What to do when you can’t connect to the Internet with Google Chrome?

Needed to reset the router. Did so, lost internet connection while it was rebooting. Had Chrome open and refreshed my connection. This neat little running jumping game appears.

It appears to just be a ‘no connection’ screen… but press the space bar. And have fun!

New smart Wi-Fi Router review part three — Linksys EA4500

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This post will wrap up my three-part series the latest offerings from Cisco / Linksys. If you want to check them out, part one looks at the Linksys EA2700part two looks at the Linksys EA3500, and today we’ll take a boo at the Linksys EA4500, the top of the line entry in the EA-Series. Continue reading “New smart Wi-Fi Router review part three — Linksys EA4500”

New smart Wi-Fi Router review part two — Linksys EA3500

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This week we’re going to look at the second router in my three-part series on the latest offering from Cisco / Linksys, and for this post we’re going to step it up a notch with the Linksys EA3500, targeted at folks with slightly more sophisticated network needs.

If you haven’t read my previous post on the EA2700, take a moment and do that now. It’ll give you a good framework to build upon, because that’s what Linksys has done with this router series and the EA3500 in particular; taken everything that’s great about the EA2700 and made it better while adding a few new features, at a slightly different price point, of course. Continue reading “New smart Wi-Fi Router review part two — Linksys EA3500”

New smart Wi-Fi Router review – Linksys EA2700

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Since the last time I looked at home Routers, home networking has gotten more complex. These days, folks are hooking up almost everything to their home network, either wired or wirelessly: game consoles, audio systems, tablets, handheld gaming devices… the list goes on. And older routers have occasionally been cranky when mixing brands and types — causing more network headaches.

That being said, home networking just got much easier with the recent introduction of the new smart Wi-Fi router lineup from Linksys.

Over the next few posts, I’ll be looking at three members of this linup — starting with the powerful Linksys EA2700.

Continue reading “New smart Wi-Fi Router review – Linksys EA2700”