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How to Fix an iPad Won't Connect to Wi-Fi

Published: Nov. 24, 2020, 3 a.m. in iOS, How-to, WiFi / Wi-Fi, Hotspot by Emil S.

If you're having issues connecting your iPad to Wi-Fi, it's usually because of a problem that you can quickly fix. Sometimes, checking your router to confirm that it's working, turning your Wi-Fi off  and then on, or going close to the router can correct it. But when you try the ...

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The 9 Best Cable Modem/Router Combos of 2020

Published: Nov. 13, 2020, 1:17 a.m. in Reviews, Router, WiFi / Wi-Fi, Modem by Emil S.

So, you recently moved into a new home, and the first thing you do is set up your Wi-Fi connection. Which one do you think will be the right option for you? Do you hire someone to connect your network provider setup and let them fix you up with a ...

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Using Bridge to Expand your Local Network

Published: Nov. 4, 2020, 2:30 a.m. in Internet Connection, WiFi / Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Bridge by Emil S.

Two separate networks may be joined through a network bridge. The network bridge facilitates the communication between the two different systems providing a method for it to perform as a single network. The bridges then extend a wider geographical area of what local area networks usually reach or cover. Bridges are ...

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What is WiMAX?

Published: Nov. 4, 2020, 2:06 a.m. in Internet Connection, WiFi / Wi-Fi, WiMax by Emil S.

WiMAX is a long-range wireless network technology that elicited many emotions as a considerable improvement over wire-based DSL and cable. It's appropriately called Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access. It's a group of wireless communication standards centered around IEEE's formed standards, IIEEE 802.16, in 1998 for wireless networks to cover a ...

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7 Useful Apps to Find Free Wi-Fi Hotspots

Published: Oct. 21, 2020, 4:38 a.m. in Reviews, WiFi / Wi-Fi, Mobile Hotspot, Hotspot by Emil S.

The day you have been waiting for finally arrives—vacation time. You've accumulated enough leave credits from your job so you can go on a much-needed alone time. You have pre-arranged a list of travel essentials, and you are checking on each one of them inside your head. You want to ...

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What is Wi-Fi 6?

Published: Oct. 20, 2020, 8:16 a.m. in WiFi / Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, Wireless Network by Emil S.

The Wi-Fi that you regularly use is about to get an upgrade. It is going to be faster, more secure, and will have more reliable connections. Faster internet is becoming the need of the hour. Not only for gamers with a special hatred for latency, with the pandemic and thousands ...

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Best Wi-Fi Extenders of 2020

Published: Oct. 13, 2020, 8:04 a.m. in WiFi / Wi-Fi, Reviews, Wi-Fi Extender by Emil S.

In the office or at home, Wi-Fi extenders are fast becoming the accessory of choice for many people who want to make up for weak Wi-Fi network coverage. It’s also the choice for people who consider a long-range router too much of an extra, as it is only some parts of ...

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How to Change Wi-Fi Password Settings

Published: Oct. 6, 2020, 4:54 a.m. in WiFi / Wi-Fi, How-to, Wireless Network by Emil S.

When you notice unauthorized access to your Wi-Fi, the safest thing to do in most cases is to go to the Wi-Fi settings of your router and change the security password. Here is how to change Wi-Fi passwords to prevent easy access to your Wi-Fi in the future, or at least ...

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How Far Does a Wi-Fi Network’s Signal Travel?

Published: July 17, 2020, 12:37 p.m. in Wireless Network, Wireless Router, WiFi / Wi-Fi by Emil S.

With Wi-Fi signals, there’s such a thing called “path loss” because they do not travel an infinite distance. It can be compared to the sound made by your voice, which can only carry over a certain distance for anyone to hear it. When you shout, it can cover a larger ...

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Choosing the Wi-Fi Channels That are Best for Your Network

Published: June 23, 2020, 9:30 a.m. in WiFi / Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Frequency, Wi-Fi Channel by Emil S.

The entire radio spectrum has several frequency bands, two of which are commonly used by routers in Wi-Fi networks today, specifically the 2.4 GHz and 5GHz bands. Within these bands are many wireless channels similar to those you see on cable TV where you can watch a program or TV ...

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