How to set up your network for speedy and discrete performance
NETWORKING IS HARD. In terms of setting up your electronic gear, it’s probably the most technical thing you’ll have to do. It’s full of buzzwords and jargon, and it’s not always clear to the layman how you should proceed or what is good practice and bad.
So this month, we’ve gone back to the basics once more to take a walk through setting up a home network properly. We’ll start by looking at the most critical element — the router — so you can understand how best to configure it, where to place it and its overall role in tying your network together.