Networking Archive

Review of the TaoTronics AC3000 Mesh WiFi Router

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’re probably familiar with the term “smart home devices”. Everything from refrigerators to smoke detectors to light switches is getting its own internet connection. This will make our homes and our lives more efficient than ever before. For example, there are already refrigerators that can create a grocery list for you. A camera monitors the inside of the …

Rock Space AC2100 Smart WiFi Router Review

So-called “smart” Wi-Fi routers are starting to become more common across the market. They’re ostensibly better choices for those without the tech-savviness to set up clunkier devices, and they’re designed to be quick to start to facilitate fast connections and family connectivity in just minutes. But many smart Wi-Fi routers are expensive, overly slow, or don’t have the same extra features you might be used …

Best 1U Rackmount Surge Protector Power Strip

If you need to pack a lot of computing power into a few square feet, a server rack is the way to go. You can also add other accessories, such as fiber-optic switches. The good news is that you’re getting a space-efficient design. The bad news is that you need to power all that equipment. Of course, you could just plug everything into a wall …

Review of the Netgear Nighthawk CAX80 Cable Modem WiFi 6 Router Combo

With the increasing number of “smart” and wireless devices in our homes, connectivity is more important than ever. Just a few years ago, you only needed a small number of connections. If you could connect a PC, a couple of smartphones, and a game console, you were good to go. But now, just about every home device can connect to the internet. From smart refrigerators …