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What are the Beacon Interval recommended settings?

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The usual answer to what are the Beacon Interval recommended settings is to use the default value (100ms). And that’s because it’s a fairly sensitive setting that can mess up the way the network functions (in regards to the connection with client devices and between access points). But then again, you paid for the entire … Read more

Is 200Mbps Internet speed enough for gaming?

Unless there are multiple PC all streaming 8K videos at the same time while you’re playing games, then yes, a 200mbps Internet speed is enough for gaming. But, there are a few nuances that need to be explored because it’s very much possible for a 200Mbps Internet plan to not be enough or more like … Read more

Best Parental Controls Router of 2022

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The manufacturer’s priorities have changed over time and, while a few years ago, most offered a similar software features package, finding the best parental control router has been made a bit easier nowadays. I say that because some manufacturers really and I mean really want to include some features, including the Parental Controls, within a … Read more

Can you have two routers on one modem?

I am fairly certain that when you ask if you can have two routers on one modem, you don’t really mean a main router and then a secondary device that will work as an access point (daisy-chaining – we will explore this option as well), but multiple Internet connections coming from a single cable modem … Read more

Is Netgear Armor worth it? It depends.

The router manufacturers have been offering advanced security features either as built-in software or as add-on packages for a while now and, since I have already had a look at the Asus AiProtection, it was time to check out if the Netgear Armor is actually worth it. If you were using the Netgear R7000 or … Read more

Netgear RAX43 AX5 WiFi 6 Router Review

The Netgear RAX43 or AX5 can be considered a mid-range WiFi 6 router and it sits a bit above the RAX40 (the second generation!), but immediately below the Netgear RAX50. And, when put next to the RAX50, there really aren’t that many differences, with the exception of the less powerful 5GHz radio band (I will … Read more

Seeed Mini Router (Raspberry Pi Router) Review

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Ever since the not-for-profit Foundation made available the more powerful RPi 4 models, I knew that a Raspberry Pi router was only around the corner and here it is, in the form of the Mini Router from Seeed. It is, of course, a slightly stripped-down version of the RPi 4 B and, being a Compute … Read more