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WiFi Coverage in Your Home or Office

TweetWiFi is a funny thing. Not funny HaHa More like funny What the Hell! Remember these two important rules when dealing with Wifi Your mileage may vary Everything interferes with WiFi On the Everything list: Walls Windows Doors Microwave ovens Cordless phones Big Screen TVs Other WiFi networks (your neighbors) The phase of the moon Continue Reading

WiFi Design Considerations

TweetWiFi is a Blessing Or a Curse Sometimes Both I originally published this blog back in 2003.  I recently updated it because I am finding more people running into WiFi consistency or coverage issues.  With the proliferation of Smartphones and tablets – and Smart TVs, nearly everyone is dependent on WiFi on a 24/7 basis Continue Reading

Is Your Router Safe?

TweetFor the typical small business or residential network, the choices for a router are to either stick with what your Internet provider supplies or to supplement that with your own router from the likes of Linksys, Netgear, D-Link and TRENDNet.  A decent router with the ability to handle multiple computers, printers and network storage devices Continue Reading

When Your Router Quits…

TweetWhen Your Router Quits… Nothing lasts forever, but some brands / models of equipment are simply better than the rest. For some time we had a Trend router in our home for WiFi + DHCP on our home network of 3 or 4 computers and 3 network printers.  As of late, we had been dropping Continue Reading

Chuck Norris Says Change Your Router Password… or He’ll Kick Your Butt

TweetRecently, a new botnet (group of devices working together to attack or distribute infections to other systems) was discovered infecting everyday routers as well as enterprise routers worldwide.  This cleverly crafted infestation attacks even Linus-based devices.  Egads!  How is this possible?  Isn’t Linux immune to infection? Not if you don’t change the default username and Continue Reading