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April 12, 2013 | Posted in iOS Tutorials
There are certain times when your iPhone's cellular data connection just won't cut it. Using Facetime, downloading content from iTunes, and even surfing the web can be painfully slow without a wi-fi connection. This tutorial shows you how to connect your iPhone to a wi-fi network.
April 11, 2013 | Posted in iOS Tutorials
Save yourself time by making your iPhone ask to join wi-fi networks when no known networks are available. Instead of having to open settings to join a network, you'll be able to easily select a network from an on-screen prompt.
April 10, 2013 | Posted in iOS Tutorials
When you connect an iPhone to a wi-fi network, the iPhone remembers that network and will automatically attempt to connect to it in the future. But mistakes happen. Forgetting a network will remove the network's password and prevent your iPhone from joining it automatically in the future.
April 9, 2013 | Posted in Internet Tutorials
If you own an AirPort base station, you can use the Timed Access feature to control the days and times when users access the Internet. This could come in handy in a variety of situations. We'll show you how to set it up.
April 8, 2013 | Posted in iOS Tutorials
Just like in Mac OS X, you can change the DNS servers on your iPhone. This can significantly speed up Safari and other iPhone apps that use the Internet. This tutorial shows you how.
March 28, 2013 | Posted in iOS Tutorials
Your iPad's Wi-Fi interface has a permanent, unique serial number called a media access control (MAC) address. This tutorial shows you how to find it.
March 26, 2013 | Posted in iOS Tutorials
Your iPad is assigned something called an IP address when it connects to a Wi-Fi network. There may be certain situations when you'll need to find your iPad's IP address. We'll show you how.
March 25, 2013 | Posted in iOS Tutorials
Your iPhone's Wi-Fi interface has a permanent, unique serial number called a media access control (MAC) address. This tutorial shows you how to find it.
March 22, 2013 | Posted in Internet Tutorials
You can set a static IP address in OS X to create a permanent, private IP address for your Mac that doesn't change. But if you own an AirPort base station, you can use something called DHCP reservations to do essentially the same thing.
March 21, 2013 | Posted in OS X Tutorials
Each of your Mac's network interfaces — such as the ethernet and Wi-Fi cards — have a permanent, unique serial number called a media access control (MAC) address. This tutorial shows you how to find them.

                          


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