Networking Archive

Sonnet Off Grid Communication Device Review

We rely so heavily on communication infrastructure that a nationwide blackout would be considered a national disaster. How can you keep in touched with loved ones if the cell network was to go down? What if you were to venture out into the woods, where no coverage is available? Now that their successful Kickstarter campaign has helped get this technology off the ground, the Sonnet …

Netgear Nighthawk A7000 (AC1900) WiFi USB Adapter Review

If you’re a heavy bandwidth user who’s struggled with disappointing wireless networking performance, you’ve probably considered a high end router. Picture this scenario: You research every detail, and select the right model. After removing it from its packaging and getting every setting just the way you want it, you boot your computer and start a file transfer. You were expecting upwards of 250 Mbps, but …

ASUS Lyra Home WiFi System Review

Since it was first released, wireless networking technology has gone through some major changes. The last few years in particular has seen particularly high growth. The advent of whole-home WiFi systems has been made possible by this technological advancement, but this more of an effect than a cause. The incentive for growth is simple. The way we use the internet has changed. Previously, any application …

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 …