Should You Upgrade Your Wireless Router?

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What Router Settings Should You Change?

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How to Set Up a Home Media Server

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Are Data Caps Really Necessary?

Is there a legitimate reason behind ISP-imposed data caps, or are they just a money-making scheme? Thanks to Skullcandy for sponsoring this episode! Use offer code Crusher20-1 to save 20% at http://bit.ly/2fLydoF Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips/products/tech-quickie-24×36-poster Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Leave a reply with your requests for future episodes, or tweet them here: Read more about Are Data Caps Really Necessary?[…]

How Does Powerline Ethernet Work?

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Internet Infrastructure as Fast As Possible

What is actually happening to data as it travels through the internet? Does it get passed around through a series of tubes? (Hint: it doesn’t) Freshbooks message: Head over to http://freshbooks.com/techquickie and don’t forget to enter Tech Quickie in the “How Did You Hear About Us” section when signing up for your free trial. Credits Read more about Internet Infrastructure as Fast As Possible[…]