Tag Archives: Network Accessories

SURFboard mAX Pro Wants To Future-proof Your Home Wireless Network

Ready to future-proof your entire home wireless network and also getting the speed that you have paid for (and not a router that sticks out like a sore thumb)? Well then, here’s a wireless router you may be interested: ARRIS SURFboard mAX Pro Mesh Wi-Fi System. Billed as the world’ most advanced solution for delivering Gigabit Wi-Fi performance to every device in every room, the ARRIS SURFboard mAX Pro Mesh Wi-Fi System employs tri-band, Wi-Fi 6 (AKA 802.11ax standard), 4×4, and Mesh, to achieve Gigabit service and ubiquitous coverage. Continue reading SURFboard mAX Pro Wants To Future-proof Your Home Wireless Network

ASUS Think Its A Good Idea To Combine A Router And Smart Speaker

Now, here’s a gadget from ASUS that we see as a potential solution to “too many gadgets.” Called ASUS Lyra Voice, this sleek piece of gadget is a tri-band WiFi router with AiMesh and a smart speaker, specifically, with Amazon Alexa integration. Also, it is a Bluetooth speaker that boasts ASUS and DTS audio technology. Basically, with Lyra Voice, you can own one device instead of three. Aesthetically, it looks nothing like a router. There are no unsightly antennas, which may be a good thing and honestly, it looks like a half-size sound bar more than anything. Continue reading ASUS Think Its A Good Idea To Combine A Router And Smart Speaker

This Is ASUS RT-AX88U, The World’s First Wi-Fi 6 Wireless Router

Today’s wireless routers are running out of puff, attributed by the growing number of wireless devices we have at home. In view of this, Wi-Fi 6 was developed. Wi-Fi 6 is based on the IEEE 802.11ax standard that enables it to cope with this growing demands, at home, at work and in public places. It can even deal with dense environments such as stadiums and other public venues like library where large amount of people connects to a single wireless router. Moreover, the sixth generation wireless standard promised to lower battery consumption in Wi-Fi 6 devices. Continue reading This Is ASUS RT-AX88U, The World’s First Wi-Fi 6 Wireless Router

This Nifty Cube Gadget Will Protect You From Unwanted Data Tracking

Online privacy has been a lingering issue. More so after Google openly admitted tracking users’ movement despite location history has been turned off. It really is a concerned. If you are not concerned at this point, you really should. Why? Simple. Just take your mobile phone for example. You were on WhatsApp, exchanging conversation with your family and friends, then when you open your web browser or Facebook, you find yourself staring at ads related to the conversation. Now, tell me that this isn’t an intrusion of privacy? It is happening and it is a scary notion that corporations know everything about you (and wants to even more). Continue reading This Nifty Cube Gadget Will Protect You From Unwanted Data Tracking

This Designer Desk Lamp Also Transmits High-Speed Internet

Light source, such as those coming from desk lamps and whatnot, is part and parcel of our everyday life and so, it only makes sense that we start leveraging on it to do more than just lighting up. The same thought struck Alexandre Picciotto when he designed this lamp called c-224. On the surface, c-224 looks like a regular designer lamp, but beneath its sleek aesthetic, it is actually a Li-Fi (pronounced as /‘laɪfaɪ/) point too. Wait, Li what, you ask? Continue reading This Designer Desk Lamp Also Transmits High-Speed Internet

Meet Norton Core, The Wi-Fi Router That You Never Need To Hide

How many of you think a router is an eyesore and have it hidden away? I am going on a limb to say most people (yours truly included) who treasure aesthetic would. Today’s routers are pretty capable in terms of transmission and so, there’s really nothing wrong in hiding it, but what if you don’t have to? While we can’t say the same for most of today’s routers, the Norton Core Secure Wi-Fi Router is certainly the one router that you don’t have to hide away. Continue reading Meet Norton Core, The Wi-Fi Router That You Never Need To Hide

ASUS Newest Wireless Router Has A Gaping Hole And Isn’t A Black Box

Believe it or not, what you are looking at is a wireless router from Taiwanese computer maker, ASUS, called Blue Cave. Wireless router without antennas is not new, but one that isn’t rectangular and black is kind of refreshing, and so is one with a gaping hole right smack in the middle. At a glance, one may mistook as a model of a radical architecture, or an air purifier – thanks to the holes-ridden facade around the back. Of course, it isn’t because we already told you so. This AC2600 dual-band wireless router is designed for the grunt that comes with growing demand for wireless connectivity in a household and that’s where the bold design comes in. Continue reading ASUS Newest Wireless Router Has A Gaping Hole And Isn’t A Black Box

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]