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 Wi-Fi Range Extender F9K1106v1 Setup Instructions

The setup and connection procedures for the Belkin Wi-Fi Range Extender model F9k1106v1, codify simplicity itself when you have screen shots from an actual setup scenario, as we took here, while connecting our copy to our existing wireless networks.  The Belkin firmware automates much of the procedure in a wizard style web interface as you’ll see … Continue reading Belkin Wi-Fi Range Extender F9K1106v1 Setup Instructions



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



Honeywell WiFi Wireless Programmable Thermostat RTH8580WF Review

The RTH8580WF Wireless Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat from Honeywell is a state-of-the-art digital climate control regulator, that features extensive program attributes, can be set for different programs on each and all of the seven days of the week (7-day thermostat), has battery backup, and it will not forget user programs; even if the batteries die. The … Continue reading Honeywell WiFi Wireless Programmable Thermostat RTH8580WF Review



Hamilton Beach Cordless Electric Kettle 40891 Review

We’ve enjoyed hot instant coffee and tea for more than a score now. So these cordless yet electric tea pots and kettles have therefore, been useful appliances in our kitchens and coffee counters over the years.  One electric kettle we’ve used for several years now, multiple times per day, is the    Hamilton Beach Cordless Electric Kettle, model # 40891.  Our experiences with this economical … Continue reading Hamilton Beach Cordless Electric Kettle 40891 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