Most people use a single band 2.4 GHz wireless N router as shown in the image on the left. As you can see this frequency is crowded with several people using the same channels. This causes interference, a reduction and signal range and slow upload and download speeds.
On the right only one person in the same neighborhood is using the 5 GHz band. The 5 GHz band has more channels and fewer competing devices.
Before going out and buying a new router check your current device. Most wireless N routers sold in the last few years have this dual-band and give you the option to switch between the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz.
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This is Ian Stewart's list, from his book by the same name.
What are some other choices? I would nominate the quadratic equation, A =pi r², and Google page rank.
On Monday I decided to try tea instead of brewing my usual coffee. The tea was Earl Grey and I did not expect to like it as much as I did. I'm also impressed with my mood in general. Instead of being jumpy and agitated as when I drink coffee, I am now more relaxed, yet wide awake. I looking forward to trying other versions of tea.
I'm a Navy Brat so I have traveled and lived all over the U.S. and part of Europe. My current residents however is in Charleston, South Carolina.
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