WD Purple vs Seagate SkyHawk Network Video Recorder Surveillance Hard Drive Comparison? And are Surveillance Drives Needed?

Over the past few months, I have upgraded my home surveillance, moving from cameras that recording motion only to microSD cards, to cheap Ezviz NVR and finally a BlueIris NVR with Sentry AI human detection. I have done everything as cheap as possible, and that includes re-using old desktop hard-drives. I had one of them … Read more

Netgear Insight Managed Smart Cloud Switch & Access Point Review (GC510PP & WAC505)

I have previously bought and reviewed the Netgear GC110P 8 port POE cloud managed switch. I found it to be an excellent affordable cloud-managed fanless POE switch that is perfect for advanced home users and small businesses. Netgear has been kind enough to send me the GC510PP 8-port 195w POE switch and the WAC505 Access … Read more

Netgear GC110P Review: Netgear Insight Cloud Switch

**Update 27/04/2018 – after using the switch for a few weeks now, I have updated the review in regards of its reliability. I have had no issues with it since set up, but I do find the app a bit slow to load and recognise my devices** During my trip to MWC in Barcelona this … Read more