Category Archives: Wifi adapter reviews

What Is The Fastest USB WiFi Adapter Of 2016

*This post contains affiliate links which at no cost to you allows us earn a commission on product purchases.   PCWorld did a test on six of the fastest USB WiFi adapter with 802.11ac and found the Asus USB-AC56 Dual-band Wireless-AC1200 USB 3.0 WiFi Adapter to be the fastest.   This is good news if you have recently… Read More »

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 »