How to fix bad WiFi on the Sony PS5

The Sony PlayStation 5 is an amazing console with next-gen graphics that can compete with high-end gaming PCs. The problem is that next-gen graphics mean gigantic install sizes. Sadly, modern gaming means that even if you buy a physical copy of a game, you are likely going to have to download several gigabytes of data. … Read more

EnGenius ECW220S AirGuard Review – A WiFi 6 access point with dedicated security scanning radios

I previously reviewed the EnGenius ECW230 access point in 2020. It was a well-specced mid to high-end AP with a 4×4 radio and 2.5GbE. It was one of the first Engenius products I had reviewed that ditched the ezMaster system for the new Engenius Cloud. The EnGenius ECW220S is a lower specced access point, but … Read more

Devolo Magic 2 WiFi 6 Mesh Whole Home Kit Review – A tri-band mesh system using powerline as the backhaul

I have previously reviewed the Devolo Magic 2 WiFi 6 Whole Home Kit, and this review is for the Mesh Whole Home Kit. It is a small but important difference. With the previous review, you have one main adaptor for the input then two WiFi adaptors which would provide WiFi 6. This would typically mean … Read more

Vodafone 5G Mobile Hotspot Review [ZTE MU5001] – A bargain deal to watch out for

The ZTE MU5001 5G mobile hotspot with WiFi 6 launched last year and has since been rebranded by Vodafone for its 5G mobile hotspot hardware. Vodafone Deal If you were to buy the ZTE MU5001 by itself from Amazon, it would cost you over £300. A recent deal on Vodafone allowed you to pick up … Read more

FRITZ!Repeater 6000 Review – Tri-band WiFi 6 mesh repeater with 2.5GbE

Following on from my FRITZ!Box 4060 router review. I was also sent the FRITZ!Repeater 6000 allowing me to upgrade the router into a fully-fledged tri-band WiFi 6 mesh system. Specification Tri-band Wi-Fi: 2400 Mbit/s (5 GHz, 4 x 4, 80 MHz) 2400 Mbit/s (5 GHz, 4 x 4, 80 MHz) 1200 Mbit/s (2.4 GHz, 4 … Read more

FRITZ!Box 4060 WiFi 6 Router Review – Tri-band mesh compatible router that competes with the best mesh systems

The new FRITZ!Box 4060 adopts a similar approach to most modern routers nowadays. There is no modem, and your Internet needs to be fed into the WAN port. For many people in the UK, this design makes sense as we are often locked into ISP supplied hardware. All my recent FRITZ!Box reviews have had to … Read more

10Gtek Intel X520-DA1 10Gps SFP+ Lan Adaptor Review & How to get it working on Windows 11

A few years ago, I bought and reviewed the excellent Mikrotik Cloud Smart Switch 326-24G-2S+RM, which provided me with one of the cheapest ways to upgrade my network with 10Gbps LAN connections. Like many enthusiasts, I paired this up with a cheap Mellanox Connectx card. Unfortunately, after upgrading my PC, for whatever reason, I could … Read more

Netgear NBK752 Orbi 5G WiFi 6 Mesh System Review – A WiFi 6 mesh system with a 5G modem & WAN connectivity

At the end of 2020, I reviewed the 4G Netgear Orbi LBR20, we were in some form of tiered lockdown, and both myself and my partner were working from home. During this review, our Virgin fibre went down for a full day, and the 4G failover of the LBR20 saved the day. Netgear has now … Read more

FRITZ!Box 5590 Fiber announced SFP for 10 Gbit/s FTTH connectivity & 2.5GbE LAN. Probably won’t come to the UK

AVM FRITZ!Box routers don’t get a lot of attention in the UK, but they are fantastic devices with a great feature set, including a telephone system for DECT, IP and analogue phones. I am currently in the process of reviewing the FRITZ!Box 4060 WiFi 6 router and the FRITZ!Repeater 6000 WiFI mesh repeater, which should … Read more

Best M.2 NVMe SSD For Cache on a NAS or Server – Synology / TerraMaster / QNAP etc

Following on from my recent TerraMaster upgrade posts, I have been looking at the best SSDs to use in a NAS. I have already covered 2.5″ SATA SSDs, which was the only option for my TerraMaster F4-422. However, if you have built your own server or have a NAS with PCIe M.2 slots, then you … Read more

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