Tag Archives: Network Accessories

Flter: Blanket Privacy Coverage For All Your Networked Devices Made Easy

The moment you get onto the Internet, you can kiss privacy goodbye. When online, you are effectively putting your privacy out in the open, allowing Big Brother (AKA the government, not the reality TV series), your Internet service provider, and companies, to read into your web activities, search history, and even physical location. Most people are fine with this intrusion, but if you aren’t Flter is here to help. Flter is, btw, pronounced as ‘filter’ and intentionally spelt without an i. To be fair, it is not that we can’t keep ourselves private while online, we can, but the truth is, blanket configuration to cover all your devices for anonymity is a thing reserved for network administrators – who are the computer world’s equivalent of rocket scientists). Continue reading Flter: Blanket Privacy Coverage For All Your Networked Devices Made Easy

Anonabox Tunneler WiFi VPN Router: VPN In Your Pocket [Review]

These days, accessing the Internet from the comfort of your own home network is no longer quite private as it used to be and this even more true if you are surfing on publicly available wireless networks. When on public wireless networks, there’s no telling if someone is snooping on your activity and you don’t want that to happen even if you are doing nothing illegitimate. This is where VPN comes in. VPN, or Virtual Private Network, allows you to access the web while maintaining anonymity and it also opens up the world of region-restricted websites. Continue reading Anonabox Tunneler WiFi VPN Router: VPN In Your Pocket [Review]

Anonabox Fawkes WiFi Tor Router: Internet Anonymity On-The-Go For Everyday User [Review]

As far as the Internet is concerned, no one’s privacy is safe. This is an area where a host of security solutions, both hardware and software, aim to address. Speaking of security solutions, you’d be hard pressed not to hear about Anonabox. This pocket-size, hardware solution has rolled in more funding pledge than you can shake a stick at, not withstanding the fact that it has garnered much controversy from the very beginning. However, we shan’t dwell in it as that was pretty much water under the bridge. Now that the Anonabox is already available for months now, we are going take a dive into the anonymous world and experience it for ourselves. Continue reading Anonabox Fawkes WiFi Tor Router: Internet Anonymity On-The-Go For Everyday User [Review]

eero Home WiFi System Promised To Cover Your Home With Wireless Signal

Let’s face it. As advanced as today’s wireless routers claimed to be, your home is not without WiFi blind spot. There are always those corners where you can’t have strong signals that result in the scarring buffering phenomenon when you wanted to watch a video clip someone just sent to you. Though it is not without solution; there is the range extender which, sad to say, never quite live up to its name. I am speaking from experience, of course. However, there’s a new kid on the block that promised to deliver super-stable WiFi across your entire house and it is called eero. eero takes a stab at the problem with the simplest possible solution: by using more routers. Continue reading eero Home WiFi System Promised To Cover Your Home With Wireless Signal

This Tiny Blue Box Will Keep Big Brother From Sniffing On Your Internet Activities

If you’re one of the 320+ million plus people living in the U.S., the odds of you being sniffed by the Feds are pretty low, unless you have some reasons for them to do so. However, if you still can’t shake off that paranoia, then we suggest you grab a Project Blue Special Edition Anonabox PRO Router from Anonabox to cover your Internet habits, whatever they may be (seriously, we rather not know). Packed inside this little blue box is a host internet privacy technology, including TOR network and VPN encryption that will allow you to remain private and anonymous online, bypass censorship, provides access to deep web and allows connection to location specific content et cetera. Basically, it is the VPN you know, but in hardware form. Continue reading This Tiny Blue Box Will Keep Big Brother From Sniffing On Your Internet Activities

Google Wants to Make WiFi Easier with $200 OnHub Wireless Router

We are not sure if Google and TP-LINK collaborative wireless router, OnHub, will solve our WiFi woes as it said it would, but the pitch certainly have our attention, because the problems laid out in the product promo video are exactly what we are facing. So how do OnHub proposed to give us consistent and reliable wireless connection? First off, it makes it beautiful, so users won’t be ashamed to place it in the open where it could performs its best. Then, it makes it easy to setup, promising to “starts fast and stays fast,” and updates itself as and when required without interrupting your connection. In addition, it has thirteen antennas – six 2.4GHz (b/g/n), six 5GHz (a/n/ac) and one congestion-sensing aux antenna that “regularly evaluates the environment and adjusts wireless settings” if it detects interference from other nearby devices. Continue reading Google Wants to Make WiFi Easier with $200 OnHub Wireless Router

This Spherical Gadget Will Bless Your Computer with Wireless AC Speeds

If you aren’t keeping up with today’s HD contents due to poor wireless speeds on your computer, then perhaps the D-Link AC1900 Ultra WiFi USB Adapter (model: DWA-192) is what you need to upgrade your computer to the latest generation wireless AC speeds and looking good while doing so (just look at the sleek spherical design!). Having a wireless AC router is useless unless your device supports it and with the AC1900, it promised to “fully utilize the power and speed of your wireless AC network,” providing speed that’s three times faster than wireless N. Continue reading This Spherical Gadget Will Bless Your Computer with Wireless AC Speeds

ASUS RT-AC87 Wireless Router Goes Official, Lay Claims As The World’s Fastest 5GHz Router

unlike automobile or processors, there is no clear gauge which we can use to determine how fast our home wireless network is. you can check how fast our broadband or fiber serves to us, but once it is on wireless under your roof, the performance is really dependent on the environment and the usage. that said, we are not sure if we will be actually getting the fastest 5GHz, which boast speeds of up to 1.73Gbps, out of the ASUS RT-AC87 Dual-band Wireless-AC2400 Gigabit Router as the company have so claimed. anyhow, this particular WiFi router is also touted as the “the world’s first” Wave 2 802.11ac consumer router. Continue reading ASUS RT-AC87 Wireless Router Goes Official, Lay Claims As The World’s Fastest 5GHz Router

NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 Tri-band Router Offers Up To 3.2 Gbps Combined WiFi Speed

no. what you see here is not an alien spaceship pulled from pages of a sci-fi graphic novel. it is the NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi Router which lays claim to the crown as the industry’s fastest combined WiFi speed router with up to 3.2 Gbps on the tab and it is the first tri-band your hard-earned money can buy. based on the Broadcom 5G WiFi XStream platform, the Nighthawk X6 features six high-performance antennas and three network bands, one 2.4GHz and two 5GHz for maximum range and ensure delivery of WiFi to more devices. so why the tri-band? well, just think of the three bands available as highways, but with the Nighthawk X6, these highways have ‘highway patrols’ in place that helps to segment slower and faster connected devices and assigning each to the appropriate ‘highway lane’. Continue reading NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 Tri-band Router Offers Up To 3.2 Gbps Combined WiFi Speed

Soap Intelligent Router Wants You To Configure It Right From The Router, Not A Computer

wireless router is a like a mysterious magic box and is the sole device that connects you to the larger world outside and it is also a box that all your connected devices have to go through. despite that, most average people loathe configuring them cos’ it is after all, a box with a bunch of ports and LED lights that don’t quite make sense. and in this case, ‘don’t make sense’ is probably the result of we cannot see ‘what’s going on’ until we logged into the configuration page, which only induce headache for network illiterate people like me. this is exactly what Soap Intelligent Router wants to change; to take the pain out of configuring router, to do more than just a router and looking good while at it. it wants to be the central brain of your connected life, basically. Continue reading Soap Intelligent Router Wants You To Configure It Right From The Router, Not A Computer