Mikrotik Cloud Smart Switch 326-24G-2S+RM Review – The cheapest 10gbe switch on the market

At the consumer level, Ethernet has been stuck at a gigabit for years, and it is only the past generation or so of motherboards that have started to introduced 10gbe NICs for the higher end models. This is becoming more prevalent with the new AMD X570 motherboards, and with Wi-Fi 6 we are beginning to … 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

BT Whole Home Wi-Fi vs Netgear Orbi vs Linksys Velop Mesh Router Comparison

Earlier in the year, I comprised a list of the available mesh router options comparing prices and reviews. I recently updated the list, and there were 3 stand out options the BT Whole Home Wi-Fi, Netgear Orbi and Linksys Velop. I was curious to explore the features of each router for a possible Wi-Fi upgrade … Read more

Cisco SG 200-08 8-Port Gigabit Layer 2 Managed Switch Review

Last year I hardwired large parts of my house, relocating my server from my office to a spare room. I have used the budget-friendly Netgear GS108Ev3 Smart Managed Plus switches which are decent for general use while offering some good managed switch functionality. However, I have had quite a few issues with file transfer speed, … Read more

How Gamers Reacted to the Nintendo Switch Launch

“Loot of the day: Nintendo Switch” (CC BY 2.0) by whileimautomaton Finally, after months of hype, anticipation and speculation, the Nintendo Switch is available in shops to buy, released on the 3rd of March. There have been so many talking points around the new console, which adopts a hybrid model so players can play on a TV or … Read more

Nintendo Switch Announced – A hybrid console & portable gaming device powered by NVIDIA Tegra

Unfortunately, I am a bit late to the game posting my news, as I have been away, but being Nintendo’s new console, it is still worth posting! As you may, or may not have heard, Nintendo have finally announced their new console, the Nintendo Switch. A lot of the rumours about the new console have … Read more