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The same SSID for multiple access points

October 4th, 2015
OpenWRT DD-WRT The same SSID for multiple access points

I have two access points at home connected through the TP-Link powerline adapter. The first one is Belkin F6D6230-4 with DD-WRT on board, while the second is Netgear WNR2000 v2 with OpenWRT firmware. If you are going to put some 3rd party on your wireless access router, you can read a bit about bricking the router […]

BBC iPlayer outside UK

June 17th, 2014
BBC iPlayer TV programmes are available to play in the UK only

TV streaming limitations It is quite a common practice that tv (BBC, HULU, ABC, CBS,  etc.) streaming services are limited to a certain geographic region. IP addresses and other browser settings can be used to check this. When your PC (or its browser) tries to access some live tv streaming, the remote streaming server checks […]

Bricked Router

April 23rd, 2014
Router Debricking Guide

What is bricked router (brick)? Basically “bricked router” means an electronic device which is as useful as a brick 😉 In such case, the device may power on (some LEDs will turn on), however it will not function as intended by manufacturer: your router does not work as it is supposed to you are unable to […]