Wireless Router

If you have a lot of computer equipment in your home, you probably have a need for a wireless router. This is a device that takes either the cable or DSL internet that is coming into your house and broadcasts it into a wireless signal so that other devices in your home are able to run off of the same internet without having to be tethered to the plug. One of the most common uses for a wireless router is for people who use a laptop and want to be able to connect to the internet. Since most want to be mobile with the laptop computer it is understandable that they would not want to have a connection line running to the device, so the application of a wireless router in this instance is very understandable.

However, you may not realize that you can use your wireless router to run other things as well, including your printer. This could come in handy if you have your laptop in one room and you want to be able to print on demand without having to worry about going through another computer as a network anchor. Some people have had difficulties setting up a network to connect their laptop to the printer, and this connection can be a lot different and more unstable than using a direct connection through a wireless router. This way, all you have to do is hit print and you can easily print from any computer in the house. In fact, if you want to store a printer with a wireless connection on it in a different room (or even the closet) and you use a wireless router it will allow you to print from the device without a lot of extra wiring and other problems.

As technology develops there are going to be a lot of other wireless router uses to help connect devices so that they do not have to rely on the traditional wire method. Imagine all of the clutter that could be eliminated at your computer desk if you did not have to hook everything up with all of that confusing wiring. It would make your computer area a lot neater and better organized, and you wouldn’t have to worry about cleaning up around all of the cords. So, if you buy a wireless router for your home, then you can keep in mind the fact that it can run multiple wireless devices later on, so you should always check to make sure that anything you buy to connect to the computer might be capable of being run wirelessly through the router.

Other things that can run off a wireless router are video gaming systems like XBOX, Wii, and Playstation 3. If you have one of these systems in your home you can use your router to connect them to the internet, which will allow you to update your gaming system or certain video games that have updates released through the internet connection. Not to mention the fact that by using your wireless router to connect your gaming system you are capable of playing your favorite games online in compatible mode with other people. This can add fun and excitement to your games and can add value to the system.

With all of the options that you have for a wireless router there is no reason why you would not want to use one in your home. Even if you do not right now have a lot of technology in your house that can be connected to a wireless router, you should still look into investing in one because it is likely that wireless is the way many appliances and technological equipment are going to go.

This Wireless Router Review is Written/Updated on Mar 30th, 2009 and filed under Computer Hardware. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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