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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

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