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The Evolution of Wi-Fi 6
Jan 13, 2020
Almost every smartphone can connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi, and all modern laptops connect through Wi-Fi (since they do not have a RJ45 Ethernet port). The current version of Wi-Fi is called 802.11ac. Wi-Fi...
Breaking Down Load Balancers
Dec 19, 2019
Modern Internet infrastructure requires multiple computers to serve a website or web application reliably around the globe, but each of these computers has a different external IP address. While this would not...
What is CSS and Why Does it Matter?
Dec 11, 2019
CSS is a very important part of the modern web. CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets. Modern web pages use HTML5 in conjunction with CSS to make amazing, beautiful websites. Without CSS, websites would look...
Why is the Switch to IPv6 Important?
Dec 5, 2019
Computers talk to other computers all the time, but how can they tell who is who? This is where IP addresses come in. Each computer on a network receives an IP address, which can be thought as the unique name...
The First iPhone
Nov 13, 2019
On January 9, 2007, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled a phone that forever changed the smartphone industry. On that day, Jobs said, “This is a day I’ve been looking forward to for two and a half years....