Category Archives: Wifi adapter reviews

Review: 300M Mini USB Wireless WiFi Adapter

The 300M Mini is a very small low-cost WiFi adapter that works with Windows and Macs. The small size makes it good as a quick fix for a laptop with a broken internal WiFi card, or with a desktop as a quick wireless solution. Specifications Protocols: Wireless-N, G Frequency: 2.4 GHz Rated Speed: 300Mbps Compatibility: Windows XP, Vista,… Read More »

Review: ANEWKODI 600Mbps Dual Band USB WiFi Adapter 802.11ac

The ANEWKODI 600Mbps USB WiFi adapter is a dual band 2.4GHz/5GHz 802.11ac dongle. It has a high gain 2dBi antenna to help with distance and get a better signal. The antenna simply screws on and has a swivel. Specifications Protocols: 802.11g/n/ac Frequency: Dual Band 2.4GHz / 5GHz Rated Speed: 433Mbps connection at 5GHz, 150Mbps connection at 2.4GHz Compatibility:… Read More »

Top Best Linux Compatible USB Wireless Adapters

Getting a good USB wireless adapter to work with Linux was problematic in the past but less so now with many available. It is the chipset of a WiFi dongle that makes it compatible with Linux. Popular USB adapters Chipsets include the Ralink 3070, Atheros AR9271, and Realtek 8187. There are many good units available with some of… Read More »

What Is A Wireless USB Dongle?

A wireless USB dongle is a small adapter 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 when the word wireless… Read More »