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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. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. CSMA/CD: Transmission Process
Carrier Sense, Multiple Access/Collision Detection, used on Ethernet networks, determines which node should use a shared medium at a given moment. Want to know more about the transmission process, then please read on.
6. Networking Hardware Devices
In this article, we briefly discuss networking hardware devices and how they are used.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Bluetooth Topology
In previous articles, we've discussed what Bluetooth is, its origin and ways in which it uses applications. This article covers the topology of the Bluetooth technology.
10. 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.
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