Asus RT-AC87R Router Boosts Wifi Reliability, Big Time!

Before we bought the Asus RT-AC87R router, we saw many lockups, freezes, and errors.  They said something like, “an unknown error”. These showed up while streaming HD video from our Tivo DVR (digital video recorder) to an iPad Air tablet. So, to improve the reliability of our wireless network, we spent some money.  We bought … Continue reading Asus RT-AC87R Router Boosts Wifi Reliability, Big Time!

Hook Up Alexa Speaker to New WiFi, 2018 Edition

In order to hook up Alexa  to a new WiFi router, put the speaker into Setup mode first. There, you choose the desired WiFi network for the speaker. Below, we walk through hooking up Alexa with an Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2 speaker. But, the hook up Alexa process is alike for the other speakers.  … Continue reading Hook Up Alexa Speaker to New WiFi, 2018 Edition

Bountiful WiFi bwrg1000 Wireless Router Review

The Bountiful WiFi Wireless Router, model bwrg1000, transmits a full 1000 milliwatts (1 watt); the maximum allowable power output for a Wi-Fi router or access point. This router features removable Tx and Rx antennas that can be upgraded to higher gain aerials for increased range, or can be replaced with directional sector, dish, or Yagi … Continue reading Bountiful WiFi bwrg1000 Wireless Router Review

How to Fix Typical Wireless Wi-Fi Router Problems

With the Wi-Fi wireless router being THE central component in most home computer networks these days, it’s common to hear discussion of common router issues and how to address them. With so many of us creating wireless networks in our homes, apartments, dorms, et al, it’s likely also, that most of us have experienced some … Continue reading How to Fix Typical Wireless Wi-Fi Router Problems

How to Replace Old or Defective Wireless Wi-Fi Router

Here, we list tips, advice, and procedure for replacing a wireless wifi router that no longer provides sufficient speed for multiple users on your home Wifi network, or has become defective or stopped working entirely. If you’ve been thinking about retiring your current router and upgrading to a state-of-the-art system, and you’re wondering whether you … Continue reading How to Replace Old or Defective Wireless Wi-Fi Router

Replace WiFi Wireless Network Router When…

Here’s how to tell when it’s time to replace WiFi wireless network router or access point. Overall performance and reliability should be the most influential drivers of this decision, which are impacted by variables such as the router’s age, overall physical condition, the wireless and security technologies it utilizes, and numerous other factors.  The list below summarizes … Continue reading Replace WiFi Wireless Network Router When…

How to Choose the Best Home Wifi Routers

With today’s proliferation of wireless technologies in home consumer markets, a plethora of home WiFi router products have been created to fill this ever hungrier niche. Many do decent jobs at providing reliable and fast wireless data transfers for improved audio and video streaming, and rapid downloading of huge files.  With all the new technologies, features, and … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Home Wifi Routers

Belkin AC1200 DB AC+ Wifi Dual Band Router F9K1113 Review

Reasonably priced at around $70, the   Belkin AC1200 DB AC+ Wifi Dual Band Router, model number F9K1113V4  appears simplistic to set up, requiring virtually no upfront manual configuration, offers good signal coverage of small homes and apartments, and is highly reliable, almost never hangs or slows down. The AC1200 DB virtually never drops connections, comes with security enabled Wifi right out … Continue reading Belkin AC1200 DB AC+ Wifi Dual Band Router F9K1113 Review