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[Discuss] Future-proofing a house for networking -- what to run?

Bill Horne <bill at> writes:

> Although _/some/_ edge devices, such as streaming video adapters or
> printers, are made for only WiFi connectivity, there are always other
> models which include Ethernet and/or USB connections, either with or
> without WiFi. "Future Proofing" includes avoiding future purchases, so
> I always recommend that edge devices have more than one method of LAN
> connection available.

My Roku had an RJ45.  My AppleTV has an RJ45.  My Printer has an RJ45.

Pretty much I can count the number of Wifi-only devices in my house on
one hand.

       Derek Atkins                 617-623-3745
       derek at   
       Computer and Internet Security Consultant

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