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

Netgear Orbi NBK752 mesh system with 5G modem launched for £1099.99

Last month, Netgear announced the £1500 quad-band RBKE960 Orbi Mesh WiFi 6E System. Yesterday they continued their roll of premium-priced networking gear with the announcement of Netgear Orbi NBK752, which is a tri-band mesh WiFi 6 system with a 5G modem built-in, for the bargain price of £1099.99. Spending a grand on a mesh system … Read more

D-Link COVR-X1862 Wi-Fi 6 Mesh system launched for just £124.99 – 3-pack COVR-X1863 for £189.99 – Making it the cheapest whole-home mesh system on Amazon

I have not reviewed any of the D-Link Wi-Fi 6 gear yet, but they have been launching some incredibly affordable devices that make for an appealing alternative to TP-Link and Netgear. The new whole-home mesh COVR system is the latest Wi-Fi 6 option from them, and it is one of the most affordable Wi-Fi 6 … Read more

TP-Link Archer RE505X Mesh Wi-Fi Range Extender Review – Creating a whole-home mesh Wi-Fi system with the Archer AX90

Yesterday I reviewed the excellent TP-Link Archer AX90. As part of the package, TP-Link sent out their latest Archer RE505X Mesh Wi-Fi Range Extender. These are two of the first devices that support then TP-Link OneMesh technology, allowing you to take a router but expand it into a mesh system rather than using the older … Read more

TP-Link Archer AX90 Review – A 160Mhz 4×4 Wi-Fi 6 router with 2.5GbE capable of multi-gig Wi-Fi & mesh expandability for just £245

The Archer AX 90 is the latest premium Wi-Fi 6 router from TP-Link. This has many of the high-end features I saw on the TP-Link Archer AX11000, but it has one new feature not seen on the older routers. This is one of the first routers from TP-Link that supports Whole Home OneMesh Wi-Fi, so … Read more

TP-Link Deco X60 Mesh Wi-Fi System Review – Can a dual-band mesh Wi-Fi 6 system compete with the tri-band Netgear Orbi RBK853 AX6000?

This year Wi-Fi 6 has finally gained mainstream traction with all flagship phones launched this year featuring it, and most mid-range and higher laptops also featuring it. I have reviewed quite a few routers now, but to date, only the painfully expensive Netgear Orbi RBK850 mesh W-Fi 6 system which costs £969.99 for the three-pack … Read more

Redmi AX5 Router vs Xiaomi AIoT Router AX3600 vs Huawei WiFi AX3 / Honor Router 3 – Wi-Fi 6 routers are getting much cheaper, as long as you live in China (or are willing to import)

Wi-Fi 6 routers promise lots of performance gains over the ageing Wi-Fi 5, but the options in the UK are quite expensive with our cheapest options costing over £150. Redmi AX5 Router However, in other countries, there are some much more affordable options. Xiaomi’s subbrand Redmi has just unveiled the Redmi Router AX5 with an … Read more

Best Mesh WiFi Routers with WiFi 6 for 2020 – 802.11ax mesh systems

With the main CES 2020 announcements out of the way, it now looks like WiFi 6 may finally get some traction in 2020. If you are considering buying a router or mesh system in the near future you should definitely think about investing in something that is WiFi 6 compatible making you as future proof … Read more

What is Wi-Fi EasyMesh, and what routers & mesh systems support it?

EasyMesh is a term that has popped up in a few product launches this year at CES, both Netgear and D-Link have new products featuring this standard, but what actually is it? What is Wi-Fi EasyMesh? The short and easy answer is Wi-Fi EasyMesh is a standard that allows Wi-Fi routers and mesh-systems devices to … Read more