By Chris Hoffman, HowToGeek.com, May 31, 2017
Wi-Fi is obviously more convenient than wired Ethernet cables, but Ethernet still offers significant advantages.
Join us as we take a look at the pros and cons of wired and wireless connections.
You probably won’t be connecting an Ethernet cable to your smartphone any time soon. But it’s usually worth running Ethernet cables to the devices that matter, if you can—gaming and media PCs (or consoles), backup devices, and set-top boxes being just a few examples. To help you make the decision, we’re going to take a look at the three main advantages of using Ethernet over Wi-Fi—faster speeds, lower latency, and reliable connections.