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Best wireless access point of 2020

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The best wireless access point is a networking device that should be able to keep up with the fast pace of tech development by implementing some of the latest technologies suitable for both small and medium businesses (allowing the creation of large scalable networks), as well as for the home user, especially as an equivalent … 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

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

Google WiFi Mesh System Review (Still worth it in 2020?)

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About a year ago, I revisited the Google WiFi review and I came to the conclusion that it could still be considered one the most best dual-band WiFi systems and not much has changed since then, Google still holding a larger portion of the incredibly competitive networking market. It’s true that Google has released some … Read more

Netgear Orbi vs Google WiFi

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There are currently lots of changes in the consumer networking market due to the new WiFi 6 standard but even so, the Google WiFi and Orbi still remain two of the most popular WiFi systems, despite their age (along with Eero and, perhaps the Linksys Velop). These two WiFi systems have pretty much shaped the … Read more

Testing AiMesh WiFi 6 with Asus RT-AX58U and RT-AX56U

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Since last year, Asus has been diligently releasing new routers that support the new WiFi 6 (802.11ax) standard to cover every category of the home networking market segment and I’ve recently managed to test two of the more ‘affordable’ members of the new series, the Asus RT-AX58U and the RT-AX56U. Considering that Asus has continuously … Read more

Eero WiFi (2019) Review (with Wi-Fi Test)

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The Eero WiFi 2019 is the third WiFi system released by the US-based manufacturer and, similarly to the Google Nest WiFi, it’s a dual-band system that still adheres to the previous WiFi standard (802.11ac). Eero already had a dual-band system (yes, it’s four years old, but should still be enough for a small house) and … Read more

EnGenius ECW120 Wireless Access Point Review

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The EnGenius ECW120 is a part of the new Cloud managed wireless access points series and it’s the only ceiling-mount model that was left out of the WiFi 6 group. But, despite supporting the Wave 2 802.11ac WiFi standard, the AC1300-class access point still promises a large WiFi coverage, accompanied by a solid throughput (supporting … Read more

Google WiFi vs Eero Home WiFi (Second Generation)

The Google WiFi and Eero remain two of the most popular WiFi mesh systems on the market, Eero being one of the pioneers that brought the mesh technology to the consumer-type networking devices, while Google has used its influence and experience to take its Google WiFi and the rest of the WiFi systems into the … Read more