer the latest wireless standard. Make sure the router that will support your office is up to snuff with these core features.

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Why some Web sites are much slower than others

John asked why one Web page "comes up right away, while another takes quite a long time to load."

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AirPort interference? Leave it alone

Is your cordless phone causing interference issues with your AirPort network? Change your phone rather than your AirPort settings.

Repairing your iPad's network connection

If your iOS device suddenly turns a blind eye to your local network you can put things right with these tips.

Video: How to secure your home Wi-Fi network

In this Tech Tip video, we'll show you how to do more than just set a password to restrict access to your Wi-Fi network.

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Mac troubleshooting: What to do when you can't connect to the Internet

No connection? Follow Joe Kissell's steps to figure out what's keeping you off the Internet.

An obscenely slow Internet connection when you're paying for a fast one

Interronator is paying Time Warner for 20mbps Internet service, but is only getting about .7 (note the decimal point).

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Limiting your kids' iOS use

Cool as iOS devices are, they can get in the way of more important activities. Chris Breen offers advice on limiting their Internet access.

Migration Assistant + Thunderbolt/FireWire Adapter = huh!?

Tried to use Migration Assistant with a Thunderbolt to FireWire adapter?

Evaluating the strength of your AirPort network

The little fan icon in your Mac's menu bar tells you precious little about how strong your AirPort network's signal really is. With the help of Chris Breen and some light math, you can get a better clue.

Eight ways to connect to a server

Most of us have to connect to a server every day to access files and to share them with others. But do you know the quickest and most convenient way? Kirk McElhearn walks through eight options for performing this critical task.

Troubleshoot your wireless network with Wi-Fi Diagnostics

OS X comes with its own utility for monitoring and analysing the traffic on your local wireless network. Glenn Fleishman has a walk-through.

Mountain Lion and the ancient AirPort Base Station

A reader is stuck between old hardware and a new operating system. Chris Breen helps him wiggle free.