How to Run an Organized Location Independent Business

It seems that the growing trend among the young, the smart, and the technologically savvy nowadays is to escape the clutches of western society, and run their businesses location independently from somewhere they can, as Tim Ferriss put it, “Earn in dollars, spend in pesos, and compensate in rupees.” However, while many people may see…

What is a Proxy and Should You Care?

We live in a world that is so complicated that to truly understand the inner workings of even one of our electronic devices would take years, and to understand the inner workings of networks, servers, and “the cloud” feels like it would take a lifetime. That is why we have tried to make things easy…

How to Improve Your Wifi Connection

Internet has become such a central part of life in the 21st century, and especially in business, slow wifi can be a huge detriment to productivity and the ability to close deals in a timely manner. Nothing is worse than waiting forever for a page to load so you can properly research a new article…

What is a VPN and Why is it Useful?

The definition of a VPN, or virtual private network, according to webopedia is “is a network that is constructed by using public wires — usually the Internet — to connect to a private network, such as a company’s internal network.” While this definition may seem to be a little bit useless to those of you who are…

What is a Data Network and Why Is It Useful?

If your small business needs a data network, you may feel overwhelmed at the thought of choosing or managing one. Fear not! It’s not as a difficult as it seems. Most small to medium sized businesses run data networks in their offices. What are data networks? They are telecommunication networks that allow two or more…

What is a Firewall and Why is It Important?

Firewalls are important… I know, it sounds strange making such a statement without letting you know why they’re important. Well, consider this…back in 2004, it was considered such a hazard to be connected to the internet without some form of protection, that there was a possibility of your computer getting hacked within the first 20…

Cable and T1 Internet: What’s the Difference?

The concept of different types of internet is not typically something you’d find yourself discussing with someone. In fact, the majority of people don’t know different types even exist. That brings me to T1 internet, and how it differs from the basic cable internet everyone is so used to. Cable internet is one of the…