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November 20, 2021

Mesh Router System vs. WiFi Extender

It’s an issue that we’ve all encountered on our WiFi journey: poor coverage in certain areas of our home, or even dreaded “dead spots” where no signal can be found. Even if you have a relatively small space to cover with your wireless network, standard routers simply aren’t up to the task, whether it’s a […]

November 10, 2021

How To Configure a Router To Use WPA3

Opening up a new gadget or piece of hardware is always fun, whether it’s a new laptop, smartphone, accessory, or router. But when you start configuring your shiny new tech, it’s not always intuitive, especially if you want to be on the cutting edge with the latest upgrades and updates. The WPA3 wireless security protocol […]

November 5, 2021

How Often Should You Replace Your Router?

When we buy a new shirt, a new car, any new item, we want to make it last and squeeze as much value from that purchase as possible. It’s just human nature to want to maximize our returns on investment. However, until recently, we hadn’t begun to consider our Wi-Fi routers as a more important […]

November 1, 2021

How Many Devices Can a Router Handle?

When we compare routers online or in-stores, we’ve got our eyes on several key factors. We look for a sleek design, an affordable price point, and the performance metrics that matter most, including range and supported connection speeds. But there’s one all-important question that we often fail to ask when looking at routers: How many […]

October 30, 2021

What Is WiFi 6? A Complete Guide to the Newest Home Networking Trend

Today, connectivity is king. We rely on our WiFi connections to help us work from home, to relax with our loved ones in front of the television, and even to keep our families safe.  As the Internet of Things makes our lives easier with appliances, vehicles, and other everyday devices that connect to the World […]

October 15, 2021

How To Choose the Best Mesh Router To Eliminate Dead Spots in Your Home

If you’ve ever set up a wireless network for your home or office, you may have dealt with dead spots – the supervillain of Wi-Fi networking! Dead spots are annoying, unpredictable, and make us feel like we’re not getting our money’s worth from our hardware and internet services. Why are we still dealing with dead […]

October 15, 2021

What Is a Mesh Router and Why Do You Need One?

A wireless router is your gateway to the internet. It allows you and your family to connect to smart devices and access the apps, services, and content you need. However, not all routers have the same capabilities, especially when it comes to safety and security. As technology advances, the next generation of mesh routers is […]

October 15, 2021

What Qualities To Look For in the Best Router for You

Just like water and electricity, the internet is now an essential utility. If you’re like most people, web access is essential for making money, keeping connections, being entertained, and staying in the loop with society.  While we take our online resources and applications seriously, the hardware that connects them to the web is just as […]

October 7, 2021

How to Choose a Router: Ultimate Buyers Guide

Whether you’re at work, at home, or relaxing poolside at a sunny resort, you expect your WiFi connection to be strong, stable, and speedy. That’s just the way of the world in 2021 – WiFi is a universal utility, no matter where you may be. Connecting your phone or laptop to the web is the […]

October 7, 2021

Access Point vs. Router: What’s the Difference?

From the comfort of your home to the fast-paced environment of the office or your local university, the world continues to be covered with WiFi access for constant connection. Entertainment, communication, and productivity all depend on wireless internet access, and it’s a trend that surely won’t reverse in our lifetime. Of course, mapping out the […]


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