Category Archives: Wifi adapter reviews

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 »

USB 2.0 Vs USB 3.0 Wireless Adapters

USB 3.0 was introduced in November 2008 and become wide spread a few years later.   Although USB 3.0 has been available awhile doesn’t mean all devices are compatible. Even today in 2016 many devices are only USB 2.0 compliant.   USB 2.0 is great for basic input output of devices from a mouse to a wireless USB… Read More »

Top Wireless Internet Adapters for PC

Wireless internet adapters for a PC come either as a built-in card or as a external USB adapter.   Built in cards can be beneficial since they are often faster and out of the way.   External USB adapters are easier to setup since they plug into a USB port and there is no need to open up… Read More »

Linksys Introduces MU-MIMO AC USB WiFi Adapter

Linksys has introduced a 802.11ac wireless USB adapter capable of using MU-MIMO (Multi User Multiple In Multiple Out.)   This is great news for those who have a MU-MIMO router but have older equipment such as a laptop that is too old to use MU-MIMO.   The USB adapter called the Linksys WUSB6100M.   It is not the… Read More »