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Home, home on the (extended) range

on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Many people who are integrated into the Apple ecosystem – or BORG, as I like to call it – would never think about buying a router from anyone except Apple, no matter how good or cheap another brand may be. I know, because I paid $200 for an Apple Airport Extreme. I wondered if IRead More…

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Sponsored video: The all wireless workplace – designed for #GenMobile

on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
Posted in: News, Wireless

This BiT Busters video features a shoot out between an Aruba access point and a Cisco access point to see how well they compete when adding device after device to both APs. The loser gets shredded. Can you guess who ends up in pieces? This is an interesting video because I keep thinking about whatRead More…

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Satechi Smart Travel Router

on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
Posted in: News, Travel Gear, Wireless

The Smart Travel Router from Satechi works with the electrical prong layout used in about 150 countries, and it allows you to charge one device in an AC outlet and one in a 2.1A USB outlet.  Be aware that only the prongs are converted; you’ll need to make sure your device can handle the localRead More…

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Travel with your own wireless network with the Satechi Wireless Multifunction Mini Router / Repeater

on Friday, February 15th, 2013
Posted in: News, Wireless

The Wireless Multifunction Mini Router / Repeater from Satechi really earns the “multifunction” label.  This little 2.9″ X 0.9″ X 2.9″ device is small enough to fit in a gear bag, and it offers features found in much larger devices.  The Wireless Multifunction Mini Router / Repeater has five functions.  It can serve as your mainRead More…

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Creating a wireless network without a PC is now a reality with the Almond+ Touchscreen WiFi Router

on Saturday, January 26th, 2013

We live in a world now where the advancements in tablet devices allows them to replace the home PC. The problem with this new trend is that home wireless networking has not kept up with the influx of these tablet devices, and most routers still require a wired PC for setup and administration. The Almond+,Read More…

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Intellinet Wireless 450N Dual-Band Gigabit Router and Wireless 300N Dual-Band USB Adapter Review

on Monday, June 18th, 2012
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, Reviews

The Intellinet Wireless 450N Dual-Band Gigabit Router and Wireless 300N Dual-Band USB Adapter are two high-performance, if somewhat bare-bones dual band MIMO 802.11n devices from Intellinet Network Solutions. For this review I swapped out my existing 802.11n router for the Intellinet 450N and tested its performance with a number of different clients. To test theRead More…