Wireless

News, reviews and articles about wireless devices and accessories.

BONX Grip review

For the outdoor loving readers out there who are looking for a way to stay in touch without having to pull out your phone, the BONX Grip just may be the solution you have been looking for.  At first, I wasn’t quite sure how functional this would be for me because it seems to fill …

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Out of the mouth of babes…Gadgeteer Style

The Gadgeteer Kid is now a 6’3” teenager. Being raised in the Gadgeteer lifestyle he definitely has an opinion about most technologies. Well, in this case the Fam was watching a show and the latest Verizon commercial came on where they try to convince the world 5gb is enough data for most people. We are …

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Tenda AV1000 Gigabit Powerline Adapter starter kit review

When you want a truly fast network connection, nothing beats a wired connection. The only issue with that is, traditionally, you either have to cut into walls and woodwork, or you have to leave wiring exposed and lying about. There is a third way, however – Power-line Communication. “Power-line communication (PLC) is a communication protocol …

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Will the Starry WiFi Station leave you starry eyed?

Home WiFi is changing.  Correction; home WiFi has changed.  We don’t have to put up with a black box or need expert knowledge to set up, configure and monitor a home wi-fi system. This new generation of 802.11ac WiFi routers has peeled back the green and red blinking lights and is giving us people-friendly interfaces along …

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Home WiFi tamed? eero WiFi system promises easy set up and complete coverage

I really don’t want to think about my WiFi router. Ever.  I just want it to work. Everywhere in my home.  The eero WiFi system promises just that.  System set up is done using your iOS or Android device and the downloadable eero app. The eero app will walk you through the set up process …

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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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Choetech 3-Coils Wireless Iron Stand Charger (T516) review

I’m a latecomer to the world of wireless charging. I’ve been doing just fine plugging in my phone when necessary; however, it has always been in the back of my mind to give wireless charging a try. So when the Choetech 3-Coils Wireless Iron Stand Charger was available to review, I was eager to check …

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Over-the-air charging of devices is the wave of the future

Wireless charging is a popular feature on many of the mobile devices available today, but the future may be over-the-air charging. Companies like Energous are working on such technology now. They have developed a product called the WattUp wire-free charging system which involves using a transmitter and receiver. A WattUp transmitter, or Power Router, sends …

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iHome announces their HomeKit-enabled iSP5 SmartPlug

Apple’s HomeKit is expected soon, and HomeKit-compatible devices are hitting the market in anticipation of this.  iHome has just announced their iHome iSP5 SmartPlug, its first entry in a planned series of products from the new iHome Control line of smart home accessories.  The SmartPlug is a WiFi-connected smart power outlet that lets you control a …

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weBoost Sleek 4G cellular signal booster review

If you’re lucky enough to live in an area where you never worry about dropping a call while driving, read no further! Otherwise, you might well be interested in the Sleek 4G cellular signal booster, formerly from Wilson Electronics. Both the company and the product have recently been rebranded, so the product is now called …

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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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The Modio case will add LTE access to your WiFi-only iPad mini

Beginning March 20, AT&T will exclusively offer the Modio LTE Case for all three versions of the iPad mini that will add access to AT&T’s 4G LTE network to WiFi-only minis.  In addition to giving you a secure LTE connection, the folio case also “comes with expandable memory (up to 32GB) so that you can bring …

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IKEA announces new products with Qi chargers built in

IKEA just announced they will be introducing a new line of bedside tables, lamps, and desks with Qi chargers built-in.  The wireless charging furnishings will be available in Europe and North America beginning this April, with global availability soon after.  You can read the entire press release at PRNewswire.  Check the IKEA website for availability information …

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