Why-fi – which wifi router is best for me?

Wireless Networks are a very common thing nowadays and there is an expectation of connection everywhere you go. Large networks, in terms of either number of users or the physical scope of the network, can become quite complex to satisfy everyone’s needs – users as well as administrators. If you are need to deploy or […]

What are Docking Stations and Port Replicators?

What is a docking station? A Docking Station, also called a Port Replicator, is literally a piece of kit which your laptop docks with. In practicality, it provides a single point of connection for a laptop in the office, rather than separately plugging in a power adaptor, monitor, keyboard, mouse, monitor, network cable and maybe […]

What is VoIP?

Voip means different things to different people, so let’s look at what voip can do for you.   Background /history Voip is an acronym for Voice over IP – IP being the Internet protocol (gotta love nested acronyms!). The biggest significance of VoIP over traditional telephone systems is theΒ  shift in the technical side of […]

Netbooks vs Notebooks

Netbooks have become a phenomenon over the last couple of years. What are te pros and cons? This article rounds up the common advantages and disadvantages of netbook and notebooks.   Netbooks Pros: Long battery life – typically 4-6 hours Lightweight and smaller than notebooks Typically lower purchase price Relatively low cost unit price Cons: […]