Netgear Orbi RBE973 Review – Orbi 970 Series Quad-Band WiFi 7 Mesh System
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Netgear Orbi RBE973 Review – Orbi 970 Series Quad-Band WiFi 7 Mesh System

The Netgear Orbi RBE973 is a high-end quad-band WiFi 7 mesh system designed to provide exceptional wireless coverage and performance for large homes. As part of the Orbi 970 series, this system offers cutting-edge technology and features that cater to the most demanding users. Specification Features The Orbi RBE973 is packed with advanced features that…

Zyxel XMG1915-10EP Review: 2.5GbE POE Cloud Managed Layer 2 Switch
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Zyxel XMG1915-10EP Review: 2.5GbE POE Cloud Managed Layer 2 Switch

Zyxel introduced the new XMG1915 series switches at CES 2024 back in January. These are cost efficiencies Nebula cloud-managed multi-gig switches designed for small businesses and professional home users which are ideal for the latest WiFi 7 access points that have recently launched and are easily capable of exceeding gigabit speeds. Related Articles XMG1915 Series…

Zyxel NWA130BE WiFi 7 Access Point Review vs Unifi U7-Pro
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Zyxel NWA130BE WiFi 7 Access Point Review vs Unifi U7-Pro

The Zyxel NWA130BE is one of the first affordable WiFi 7 access points available to consumers and small businesses. It promises multi-gigabit wireless speeds using the latest 802.11be standard, and it is the best alternative to the recently launched UniFi U7 Pro. Related Content Specification Model NWA130BE Wi-Fi Standards Tri-band BE11000 Broadcasting Power US (2.4GHz/5GHz/6GHz): 29/28/23dBm EU…

FRITZ!Repeater 3000 AX Review vs FRITZ!Repeater 6000 Tri-Band Mesh WiFi Repeaters
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FRITZ!Repeater 3000 AX Review vs FRITZ!Repeater 6000 Tri-Band Mesh WiFi Repeaters

Last year I reviewed the excellent FRITZ!Box 4060 tri-band WiFi 6 router and its companion FRITZ!Repeater 6000 tri-band mesh repeater. Later in the year, AVM launched the more affordable FRITZ!Repeater 3000 AX, which is what I am reviewing today. This is also a tri-band WiFi 6 repeater but cuts down on some of the specs…

Netgear Nighthawk A8000 AXE3000 WiFi 6E USB 3.0 Adapter Review
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Netgear Nighthawk A8000 AXE3000 WiFi 6E USB 3.0 Adapter Review

The Nighthawk A8000 was announced late last year but has only just become available in the UK. This is the first official WiFi 6E USB adaptor to launch in the Western market and the easiest way to add the latest WiFi 6E tech to your desktop or laptop. A USB dongle isn’t my first choice…

Google Nest WiFi Pro Review – Tri-band WiFi 6E Mesh and Matter Smart Home Hub
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Google Nest WiFi Pro Review – Tri-band WiFi 6E Mesh and Matter Smart Home Hub

The Nest WiFi Pro was announced back in October 2022. Google chose to skip WiFi 6 and jump straight to WiFi 6E, giving this router the new 6GHz band, which provides superior throughput for short range connectivity. Like the older Nest routers, this works as a mesh system and can be paired with other Nest WiFi…

EnGenius ECW130 Cloud5 4×4 WiFi 5 Access Point Review
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EnGenius ECW130 Cloud5 4×4 WiFi 5 Access Point Review

The new EnGenius ECW130 cloud-managed access point is a new access point aimed at being an affordable way to expand existing EnGenius networks. At first glance, it is a bit of an odd access point to launch in 2023 as it is limited to the ageing WiFi 5. EnGenius already have a WiFi 6E access…

Mercku M6a Plus Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router Review
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Mercku M6a Plus Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Router Review

Mercku is a new company to me. They are a Canadian company that was founded in 2017. They claim to be a full-stack tech company with in-house design, engineering, testing, deployment and support for our Customer Premise Equipment (CPE). They are well established in the US with multiple products on Amazon.com, and they are now…

Intel AX411 vs AX211 vs AX210 Wi-Fi 6E Modules Compared – Sadly not Wi-Fi 7 but new Double Connect feature & limited to CNVio2
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Intel AX411 vs AX211 vs AX210 Wi-Fi 6E Modules Compared – Sadly not Wi-Fi 7 but new Double Connect feature & limited to CNVio2

When I was updating my Wi-Fi drivers for the  Netgear Wi-Fi 6E Orbi RBKE963 review, I came across some new products that Intel had quietly launched, the Intel AX411 and AX211. Both of these products launched at the end of 2021, but there is hardly any information on them, and this comparison is somewhat limited…

Ubiquiti UniFi U6-Enterprise vs U6-Pro vs U6-LR vs U6-Lite – Ubiquiti announces the cheapest Wi-Fi 6E access point
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Ubiquiti UniFi U6-Enterprise vs U6-Pro vs U6-LR vs U6-Lite – Ubiquiti announces the cheapest Wi-Fi 6E access point

Ubiquiti were a bit slow to adopt Wi-Fi 6, but they made up for it by launching the superb Unifi Wi-Fi 6 Lite, which at the time was by far the best affordable access point you could buy and still is one the best choices. Ubiquiti have therefore surprised me by being one of the…

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