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Best DOCSIS 3.0 modem of 2020

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The DOCSIS 3.0 modem has been around for quite some time and its reach has spanned over both the entry-level segment (4×4 and 8×4 downstream / upstream channels) to the higher-end side where the modems can theoretically support Gigabit tier Internet data plans (24×8 and 32×8). I know that the DOCSIS 3.1 modems have entered … 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

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

Netgear Nighthawk RAX40 AX3000 (AX4) Router Review

The Netgear Nighthawk AX4 (or RAX40) is an AX3000 wireless router that was released about a year ago and I know that Netgear has been flaunting its tri-band AX200 or the powerful AX120, but the RAX40 is the device that will most likely end up in your home, due to it being the most affordable … Read more

Best Ethernet Switches of 2020 – Managed and Unmanaged

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It’s not easy to choose the best Ethernet switches for your network from the abundance of available Ethernet switches on the market (some may prefer a managed Ethernet switch, while others won’t need anything above an unmanaged or smart Ethernet switch), so, in order to make the process easier, I have divided the article into … Read more

How to run Netgear Orbi with Pi Hole (Raspberry Pi 4)

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The WiFi mesh systems have brought simplicity in the home network management and minimalism in design, but, while this is a blessing for most users, it can become a major source of annoyance when trying to run some advanced applications or more complex network configurations. Unlike some of its peers, the Netgear Orbi has offered … Read more

Best Wireless 802.11ac routers under 200 dollars in 2019

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As you know, the WiFi technology has evolved a lot the last decade, from the good ol’ 2.4GHz band and 802.11n wireless networking standard to the now almost equally widespread, but better 802.11ac standard (we’re now one step into the 802.11ax standard). So, you have a large array of routers, with different shapes and designs, … Read more

How To Change The NAT Type On Your Gaming Console

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If you own a gaming console, be it a PS4 or an XBox and if you have connection problems (such as frequent disconnects or high ping rates), you may have wondered how to change the NAT type in order to fix all of these issues. Of course, before starting changing various settings inside the router, … Read more