MakeUseOf author Matt Smith, this guide outlines everything you need to know to manage your own home network.
The proliferation of home networking is great for consumers, but it comes with some downsides. Home networking doesn't always work as simply as it should, and while every company is making efforts to simplify it, not all attempts have been successful. This guide will help de-mystify home networking for you.
This guide outlines:
- The difference between modems, routers and adapters.
- Choosing between wired and wireless networking.
- The basics of Windows 7 file sharing.
- Sharing between Windows 7 and iOS.
- Sharing between Windows 7 and Android.
- Setting up your printer for networked printing.
- Why you should buy a Network Attached Storage (NAS) device.
- The basics of home network security.
Connected: Your Complete Guide To Home Networking (4.74 MB, 20 pages)