Best Mesh Wi-Fi 7 Systems for 2024
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Best Mesh Wi-Fi 7 Systems for 2024

WiFi 7, also known as 802.11be, is the newest and fastest WiFi standard yet. It offers significantly faster speeds, lower latency, increased capacity, and better performance compared to previous standards like WiFi 6E. Major networking brands have started releasing WiFi 7 mesh systems that take advantage of these benefits to deliver blazing-fast whole-home coverage. In…

ExpressVPN Aircove Review – Wi-Fi 6 Router with Built-in VPN
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ExpressVPN Aircove Review – Wi-Fi 6 Router with Built-in VPN

Last year ExpressVPN launched their own Aircove router, which as claimed to be the world’s first Wi-Fi 6 router with built-in VPN functionality. I don’t think that’s technically true, but it is one of the easier routers on the market to manage a VPN with and makes it incredibly easy to control which devices connect…

Wi-Fi 7 Explained – Understanding the key improvements vs Wi-FI 6

Wi-Fi 7 Explained – Understanding the key improvements vs Wi-FI 6

Following the MediaTek announcement of the Wi-Fi 7 Filogic 860 and Filogic 360 chipsets, I thought it would be good to cover some of the key technologies used by Wi-Fi 7, which will significantly improve the performance in comparison to Wi-Fi 6/6E. For me, Wi-Fi 7 has to potential to be a significantly bigger jump…

MediaTek Expands Cutting-Edge Wi-Fi 7 Chipset Portfolio with Filogic 860 and Filogic 360 Chipsets
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MediaTek Expands Cutting-Edge Wi-Fi 7 Chipset Portfolio with Filogic 860 and Filogic 360 Chipsets

MediaTek has expanded its Wi-Fi 7 portfolio with the introduction of its new Filogic 860 and Filogic 360 chipsets. This launch marks a significant step forward in providing mainstream devices with cutting-edge wireless technology that promises peak performance and unrivalled reliability. Introducing Filogic 860 and Filogic 360 The company’s leap into second-generation Wi-Fi 7 technology…

Understanding Airtime Fairness: A Guide to Enhanced Network Performance and Equal Distribution

Understanding Airtime Fairness: A Guide to Enhanced Network Performance and Equal Distribution

In our increasingly connected world, the fairness of network distribution often becomes a critical consideration. Whether in an office environment or a bustling household with multiple devices, ensuring that each device gets a fair share of the network can be a challenge. Airtime Fairness is a technology that attempts to address this challenge, promoting an…

Zyxel Nebula FWA510 5G Router Review
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Zyxel Nebula FWA510 5G Router Review

The Nebula FWA510 is the latest 5G router from Zyxel that was launched a few months ago. It replaces the popular NR5101 and has improved WiFi, and now has two 2.5GbE ports, allowing you to make the most of a 5G connection that exceeds gigabit speeds. Zyxel Nebula FWA510 Feature Zyxel Nebula FWA510 vs NR5101…

EnGenius Fit6 4×4 EWS377-FIT Access Point & EWS2910P-FIT POE Switch Review 
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EnGenius Fit6 4×4 EWS377-FIT Access Point & EWS2910P-FIT POE Switch Review 

Following on from my review of the EnGenius FitXpress and FitController management systems that are used to manage the new EnGenius Fit products. This review covers the Fit6 4×4 EWS377-FIT access point and EWS2910P-FIT POE switch that I was sent to test the new system. EnGenius FIT Products and Prices EnGenius Fit was only announced…

EnGenius FIT Review – No subscription network management to compete with Ubiquiti UniFi & TP-Link Omada
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EnGenius FIT Review – No subscription network management to compete with Ubiquiti UniFi & TP-Link Omada

In November 2022, EnGenius announced EnGenius Fit, which is a new affordable range of hardware that uses new, subscription-free EnGenius Fit cloud-based management options built to streamline deployment while providing enterprise-grade security and reliability. EnGenius sent me three products to review including: As there is quite a lot to cover with EnGenius Fit, I have…

Linksys Launches Velop Pro 7 WiFi 7 Mesh System Starting at £400
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Linksys Launches Velop Pro 7 WiFi 7 Mesh System Starting at £400

Linksys has announced the launch of its first WiFi 7 mesh system for the home – the Linksys Velop Pro 7. This new system promises lightning-fast speeds and a hassle-free setup process that takes just 10 minutes. The Velop Pro 7 is purpose-built for WiFi 7, the latest and most efficient WiFi standard to date….

Mobile Pixels Duex Max Portable Monitor Review: Improved design vs Trio & Ideal For Working When Travelling
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Mobile Pixels Duex Max Portable Monitor Review: Improved design vs Trio & Ideal For Working When Travelling

I previously reviewed the Mobile Pixels Trio portable monitor for laptops, which was a 12.5″ monitor that magnetically attaches to the back of your laptop display and then slides out. I liked the concept behind it. You don’t need a monitor stand, so you can get a dual-screen laptop display in cramped environments. The design…

Best Free NAS Software in 2023

Best Free NAS Software in 2023

Network-attached storage (NAS) has come a long way, and it’s not just for businesses any more. If you’re like me, you’ve probably got a plethora of media files, documents, and backup data scattered across your devices. A NAS solution can be a game-changer, providing a centralised space for all your digital assets. The best part?…

Geekom Mini IT13 Mini PC Review: The first mini PC with the Intel Core i9-13900H
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Geekom Mini IT13 Mini PC Review: The first mini PC with the Intel Core i9-13900H

I have previously reviewed the Geekom Mini IT11 and IT8 and have been sold on the idea of a mini-PC ever since. These are versatile computers ideal for work PCs, HTPCs, or a variety of server applications such as Home Assistant or a Plex media server. I don’t think I need to sell the idea…