Tag Archives: Wireless Router

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 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