Technology

Q & A: A Fast Fix for Weak Wi-Fi

121206_apple_laptop_computer_ap_605

 

Q. I purchased a game console for the TV in my bedroom, but it turns out my Wi-Fi signal isn’t great there. What can I do to get a stronger signal?

A. Your Wi-Fi router antenna is likely omni-directional. Put the router as high as you can in the center of your house for the best coverage. If your router has to be near the edge of your home, a simple homemade directional antenna can send the signal where you need it. Click here to learn how to make your own using (of all things) a beer can. If you have an old router, running on the standard 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n, upgrade to an 802.11ac. Not only will it have a strong signal, it will be faster with newer gadgets. Need more? Here are other tricks that will boost a Wi-Fi signal for faster Internet and smoother videos.

READ MORE

Tags
Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Washington Informer Newspaper, 3117 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Washington, DC, 20032, http://www.washingtoninformer.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Back to top button

My News Matters to me - Washington Informer Donations

Be a Part of The Washington Informer Legacy

A donation of your choice empowers our journalists to continue the work to better inform, educate and empower you through technology and resources that you use.

Click Here Today to Support Black Press and be a part of the Legacy!

Subscribe today for free and be the first to have news and information delivered directly to your inbox.


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Washington Informer Newspaper, 3117 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Washington, DC, 20032, http://www.washingtoninformer.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact
Close

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker