WiFi Routers Astoria NY

Local resource for WiFi routers in Astoria. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to wireless data transfer solutions, WiFi router buying guides, and WiFi router settings, as well as advice and content on WiFi devices and computer hardware.

Toner Retrieve Limited
(212) 831-6351
3521 Vernon Boulevard
Astoria, NY
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Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Computer Hardware and Supplies

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Data Track 2000 LLC
(718) 956-1102
1850 42nd Street
Astoria, NY
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Computer Network Hardware

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Interface Cable Assemblies Svce
(718) 278-1100
4219 23rd Ave
Astoria, NY
 
Sports and Arts in Schools
(718) 728-6210
2121 Ditmars Boulevard
Astoria, NY
Services
Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Other Schools and Instruction

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JCV Compu Parts
(718) 726-8028
2737 21st Street
Astoria, NY
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Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Computer Hardware and Supplies

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Pcs
(718) 267-0501
2350 Steinway St
Astoria, NY
 
Compucom Inc
(718) 777-5420
3306 31st Ave
Astoria, NY
 
Omega Computers Incorporated
(718) 278-5168
25-24 36th Street
Astoria, NY
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computers and Equipment Wholesale and Manufacturers, Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Multimedia Computer Dealers

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Gamestop
(718) 267-6734
3158 Steinway St
Astoria, NY
 
Tapper Net Llc
(718) 626-7877
2043 29th St
Astoria, NY
 
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Digital Photo - WiFi Basics

WiFi Basics

Download, print, surf the web and more—the digital world is better when you cut the cord


Each of these refers to a slightly different implementation of the same technology, with varying capabilities in terms of speed and distance of data transfer. Most new devices use IEEE 802.11b or 802.11g, so you can't go wrong with an 802.11b/g device, as it supports both of the most common protocols (802.11a is rarely seen these days).

The difference between b and g is speed-b transfers data at speeds up to 11 Mbits/sec., while g operates at about 54 Mbits/sec.—roughly 1.4 and 6.8 Mbps, respectively. If you choose a wireless router with the b/g specification, you can connect the widest variety of devices and still take advantage of the faster speed with devices that support it.

Setting Up Your Home Network
Getting past the technical jargon is the most difficult part of going wireless. Once you've acquired the equipment, putting it all together is relatively easy.

First, select a location in your home for the wireless router. It's best to put it in a central location, if possible, to maximize reception throughout the house. WiFi devices can communicate through most walls and floors, but a central location will deliver the best results.

You'll want to place the router near your Internet modem so that they can be connected with—ahem—a wire, however. It doesn't matter what type of Internet connection you have, nor do you have to connect your network to the Internet, but you haven't lived until you've sent e-mail or surfed the web from your couch.

 

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