Routers

This router from Rock Space is compatible with LEGO. Wait, what?

NEWS – Straight from the “I never knew I needed this” file comes the Rock Space AC2100 Dual-Band Smart Wi-Fi Router. Yeah I know, routers are boring. But this one isn’t boring at all because you can decorate it with LEGO bricks! Why would you want to decorate a router with LEGO bricks? Do you …

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Meshforce M7 Tri-Band Whole Home Mesh WiFi System review – get WiFi to all the places

REVIEW – If you’re like me, you’ve endured years (if not decades) of slow or spotty wireless connections, especially if you have a multi-level home or an apartment with many neighbors using WiFi.  In theory, the Meshforce M7 Tri-Band Whole Home Mesh WiFi System should offer better speeds and more reliable connections over a much …

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GL-iNet GL-MT1300 Beryl pocket sized travel router review

REVIEW – Open WiFi is a beautiful thing.  When traveling, you no longer have to carry an ethernet cable and be tethered to the desk in the hotel room.  Just about every hotel offers free WiFi so you can plop on the marginally comfortable bed or likely uncomfortable couch and surf away.  But today, you …

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NexusLink Gaming Router Extender review – fast and simple ethernet port without wires

REVIEW – Getting solid wifi speeds throughout my split-level house has been an ongoing struggle for years.  I’ve tried multiple mesh routers (which all had ongoing connectivity issues) and powerline bridges (which also had issues due to our old wiring), before settling on a high-powered single router that I currently use.  It’s stable, but speeds …

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Netgear releases Orbi Pro WiFi 6 Tri-Band Mesh System for small business

NEWS – Small businesses needing better WiFi coverage now have a new system to consider, based on one of the most popular home mesh WiFi devices available. Netgear has just released an update to the small business targeted version of their mesh WiFi router system called Orbi Pro.  Now supporting quad-stream WiFi 6 backhaul, OFDMA, …

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Rock Space Whole House Mesh Wifi System review

REVIEW – Over the years I have tried some of those wifi repeater products to boost the wifi signal in the dead spots in our house.  I was never really satisfied with the spotty results, and many of them require that you give it an SSID that is different than your main SSID.  And sometimes …

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Gryphon Guardian WiFi router review

REVIEW – Internet access. It’s become ubiquitous. We need it for so many things in our lives – work, education, entertainment, hobbies, connecting with family and friends, etc. Although a hard-wired connection is usually going to be faster and more reliable, so many of our devices are portable, or in a location where it’s hard …

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Gl-inet GL-B1300 – Convexa-B dual-band mesh router review

REVIEW – WiFi is everywhere these days.   Wherever you are you’re being bombarded with WiFi signals. However ironically one of the big issues most people have is coverage in their own homes.  It appears because of the size and construction of houses, there are often areas where the WiFi from a single WiFi router won’t …

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GL.iNet GL-AR750S-EXT (Slate) and using a WISP repeater review

REVIEW – For some reason, in a very short time I’ve gone from zero travel routers to three travel routers.  If you follow through my reviews, I initially purchased the TP-Link TL-WR802n, then to add further functionality I discovered the GL-iNet GL-300N-V2 and after reading my review, GL.iNet was kind enough to send me their …

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GL.iNet GL-MT300N-V2 (Mango) mini travel router review

REVIEW – Since my last review of the TP-Link TL-WR802n , I found a few things that I wasn’t happy with and went on the lookout for something to address the shortcomings. After searching high and low I came across the GL.iNet range of mini routers.  They have a whole series of mini routers with …

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TP-Link TL-WR802n 300Mbps Wireless N Nano Router review

REVIEW – It’s a connected world, and if you’re traveling there’s often issues or risks with the internet connectivity you find publicly available. Or maybe you just have the need for some sort of router that’s portable but you don’t want to lug around a full-size router and it’s associated cables and power supply.  TP-Link’s …

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The Beam Router will keep your privacy the way you like it

NEWS – On any given day, if we pay attention to the people around us, everyone is on the internet with via their phones or tablets or tablets, etc. Our entire lives are now controlled in some way or the other by internet-based services, and our personal information is everywhere. Many of us stay away …

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This adapter performs CPR on your router if it becomes unresponsive

Do you have security cameras or other automation devices in your home? All of these IoT gadgets are great until your home network goes belly up for one reason or another. In the past, I’ve had issues with my wireless router locking up after a power flicker. It’s not only annoying but frustrating when I’d …

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