Android Samba Client – SMB v3 added in all silence.

While not pretty, it's Google's way to talk to your SMB v3 network shares on Android. Android has been lacking a truly good file manager. Yes, it has given the user access to their file-system since the early days unlike some other smartphone operating systems but it was never really good. You could do a … Continue reading Android Samba Client – SMB v3 added in all silence.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and Explorer Network Browsing

The Computer Browser service relies on the SMBv1 protocol to populate the Windows Explorer Network node (also known as "Network Neighborhood"). This legacy protocol is long deprecated, doesn't route, and has limited security but we all tend to make use of it when looking for a share on a remote computer. The Change In Windows … Continue reading Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and Explorer Network Browsing

Network Quality of Service (QoS) on Windows

The goal of Quality of Service (QoS) is to provide preferential treatment to certain subsets of data, enabling that data to traverse the traditionally best-effort Internet or intranet with higher quality transmission. By using QoS you can: Specify or request bandwidth requirements particular to their application, such as latency requirements for streaming audio. Give applications … Continue reading Network Quality of Service (QoS) on Windows

End of roaming charges for travellers in the EU in 2017

The European Parliament sealed the new rules on ending roaming charges in June 2017 and the first EU-wide net neutrality rules. Roaming The roaming charges will cease to exist in the EU as of 15 June 2017. Consumers will pay the same price for calls, texts and mobile data wherever they are travelling in the … Continue reading End of roaming charges for travellers in the EU in 2017

Netflix ISP Speed Index – Nederland

ISP (Internet Speed Index) for Prime Time Netflix performance  - March 2017 RANK ISP SPEED Mbps PREVIOUS Mbps RANK CHANGE TYPE 1 Ziggo 4.21 4.20 No change Cable 2 Ziggo (former UPC) 4.20 4.19 +1 Cable 3 Caiway 4.19 4.19 -1 Fiber Cable 4 ZeelandNet 4.17 4.17 No change Cable 5 T-Mobile Thuis 4.02 4.04 No change Fiber … Continue reading Netflix ISP Speed Index – Nederland

Windows 10, Hyper-V and Wireless – Yes, Hyper-V also can do NAT

Set up a NAT network Windows 10 Hyper-V allows native network address translation (NAT) for a virtual network. This guide will walk you through: creating a NAT network connecting an existing virtual machine to your new network confirming that the virtual machine is connected correctly Requirements: Windows 10 Anniversary Update or later Hyper-V is enabled … Continue reading Windows 10, Hyper-V and Wireless – Yes, Hyper-V also can do NAT