In the last few years networking has turned into a more attractive market for the average end-user, sharing files or broadband over a network is nothing new, however accessibility to these has improved considerably, indeed, an even more drastic change has been seen with the wide adoption of wireless technologies.

Over the course of the weeks and months to come, we will attempt to explain and educate you about what the great world of networking is all about. At the same time we are glad to welcome Curtis MacAulay who will be joining TS' editorial staff as our new Networking specialist.

This first article is meant to be served right as an introduction to networking.