netcat can be used as an ad-hoc solution for transferring files through local networks. Learn how to use it to quickly transfer files between Linux computers.
The use of an ethernet LAN cable to connect two computers is an effective way to transfer files between computers without an Internet connection. Here is how to do that in Windows.
You can save your laptop battery by getting the system to automatically disable WiFi when connected to a LAN connection. Here’s how to do it in Windows.
If your working environment restricts you from connecting to the Internet, you can still chat securely and privately over LAN with Softros LAN messenger. Find out how.
BeeBEEP is a cross-platform peer-to-peer LAN messenger that allows you to communicate as well as share files with others on the Local Area Network. Here’s how it works on Ubuntu.
Dukto is a simple application that lets you easily share files and text with other computers or mobile devices connected over a LAN.
There may be instances when you need to wake up Mac remotely. Here is how you can do it with your iPhone.
You will occasionally need to move large files from one Mac to another. Here are a few built-in options you can use to transfer large files between Macs.
Most instant messenger app requires Internet connection. LAN Messenger allows you to send instant messages over LAN, making it suitable for large house or workplace.
If you are in local network with no Internet access, or you just want to quickly send a file over to another computer without having it to go to the web and back, NitroShare is one good file sharing app you can use on the local network and it works well with Windows, Mac and Linux.
This guide will show you just how easy it is to access your Windows shared folders on your Android phone or tablet. You can easily listen to music, stream a video, or copy a file from your Windows (or indeed any SMB) shared folders in just a few simple steps.
Multiplayer games over local area networks (LAN) took off once the “cybercafé” became ubiquitous. The ability to play games with friends opened up a whole new realm of possibilities for the casual and determined gamer. I personally, started playing computer games at cybercafés since 1999. At the time playing at home over the internet was […]