Networking Archive

Best Web-Managed, Smart Gigabit Ethernet Switch

When you’re setting up your small or medium sized business network, you’re going to need a few different pieces of hardware. One of these devices is either going to be a switch, a hub, or a router. Often, these devices are talked about is if they are interchangeable. It’s true that they all perform similar functions, but each of these devices are quite different. A …

GRYPHON Guardian Mesh WiFi Router Review & Analysis

Finding the right WiFi router for your home can be an extremely tricky business. There are hundreds of WiFi routers available, making it difficult to find which one you need when every router claims to provide lightning-fast Internet and perfect service. Furthermore, WiFi router connectivity and effective area can be hard to judge without trying out the router for yourself. To make matters even more …

Guide to the Best Ethernet Fiber Media Converter for 2020

Moving a network connection across great distances can be tough. It’s a large part of the reason why people switch to fiber optic connections. After about 100ft, Ethernet cables and their copper construction just don’t cut it. Which makes fiber connections essential for people who are trying to connect to the internet from isolated portions of a complex, separate buildings, or another area that’s generally …

Guide to 2020’s Best Smart WiFi Irrigation Sprinkler Controller

If you own an automatic sprinkler system, you understand the importance of a good schedule. Running your sprinklers at the right time of day can make the difference between green grass and a brown lawn. But sometimes, a schedule doesn’t get everything right. For example, suppose it just rained. Watering a rain-soaked lawn will just run up your utility bills. Conversely, suppose you’re under water …