PC Magazine: "Anyone reading this probably lives in a digital household. But are you getting the most out of your network? Sure, you're sharing an Internet connection and maybe swapping files. If you're one of the technorati, maybe you're even streaming music. But how would you like to double the speed of your network? Stream TV from your TiVo or cable box to any TV in the house - or even to a laptop while you're on the road? Check on your home while you're away? Control your home's lights, curtains, and temperature with a remote? If you're ready to take your LAN to the next level, read on."
If you're the type of person who likes cool gadgets for the home, or looking for some DYI electronic projects for your house. Check out this article, it might give you some ideas of some things that you might want to try. Some of the topics covered are, different types of wired and wireless networking, home security, streaming TV, and home automation.