Parental Restrictions on Home Wi-Fi Networks

Kate SaundersWireless Networking

Wireless Parental Control

Internet security for the family is an essential consideration. In this article we are looking at Parental Restrictions and How you can keep your family safe as internet enabled devices are the norm. All too often online games are blamed for exposing children to inappropriate internet sites.  Whilst it can be true in some cases and parents should research children’s games which are known for this, it is also important to set up parental restrictions on your … Read More

What is the difference between 2.4GHz and 5GHz?

Melissa RossiWireless Networking

What is 2.4GHz and What is 5GHz? Here’s a simple breakdown of what those numbers on your device mean. I recently made the changeover to NBN and in doing so I noticed something that I hadn’t seen with our previous wireless setup, I now have two wireless connection options show for one device. I can now connect my mobile phone to my Telstra modem using either 2.4GHz or 5GHz. My phone automatically suggested the 5G … Read More

Access Points & Range Extenders – When and Why?

Kate SaundersWireless Networking

The Setup If you have followed all our tips in the last article about network security, you may be still finding you network not running to your expectations. With that in mind, I guess a good place to start an article about access points and range extenders would be explaining a situation. James has a network in his office that currently only covers the reception area. He would like it to reach all throughout his … Read More

Wireless Network – Is Your Home Secure?

Kate SaundersWireless Networking

Wireless Network Image

Here’s 6 simple tips to ensure your Wireless Network is secure! Wanting to make sure your wireless network is secure at home? Read below for a few tips and what you can do to improve wireless network security. 1. Change the default name of your home network Also known as the SSID (Service Set Identifier). Changing your Wi-Fi’s default name makes it harder for malicious attackers to know what type of router you are using. … Read More