Routers

GL.iNet GL-X750 Spitz mini router review

MINI REVIEW – Firstly let me clarify, this is not a “Spitz Mini” review, it’s a Spitz  “mini review”. That being said, just like all the GL.iNet  range of products this is small, not your normal size router.  Why a mini review?  Because unlike a normal router, there’s a heap of different factors that will …

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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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TP-Link Deco M5 Whole Home Mesh WiFi System review

Here at Bob’s house, we’re awash in technology. Between computers and gadgets, we probably have 15-20 different Wi-Fi enabled devices. But I’m not a gearhead. I don’t like spending hours tinkering with network settings to keep everything up and running. When our current Wi-Fi router started to drag, I was offered an opportunity to test …

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Amped Wireless Artemis-EX high power AC1300 Wi-fi range extender review

  Do you have areas of your house that have weak or no Wi-fi coverage?  Perhaps the ‘dead zones’ are due to distance, numerous walls, or the type of walls between you and your router.  Not only that but maybe there are so many people in your house requiring Wi-fi that your bandwidth is getting …

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Norton Core router protects you at the network level – FINALLY!!

Finally!  A network router that protects all of your connected devices at the START – the point of entry!  No more buying piecemeal software for every device, every year!  It does have a subscription plan; $9.99 per month, but the first year is free.  And it’s from Norton, one of the best recognized, highly-respected names …

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Securifi Almond 3 smart home Wi-Fi system review

More and more, the smallest devices we have are connected to the internet; the days of a 4 port router being useful are long gone. Nowadays, many of us need Wi-Fi capable of providing a signal to dozens of devices, throughout our homes. Some people find themselves with a great signal on one side of …

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AmpliFi is a WiFi router that you won’t hide under your desk

Most WiFi routers are flat boxes with flashing lights that you setup, stash under your desk and mostly forget about except for grumbling about dead spots when you’re trying to surf from your back porch or your attic gadget cave. AmpliFi from Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. is a 802.11AC plug-and-play, multi-radio plug and play system that …

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KoalaSafe is a kill switch for the internet that controls screen time for your kids

I don’t have children, but I can only guess how much “fun” parents have when it’s time to tell their kids to turn off their tablets and laptops at the end of the day. I am imagining the tantrums and meltdowns that happen when the internet can’t be accessed and that’s just what happens to …

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Luma is an easy-to-use router that covers your home network’s dead zones

If you were to stop and think about it, you would find that you probably have more Wi-Fi devices connected to your home network than you realize, and that number is only growing, right? Let’s see, there are our computers, phones, tablets, printers, TVs, blue-ray players, game consoles, appliances, thermostats, security cameras, picture frames, doorbells, …

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Carry a wireless N router and a personal Cloud in the palm of your hand

The HT-TM02 TripMate Nano Wireless N Pocket Travel Router is tiny enough, at 2.2″ X 2″ X 0.7″ and 1 ounce, to fit in a pocket or bag.  It’s a 802.11b/g/n, 2.4GHz wireless router that lets you create a personal WiFi network for your mobile devices and laptop when you travel.  You can also plug in a …

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