WiFi

Xiaomi Mijia Aqara Gateway IP Camera Review

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The Xiaomi Mijia Aqara gateway camera is a small form factor device suitable for home monitoring (it will work great as a baby cam), being able to capture daylight, as well as night-time videos (at 1080p), it can easily be mounted on the wall or ceiling (by magnetic attachment or using the adhesive two-sided tape), … Read more

Asus Lyra Home Wi-Fi System Review

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Asus did not immediately jump on the bandwagon of WiFi mesh systems and it seemed to take its time to carve the perfect set of devices which, when released, would dominate the market. Well, the Asus Lyra is not really the mesh WiFi systems’ Messiah and the manufacturer did not find the perfect balance between … Read more

Nest Learning Thermostat Gen 3 Review

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While it did not build the initial smart thermostat, Nest is among the first manufacturers to have managed to find the perfect balance between a functional design and a proper amount of features. Unlike other devices (such as the water bottles, hairbrushes, trash-cans or toasters) that got smart just as a proof of concept, the … Read more

Samsung Connect Home Review

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The Samsung Connect Home is the first move from the Korean-based manufacturer to enter the WiFi mesh system family (which has been growing rapidly in the last couple of years) but, it is not the first time Samsung has tried its hands on the development of a smart home hub, since it also owns the … Read more

Ubiquiti AmpliFi HD Mesh WiFi System Review

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It is unusual to associate Ubiquiti products with the consumer market, since the manufacturer is rarely known to follow the technological trends for the general public, but it seems that this time they took their chance and went on with the wireless mesh systems craze which gave birth to the AmpliFi HD Mesh WiFi System. … Read more

NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 R7000 vs Linksys WRT1900ACS

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Routers are one of the most widespread devices right now, everybody has one (or more) inside their home. But, if your Internet provider offers high speeds, a conventional, cheap router may not be enough (you don’t want it to be the bottleneck of your network). Thankfully technology evolves year by year and new networking devices are … Read more

How to use powerline adapters to expand your network

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Nowadays, being connected to the internet is mandatory, it’s how we stay in touch with our friends, how we read the news, how we listen to music and overall how this new high-tech society communicates. And this is a great thing because it’s a tool for new advances in a lot of technological fields. But … Read more