MSI Herald-BE NCM865 WI-FI 7 PCIE Adaptor Review
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MSI Herald-BE NCM865 WI-FI 7 PCIE Adaptor Review

Wi-Fi 7 is starting to gain momentum with several routers and Wi-Fi 7 mesh systems available and a growing number of access points. Most phones that use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 feature it, including the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra and IQOO 12, but not the Honor Magic6 Pro. And many motherboards and laptops…

Aircove Go Review – ExpressVPN’s new portable VPN router will secure your devices when you travel
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Aircove Go Review – ExpressVPN’s new portable VPN router will secure your devices when you travel

I previously reviewed the ExpressVPN Aircove VPN router and thought it was an excellent router if you want a user-friendly way to run your network through a VPN with split tunnel options based on devices. The Aircove Go is functionally the same router and has almost the same hardware specification apart from the Aircove Go…

MSI Herald-BE NCM865 PCIe Adapter Brings Wi-Fi 7 to AMD Computers with Quectel / Qualcomm NCM865 Module

MSI Herald-BE NCM865 PCIe Adapter Brings Wi-Fi 7 to AMD Computers with Quectel / Qualcomm NCM865 Module

MSI has recently launched the Herald-BE NCM865 PCIe adapter, which brings the latest Wi-Fi 7 technology to PC. This adapter utilizes the Quectel NCM865 module, which is powered by the Qualcomm WCN7851/FastConnect 7800 chipset. The NCM865 module supports the IEEE 802.11be standard, also known as Wi-Fi 7, offering significant improvements over the previous Wi-Fi 6…

TerraMaster Unveils TOS 6 Beta: A Groundbreaking NAS Operating System
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TerraMaster Unveils TOS 6 Beta: A Groundbreaking NAS Operating System

TerraMaster, a leading provider of innovative storage solutions for home and business users, has announced the release of TOS 6 Beta, the company’s most advanced and user-friendly NAS operating system to date. With over 40 new features and 370 improvements, TOS 6 Beta promises to redefine the storage experience for TNAS users, offering enhanced performance,…

TerraMaster Unveils Upgraded D4-320 USB Storage with 10Gbps Speeds

TerraMaster Unveils Upgraded D4-320 USB Storage with 10Gbps Speeds

TerraMaster, a leading provider of innovative storage solutions, has recently launched the D4-320, an updated version of its popular D4-300 USB storage device. The new D4-320 boasts a significant upgrade in data transfer speeds, leveraging the USB 3.2 Gen 2 interface to deliver up to 10Gbps bandwidth, doubling the speed of its predecessor. Design Enhancements…

Zyxel NWA130BE vs Ubiquiti U7 Pro WiFi 7 Access Point – WiFi 7 access points are getting affordable
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Zyxel NWA130BE vs Ubiquiti U7 Pro WiFi 7 Access Point – WiFi 7 access points are getting affordable

WiFi 7, also known as 802.11be, is the newest and fastest version of WiFi, promising multi-gigabit speeds, lower latency, and increased capacity. As vendors start releasing WiFi 7 products, there is a lot of interest in these next-generation access points. Until recently, all the WiFi 7 access points that have been announced are flagship products…

Scissor Switch vs Butterfly Keyboards

Scissor Switch vs Butterfly Keyboards

In the realm of computer peripherals, keyboards often steal the limelight for their quintessential role in interfacing with digital worlds. Amongst the various types of keyboards, the ongoing debate between Scissor Switch and Butterfly keyboards has caught the industry’s attention. Both designs come with their distinct set of advantages and downsides, but which is the…

MWC 2024: AVM demos new FRITZ!Box Wi-Fi 7 routers and FRITZ!OS 7.80
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MWC 2024: AVM demos new FRITZ!Box Wi-Fi 7 routers and FRITZ!OS 7.80

At Mobile World Congress 2024, AVM will be demoing several new products, including new FRITZ!Box routers, FRITZ!OS 7.80, and support for emerging connectivity standards like Wi-Fi 7, 10G Ethernet, and 5G. Wi-Fi 7 One of the most notable announcements is support for Wi-Fi 7, the latest generation of Wi-Fi technology promising faster speeds, lower latency,…

Netgear Orbi 970 Series WiFi 7 Mesh System Pre-Order Now Available: Three-Pack RBE973S is £2100
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Netgear Orbi 970 Series WiFi 7 Mesh System Pre-Order Now Available: Three-Pack RBE973S is £2100

I previously posted about the Netgear Orbi 970 Series back in September 2023, and it has been available for US buyers for a while now. WiFi 7 devices have taken a little longer to arrive in the UK, which is likely due to regulatory reasons, with WiFi 7 being a new WiFi standard. Other brands…

EnGenius ECP106 Cloud Managed Switchable Smart PDU Review
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EnGenius ECP106 Cloud Managed Switchable Smart PDU Review

EnGenius has been expanding its product range recently, allowing buyers to control as much of their network as possible within the EnGenius Cloud ecosystem. Last year, they introduced cloud-managed SD-WAN gateways, and more recently, they have launched a switch extender and two power delivery units. The ECP106 has 6-metered outlets with ethernet connectivity, allowing the…

EnGenius EXT1105P Switch Extender Review – POE++ powered switch with POE+ output
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EnGenius EXT1105P Switch Extender Review – POE++ powered switch with POE+ output

The EnGenius EXT1105P is a little different from EnGenius. It is a POE switch that can only be powered from POE itself. This is, therefore, designed to extend network connectivity when there is no easy access to mains power. The gigabit input port is compatible with PoE++, which gives an input power of 51W to…