Tag Archives: Wireless Router

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

Here Are Some Drool Worthy Gadgets Made By Google

Today is officially the Made by Google day. Along with the unveiling of the company’s very first smartphone, Pixel, the search giant also announced a bunch of drool worthy gadgets aim to make your life a little more, well, high-tech. The slew of Made by Google gadgets include Google’s official foray in to the world of virtual reality, Daydream and Daydream VR, Google’s answer to Amazon’s Echo, Google Home, Google’s solution to simplifying Wi-Fi, and an updated Chromecast that faster and supports 4K, HDR as well as Dolby Vision. Continue reading Here Are Some Drool Worthy Gadgets Made By Google

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

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

Star Trek Enthusiasts Transplanted a WiFi Router into a Model of the USS Enterprise and it Looks Awesome

Wireless router hardly needs to be aesthetically pleasing, but if it can be modified to look more inspiring than simple black boxes with antennas poking upward, then we suppose we will be more incline to leave it on the desk rather than under the desk. No? I know I would, if the wireless router in this tiny space of ours is a USS Enterprise you see here. That’s right. The USS Enterprise model here is actually a wireless router. Pretty rad, right? We totally think so, even if we don’t count ourselves as real trekkies. Created by a pair of Star Trek enthusiasts by the name of Roland Schwab and Christoph Kauch, the enclosure is actually a Revell 1:600 model of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 and the inside is the innards of a Ubiquiti UniFi AP-Pro router, which is actually an enterprise edition (no pun intended) router boasting dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n MIMO support. Continue reading Star Trek Enthusiasts Transplanted a WiFi Router into a Model of the USS Enterprise and it Looks Awesome

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