Networking Archive

Netool Pocket Sized Network Tester Review

Having internet access is something that many of us take for granted. It’s such an integral part of our daily lives that when our connection isn’t working properly, it can be a huge headache. And having to deal with the service provider is almost as annoying. “Have you tried rebooting it? Everything looks fine on our end, must be something wrong with your computer.” Sometimes, …

Netgear C6220 AC1200 Cable Modem/Router Review

Technology is always a very personal investment. We all have our own unique needs and wants, and it’s important for us to purchase devices that meet our unique needs. But no matter what we’re into, all of us love being able to save a little money. With most cable companies charging us monthly rental fees for our equipment, purchasing our own modem is the quickest …

Reviews of the Best 802.11ac USB WiFi Adapters

Wireless technology seems to get better and better every year. While 802.11n was once the king of networking technology, modern routers and home WiFi systems take advantage of dual band technologies to provide users with better range and fewer bandwidth limitations. What most users don’t realize is that unless you have an up to date wireless adapter, you’re not able to use these new technologies. …

First Look Review of the Netgear Nighthawk C7100V Cable Modem/Router

Dealing with a slow or unstable internet connection can be a frustrating experience. To make things even more difficult, if you want to improve your connection speed you have to check every piece of equipment between yourself and the internet. Between your modem, your router, and your wireless network card, it’s the slowest of the three that determines your fastest possible connection speed. For the …

Netgear Nighthawk S8000 Gaming & Streaming Switch Review

Every few months, companies like Netgear release the next generation of wireless routers that promise improved bandwidth, lower latency, and less loss. Although the wireless technology we have today is significantly better than what we had last year, for some there is no replacement for wired networks. Wired networks tend to produce the best quality signal of all, even in conditions where wireless would typically …