WiFi Routers East Providence RI

Local resource for WiFi routers in East Providence. 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.

Computer Exchange of Rhode Island
(401) 490-0990
2399 Pawtucket Aveneu
East Providence, RI
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer and Equipment Dealers, Used and Recycled Computers, Computer Hardware and Supplies
Hours
Mon-Tue: 10:00 AM-05:30 PM
Wed 10:00 AM-07:00 PM
Thu-Fri: 10:00 AM-05:30 PM,
Payment Options
MasterCard, VISA, Debit Cards, Personal Checks

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Cyberzone
(401) 277-9663
304 Thayer St
Providence, RI
 
Whitecap Computer Systems Inc
(401) 621-9943
22 Barnes St
Providence, RI
 
Mathematical Technologies in
(401) 831-1315
209 Angell St
Providence, RI
 
Chronofish Corp
(401) 490-4051
160 Norwood Ave
Providence, RI
 
Gregory Geo K & Associates Inc
(401) 431-1679
172 Taunton Ave
East Providence, RI
 
Qpq Technologies Inc
(401) 223-4357
15 Slater Ave
Providence, RI
 
Rudnick Computer Consultants
(401) 272-9262
220 5th St
Providence, RI
 
American Advanced Power Inc
(401) 270-0733
346 Atwells Ave
Providence, RI
 
Kingware Systems
(401) 413-4929
Po Box 15401
Riverside, RI
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computers and Equipment Wholesale and Manufacturers, Computer Networks, Computer Systems Consultants and Designers
Hours
Mon 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
Tue 08:00 AM-06:00 PM
Wed 08:00 AM-06:00 PM,
Payment Options
Debit Cards, American Express, Money Orders, MasterCard, Discover, VISA

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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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