Monthly Archives: December 2019

How to choose between a managed or unmanaged network switch

Switches are basically smart boxes that connect a number of other devices together over a local area network (LAN) and use something called packet switching to transfer data to and from those connections. The easiest way to think of a switch is to watch a LAN event where PCs or game consoles are connected to […]

Nintendo Switch also serves as a network switch

Coming directly to you from the “Redundant Redundancy Department” comes this clever hack that turns a switch into a switch. Specifically, a network switch. Not bad either, judging by the speed tests [Cynthia Revström] done after configuring everything. We wouldn’t advise you to ditch your existing network equipment in favor of a repurposed gaming system, […]