Category Archives: Wireless WiFi Routers

Routers make the internet world go round form connecting wirelessly with WiFI to a Smartphone, tablet, or laptop, to creating your own intranet.
Routers connect to the internet via a cable modem or DSL and then transmit a internet signal throughout your home by cable such as cat 5 or cat 6 or WIfI.
Routers have protocols that talk to devices called 802.11 which is followed by a letter such as a,b,n,ac.
For example 802.11 ac is the newest protocol for routers and the fastest.
Routers prior to 2013 used the 2.4 ghz frequency to transmit but now use the 5 ghz frequency to help the over congested 2.4 GHz band.
Most new routers talk in both the 2.4 ghz and 5 ghz range and are called dual band routers.

Our Picks for Best Travel Router WiFi Hotspot

Portable travel routers where introduced a few years ago and quickly become very popular.   They can do many things depending on the scenario from sharing files to sharing a internet connection.   For example a travel router with built-in storage can stream movies or music to multiple devices in a vehicle while moving.   This helps keep… Read More »

How to Extend a Mobile Hotspot with a Portable Router

Mobile hotspots are fantastic tools. These little gadgets grab onto networks, such as Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile, and then send that signal out to all of our WiFi-enabled devices so we can have WiFi access virtually anywhere that those carriers have coverage. The overall speed and performance you get out of a mobile hotspot will ultimately… Read More »

Our Picks for Best Wireless Mobile WiFi Hotspot Devices

There is a big variety of mobile WiFi hotspot devices that depends on the wireless setup being used.   Some devices use a cell phone service such a Verizon or T-mobile to create a connection to the internet.   Others use a existing wireless signal and can boost it, extend it, or even turn a wired connection into… Read More »