What You Need to Know When Buying a Router for Your Home

When buying a router there are a number of factors to take into consideration. In this article we’ll explain everything you need to know to make an informed buying decision the next time you go shopping for a router. Wireless routers operate on one of two bands: 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz. Read more

Back To Life!

I picked up a number of WiFi routers on Amazon last December for a very good discount, hoping to make a good profit selling them in Nigeria. The Linksys E1200 brand of WiFi routers was retailing for $19.99 (about N3,200) apiece, and my plan was to sell them for N10,000 each. It was not until… Read more Back To Life!

802.11ac: The Next Wi-Fi Standard

THE UPCOMING 802.11ac wireless networking standard promises to do to 11n what 11n did to 11g. While the IEEE 802.11ac standard probably won’t be completed before the end of 2013 (Draft 2.0 is under development), and although the Wi-Fi Alliance has issued no interoperability criteria, consumer products claiming compliance with 802.11ac could be available on… Read more 802.11ac: The Next Wi-Fi Standard

Securing wireless networks at home and at work

Not securing your wireless network is pretty dangerous these days. As an IT professional you really have a responsibility to not only secure your own wireless LAN, but also those of the people close to you. I mean, if you were a doctor and stopped by y…