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

Published: July 17, 2020, 12:37 p.m. in WiFi / Wi-Fi, Wireless Network, Wireless Router 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 Wi-Fi Channel, WiFi / Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Frequency 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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How Fast Can A Wi-Fi Network Move?

Published: June 19, 2020, 1:19 p.m. in WiFi / Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, Internet Speed by Emil S.

A Wi-Fi standard indicates the maximum amount of theoretical speed of a Wi-Fi network. Wi-Fi, like most computer networks, caters to various performance levels, and it depends on the standard of technology that it uses. Previously, the 802.11.ac standard is the fastest. However, soon enough, the new 802.11ax standard moved ...

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How to find a Free Wi-Fi Hotspot near you.

Published: June 17, 2020, 7:18 a.m. in Internet Connection, WiFi / Wi-Fi by Emil S.

Having a Wi-Fi connection means that you can never get bored and that you have a means of communication. There is no excuse to be out of the grid now that there are a thousand places that offer free Wi-Fi connectivity and you can access them with your laptop, tablet, ...

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How to fix your iPhone if it isn't connecting to the Wi-Fi.

Published: June 16, 2020, 10:07 a.m. in iPhone, WiFi / Wi-Fi, How-to by Emil S.

You just can’t help but get frustrated whenever your iPhone doesn’t connect to the Wi-Fi. This is especially applicable if you have a limit on your monthly cellular data allocation. When you’re not connected to the Wi-Fi, it kind of limits you or prevents you from doing everything you want ...

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The Top 10 Mesh Wi-Fi Network Systems of 2020

Published: June 16, 2020, 7:45 a.m. in WiFi / Wi-Fi, Reviews by Emil S.

Here is a list of the best mesh network systems that you can find in the market this year. These products can ensure a fast, reliable, and secured Wi-Fi connection that covers every area in your house or office. 1. Netgear Orbi: The Ultimate Champion If you want a mesh network ...

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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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