Phone Charging – Phone Batteries – Rumours & Fact

No 1 : If You Use Non – Standard Chargers You Will Ruin Your Battery. NO: Non – Standard Chargers, while not perfect, are ok. It is the poorly made imports sold at a cheap price that you should avoid. If you need to replace your genuine charger look for ones from legitimate manufacturers and companies like Belkin. Imported Knockoffs barely get the job done. No 2: Do Not Use Your Phone While It Charges. No: Use your phone all you want, as long as you’re not using a “knockoff” third-party charger. The reason behind this. It is believed that using a phone while charging will make the phone explode, or electrocute the user. This happened to a Chinese flight attendant in July 2013, when she used her iPhone 4 while it was charging.However, reports say it was because a third-party charger was used , not an original Apple charger. If you’re using the manufacturer-approved charger and battery, you… Read More

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Secure Your Wireless Network Against Unwanted Intruders

You should lock down your wifi router to prevent people intruding on your network and taking your bandwidth and or data. First you will need to log into your router by entering the routers IP address into your web browser. You do this by connecting your router to your computer with a network cable then entering the address into a browser to access the router or over the wireless network it is attached to. Most routers use an address like 192.168.1.1, 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.2.1 butcheck your manual or Google to determine the correct IP address for your router. Change The Router Passwords First change the router passwords , default router passwords like “admin” are easy to remember, but are also common knowledge.No password is perfect, however a better password can be used by combining numbers and letters and avoiding words from a dictionary.Change your Wi-Fi password as well as your… Read More

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The Wifi Modem Router

The Mysteries Of The Wifi Modem Router All routers can be accessed by entering an address into the browser address bar at the top of your internet page  The addresses are ip addresses such as 192.168.0.1 or they will come with a web address such as www.routerlogin.net – if you don’t know the address , Google your router name  You will then need to enter a user name and password to access your router – If you don’t know this try http://www.routerpasswords.com/ which will show you your user name and password You can change the name of your router but what should you call your router? Not your name  Not the name of the maker ( Netgear , Belkin etc ) What security setting should you use ? WPA2 Once inside the router what can you do ? ( some uses will depend on the brand ) Some routers have… Read More

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