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Plume mini-routers promise a mesh network on the cheap

There are a few (expensive) ways to get a mesh network in your home right now, but a device called the Plume might do the same job for a lot less.All the Plume pods communicate with each other to create a mesh network which you can then connect to via Wi-Fi.

How to boost your Wi-Fi speed by choosing the right channel

How to boost your Wi-Fi speed by choosing the right channel If you want maximum throughput and minimal interference, channels 1, 6, and 11 are your best choice.For example, if you’re using channel 1, but someone next door is annoyingly using channel 2, then your throughput will plummet.

What is 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and how much faster than 802.11n is it?

What is 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and how much faster than 802.11n is it? If you’re looking for faster Wi-Fi performance, you want 802.11b/g model, like the perennial favorite Linksys WRT54G — and are thinking of upgrading to 802.

New Ethernet standards will offer up to 5Gbps performance using cables you already own

New Ethernet standards will offer up to 5Gbps performance using cables you already own Consumer Ethernet performance has been stuck at gigabit speeds for nearly 20 years.Apple was the first company to ship gigabit Ethernet in motherboards.