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 Post subject: From smoke signals to Wireless VPN Router
PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:54 am 
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From time immemorial people have been trying ways and means to communicate with others in our planet and have used various methods to do so. From the smoke signals in the ancient times to the internet of the present day, it’s obvious that humans have succeeded in their quest and it now remains to be seen what other forms of technology will be forthcoming in the future to make our communication even more streamlined.

When the World Wide Web was introduced, it was such a wonderful bit of technology that most people couldn’t understand and most probably still doesn’t. Nevertheless everyone makes use of it to its uttermost capacity through smart phones, computers and iPads etc. but, all theses devices need cable connections for contact purposes. Since of recent however, with wireless networking coming to the fore, more and more people are turning to this more convenient and efficient form of communication that requires no lengthy cables or wires.

Unlike in the early days when most homes had only one computer, nowadays, each person in the house has a computer for himself and the wise way of keeping costs down is by connecting all computers to one printer via a wireless printer server using a wireless router. This is especially recommended if the area concerned is large so that computers can be used anywhere within the area of the wireless network without incurring in costs for wiring by using a wireless router.

If however you need to be connected to the internet all the time and even on the go, your best option is to get a VPN wireless router. Now this is the kind of router I would love to have because it not only allows you to get on to the internet and access all the computers at home but makes it possible to access the internet even when you’re at a restaurant or queuing for a movie. This is done by connecting your home network through a secure connection and all it requires; apart from the VPN wireless router is a special password and some software.

In such circumstances its best to have a wireless network switch as well. Unlike a network hub, a switch has data inspection capabilities which make it possible to determine the receiving and forwarding source in order to ensure that the messages delivered are done only to the connected device. Different types of the wireless network switch, support different equipment while some network switches provide up to eight connections for Ethernet devices. They are also known to provide a more efficient service than a network hub.

But as everyone knows, it’s possible to access the internet away from home through wireless broadband internet services that you normally get in cyber cafes. The greatest advantage of the broadband service is that you can get a signal to your computer without having it connected to a network cable via a broadband router or modem. When a mobile broadband radio modem receives a signal and sends it through radio wages into the surrounding atmosphere, any computer in the vicinity that has wireless capability can connect to the internet by picking up the signal. This becomes even more convenient if the network of your computer is not password protected which makes it even easier to connect to the wireless broadband signal.

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