FRITZ!Box 7590 Review – VDSL MIMO AC Router with Telephone System

FRITZ!Box 7590 Review – VDSL MIMO AC Router with Telephone System

I have reviewed a lot of the FRITZ!Box products now, this German company may not be a household name in the UK but they dominate DSL hardware market in the EU. I have always found their hardware to be excellent and the new FRITZ!Box 7590 is their latest flagship offering. The FRITZ!Box 7590 isn’t actually…

Raspberry Pi 3 Project: Create an adblocking server for your home server with Pi-hole
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Raspberry Pi 3 Project: Create an adblocking server for your home server with Pi-hole

After being impressed with the ad blocking functionality of my F-Secure Sense I came across a popular piece of software called Pi-hole that acts as your homes DNS server and blocks advertising requests. It is designed to run on most Debian-based distro’s and it is specifically lightweight enough to run on a Raspberry Pi, some…

F-Secure SENSE Review – Secure router with built in threat protection
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F-Secure SENSE Review – Secure router with built in threat protection

The F-Secure SENSE is a quite an exciting product in the world of routers. It the first hardware product from F-Secure, but it is also a router that has been designed from the ground up to be completely secure (if that’s possible). The router itself is not only secure but uses proprietary threat management software…

New top FRITZ!Box models for DSL and cable – expanded FRITZ! wireless LAN with mesh convenience

New top FRITZ!Box models for DSL and cable – expanded FRITZ! wireless LAN with mesh convenience

AVM have announced details of the upcoming line-up of routers this year, the new lineup includes models with MIMO allowing them to achieve wireless speeds of 1,733 Mbit/s + 800 Mbit/s. The 2 new routers come in a more conservative design which will make them a bit more appealing to some. Press release as follows: The new top…

FRITZ!Box 7560 ADSL & VDSL WiFi Router Review
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FRITZ!Box 7560 ADSL & VDSL WiFi Router Review

FRITZ!Box has been a firm favourite hardware provider with me for router products in recent years. The FRITZ!Box 7490 is still my main router in the office. In my experience, they have always offered high-end features, including VDSL modems, as well as a decent user interface and usability. At the time of reviewing the 7490,…

Cisco Meraki MR33 Cloud Manage Access Point Review

Cisco Meraki MR33 Cloud Manage Access Point Review

I have recently been dabbling with more business class networking hardware for some clients as part of my web development business. Cisco’s range of Meraki products is one of the main ranges I have been trying out as it offers full cloud management of all the hardware. The beauty of this is it allows me…

Netgear Nighthawk X4 EX7300 WiFi Range Extender Review
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Netgear Nighthawk X4 EX7300 WiFi Range Extender Review

I have covered quite a lot of WiFi products on this blog, and there is a good reason for it. Our lives seem to be reliant on a good internet connection. WiFi can be one of the biggest causes of frustration in my household, I have quite a large old house with very thick walls,…

Devolo dLAN 550 WiFi Starter Kit Review

Devolo dLAN 550 WiFi Starter Kit Review

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] I have previously reviewed the top of the range Devolo dLAN 1200+ WiFi AC powerline adapter, and we loved it. Today I have the more affordable dLAN 550 WiFi starter kit, which as you can imagine offers the same functionality the 1200 but at a…

Netgear Nighthawk R7000 AC1900 Review
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Netgear Nighthawk R7000 AC1900 Review

The Netgear Nighthawk range is Netgears upper tier range of products that has always focussed on the fastest possible WiFi speeds as well as an abundance of other features. The Nighthawk R7000 isn’t the newest model from Netgear, but was released late last year. It is priced as a reasonable-ish £139 on Amazon, and is…

Devolo dLAN 1200+ WiFi Ac Powerline Adapter Review

Devolo dLAN 1200+ WiFi Ac Powerline Adapter Review

Recently Devolo was kind enough to send me their new  dLAN 1200+ WiFi Ac Powerline Adapter to review. Powerline adapters are quite an interesting product that plug into your mains and then use your home wiring to create a wired network. This may seem like a step backward compared to WiFi but if you leave in…

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