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Items tagged with: Home Network

Homegrown Network: A Concrete Example

Homegrown Network: A Concrete Example Designing and installing a DIY home network is hard enough. But doing it in a concrete block home requires extra planning and care.

How To: Diary of a New Home Network - Part 3

In this final installment, Tim Higgins makes a bonehead move during cable termination and shares lessons learned from the whole escapade.

How To: Diary of a New Home Network- Part 2

Tim Higgins is back with Part 2 of his new home network adventures. This time it's all about the connections - wall plates and patch panels, that is.

How To: Diary of a New Home Network- Part 1

Designing a system to distribute communications and electronic entertainment services around a new home can be a daunting task. But with the right approach, you don't have to be a master of the home networking universe to do it, and you might even have fun! Tim Higgins recently did just that.

Building A Home Network From Scratch - The Ins and Outs of Building a Home Network

With interest rates at an all-time low in the U.S., many Americans are now able to build or buy their first home or, if they are already a homeowner, to upgrade to something better. Buying or building a home offers those who are technology-minded the opportunity to consider the integration of home connectivity up-front. Many new, custom-built homes now offer some level of basic home connectivity as an option; but this is a new phenomenon. Considering that the Internet has become a mainstream feature of our collective lifestyle in just a few short years, unless the home you are buying is fairly new it is likely that you are pretty much left to your own devices when it comes to networking.

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