Extend your wireless signal with an old router
- Let's fix it by wirelessly linking both routers and then extend your wifi range to reach all the corners.
- The technique I am going to explain is called Wireless Distribution System (WDS) which enables us to wirelessly link two routers and thereby extending the reach of the wireless signal.
- My internet speed is well below the 300Mbps limit which made this a cost-effective pick to extend the wifi range of my 2.4Ghz band.
- Extended router is the new router(in my case TPLink Archer C50) which can be positioned optimally for the best wireless reception extending the base router signal.
- In this case, since the signal from the extended router is the strongest, the devices will automatically latch onto the stronger network.
- Once we link either the 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz band from the base router, the extended router can transmit both bands.
Maine County Deploys Wide-Area Emergency Public Radio Service
- A Maine county, with the assistance of amateur radio operators, is implementing a countywide emergency broadcast system, using universally available AM radio channels.
- Although a power outage is the mostly likely situation in which the county will use the service, emergency management officials say it also could be of critical assistance in large-scale evacuations because of forest fires, hazardous materials (HAZMAT) spills or other hazards that would endanger the public.
- Amateur radio pros Brit Rothrock and Robert Hoey within the Waldo County Emergency Management Agency are doing the system planning and will install the new service at the county's Aborn Hill tower site.
- The county's RadioSAFE system will operate on AM frequency 530 kHz, a channel designated exclusively for Travelers’ Information Station (TIS) service in the United States.
T-Mobile tried and failed to merge with Dish years ago, John Legere says
- Legere was in court testifying as part of a lawsuit brought by multiple state attorneys general who are attempting to block T-Mobile’s merger with Sprint.
- Lawyers for the attorneys general asked Legere why T-Mobile had to merge with Sprint, a direct rival, as opposed to Dish, which does not currently offer cell service, according to CNET.
- Legere reportedly said that he had recommended that idea to T-Mobile’s board in 2015, with the goal of “un-carriering” Dish’s TV business, only to be shot down by Dish.
- T-Mobile would end up paying $8 billion to acquire similar spectrum two years later in an attempt to put its network on par with AT&T and Verizon.
- If the merger is approved, Sprint will disappear, and Dish is supposed to attempt to take its place as a major wireless competitor.
10 Best Android Phones You Can Buy (New, Unlocked, Cheap)
- If you're a shutterbug, then you most likely have heard of Google's Pixel line, regarded as some of the best camera phones money can buy (though the iPhone 11 Pro gives it a run for its money).
- It packs great performance with a smooth 90-Hz screen, just like the OnePlus 7 Pro. You can also use Face Unlock as authentication, which works similarly to Apple's Face ID, and Google also added a slew of sensors that lets you wave your hand to trigger certain functions, like switching tracks or snoozing alarms.
- You also get a great 6.3-inch LCD screen (with HDR support, rare in a phone of this price), 128 GB of storage, a decent mid-range processor, day-long battery life, and it has the benefit of not looking like a budget phone.
How to print emails from your iPhone using either the default Mail app or Gmail
- Technology really does keep making our lives easier and easier.
- Printing was once a laborious task, needing a physical connection between the printer and computer.
- So if you had something you wanted to print from your phone, you'd need to send it to your computer first.
- Today, if you have an iPhone and a wireless printer using the same Wi-Fi network, you can print a photo, note, or email off your phone in less time than it took me to write this sentence.
- If you want to print an email from an iPhone, you just need to know where to tap.
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7 Best Cheap Smartphones for (Almost) Every Budget
- It's the first semi-budget phone that has topped our Best Android Phones because it manages to feel like a high-end $800 phone in the ways that matter most: It's fast, gets updates directly from Google, and has a camera that's as good as almost anything you can buy.
- I don't recommend you use the weird AI Cam mode for the camera, but it is one of the most powerful Android phones from 2018, and it's still faster than a lot of devices at its price point today.
- The big benefit of an iPhone (like the Google Pixel phones) is that Apple controls its software, so each model is supported for half a decade or so, at least.
- If you buy an unlocked phone on this list and try to take it to one of your wireless carrier's retail stores, they may tell you it isn't compatible with the network.
CHEAP: Go wireless for just $24.95 with JBL’s T450BT headphones (58% off!!)
- Are you tired of cords, but too stingy to shell out the big bucks for good wireless headphones?
- JBL’s wireless T450BT cans are now only $24.95 — a massive 58-percent discount off the original price of $59.95.
- JBL claims the T450BT lasts up to 11 hours on a single charge, which should be more than enough.
- As you can expect from an entry-level model, you won’t get the sturdiest build quality — it’s pretty much all plastic — but if wireless is all you’re after, these cans should do the job.
- I’d rather deal with rare connection issues than pesky cords.
- If that sounds like you, grab the JBL T450BT for $24.95 by clicking here.
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THE CONNECTIVITY B2B ECOSYSTEM: How 5G and next-gen networks are transforming the role telecoms play in enterprise partnerships
- Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity is central to doing business today — enterprises rely on telecoms to connect the various sprawling parts of their businesses as they engage in digital transformation and modernize practices.
- It will become even more important as telecoms roll out their blazing-fast 5G networks, which enable near-instantaneous communication alongside complementary wireless protocols that let companies monitor assets scattered around the world.
- In the Connectivity B2B Ecosystem Report, Business Insider Intelligence unpacks the enterprise telecommunications ecosystem at the cusp of the 5G era.
- First, we highlight the ways that companies employ telecommunications technology in business, both today and in the near future with 5G.
- Then, we examine the players involved in these relationships and look at specific efforts and initiatives that are driving change and transforming the companies involved.