Netgear Orbi 970 Series WiFi 7 Mesh System Pre-Order Now Available: Three-Pack RBE973S is £2100
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Netgear Orbi 970 Series WiFi 7 Mesh System Pre-Order Now Available: Three-Pack RBE973S is £2100

I previously posted about the Netgear Orbi 970 Series back in September 2023, and it has been available for US buyers for a while now. WiFi 7 devices have taken a little longer to arrive in the UK, which is likely due to regulatory reasons, with WiFi 7 being a new WiFi standard. Other brands…

EnGenius ECP106 Cloud Managed Switchable Smart PDU Review
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EnGenius ECP106 Cloud Managed Switchable Smart PDU Review

EnGenius has been expanding its product range recently, allowing buyers to control as much of their network as possible within the EnGenius Cloud ecosystem. Last year, they introduced cloud-managed SD-WAN gateways, and more recently, they have launched a switch extender and two power delivery units. The ECP106 has 6-metered outlets with ethernet connectivity, allowing the…

EnGenius EXT1105P Switch Extender Review – POE++ powered switch with POE+ output
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EnGenius EXT1105P Switch Extender Review – POE++ powered switch with POE+ output

The EnGenius EXT1105P is a little different from EnGenius. It is a POE switch that can only be powered from POE itself. This is, therefore, designed to extend network connectivity when there is no easy access to mains power. The gigabit input port is compatible with PoE++, which gives an input power of 51W to…

TerraMaster Launches D5 Hybrid – The Industry’s First 5-Bay USB 3.2 Hybrid Storage Solution

TerraMaster Launches D5 Hybrid – The Industry’s First 5-Bay USB 3.2 Hybrid Storage Solution

TerraMaster has launched an exciting new product – the D5 Hybrid. As the industry’s first 5-bay USB 3.2 hybrid storage device, the D5 Hybrid combines the high capacity of traditional hard disk drives (HDDs) with the performance benefits of solid-state drives (SSDs). Innovative 2+3 RAID Design Provides Flexible Storage Options At the heart of the…

How to fix SSL warnings for emails on the Apple iPhone & iPad – Cannot Verify Server Identity Error
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How to fix SSL warnings for emails on the Apple iPhone & iPad – Cannot Verify Server Identity Error

The “Cannot Verify Server Identity” error on the iPhone usually appears when there’s an issue with an SSL certificate or the server’s identity for services like email, Wi-Fi, and other apps that use SSL/TLS for secure communication. This is also a common problem with emails on the iPhone as Apple tries and force you to…

TerraMaster Launches New D2-320 External Storage with 10Gbps USB 3.2 Interface
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TerraMaster Launches New D2-320 External Storage with 10Gbps USB 3.2 Interface

TerraMaster has announced an upgraded version of its D2 direct-attached storage line – the D2-320. This new 2-bay external drive enclosure promises greatly increased transfer speeds along with a refreshed design. Faster Speeds with USB 3.2 Gen 2 The key upgrade on the D2-320 is the shift to a 10 Gbps USB 3.2 Gen 2…

4×4 vs 2×2 MU-MIMO Access Points & Mesh WiFi: What is the benefit of a 4×4 when clients are only 2×2?

4×4 vs 2×2 MU-MIMO Access Points & Mesh WiFi: What is the benefit of a 4×4 when clients are only 2×2?

With the recent launch of the Ubiquiti Unifi U7-Pro Wi-Fi 7 access point, quite a few people on the Internet have expressed frustration with it using a 2 x 2 MU-MIMO design for all the bands when the previous Unifi U6-Pro had 2 x 2 (UL MU-MIMO) on the 2GHz band but 4 x 4…

Ubiquiti Launches the U7-Pro a Semi-Affordable Wi-Fi 7 Access Point
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Ubiquiti Launches the U7-Pro a Semi-Affordable Wi-Fi 7 Access Point

Ubiquiti was previously a bit slow in adopting WiFi 6, but they are one of the first to adopt the latest Wi-Fi 7 technology. The U7-Pro is a member of the UniFi 7, a new series of Wi-Fi 7 broadcasters. It offers a cost-effective solution for businesses and homes in need of reliable Wi-Fi connectivity….

TP-Link Showcases Latest Wi-Fi 7 Products at CES Including BE9300 Wi-Fi 7 Bluetooth 5.4 PCIe Adapter
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TP-Link Showcases Latest Wi-Fi 7 Products at CES Including BE9300 Wi-Fi 7 Bluetooth 5.4 PCIe Adapter

TP-Link is exhibiting its newest Wi-Fi 7 products at CES 2024 in Las Vegas this week. The company’s extensive range includes new routers, mesh systems, adapters and more. What is Wi-Fi 7? Wi-Fi 7, also known as IEEE 802.11be, is the next generation of Wi-Fi technology, building on previous standards like 802.11ac and 802.11ax. It…

Zyxel Announces New XMG1915 Series Switches with 2.5GbE & 10G SFP+
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Zyxel Announces New XMG1915 Series Switches with 2.5GbE & 10G SFP+

Zyxel has announced the launch of its new XMG1915 series of smart managed multi-gig switches at CES 2024. Designed for small businesses and professional home users, these new switches aim to provide the speed, versatility and simple management required to support modern workplace demands. The XMG1915 Series offers compact 2.5G Multi-Gig switches with either 10…

Acer Announces Predator Connect T7 Wi-Fi 7 Mesh Router & Predator Connect X7 5G CPE at CES 2024
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Acer Announces Predator Connect T7 Wi-Fi 7 Mesh Router & Predator Connect X7 5G CPE at CES 2024

I previously reviewed the excellent Acer Predator Connect W6 Wi-Fi 6E router, and at CES, Acer has announced its follow-up, which incorporates the latest Wi-Fi 7 technology. Wi-Fi 7 is a significant upgrade from Wi-Fi 6/6E, in my recent review of the Netgear Nighthawk RS700S I was able to achieve speeds of up to 3530Mbps,…

Netgear Armor Review: Is it worth it vs PiHole / Adguard / NextDNS?
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Netgear Armor Review: Is it worth it vs PiHole / Adguard / NextDNS?

As I normally review several Netgear consumer routers and mesh systems each year, I thought I should do a dedicated review of Netgear Armor rather than rehashing the information in each review. Netgear Armor is the security feature that is baked into most modern Netgear routers and mesh systems. It is a subscription-based service that…

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