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The Best UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supplies) of 2023

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The uninterruptible power supplies come in various shapes and sizes, but the main differentiating factor remains the topology. Based on the technology that’s used, we have offline UPS devices (also known as standby uninterruptible power supplies), line-interactive UPS devices (the more commonly used type of UPS in households and smaller offices, since these are more … Read more

Should you Disable IGMP Proxying?

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The IGMP Proxying is a clever way of taking the strain out of a router when dealing with multiple devices that use multicast. And the way it reduces this strain is by intercepting the IGMP traffic from multiple users which either wish to join or leave the multicast group and then the proxy behaves as … Read more

How long do routers last? Longer than you may think.

After you purchased an expensive WiFi 6 router, it’s safe to assume that you’re set for at least a decade and can now fully enjoy an excellent wireless performance, but how long do routers last in our current market? Hardware-wise, the routers used to last for a very long time, close to a decade or … Read more

Does the WiFi router store the browsing history?

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The question on whether the WiFi router stores the browsing history can be seen from two angles. One is the worried parent that wants to know if their children have accessed dangerous or questionable content for their age. And the other may be either a teenager worried that the parents are invading their privacy or … Read more

Reyee RG-E5 WiFi 6 Router Review: Excellent WiFi Coverage

The Reyee RG-E5 is the current flagship WiFi 6 router model from who I initially assumed to be a completely new player in the consumer-based networking market. But Reyee is actually being owned by Ruijie Networks which has a long history of developing enterprise-level networking hardware (well over two decades), so the Reyee brand can … Read more

Why you need a router with robust web content filtering

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The web content filtering is a clever way to ensure that the client devices won’t get infected by malicious third-party software by either blocking a set of host names, IP addresses or entire categories. And this shouldn’t necessarily be limited only to potentially dangerous malware-ridden sites, it can also be adult content, gambling websites or … Read more