WiFi

Zyxel WAX650S WiFi 6 Wireless Access Point Review

With the WiFi 6 gaining more momentum, it was only a matter of time until the manufacturers released some enterprise level 802.11ax wireless access points to the market and it seems that Zyxel already has multiple options to choose from, depending on your needs and, more importantly, your budget. The Zyxel WAX650S is currently the … Read more

AiMesh Review Revisited (With Asus RT-AC86U and RT-AC68U)

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What is AiMesh? The AiMesh is an ambitious, new technology developed by Asus which allows the creation of home-based WiFi mesh systems using two or more Asus routers. Unlike the dedicated WiFi mesh systems available from most, if not all large networking manufacturers (yes, including Asus), where you usually get two or three identical devices, … Read more

GateKeeper Halberd Security Key Review

The GateKeeper Halberd is a portable security token that let’s you log into your computer simply by being in its proximity and to automatically log out when you’ve moved away from it by relying on the Bluetooth connection to perform the cryptographic key exchange with the receiver. This way, you don’t have to continuously log … Read more

Ubiquiti UAP-AC-PRO vs NanoHD

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Ubiquiti has been the go-to manufacturer for reliable SMB-level networking devices for almost a decade and the public has been especially fond of their wireless access point series (and surprisingly, Ubiquiti is a favored option even in the home networking market as well). One of the most popular models is the Ubiquiti UAP-AC-PRO (the predecessor … Read more

Reolink E1 Pro Camera Review

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Reolink has been busy crafting its way through the myriad of available surveillance cameras and it has managed to capture the attention of the audience with the excellent Argus series which went directly against the Arlo cameras (from Netgear). This time, Reolink has unveiled a new indoors-only-suitable series called E1 which consists of three models, … Read more

EnGenius ESR530 Mesh WiFi System Review

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I am familiar with EnGenius from its SMB-focused networking devices (mostly with the wireless access points series) and I admit that I was a bit surprised to see that the manufacturer decided last year to set foot into the consumer market not with one, but two WiFi systems, the dual-band EnGenius ESR530 and the tri-band … 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

Asus RT-AX58U vs Asus RT-AC86U

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Besides being a part of different WiFi standards, the Asus RT-AX58U and the Asus RT-AC86U do have some elements in common (such as the 1024-QAM, BeamForming and MU-MIMO) and even cost-wise, they’re not that different (at the moment), so is this the right time to switch to the newer WiFi 6 standard or is it … Read more