Netgear WN2500RP Wireless Bridge Review

We bought the Netgear WN2500RP wireless Ethernet WN2500RP bridge in 2012. We did so to strengthen WiFi coverage throughout the garage and the swimming pool area in the back yard. Plus, we wanted to add more Ethernet ports to the garage network. This was located far away from the main router. So we wished to … Continue reading Netgear WN2500RP Wireless Bridge Review





Fix Ethernet Port Not Working on Laptop, How To

Just got an HP laptop into the shop, and according to the customer, it’s Ethernet port is not working.  She’s unable to browse the web, and says that the network port has a light beside it that’s glowing solid amber. In this piece, we detail the steps we took to fix her Ethernet port not … Continue reading Fix Ethernet Port Not Working on Laptop, How To





Belkin F9K1106v1 WiFi Extender Review, N600

We bought the F9K1106v1 Belkin WiFi range extender a couple years back. We  hoped to improve wireless network coverage throughout our back yard.  It indeed worked well. Belkin F9K1106v1 WiFi Extender Intro The Problem Until then, the WiFi signal from the main house quickly grew weak.  Then, once we went outdoors, beyond about 150 feet … Continue reading Belkin F9K1106v1 WiFi Extender Review, N600





Linksys WRT300N Router Review, Wireless-N Broadband

We bought our copy of the Linksys WRT300N wireless-N broadband router in early 2008 for roughly $125; our first-ever WiFi router purchase. Linksys WRT300N Router Intro The WRT300N worked well and non stop even though it was a DRAFT N router.  It served us for nearly seven years before it broke down.  It gave vast … Continue reading Linksys WRT300N Router Review, Wireless-N Broadband





High Quality Ethernet Cable, How to Pick the Best Ones

High quality Ethernet cable for a local area network (LAN), comes in lots of lengths, plug styles, colors, and prices. The most costly patch cables can run as much as four to five times what the cheapest grade patch cords.  But the performance of the high end cables is rarely four to five times better … Continue reading High Quality Ethernet Cable, How to Pick the Best Ones





Cisco Linksys WES610N Review, Wireless Music Bridge

Think of the Cisco Linksys WES610N as a 4-port Ethernet switch.  But this switch also has a fifth port, a WiFi port. This port connects to a WiFi network.  It  connects Ethernet-bound PCs, internet radios, smart TVs, et al, to a distant internet gateway via WiFi. Cisco Linksys WES610N Intro The Cisco Linksys Wireless Media … Continue reading Cisco Linksys WES610N Review, Wireless Music Bridge





Netgear N750 WNDR4300 Review for this Gigabit Router

The Netgear N750 wireless dual band router, model WNDR4300, checks out to be reliable, almost reboot free, rarely drops connections, comes with secured WiFi by default, and brings buffering-free video and audio streaming throughout average sized homes. Its Genie web site supplies browser access to the huge set of settings options.  Plus, its state-of-the-art wireless … Continue reading Netgear N750 WNDR4300 Review for this Gigabit Router





Netgear WN802T V2 Wireless-N Access Point Review

Akin to one component in a stereo component system, the  Netgear WN802T V2 Wireless-N Access Point   is one such component in a highly modular computer wireless networking system. Netgear WN802T V2 Wireless-N Access Point WN802T V2 Review While it does not offer cable or DSL modem functions, routing functions from WAN to LAN networks, or … Continue reading Netgear WN802T V2 Wireless-N Access Point Review