Cisco Linksys Wireless Media Connector WES610N Review

Think of this as a 4-port Ethernet switch, but with a fifth port, that connects to a Wi-Fi network.  It locally connects Ethernet-bound PCs, Internet radios, smart televisions, et al, to a distant Internet gateway via the wireless network bridge link.  With the Cisco Linksys Wireless Media Connector WES610N entertainment bridge, you can connect two local area networks (LANs) … Continue reading Cisco Linksys Wireless Media Connector WES610N Review



Belkin Wireless Range Extender F9K1106v1 Review

We purchased the F9K1106v1 Belkin wireless range extender a couple years back, hoping to improve wireless network coverage throughout our back yard.  Until then, the Wi-Fi signal from the main house quickly grew weak and unreliable, once you moved outdoors, and beyond approximately 150 feet from that indoor-situated router.  The wireless connections would fail at even shorter distances on … Continue reading Belkin Wireless Range Extender F9K1106v1 Review



Netgear N750 Wi-Fi Gigabit Router WNDR4300 Review

The Netgear N750 wireless dual band router, model WNDR4300, checks out to be reliable, virtually reboot free, rarely drops connections, comes with secure configured Wi-Fi by default, and delivers buffering-free video and audio streaming throughout average sized homes, flats, and apartments.  Its Genie web interface supplies browser access to the exhaustive set of configuration options, and since its state-of-the-art wireless security is enabled right out … Continue reading Netgear N750 Wi-Fi Gigabit Router WNDR4300 Review



Netgear N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR3700v4 Review

Reasonably priced at around $100, the Netgear N600 wireless dual band router, model WNDR3700v4, has tested out to be highly reliable, almost never requires rebooting, virtually never drops connections, comes with secure configured wifi right out of the box, and delivers stutter-free video and audio streaming throughout small to medium sized apartments and homes.  It’s easy-to-navigate … Continue reading Netgear N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR3700v4 Review



Boost Wifi Reliability with the Asus RT-AC87R Router

We’ve been experiencing frequent lockups, freezes, and error messages reporting, “an unknown error,” while streaming HD video from our Tivo DVR (digital video recorder) to an iPad Air tablet computer.  So, to improve the reliability and stream ability of our wireless network, we’ve upgraded our Wifi access point to the Asus RT-AC87 Wireless Gigabit Router.  … Continue reading Boost Wifi Reliability with the Asus RT-AC87R Router