Setting up a Wi-Fi network should be an easy prospect, shouldn’t it? I mean, a house is a closed-in box, and you’d think when you place a device that transmits wireless signals in all directions that achieving a perfect signal everywhere in the house would be insanely easy.
Well, that’s not exactly the case. There are a lot of things that can cause problems with a Wi-Fi signal, and a house is full of them. There are walls made of all different materials, blocks of masonry, electronic devices creating both inductive noise and emitting frequencies of all sorts. If you don’t carefully plan the placement of your router, taking into account all of those factors, you may not get the pristine wireless Internet signal that you deserve.
We’ve covered a few wireless issues before here at MakeUseOf. In March, Danny wrote about why wireless Internet is the future. In May, Erez wrote about new wireless printers hitting the market. It isn’t difficult to see just how important it is these days to be wireless (…)
Do you ever sit back in your cube, listening to the hum of fluorescent lights and the low rumble of keyboards clacking away in the distance, wondering how you can take your geek cred to the next level? Well, I’m pretty sure that a handmade TARDIS phone charging station would do the trick!