Hack Attack: Turn your $60 router into a $600 router Of all the great DIY projects at this year's Maker Faire, the one project that really caught my eye involved converting a regular old $60 router into a powerful, highly configurable $600 router. The router has an interesting history, but all you really need to know is that the special sauce lies in embedding Linux in your router. I found this project especially attractive because: 1) It's easy, and 2) it's totally free.
Plume Wifi Pods -- Here is a simpler, more affordable alternative to installing a second router or other devices like Eero or Luna to improve the signal & speed-up wi-fi inside your home. Plume is a network of self-optimizing plug-in pods that provide a significant boost to wi-fi coverage and speed. In whatever slow zones and remote rooms need a boost, just plug one in.
How to Make Wi-Fi Faster in Your Home: The first step in learning how to make your WI-Fi faster is to download the owner's manual. Learn how: http://www.familyhandyman.com/smart-homeowner/how-to-make-wi-fi-faster-in-your-home/view-all
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