TAG: Wireless

Case Study: School Wireless Solution With Ubiquiti

Ubiquiti Networks UniFi AC Access Point Installed
While installing a wireless network at a nearby school, I thought it might be a great chance to highlight the great work we’re doing in this industry space. The education sector has a number of unique attributes that make wireless networking installs a challenging endeavour. This case study will describe an installation at a single school building and highlight some of the challenges and solutions we brought to the table. Read on for more details.

CES2014: A cool wireless speaker system – Sound Blaster Roar

Sound Blaster RoarHere at CES, there are quite a few hot products and interesting announcements, but some of them kind of hover under the radar. I would generally never get excited about a wireless speaker, but after spending a few minutes at the Sound Blaster booth, I could tell this product was something. Slated  for released in the spring of 2014 for an aggressive MSRP south of $200, the Sound  Blaster Roar looks like something I’d want to have.

Test Run: Ubiquiti’s UniFi WiFi System


Things are changing for companies with networks. When previously, a good reliable cabled network was enough to meet the needs of most users – users requiring wireless (or WiFi) access are exploding. Every single new smart phone and tablet device sold today includes WiFi support and Apple has been, for some time, shipping notebooks that don’t have wired Ethernet connectors. More and more, businesses are facing the need for having a working and secure wireless network. Add to that, the need to restrict those colleagues who may be connected for a short time – and today’s ISP provided wireless routers can’t cut it. Just as Small Businesses may be looking to upgrade printing options, they may also look to a more robust wireless offering. Today, we take a look at the Ubiquiti’s UniFi WiFi System – will it be a worthy upgrade for the cost?

Internet Access In Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Being that of a geek, or at least one who needs a fairly constant Internet connection to operate CWL  – I am very interested in the state of Internet access in the towns and cities visit. One such location that I often find myself in is Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Every time I return, the options improve- sometimes in major ways. Here’s  how my recent trip in December 2011 went connection-wise.

Mobile Companies In Toronto – Where Does Your Money Go?

Choices, choices, choices. The landscape of phone service carriers has changed enormously over the last year. Over the time you read this article, the landscape will likely change again. This information is current as of September 2010. Thanks to a great deal of competition and a number of new carriers on the market – we have choices. Lots of Choices! I decided to give you an idea of which company owns which brand. See the infographic at left for more!

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