I recently moved into a new office and need to purchase a wifi router. While my home network uses Google’s wifi Mesh routers, I didn’t want to shell out hundreds of dollars getting a wifi network up and running at my office. If you go online and look at some of the recommended routers from the [Continue Reading]
Below you will find articles, guides and product reviews related to home networking. Be sure to check out the following articles.
Home Networking Guides
- Improve Your Home WiFi Network with Ethernet!
- How to Use Your Own Router with Your ISP
- How to Secure Home Wifi
- Google Wifi Mesh Solves Home Networking
A few years ago, I upgraded my home network to a Google Wifi mesh network, and it was one of the best networking decisions I’ve ever made. I have whole home wifi coverage. I can check the network when I’m not at home. I can shut down my kids’ devices when they won’t put them down. [Continue Reading]
Many cord cutters would like a little more control over their network. Most internet providers force a device on you to be the gateway router for your home network. What if you want your router to control your network? Most commercial routers are fairly plug-and-play. All you need is a public facing internet address source [Continue Reading]
An important consideration for anyone cutting the cord is having a stable connection to the internet on all your TVs and devices. People tend to utilize WiFi for most of their devices so making sure a home network has good Wifi coverage is crucial. Unfortunately, WiFi is subject to interference and can make it difficult [Continue Reading]
While the picture above is the crowded Russian subway, it’s a great metaphor for what happens at the video providers servers during the season premiere of shows like “Game of Thrones” or “The Walking Dead” Whether you cut the cord or are still paying for cable TV, streaming video is a necessity for most home networks. [Continue Reading]
If you frequent this site, you know the numerous reasons why it’s better to watch TV without cable. If you have already cut the cord, it doesn’t make sense to rent your router from your provider when you can use your own. Why pay $10 bucks a month, when you can get a great wireless [Continue Reading]
Nearly everyone accessing the internet should be concerned about ensuring their router is secure. While securing WiFi is important, there are other router security concerns even if you have Wifi turned off on your router. The most chilling is how hackers are using home routers by enlisting them in botnet armies to launch botnet attacks [Continue Reading]
The biggest headache any cord cutter can face is buffering or poor quality video. The majority of these issues are typically called by poor quality Wifi in the house. Most folks get their router, plug it in, and expect it to work. However, there are a number of things to consider if you don’t want [Continue Reading]
If you are a frequent visitor of the blog, you probably already know how to get cheap home phone service to replace your landline. However, did you know that anyone with a computer and an internet connection can make free phone calls? That’s right. You can call anywhere in the U.S and Canada using a service from [Continue Reading]
Sharing data across your home network is usually a chore for many. Setting up movies, music, and photos to be streamed from a central network location can be impossible without the right technical chops. Even if you possess the technical skills, it can easily consume days of your life. Then, once everything is set up [Continue Reading]