Category Archives: Wireless WiFi Routers

Routers make the internet world go round from 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 and the new ax.
For example 802.11ax is the newest protocol for routers and the fastest.
Routers prior to 2013 used the 2.4GHz frequency to transmit but now most use the 5GHz frequency to help the over congested 2.4GHz band.
Most new routers talk in both the 2.4GHz and 5 GHz range and are called dual band routers.

Our Picks for Best Travel Router WiFi Hotspot 2020

Portable travel routers were introduced a few years ago and have quickly become very popular. They can do many things depending on the scenario from sharing files to sharing an 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 passengers busy… Read More »

Our Picks for Best WiFi-6 802.11ax Wireless Routers 2020

WiFi-6 also called 802.11ax is the newest WiFi protocol being introduced along with new and better hardware. New routers that have the new WiFi-6 built-in are now available with many improvements over previous WiFi versions. Improvements include up-to 4X faster data rates, increased capacity, better performance in dense environments, Improved power efficiency and better latency times. WPA3 the… Read More »