Wireless Network | Mobile-PC-Medics.comFast internet connections are better than slower connections, so here are a few tips to improve the effectiveness of your wireless connections throughout your house. Obviously, placing the router in a central location in your home is one of the most important steps in improving your WiFi coverage. Other things to consider to improve your WiFi include configuring old routers as wireless access points (AP) and upgrading your routers antennas.

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Google recently purchased satellite company Skybox Imaging | Mobile-PC-Medics.comSeeking to further expand its global reach, Google purchased satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million. While the immediate impact of the deal will be improvements to Google Maps and Google Earth, the hope is for the satellites to eventually aid in spreading the internet to parts of the world that have never had web access before, or whose connections have been knocked out by natural or man-made disasters.

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Google Chrome | Mobile-PC-Medics.comGoogle Chrome is the preferred browser of individuals searching the Internet, with over 58 percent of people favoring it over the likes of Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. There are several hints and features that make the experience on Google Chrome even better, including the ability to search directly within other websites using the search bar, the ability to use the omnibox as a calculator and conversion tool, and the ability to drag URLs directly from the web to your desktop.

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