Networking Archive

Netgear Nighthawk X6S R8000P (AC4000) Router Review

While high end routers used to be a niche product, today they’re purchased by gamers, streamers, and enthusiasts alike. The simple fact is that our desire for bandwidth increases almost daily, and consumers have to turn to the high end manufacturers to get their hands on hardware that can keep up with their demands. The Nighthawk series routers are synonymous with power, and this is …

First-Look Review of the Eero Pro WiFi System

What does a router do? In simple terms, it broadcasts internet to all of your connected devices. But when Eero launched their first Mesh Router, our answer to this question changed. Their ground-breaking technology used several different bands to string your network across your home, preventing issues with dead zones, packet loss, and bandwidth issues. Mesh networking became a trend in the home networking industry, …

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 …