It seems like Wi-Fi is everywhere, but according to Strategy Analytics it’s actually in far fewer homes than you might think. In the U.S., Wi-Fi only lives in 58 percent of households with a broadband connection.
For about a hundred dollars, the Amped Wireless REC15A promises to boost both your in-home Wi-Fi speeds and your range. Does it deliver? After testing one, I have near-wired wireless speeds in more places at my house.
It might be time to upgrade your home Wi-Fi now that that 802.11ac standard is official. Industry analysts are counting on you to do so, expecting 802.11ac access point sales to zoom with 45 percent market share in 2014, up from 8 percent last year.