What Is a Router and How to Use One: The Beginner’s FAQ

When was the last time you had to deal with the hardware that lets you connect to the internet? A router is one crucial piece in your internet setup.

Let us explain what a router is and give you some basic tips for using it.

What Is a Router?

Routers are the nodes that make up a computer network like the internet. The router you use at home is the central node of your home network.

It functions as an information manager between the internet and all devices that go online (i.e. all devices connected to the router). Generally speaking, routers direct incoming traffic […]