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    Almost all homes and offices are connected to a network connection these days, either through a dongle or a cable connection. Wireless routers, which enable you to share your connection with other wireless compatible devices, are also gaining popularity.

    Simple Ways To Use Your Laptop As A WiFi Hotspot

    First you need to download  and install one of these softwares:  Connectify, MyPublicWifiMaryfi. mHotspot

    mhotspot is the easiest to configure.

    We’ll take the example of Maryfi here. Follow the steps below:

    STEP 1: Click on the Settings Tab and enter the desired network name of your Hotspot.

    STEP 2: Next, type out a suitable password for accessing your network. Keep it strong, because you don’t want any unauthorized person to access your connection.

    STEP 3: Choose the type of connection you wish to share, in the ‘Internet to share’ drop down list.


    STEP 4:

    After this, go to the Advanced Settings Tab. Here, select the interface for wireless connectivity under the ‘Share over’ tab. Also, do not forget to select the type of security mode you wish to assign for your hotspot.


    STEP 5:

    Next, all you have to do is to click the ‘Start Hotspot’ button. Your PC/ Laptop is now ready to share your network connection with other devices.

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    To transfer data from android to iPhone was never so convenient as it is now. This year Apple introduced a new app specially designed for the purpose of transferring data from android to iPhone. With the help of this new app, the task can be completed just by making some clicks.

    Transfer Data From Android To iPhone Using Move to iOS App

    Move to iOS is an official app on Google Play Store by iPhone which can transfer data from Android to iPhone, i.e contacts, messages, videos, photos, etc within a few minutes, depending on the size of data. This works for iPhone 5 and latest. And requires iPhone’s latest operating system, iOS 9.

    Steps For Transferring Data With Move to IOS

    Step 1

    Search for Move to iOS app on your Google Play Store and download it on your Android device. It’s supported on Android 4.0 to latest Android OS.

    Step 2

    While you’re setting up your iPhone, an Apps and Data Screen will pop up, there you’ll be shown four options to choose from. Select the Move Data from Android option and proceed.

    Step 3

    Open the Move to iOS app on your Android device and after accepting the terms and conditions, tap “next” on the Find Your Code screen.

    Step 4

    After tapping continue on your iPhone, you’ll be given a code; enter that code in your Android device and then proceed.

    Step 5

    Your Android phone will pop up a screen where you’ll be able to choose the content you wish to transfer. Do so, and you’re both devices will connect with each other through WiFi, so it’s important for WiFi to be connected on both devices.

    Step 6

    Transferring data from android to iPhone will take time depending on the size of your data. Your Android device may show that the transferring process has completed but your iPhone may keep working on it. So be patient.

    Step 7

    When you’ve completed transferring data from Android to iPhone, and finished setting up your iPhone, you can then check if everything has successfully transferred. If not, then you’ll need to manually transfer your Android data to iPhone.

    Note: This procedure applies to all other iOS devices, such as iPad 4th gen, iPad mini 2nd gen, iPod touch 6th gen, and their successors.

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    1. BeeBEEP

    BeeBEEP is an open source local area network chat tool capable to transfer files between computers. BeeBEEP supports secure network chat without installing a separate server on each computer, so you can interact freely within your office, home or cafe without an internet connection. Minimize your chat sessions to System Tray or even add your personal HTML code in chat.

    2. Squiggle

    Squiggle is another open source free server less LAN messenger, just download it and start private chat sessions within your local network or transfer your important files on the go. Requires .NET Framework 4.0 with Windows 7 or higher.

    3. AChat

    AChat is a free software for chatting within your local network. Send files, send messages to live hosts as well as to those who are currently offline. There is no server installation required for AChat. It supports private individual messages and also private sessions, and with public chat, you can build local meeting sessions. AChat is capable to record your chat logs, and requires no server installation on local network computers.

     4.LAN Messenger is another free & open source cross-platform instant messaging application for communication over a local network. It does not require a server.

    Some of its features include:

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  • Reverse Tethering – Share PC’s Internet Connection With Android

    Tethering is a feature in smart phones that allows user to share the internet connection of an Android device with a PC.

    You can also use this feature in the opposite way that is called Reverse Tethering that allows user to share the PC’s Internet connection with Android device. You need a wired connection for this method so that you can allow one device to use the internet data of another device.If you have a WiFi modem, then you can do this method wirelessly but other than that you can use a USB cable for reverse tethering. 

    Reverse Tethering – Share PC’s Internet Connection With Android

      1. First of all you need to turn on USB debugging on your Android device. To do so, go to Settings, then go to Developer Options and then check the box next to USB Debugging to turn it on.
      2. Now, download the Android Reverse Tethering Tool from this link and then extract the zip file.
      3. Open the extracted folder and search for the Android Tool file.
      4. Open the AndroidTool.exe application and wait for the Android Reverse Tethering 3.19 to start.
      5. Now connect your Android device with your PC using USB cable and wait for a while for them to connect.
      6. In the Android Reverse Tethering app, look for the Refresh button.
      7. Click on the Refresh button and select your device from the menu next to the button.
      8. Now, click on the Check DNS button below the Refresh button.
      9. You can use and as the DNS which are an open DNS operated by Google.
      10. Under the Tools tab in the app look for Install hack (optional) option and click on that option to install Hack Connectivity. (Hack Connectivity is a module of Xposed framework that helps in fooling the android device into thinking that it is connected a WiFi and not a tethered connection.)
      11. Make sure you have a rooted device and it has the Xposed framework app installed on it.
      12. Then on your Android device click on install/updateNow restart your android device.
      13. And then, inside the Xposed framework app, check if the Hack Connectivity Service is installed under the modules category.
      14. Open up the Hack Connectivity Service and click on the WiFi button.
      15. Now click on the Connect button on your PC inside the Android Reverse Tethering Tool.
      16. That’s all to it. Now you can surf internet on your android device using the data of your PC.

        Once you have followed all the above steps, you will be able to access Internet on your Android device easily.
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  • Which RAM Is Faster? — Two 4GB Sticks Of RAM Or Four 2GB Sticks Of RAM

     2x 4GB RAM is better than 4x 2GB RAM.

    While you won’t experience noticeable performance difference, the recommended configuration  2x 4GB RAM ensures a more reliable memory subsystem.

    Four sticks would cause more strain on the memory controller and motherboard chipset. It would take slightly longer for the CPU to add and retrieve data from four sticks as opposed to two.It's better to use two 2 GB modules -- not for any appreciable speed difference (although there may be a small advantage -- more in a bit) -- but for a more reliable memory subsystem.

    For this reason, 2 x 4 GB would be faster then 4 x 2 GB.

    To adjust for the higher load, many systems increase the voltage; others add a cycle to SPD’s latency settings; or reduce the clock frequency of the memory. The final two changes slightly slow down the memory.

    To conclude, while there might not be any significant measurable difference between the two configurations, the memory with just 2 modules is more reliable.

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