Posts Tagged ‘adsl’

NAT in the hat


TL;DR Whilst on vacation in Spain I’ve found networks that seem to be like something out of a Cory Doctorow novel – domestic WiFi routers hanging off domestic WiFi routers hanging off domestic WiFi routers. At first I thought it was my Airbnb host being cheap and having a cosy arrangement with a neighbour to […]

The arrival of my EFM connection meant that I needed to find some way of balancing load (and failing over) between the new EFM and the existing ADSL. Thankfully there’s a healthy market in low end load balancers, and after digging through some reviews I went for the DrayTek Vigor 2820n. ADSL The device is […]

Yesterday the kids got a hand me down TV from their grandparents, which caused me to do a bit of reconfiguration of things in their play room. The HomePlug adaptor in the garage had died a few weeks back, so I’d swapped it for the one connected to their little used X-Box 360. Anyway, to […]

I’ve just spent the last few weeks trying to suck the cloud through a very thin and broken straw – my mistake, trying to use the Internet in the City of London. The proposed telephone tax that came out of the Digital Britain report (and failed to find its way through parliament in the finance […]