WiFi Routers Reno NV

Local resource for WiFi routers in Reno. 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.

Ingenux Inc
(775) 333-5963
350 S Center St Ste 500
Reno, NV
 
RJ Computers
(775) 747-6026
1210 Conway Lane
Reno, NV
Services
Information Technology Services, Computer and Equipment Dealers, Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Multimedia Software

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Techgulch.com
(800) 644-8524
1135 Terminal Way Suite 209
Reno, NV
Services
Computer Networking Installation, Computer Furniture, Network Solutions, Computer Network Hardware, Computer Networks

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Beagle Bay Books
(775) 827-8626
5655 Riggins Ct
Reno, NV
 
I Q Systems
(775) 352-2301
4655 Longley Ln
Reno, NV
 
Vonage
(800) 201-6927
Reno, NV
Services
Internet Services, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Internet Service Providers, Cell Phone Services

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Netmergence
(775) 348-8500
529 W 2nd Street
Reno, NV
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer Consultants, Computer Network Hardware, Computer Networks
Payment Options
American Express, MasterCard, Discover, Personal Check, VISA, Mastercard,

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5000FT Inc
(775) 284-5470
1005 Terminal Way
Reno, NV
 
ATT Nevada Telephone CO
(775) 688-7200
645 E Plumb Lane
Reno, NV
Services
Computer Network Hardware

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Database Solutions
(775) 331-6470
610 S Rock Blvd Ste 240
Sparks, NV
 
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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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