Why Do Websites Just STOP Working?

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How Does Your Web Browser Know Your Location?

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What is a MAC Address?

Every piece of network-capable hardware comes with a MAC address, but with everything already being assigned a local IP address, why are they necessary? 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. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Read more about What is a MAC Address?[…]

DNS as Fast As Possible

Without the DNS, your browser wouldn’t even know which website you’re trying to visit! Learn all about how it works. 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. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Read more about DNS as Fast As Possible[…]

What is TCP/IP?

Many of us have seen mysterious “TCP/IP options” in our network settings, but what is TCP/IP, and how does it enable the Internet to operate as it does? TunnelBear message: TunnelBear is the easy-to-use VPN app for mobile and desktop. Visit http://tunnelbear.com/linus to try it free and save 10% when you sign up for unlimited Read more about What is TCP/IP?[…]

Tor As Fast As Possible

The Tor network has become popular with people who want to stay hidden online. How does it work, and what are its limitations? TunnelBear message: TunnelBear is the easy-to-use VPN app for mobile and desktop. Visit http://tunnelbear.com/linus to try it free and save 10% when you sign up for unlimited TunnelBear data. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join Read more about Tor As Fast As Possible[…]

Routers vs. Switches vs. Access Points – And More

Routers, switches, access points, modems, hubs, bridges…what is the difference between all these network devices?! 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. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com License for image used: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode Read more about Routers vs. Switches vs. Access Points – And More[…]