Routers

Asus RT-AX55 WiFi 6 Router Review

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The Asus RT-AX55 is currently, the most budget-friendly WiFi 6 router that Asus has to offer and it’s essentially an RT-AX56U that’s been stripped by some of its features. There is less RAM and flash memory, there are no USB ports, so you can’t connect any external storage devices, no support for WPA3 and the … Read more

Asus RT-AX86U WiFi 6 Router Review

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The Asus RT-AX86U was launched a few months back along with the RT-AX82U in a bid to dominate the mid-range WiFi 6 consumer market and while I wouldn’t say they managed to leave their competitors behind, I’ll just mention that it’s difficult for most to offer a package of features that’s just as compelling. ASUS … Read more

Rock Space AC2100 Router Review (RSD0614)

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The Rock Space AC2100 is currently the most ambitious WiFi 5 wireless router released by the Chinese manufacturer (that’s well known for its fairly reliable WiFi extenders) and yes, it’s a part of the last generation, but the best thing about it is that you get some cool technologies at a reasonable cost. Rock Space … Read more

TaoTronics Tri-band WiFi Mesh System Review (TT-ND001)

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The TaoTronics AC3000 is the first WiFi system developed by the Shenzhen-based company and while most manufacturers have decided to test the waters at the beginning with a dual-band system, TaoTronics has boldly entered the market with a tri-band WiFi mesh system. This puts the TaoTronics AC3000 in the same category as the Eero Pro, … Read more

Asus RT-AX82U WiFi 6 Router Review

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Asus seems to be on the roll with the AX technology and besides the myriad of models from last year, it has now also released the RT-AX82U and the RT-AX86U, the latter being the successor to the RT-AC86U and both routers are focused towards improving the online gaming experience. I managed to get my hands … Read more

AiMesh Review Revisited (With Asus RT-AC86U and RT-AC68U)

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What is AiMesh? The AiMesh is an ambitious, new technology developed by Asus which allows the creation of home-based WiFi mesh systems using two or more Asus routers. Unlike the dedicated WiFi mesh systems available from most, if not all large networking manufacturers (yes, including Asus), where you usually get two or three identical devices, … Read more

EnGenius ESR530 Mesh WiFi System Review

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I am familiar with EnGenius from its SMB-focused networking devices (mostly with the wireless access points series) and I admit that I was a bit surprised to see that the manufacturer decided last year to set foot into the consumer market not with one, but two WiFi systems, the dual-band EnGenius ESR530 and the tri-band … Read more

Zyxel USG Flex 100 Firewall Review

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The Zyxel USG Flex 100 is the entry-level security firewall gateway from the new USG Flex series and yes, it does have pretty much all the features of the older USG series, but Zyxel now relies a lot more on the Cloud Query service (that it has unveiled last year) to help deliver a better … Read more

The best powerline adapters of 2020

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The best powerline adapter should manage to offer a reliable alternative to the traditional Ethernet wiring, allowing the user to extend the network using the home electrical lines without worrying about the weaknesses of the WiFi signal (distance, number of walls and other type of interference). Since the networking market is overcrowded in almost every … Read more