Even the best Wi-Fi routers don't always cut it. Heck, I've been in houses where a Wi-Fi signal won't reach beyond one room. In cases like that, how can you extend your network to where it needs to go?
Old way: run Ethernet cable through walls, floors, and ceilings. It's effective, but also a major "PIA."
New way: use a powerline networking kit, which takes advantage of your home's existing electrical wiring. It's a simple, plug-and-play solution.
And usually an expensive one. But today, Buy.com has the Zyxel PLA-407 powerline networking kit for $87.99 shipped. … Read more