Networking Archive

EnGenius Technologies EnMesh Whole-Home Wi-Fi System Review

These days, having a good internet connection is extremely important. Our entire lives are online. The transition to cloud architecture means that without a stable internet connection, we’d miss calls, messages, and won’t be able to find the information we need. The unfortunate reality is that, for many of us, a flakey WiFi connection is a fact of life. Fortunately, mesh networking technology is a …

TP-Link TC7650-E (24×8) DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Review

When consumers decide to purchase a new cable modem, there are usually two main driving forces. Upgraded modems allow consumers to get higher download speeds. This could be necessary if you’re trying to upgrade your cable package beyond what your current modem supports, or if you’re not currently tapping into all the bandwidth your current package offers. Another reason consumers upgrade is to simply save …

Linksys CG7500 (AC1900) Wi-Fi Cable Modem/Router Review

With increasing demand for streaming services such as Netflix and Spotify, internet service providers have no choice but to increase the amount of bandwidth available to consumers. This change might seem gradual, but it’s actually taken place quite quickly. Research done by the FCC showed that the average American’s internet speed has tripled since 2011. But the fact remains that many American homes aren’t able …

TP-Link Archer C2300 Wireless Router Review

Wireless networking technology is evolving at a rapid pace. If you’ve been shopping for a new router, the boxes alone are enough to tell you this. We’ve got routers with 4 Gbps of wireless bandwidth, and some with 8 antennas. There’s also routers that run commercial grade operating systems, and some so powerful that every member of your household can stream 4K content while gaming. …

Linksys Max-Stream EA9300 (AC4000) Tri-Band Router Review

The number one metric used to measure the performance of our home internet connection is bandwidth. Faster is always better. A faster internet connection means that our web browsing is snappier, our files download faster, and our Netflix streams at a higher quality. But the package you purchase from your home ISP isn’t the only thing used to determine our internet speed. There are several …