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How To Buy a Wireless Router: 2014 Edition

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Read more... Our quick and easy guide to buying a router, freshly updated for 2014!

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Three More Ways To Measure Network Speed

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Read more...Here are three free easy-to-use tools for getting a handle on your network's performance.

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An Experiment In Wireless Power And Range

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Read more... It turns out that higher transmit power can affect range, but not as you might expect.

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5 Tips For Setting Up Your Dorm Room Wireless Router

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Read more...Learn the right way to set up a wireless router that won't make your dorm mates hate you.

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5 Tips For Buying A Future Proof Router

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Read more...The best way to future-proof your next wireless router is to plan for the one after it.

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How Fast Can Your Wi-Fi Go?

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Read more...Updated - A/B/G/N/AC? G54, N300, AC1750? Does any of this tell you how fast Wi-Fi devices really can go? No. But this article does.

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How To Improve Network Performance - Part 3

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Read more...In the last part of our series, we'll provide the finishing touches for your tuned-up network.

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How To Improve Network Performance - Part 2

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Read more...In the second part of our series, we'll show you how and why to let your router just do one thing.

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How To Improve Network Performance - Part 1

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Read more...In the first part of our series, we'll make the case for tuning up your network and show you how to bridge a modem.

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How To Buy a Wireless Router: 2012 Edition

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Read more... Lots has changed since 2009. So here's our updated quick-and-dirty guide for choosing a wireless router.

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SmallNetBuilder's Powerline FAQ

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Read more... We've gathered the most often asked powerline networking questions and answers in one handy place. Enjoy!

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The Best Way To Get Whole House Wireless Coverage

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Read more... Updated There is only one way to get reliable, high-performance whole-home (or office) wireless coverage.

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How To Buy a NAS - The Short(er) Version - Updated 2011

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Our updated short guide to buying a NAS will get you quickly pointed in the right direction.

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Homegrown Network: A Concrete Example

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Read more...Designing and installing a DIY home network is hard enough. But doing it in a concrete block home requires extra planning and care.

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Why High Power Routers Don't Improve Range

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Read more... More often than not, you're wasting money by falling for this come-on.

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How To Add Ports To A Router

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Read more...Expanding the number of Ethernet ports on a router is one of the easiest things you can do. But people still have questions. We've got the answers.

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Choosing Diskful vs. Diskless NASes

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One of the basic choices you need to make when buying a NAS is whether you want one with or without drives. Here are four things to consider when making your choice.

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Slow HomePlug? Five Ways To Boost Powerline Network Speed

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Read more...Powerline networking can deliver higher and more consistent throughput than wireless, but it can take some tweaking. These tips will show you how to improve your HomePlug network speed.

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How Fast Is Your Network? Five Ways To Measure Network Speed

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Read more...Measuring your network speed is a lot easier than it used to be. We'll help you choose the right tool for the job.

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SmallNetBuilder's Wireless FAQ: The Essentials

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Read more...Updated No need to go searching through the site. We've gathered the most important wireless networking need-to-knows in one handy place!

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