Wi-Fi Etiquette: When is it appropriate to ask for access?
When it comes to logging in online, there are a number of rules – usually unwritten ones – to follow. From where web access can be “stolen” to how long its ok to sit in a coffee shop, we’re all victims to this ever-changing trend. But because there are no set laws, it can be […]
Create a WiFi signal strength map with NetSpot for Mac
Finding the best spot for wifi access in your home or in a public place is pretty much trial and error. Turn on your laptop, and see what happens. NetSpot is a free wireless survey tool that makes it more of a treasure hunt. Once you install it on your Mac (OSX only), your laptop […]
How to Use A Router as a Wireless Adapter
There may come a time where you have an extra wireless router on your hands (such as the Linksys WRT54GL) that you’re not sure what to do with. One thing that I have recently found useful is to use the router as a wireless adapter to connect to a wireless network. Using a router as […]
How to Rebroadcast a Weak Wifi Signal
There may be a time when you have access to a wireless network in one part of your house, but just can’t get it anywhere else. This isn’t a big deal if you own the network (you can buy another access point or wireless repeater), but if you don’t own the network, this guide will […]