Archive for the ‘Network’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on August 25, 2016 under Highlights 2, NAS, Network, Reviews
The Drobo 5n is a 5-bay tower NAS designed for SOHO use that does away with conventional RAID arrays and instead uses Drobo's proprietary BeyondRAID technology. Is Drobo a NAS you should consider over... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on August 19, 2016 under Highlights 2, NAS, Network, Reviews
The AS3102T is one of a series of the latest Asustor NAS drives that use Intel's Braswell processors and dual-channel memory. Sitting under the Personal/Home banner the two-bay AS3102T supports 4K vid... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on August 3, 2016 under Network
The Asus PL-AC56 Kit is an AV2 power line networking kit, supporting dual-band wireless connections over 802.11ac or 802.11n, or up to three desktop PCs over Ethernet, carrying data straight to your r... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 28, 2016 under General Tech, Network
Be careful relying on automated gadgets too much, as they don't always work as intended. Take the case of the $150 (£110) automatic pet feeder, PetNet. The iOS powered smart-feeder is supposed to au... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on July 22, 2016 under Highlights V, NAS, Network, Reviews
Four bay tower NAS units aren't exactly svelte, however how about a four bay tower NAS that fits into the palm of your hand? The Synology DiskStation DS416slim is one of the smallest four bay NAS unit... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 20, 2016 under NAS
This week, Drobo, a company that specialises in storage solutions, launched an app for iOS users to give them their storage fix. Due to Apple's lack of expandable storage on the iPhone and iPad, many... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 20, 2016 under Network
An outage somewhere in BT's monstrous network has seen thousands of people unable to make it online this morning, also delivering the knock-on effect of having a similar problem with PlusNet users, wh... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 30, 2016 under Network
A new Google backed cable linking the U.S. and Japan has now come online, delivering up to 60 terabits per second of bandwidth to both nations, which should massively improve internet speeds between t... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on June 25, 2016 under Highlights V, Network
Asus is now the first company to bring a 4x4 802.11ac Ethernet adapter to market, in the form of the dual-band PCE-AC88. A small PCI-Express card, it’s intended for use in desktop PCs and is capable... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on June 17, 2016 under Highlights 2, Network
The Asus RP-AC68U is a quad-antenna wireless repeater that’s designed to compliment the company’s high-end, high-bandwidth portfolio of routers and other networking kit. As one of the biggest pro... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 26, 2016 under Highlights 2, NAS, Reviews
The Thecus N5810 PRO is a NAS with five lockable drives bays, an LCD display and a USB 3.0 port that looks impressive from the front. Turn to the rear of the NAS and it starts to look awesome ... more.
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.
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.
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.
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