You may have heard about the latest smartphones or things like clear internet service and wondered what exactly “4G” was. Commercials for 4G jump out at you between shows and proudly proclaim the service’s superiority, but, without understanding what 4G is or even refers to, it can be hard getting excited about something so good. In short, 4G is the next step in mobile broadband internet, and the next step toward a world where we can accomplish all the online tasks reserved for the desktop while on the move. In other words, it lets you do more on the move.
With 4G, the intent is to no longer rely on elusive and isolated hotspots of wi-fi service. Instead, the goal is to create hotspots as large as cities themselves. In doing so, providers are able to create wider areas of coverage where we can all get the things we need to get done.
A time is coming very soon where you’ll be able to stream episodes of House while you wait for dinner at a restaurant or teleconference seamlessly from the back of a taxi cab without missing a beat. The future of wireless means more convenience and more peace of mind.
Applications have changed the way we use technology in ways we never imagined. They have given us the opportunity to not only make life easier, but improve the overall quality of our lives as well. With so many to choose from it can be hard to sift through the useless and the useful apps. Here are ten that can make life a little less crazy.
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Ten apps that make your computer smarter. These are a few ideas for apps to download to your computer or your mobile devices that will make them more useful, user-friendly, faster, more fun, and a bit smarter than it was before.
Try downloading an alternate browser to whatever you use as a default.
Get apps for alternate email services to use.
Use a mapping program to help you find things locally.
Instant messaging apps are available for all kinds of services.
Download your favorite social networking apps for fun and Read on »
Sharing bandwidth with the rest of the family is of vital importance now that we have Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming media sources that take up a lot of bandwidth. How do you ensure that everybody in the house gets enough bandwidth to enjoy their experience on the internet?
Well the first thing you will want to do is get a quality router that will have no problem providing an excellent signal to every device in the household. Getting a router that isn’t up for the task will not allow you to share bandwidth effectively. The more devices Read on »
When working with a wireless system is important that you secure you wireless network. By securing your wireless network you can keep yourself and your family safe from getting important information stolen or prevent illegal activity such as music or movie downloads from taking place on your system. By following a few simple steps you will have your system protected in no time.
The first step in your wireless network is to connect your network via your browser through a Gateway IP address. Another great Read on »