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Ways to Connect Your Roku to Wi-Fi

Published: May 26, 2020, 1:16 p.m. in Tutorial, WiFi / Wi-Fi, Roku by Emil S.

The Roku company’s line of digital media devices makes it affordable and a snap to stream your favorite movies and shows. But first, they need Internet access before you can enjoy more than 5,000 channels that are waiting to stream to your home. Three Types of Roku Devices The Roku ...

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Wi-Fi Frequency: 2.4 GHz vs. 5 GHz

Published: May 22, 2020, 5:52 a.m. in Wi-Fi Frequency, Internet Speed, WiFi / Wi-Fi by Emil S.

When it comes to wireless signaling frequencies, the 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz has its strengths and weaknesses. Here, we will discuss the factors that you should consider when it comes to choosing the right frequency band. Compatibility All modern Wi-Fi devices can use 2.4 GHz connections. Some equipment can ...

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Avoiding Interference by Changing Your Wi-Fi Channel.

Published: May 20, 2020, 8:09 a.m. in Tutorial, Wi-Fi Channel, WiFi / Wi-Fi by Emil S.

Changing your Wi-Fi channel number can help your router have a stronger signal. Your Wi-Fi channel matters because it can minimize the amount of interference you can get. Wireless networks send signals through a radiofrequency range. The 2.4 GHz radiofrequency is the most used frequency band - it is used by ...

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What You Need to Know About Wi-Fi Hotspots

Published: May 5, 2020, 8:36 a.m. in Mobile Hotspot, WiFi / Wi-Fi by Emil S.

Wi-Fi hotspots are everywhere. These wireless access points are often found in public places such as libraries, airports, hotels, and coffee shops. They can provide allow your smartphone, laptop, or tablet to connect to the Internet. Although free Wi-Fi can sometimes be a blessing, it also has some security issues that ...

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Top 10 Wireless Travel Routers of 2020

Published: April 15, 2020, 2:45 a.m. in Wireless Router, Router, WiFi / Wi-Fi, Reviews by Emil S.

More and more travelers are discovering the benefits of carrying a travel router with them. Wireless Internet is now available in every corner of the world. It gives them the ability to go online at a moment’s notice. They can quickly check their email, read restaurant and hotel reviews, get ...

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Syncing your Iphone Over Wi-Fi

Published: April 6, 2020, 9:02 a.m. in iPhone, WiFi / Wi-Fi, iOS, iTunes, Tutorial by Emil S.

Apple is on top of this innovation as it allows users to sync data from an Apple device (iPhone, iPad or iPod touch) to a computer if both are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. This has originally been done via a USB cable that connects the iPhone to the ...

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Why Do Wi-Fi Connections Drop?

Published: April 5, 2020, 1:44 p.m. in Network Issues, Networking, WiFi / Wi-Fi by Emil S.

There are numerous reasons why your Wi-Fi connections get a weak signal all of a sudden, the connection drops off, or you may even lose the connection for a while. Here is a list of some of the most common reasons why Wi-Fi connections drop and the solutions that you can do to fix ...

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What Is a Wi-Fi and How does it Work?

Published: April 4, 2020, 1:40 p.m. in Internet, WiFi / Wi-Fi, Internet Connection by Emil S.

A lot of people believe that Wi-Fi is an acronym. They think the terms mean wireless fidelity. This is a mistake since Wi-Fi is not even an acronym. And although it is often used as a synonym for wireless, this is wrong since wireless is a much broader term. Wi-Fi is the wireless ...

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Wireless Access Point (WAP) Explained.

Published: April 3, 2020, 9:40 a.m. in WiFi / Wi-Fi, WAP, Networking by Emil S.

Wireless Access Points (WAPs) are network devices that enable Wi-Fi gadgets to access a wired  (cabled) network. WAPs create wireless local area networks or WLANs. An access point serves as a principal receiver and transmitter of wireless broadcasting signals. Conventional wireless access points accommodate Wi-Fi, and most are widely used in ...

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What is Wi-Fi Wireless Bridging?

Published: March 29, 2020, 12:21 p.m. in Internet Connection, WiFi / Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Bridge by Emil S.

In an ever-increasing expansion of wireless technology applications in all aspects of our lives, the need to connect has never been more necessary and urgent. Wi-Fi Bridging is one way of addressing that need. To give you a clear idea of what Wi-Fi Wireless Bridging is all about, let’s look at ...

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