If 2.4GHz frequency isn't giving you the range, you can either run a cable upto 100M and put an access point on the end, use home plug tech to send signal over the electrical cabling, performance depends on quality of electrics or use range extender and its performance depnds on what type of walls/obstacles it faces, in order of prefernce/performance. last option can be the cheapest and unless your transferring large files between computers on your network, your would not notice any performance drop based on the ISP provided speed. … [Read more...] about long range usb wifi adapter budget 100$
It’s not necessarily easy to pick the coolest and wackiest tech stories of the year, especially when you have so much to choose from. Rather than trying to be all- inclusive as we have done in the past, see (here and here and here) we have tried to more “exclusive.” Have fun!1. Coffee dronesFirst up is a cool story about IBM and coffee-delivering drones. Big Blue has filed a patent for a coffee-delivery drone with intricate sensors. IBM in the patent says they system works like this: A cup of coffee hangs from a small flying unmanned vehicle, and the drone flies to an area with people in it and can be flagged down by someone who desires the beverage.The drone system isn’t dumb. Rather it can collect data about your location and time of day. If it notices a trend, say you get tired at 3 p.m., it could do a fly-by-coffee at that time every day without you asking for it. Will it make it to the market? Don’t bet against it.2. Really bad airport … [Read more...] about 10 of the coolest and wackiest tech stories of 2018
The fourth edition of the Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC), which took place in Barcelona earlier this month, signaled an increasing interest in the technology, with the number of attendees increasing by 25 percent year over year, to 16,250. The range of topics discussed shows that IoT is being embraced by companies in every sector, and that the technology has now passed from the development phase to the implementation of practical solutions whose results are increasingly evident.The 200 speeches and panels, divided into thematic areas (manufacturing, healthcare, connected transport, energy and utilities, buildings and infrastructures and open industry), as well as two related events, AI & Cognitive Systems Forum and Blockchain Solutions World included -- at the insistence of Richard Soley, Executive Director of the Industrial IoT Consortium (co-organizer of the event together with Fira Barcelona) -- presentations of concrete use cases.Here we list some of the … [Read more...] about What’s new for IoT: Trends for 2019
I'll start out by saying every other device in the house works as it should whether it be connected wireless or directly. My desktop consistently tests at 40-50mbps on several speedtest website whether im connected wireless or directly, so it would be it's definitely my desktop being faulty? However using the speed test provided by Rivet Networks, it shows 400+mbps? Screenshot for comparison: https://gyazo.com/3de67944db307aa121813e5041057354 Screenshot of ethernet status: https://gyazo.com/ff78262098a7573331f54018039e8173 The properties page for the drivers of both the wireless and ethernet "adapters" are updated and show "This device is working properly." When downloading something, like a large file, the speed consistently stays at around 40-50mbps so I'm definitely using 40-50mbps rather than the 400mbps listed by the above screenshot. I've ran full scans ensuring there's no malware or threats to the device. Honestly a bit lost, so any advice would help. … [Read more...] about 360mbps internet plan but desktop only getting 40-50mbps?
StratoYTOct 17, 2018, 6:35 AM I am running ubuntu server on a late 2012 mac mini and i the on board ethernet port is rated for 1gig. My router is a CGNM-2250 from shaw which is also rated for gigabit. I am running windows 10 on my main pc and when i transwer from the NAS which is setup using samba i only receive 64mbytes max. The NAS and my win 10 pc are both connected to a dlink 10/100/1000 switch. Both cables going to the nas and pc are cat 5e and the cable going to my router is a cat 6 cable. as far as i know i dont need to do anything else to get the speed i am expecting. … [Read more...] about only getting 68mbytes max on gigabit ethernet?