What Are Internal & External Modems?

Answer Computers connect to the Internet through a device called a modem, which stands for "Modulator/Demodulator." A modem converts long-range signals into computer networking packets (and vice versa). ... Read More »

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Do hp laptops have internal hardware modems?

Hewlett-Packard laptop computers may include an internal modem depending on the model. Laptops manufactured before 2006 typically include a modem as part of the package. After 2006, most models com... Read More »

External Vista Compatible 56K Modems?

Though much of the world has upgraded to broadband Internet, many people still use dial-up, 56K connections to access the Web. While modems that supported these connections were standard issue on o... Read More »

Does Radio Shack have external modems?

Radio Shack carries two external USB dial-up modems manufactured by TRENDnet and StarTech. Radio Shack only stocks the two modems for online purchases through its website. Neither modem is availabl... Read More »

Can iPod 2g discover external modems from other devices?

The second generation of the Apple iPod, like all other models of the classic iPod, cannot detect any external modems, as it does not have an antenna. The second generation of the iPod Touch has Wi... Read More »