To know a person truly well give them a Windows 95 with slowest possible internet connection. So goes a well known joke. So when you are stuck with one and not sure how to boost it up?
Step 1: Pick an empty can of beer or cola. Don't forget to clean off the residue
Step 2: Cut the tab of the empty can
Step 3: Use a knife to cut the bottom end
Step 4: Again cut the top of the can leaving a bit attached as shown in the picture
Step 5: To open the can make a vertical cut on the opposite side
Step 6: Open the middle piece of the can and flatten as shown in the picture
Step 7: Slid the hole of the can over your antenna and put a little tape to hold it
Step 8: Ta da you are done.
Wanna know how? The signal from the router is reflected and extended by the aluminium from the tin.
Go ahead and spread the word.