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 »

Low Cost Cheap Wireless USB Adapters

Wireless USB adapters are useful in a variety of situations, from a broken internal WiFi card to simply needing to add WiFi.   WiFi USB dongles make setting up a internet connection easy and quick.   They come in all sizes from very small to large with big antennas.   But what If you just need a cheap… Read More »