Archive for the ‘Network’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on May 20, 2016 under Highlights, Network
The Asus PL-N12 WiFi HomePlug AV500 Powerline Adapter kit is a relatively simple pair of adapters that simultaneously extend network range over both power lines and wireless. Designed for affordabilit... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on May 16, 2016 under Highlights, NAS, Network
The latest AS6 series NAS units from Asustor are the first to market from any company powered by Intel's new Braswell Celeron processors as well as supporting dual channel memory. Currently t... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 16, 2016 under Network
Considering everyone from professional sportsmen and women, to TV fraudsters call upon the lord to help them with their task at hand, perhaps asking for aid with rural internet speeds isn't such a bad... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 12, 2016 under Highlights, NAS
At first glance the QNAP TAS-268 looks like a conventional two bay NAS that is a bit on the small side, although it dwarfs the single bay TAS-168 which is truly tiny. The curious thing is that the siz... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on April 29, 2016 under Hard Drives, Highlights V, NAS
The My Cloud EX2 Ultra -bay NAS is the latest addition to WD’s My Cloud Expert series aimed at SOHO use and is an update of the previous My Cloud EX2. The biggest of these updates is the change of S... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on April 25, 2016 under Android, Highlights 2, Network
Have you always fancied yourself as a reviewer? Feel you have a hidden talent that you want the world to see? Nvidia are working with KitGuru to give away two of their Shield Android TV devices. Matth... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 5, 2016 under Network
Google is back as the black sheep of the tech world for many end users this week, after it announced that it would be shuttering, Revolv, a maker of smart-home hubs that Google purchased less than two... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on March 18, 2016 under Highlights, Routers
The Linksys WRT1900ACS is a 3x3 802.11ac router with the brand’s signature chunky blue design along with some fairly powerful innards. A dual-core 1.6GHz processor and 512MB of memory powers a graph... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on March 7, 2016 under Cases, Highlights 2, NAS, Network
SilverStone CS01-HS is a type of PC case we haven't seen before as it is intended for customers who want to build their own NAS. CS-01 (it stands for Case Storage) is a Mini-ITX case that supports 2x ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on February 25, 2016 under Network
Back in the mists of time (it was 2006) Bigfoot Networks launched the Killer NIC network adapter with a PCI interface and an astonishing price of US$280. It was an interesting piece of hardware that p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on February 24, 2016 under Highlights-new, Network, Routers
The Asus RT-AC5300 is a unique wireless router. Its slightly odd looking design is due to its eight antennas, providing three separate wireless networks - two of which are quad-stream 4x4 802.11ac. It... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 9, 2016 under Network
Although the UK has always lagged behind other nations when it comes to average download speeds, there are areas where it is better than others. London of course enjoys some of the highest speeds in t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 1, 2015 under Network
Sharing pictures and videos of your celebrating family and friends may be a little harder around Christmas according to OfCom, as those fairy lights that we add to trees and other parts of our homes, ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on November 18, 2015 under Highlights V, Network
The RP-AC56 is a 2x2 802.11ac wireless extender, designed to compete with and outperform typically affordable offerings. It’s an upgrade from Asus’ older AC750 model, and comes with a nifty music ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on November 9, 2015 under Highlights 2, NAS
At first glance the QNAP TS-453 Pro has little in common with the TS-453mini we recently reviewed, however they share a fair amount of hardware. In particular both NAS are powered by a Celeron J1900 p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 4, 2015 under Network
The Federal Communication Commission has stated its intention to crack down on companies blocking Wi-Fi hotspots created by its customers, with fines being levied against two hotel and convention cent... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 30, 2015 under Network, Routers
It seems like the original OnHub only just launched but Google already has the next version of its router lined up. While the original was built in partnership with TP-Link, the OnHub 2 is be... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on October 27, 2015 under Highlights, Routers
The ASRock G10 is the first 802.11ac router from ASRock, a firm that until now has been better known for its motherboard designs. It supports up to quad-stream 802.11ac wireless speeds, along with old... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 15, 2015 under Network
Although rural areas are gradually getting access to 3G and 4G services, coverage outside of cities and large townships still isn't great. One solution that Virgin is trying out in the small market-to... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 23, 2015 under Highlights V, NAS
PowerNAS has used a novel approach during the development of the CMA (it stands for Converged Media Appliance). To their way of thinking this Windows 8.1 PC can act as a replacement for three separate... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 17, 2015 under Highlights 2, NAS
Synology's DiskStation DS715 borrows an interesting feature from the DS1515 that we recently reviewed. Look on the rear panel of this dual bay NAS and you will see that in addition to the dual Gigabit... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 11, 2015 under Network
If you're broadband is provided by Plusnet and you've been suffering from problematic internet connectivity over the past 24 hours, it's not your fault. The ISP has apologised for customers over a DN... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 9, 2015 under Channel, Highlights 2, Network
AAISP - the unfiltered network Most internet service providers are quite typical. They offer phone and broadband products and have lacklustre callcentre support systems that are so ubiquitous, they'v... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 3, 2015 under Highlights, NAS
If you are a fan of model names that describe a product in a fair amount of detail then the PowerNAS Business Mini will be right up your street. PowerNAS offers three families of NAS and this model is... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 28, 2015 under Accessories, General Tech, Laptop / Mobile, Motherboard, Network, PC, Peripheral
The reversible USB type-C connector is something that the industry has been waiting for since the introduction of the original USB bus in 1997. This year PCs, computer components and mobile devices fi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on August 24, 2015 under Highlights V, NAS, Network
The Personal Cloud from Seagate is essentially a NAS system, but it is not marketed as such. Aimed at families, it allows users to store all their files in a central location and access them anywhere.... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 19, 2015 under Network, Routers
Google may have just revealed the most stylish looking router ever with its new offering known as the OnHub. Now if you were wondering why it is shaped a bit like a bin, there is apparently a technic... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on August 11, 2015 under Highlights, NAS
It may not be immediately apparent that the QNAP TS-453mini is a NAS that accommodates up to four 3.5-inch hard drives. Its tiny footprint (200mmx151mm) requires the bare minimum of shelf space, howev... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on August 7, 2015 under Highlights, Network
Supporting 4x4 quad-stream 802.11ac speeds, the Asus EA-AC87 is a wireless bridge that’s designed to compliment the RT-AC87U router, as one of the few ways to get the fastest possible performance fr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 6, 2015 under Gaming Rig, Motherboard, Network, Wireless Card
Rivet Networks on Wednesday introduced its new-generation smart network processor with enhanced performance and improved functionality. The new Killer E2400 chip promises to improve network-related pe... more.
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