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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

pcWRT Dual-Band Parental Control Router Review (Revisited)

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The pcWRT is the second wireless router from the US-based manufacturer which comes as a significant upgrade over its predecessor in terms of hardware: the first device was a single band AC300-class router (stuck on the 802.11n standard), while the second gen pcWRT is a dual-band 802.11ac AC1200-class router that can better take advantage of … Read more

The Best UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supplies) of 2020

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The uninterruptible power supplies come in various shapes and sizes, but the main differentiating factor always remains the topology. This means that based on the used technology, 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 … Read more

Tenda Nova MW3 WiFi System Review

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The novelty of the WiFi mesh systems is slowly fading away and the market now offers a far larger variety of devices to choose from, but, while a Netgear Orbi or an Eero system may be the first options that a tech savvy person will take into account, the regular user may still be a … Read more

Can Pi-Hole run on a Raspberry Pi Zero?

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The Raspberry Pi Zero is currently the most affordable device from the Pi series and it was designed for both lighter projects where a Pi 3 B+ or Pi 4 would be severely underused and to help people in disadvantaged communities to build low-cost robots or to simply run a very basic OS. When I … Read more

Ubiquiti AmpliFi HD Gamer Edition WiFi System Review

It’s been about three years since Ubiquiti released the dual-band AmpliFi HD WiFi system and the public immediately fell in love with that tiny box and its circular display (while the additional mesh nodes were a bit of a hit and miss), but the design wasn’t the only great thing about this product, as Ubiquiti … Read more

How To Set Up Parental Controls On A Linksys Router

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The Parental Controls are a very important part of every router which assume the role of filtering the content that all the members of the family can access (blocking adult or malicious websites), as well as when the Internet connection will be enabled (so your children won’t stay up too late on schooldays). The Parental … 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 Set Up Parental Controls On An Asus Router

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The Parental Controls are a set of features which are usually an integrated part of a router (and mainly include traffic filtering and scheduling) but it’s not always clear how to properly set them up, especially for the users that aren’t familiar with the networking terms, so, if you have an Asus router and need … Read more

Zyxel NSG50 Nebula Cloud Security Gateway Review

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The Zyxel NSG50 is a part of the managed security gateway series and it’s the final piece towards a complete Nebula Cloud network solution, designated for routing purposes, connecting the internal network consisting of other Zyxel access points or Ethernet switches (and not only) to the outside network (so, essentially, it will work as a … Read more