Category Archives: Wifi adapter reviews

Best USB 3.0 Wireless-AC Adapters

802.11ac was introduced in 2013 and is the newest WiFi protocol.   802.11ac also called Wireless-AC has a number of new features that give it advantages, and even some disadvantages, to the last WiFi protocol Wireless-N.   Speed The biggest advantage a 802.11ac USB adapter has over older protocols is speed.   Depending on the version of 802.11ac… Read More »

What Is A Wireless USB Dongle?

A wireless dongle is a small device that converts WiFi signals to a USB signal.   Adapter and dongle are often used interchangeably to describe a small wireless electronic device.   For example a wireless mouse that has its own USB adapter that transmits wirelessly to the mouse is often called a dongle.   Most often though when… Read More »

Wireless USB Adapter Buyers Guide

Everyone needs wireless capability when it comes to their electronics. Most all devices now come with built-in WiFi that make connecting to a network easy.   Sometimes though built-in wireless cards can break, need upgrading, or simply need more distance to get a good signal.   This is where USB wireless adapters become useful. While some devices can… Read More »