Networking

OnHub by Google & TP-Link Review

OnHub by Google & TP-Link Review

Routers are generally not sexy products – they’re high utility, typically lack any groundbreaking features, and most people probably only think of them as machines that make the internet happen everywhere in their house. For the most part, I’d agree, because routers are the pragmatic backbones of household internet, and... Read More »

ZyXEL PLA5206KIT 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Kit

ZyXEL PLA5206KIT 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Kit

The latest generation of powerline adapters that offer Gigabit connections (1000 Mbps) that extend your ethernet through your own electrical system, long gone are the days of having to roll out miles and miles of ethernet throughout your house to extend ethernet throughout your house or dealing with spotty WiFi that doesn’t provide... Read More »

Asus RT AC3200 Review

Asus RT AC3200 Review

Managing a network can be a daunting task: you have to make sure that the wireless signal will cover as much of your home or office as possible, ensure that your network can handle the online activities of everyone connected, and keep the network safe and secure from unwanted guests.... Read More »

TP-Link AC1900 Archer C9 Review

TP-Link AC1900 Archer C9 Review

Many aspects of computing technology have become more consumer-friendly and easier to understand over the last couple decades. But networking, whether it be WiFi or Ethernet, can still be confusing, even to those with plenty of experience. If you’re in the market for a new router, it’s easy to get... Read More »

D-Link DAP-1650 Wireless AC1200 Range Extender Review

D-Link DAP-1650 Wireless AC1200 Range Extender Review

The D-Link DIR-880L isn’t as discrete as other routers when it comes to form factor. It has three long antennas sticking out the top to boost signaling and a big body that won’t easily be tucked away in the corner. Despite its size, it provided plenty of ventilation to keep... Read More »

Verbatim MediaShare Wireless Portable Streaming Device Review

Verbatim MediaShare Wireless Portable Streaming Device Review

With services like Netflix and Crackle, it’s easy enough to stream video to your mobile device when you’re somewhere with a good WiFi signal. But start loading up your smartphone or tablet with enough movies or other video for a long flight or road trip when you’re away from WiFi,... Read More »

D-Link Wireless AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Router Review

D-Link Wireless AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Router Review

Routers are considered one of the more mischievous consumer electronics out there, but a necessary one if you want to keep all your wireless devices connected. If you fear router setup, D-Link’s DIR-880L Wireless AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Router is as easy as they come. It has a plug-and-play feature... Read More »

Asus RT-AC56U 1200 Dual Band Wireless Router Review

Asus RT-AC56U 1200 Dual Band Wireless Router Review

Few areas of consumer technology are more overflowing with confusing jargon than wireless networking. If you’re in the market for a new router, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by terms like 802.11ac, 2.4 and 5GHz, multiple streams, beam forming, etc. If you’re not clear on what all the terms mean,... Read More »