Mini’app’les Virtual Meeting, Tuesday August 18 Meeting Notes & Links

Aug18

Password Managers

Misc

Mini’app’les Virtual Meeting, Tuesday July 21 Meeting Notes & Links

Jul21

Alfred vs. Spotlight

Misc

Mini’app’les Virtual Meeting, Tuesday June 16 Meeting Notes & Links

Jun17

Utilities & Helpful Little Apps

Mini’app’les Virtual Meeting, Tuesday May 19 Meeting Notes & Links

May20

Ad Blockers

Peter’s Ad Blockers Presentation

    Mini’app’les Virtual Meeting, Tuesday April 21 Meeting Notes & Links

    Apr21

    Wi-Fi & Networking

    Wired

    Category
    Shielding
    Max Transmission Speed (at 100 meters)
    Max Bandwidth
    Cat 3
    Unshielded
    10 Mbps
    16 MHz
    Cat 5
    Unshielded
    100 Mbps
    100 MHz
    Cat 5e [Enhanced]
    Unshielded
    1 Gbps
    100 MHz
    Cat 6
    Shielded or Unshielded
    1 Gbps / 10 Gbps at 55 m
    250 MHz
    Cat 6a [Augmented]
    Shielded
    10 Gbps
    500 MHz
    Cat 7
    Shielded
    10 Gbps
    600 MHz
    Cat 7a
    Shielded
    10 Gbps
    1,000 Mhz
    Cat 8
    Shielded
    25 Gbps / 40 Gbps at 30m
    2,000 Mhz

    Wireless

    Protocol
    Name
    Data Rate
    Frequency
    Year
    802.11b
    WiFi 1
    11 Mbps
    2.4 GHz
    1999
    802.11a
    WiFi 2
    54 Mbps
    5 GHz
    1999
    802.11g
    WiFi 3
    54 Mbps
    2.4 GHz
    2003
    802.11n
    WiFi 4
    600 Mbps
    2.4/5 GHz
    2009
    802.11ac
    WiFi 5
    3466 Mbps
    5 GHz
    2014
    802.11ax
    WiFi 6
    10530 Mbps
    2.4/5 GHz
    2019
    802.11ax-e?
    WiFi 6E
    10530 Mbps
    2.5/5/6 GHz
    2020?

    Suggested router setup & settings

    • Find the best Router location based on layout and cable availability
    • Use Wired connections as much as possible
    • Update the firmware
    • Use a better DNS
    • Dual Band (2.4/5.0) Wireless Names:
      • Same name allows for easier use and efficient speeds
      • Different names allows for faster chosen speed but may require more manual changes
    • Set a strong WPA2/WPA3 password, 12-16 characters, disable hide SSID and MAC address filters
    • Enable the Guest Network

    Possible Router choices

    Test speed of network

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