networking

No, Radiation From Wi-Fi Isn't Killing You

Tomorrow at TedX Sydney’s Opera House event, high-profile neurosurgeon Charlie Teo will talk about brain cancer. Last Saturday Teo was on Channel 7’s Sunrise program talking about the often malignant cancer that in 2012 killed 1,241 Australians.


Prepare For Networking Events By Writing Follow-Up Emails Beforehand

Networking events can be a great opportunity to get your foot in the door with people, but you don’t want to go in blind. Writing follow-up emails to the people you’re hoping interact with before the event can help you lay out a mission plan in your mind.


Loading Displays Apps Using Your Network In The Menu Bar

Mac: When an app connects to a network in iOS, you get a handy little indicator in the top bar so you know when apps are connecting to the internet. Loading is a Mac app that brings that same functionality to OS X.


The Raspberry Pi Finder Easily Locates Your Pi's IP Address

Windows/Mac/Linux: If you’re running your Raspberry Pi in headless mode and you’re not using a static IP address, it’s a pain to find out the IP address. Adafruit has produced a simple little utility that makes the process as easy as a click of the mouse.


Stick To  General Questions When Meeting Someone New 

One of the best ways to elevate small talk into interesting conversations is to ask questions. Stick with more general questions to learn more about someone without being invasive.


How To Combine Multiple Internet Connections Into One Super-Fast Pipe

You may not realise it, but you probably use multiple internet connections every day: your home network, your phone, and even hotspots and other devices. The downside: you can usually only use one at a time. Imagine if you could combine them all into one huge pipe that delivers faster downloads, smooth streaming, and crisp video calls. Here’s how to do it, with a tool called Speedify.


Google's 'Global Network Footprint' Vision For Cloud Still Doesn't Include Australia

Google today announced that its global loud balancing services for applications running on Google Cloud Platform have been expanded to 12 additional locations. Australia, however, is still nowhere on the list.


Ask LH: Can A Home Network Use More Than One Frequency?

Dear Lifehacker, My question is about dual-band routers: can they create a single network that uses both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies? More specifically, if my newer PC is connected to the 5 GHz frequency, and my older wireless printer is connected to the 2.4 GHz frequency, can I print wirelessly?


Strengthen Your Professional Network By Doing One Favour Every Week

Your professional network can be your most powerful tool when it comes to your career.. You can keep your network strong by doing one favour for one person in your network every week.


How To Choose The Best Firmware To Supercharge Your Wi-Fi Router

Installing a custom firmware on your Wi-Fi router is like God Mode for your home network. You can see everything going on, boost your Wi-Fi signal, beef up your security, and even install your own VPN. Still, there are so many options available it can be tough to pick the right one. Here’s what you need to know.