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1. Converting Decimals and Decimal Fractions to Octal
This article is a brief explanation on how to convert decimals and decimal fractions to octal, a base-8 number system that uses eight unique symbols (0,1,2,3,4,5,6 and 7).
2. What is a Connector?
A connector is best known for providing a physical link between two components. But there are different connectors depending on the type of connection being made and each has its own feature. Find out more about connectors.
3. A Network and Its Requirements
Every great network started from the simplest network. This article takes a look at the most basic network and a few of its requirements.
4. Understanding Hybrid Wireless-Wired Networks
Hybrid wireless-wired networks are to go anywhere and do anything type of networks. They offer the performance that is expected of a wired network where you need it, but also the freedom of a wireless connection where it is required.
5. What is a Dedicated Line?
Dedicated lines help us communicate with each other and transmit data everyday. For many companies, they are essential to their way of doing business and their continued growth.
6. Converting Decimal Numbers into Binary Numbers
Converting decimal numbers into binary numbers is one of the most common and simplest procedures to perform. Want to know more about the conversion of decimal numbers into binary numbers? Then, please read on.
7. How to Hack Cisco Routers
Well, not exactly. This article will guide you to information on the vulnerabilities and exploitations of Cisco routers. The information is not intended to aid anyone in mischievous behavior, but to educate.
8. The Great Wall: The Firewall
Do you have a DSL or cable modem? If so, protecting your computer and personal data from malicious attacks should be a major concern. Let’s take a look at how a personal firewall can put your mind at ease.
9. All About LANs: Local Area Networks
The local area network is the foundation of networking. We'll take a look at the local area network, its basic characteristics and benefits, the different types of LAN configurations and the pressure behind linking multiple LANs.
10. Ad-Hoc Mode vs Infrastructure Mode
Wireless networking is generally simple to setup. However, there are two modes to consider before setting up your network.
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