Router: AirPort Extreme Review

AirPort Extreme is the easiest way to setup home network router.  The latest model (as of January 2015) provides high speed wireless network of 1 Gbps with 802.11ac technology support and good range for wireless signal.  Also, for wired connection, this router provide 1 Gbps network through ethernet cable (RJ45) connection when connected with category 5 or 6 cables and provides 4 switched ports that are managed by the AirPort Extreme. This router has built in airport extreme firewall for security and also provides USB port for airport extreme wps printer support where most USB printers can be turned into network printers when connected and configured.  AirPort Extreme installation is easy and can be done via simple AirPort Utility on Windows or Mac.  For users of Apple devices such as iPhone, and iPad, airport extreme installation can be done from the AirPort Utility app as well. Other benefits of AirPort Extreme besides the ones already mentioned is that it allow dual network to be setup in different ip address ranges.  One can be use for normal network usage and another one can be added for guest users.  This can be configured along with WiFi to allow guest WiFi network which can be completely isolated from normal network.  Getting this feature from other router may require purchase of additional router and/or access point with complex configuration.  Futhermore, for Apple device users, this router supports many of Apple’s native and proprietary protocols such as Apple Filing Protocol or Bonjour. From the actual implementation, one airport extreme setup for WiFi coverage in two storage house is able to cover the entire house including basement without additional network devices....

Router or Switch for Home Network

Ever since the advent of Internet, the usage of Internet, which was initially researched and implemented by US government and few universities, has grown and expanded to World Wide Web where entire world is connected.  The Internet has expanded to our homes and mobile devices in recent years to provide extra connectivity for communication and exchange of information.  With this connectivity, it also allows doing just about everything online such as shopping, reading books, finding jobs, getting education, doing research, and even real time online stock trading and e-commerce.  To take benefit of this great technology of Internet, our home needs to be equipped with right equipment to take full advantages.  To start, we need good router or switch for home network. Below are few routers and switches to recommend for home network based on our experience of actually using them: AirPort Extreme Router Linksys Router TP-Link Router  ...