Category Archives: Wifi adapter reviews

Wireless 802.11 AC USB Adapter Reviews

802.11ac can work at speeds 3x as fast as wireless-N. This makes it ideal for a number of reasons whether it be a upgrade or fixing a broken built-in WiFi card.   Keep in mind that the speed will also depend on your router and if your computer is USB 3.0 compatible.   USB 2.0 can transfer data… Read More »

What Is The Fastest USB WiFi Adapter

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 upgraded your router to 802.11ac and your computer only uses Wireless-N.   Many computers don’t currently have 802.11ac compatibility. If… 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 »

Review: ALFA AWUS052NH Wireless USB Adapter

The Alfa AWUS052NH is a USB WiFi adapter built for long range and can be a big improvement over a built-in laptop wireless card or other WiFi dongles without the long range antennas. It is dual band and used MIMO with speeds at 300Mbps on 2.4 GHz and 867Mpbs on 5 GHz range. This makes it nice for… 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 fastest USB adapter… Read More »

Troubleshooting Common Windows 10 WiFi Problems

Windows 10, like all Windows upgrades, has had some issues with the WiFi not working sometimes.   Below are two of the most common problems and fixes to help get a Windows 10 computer back online.   …Check Drivers The wireless Drivers are the most common problem for a connection not working.   The best way to be… Read More »