The best Mesh Wi-Fi Routers for 2021

Mesh Wi-Fi systems seem to have become the most popular networking solution in the past couple of years. For anyone living in a property larger than a small house, a mesh system will offer you better performance throughout the whole home. For normal users they will be the best solution, but it is worth noting … Read more

Asus announces new cheaper Lyra Trio mesh WiFi router

Mesh routers are the holy grail of Wifi for any moderately sized home, the work much better than WiFi repeaters, and require less configuration than multiple access points set up manually. I have covered the best mesh wi-fi routers for 2018 and made a comparison between BT Whole Home, Netgear Orbi and Linksys Velop which are … 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

Devolo dLAN 1200 Triple+ Powerline Lan Review

The dLAN® 1200 triple+ is the latest powerline company from Devolo. Powerline adapters are a fantastic option for people wanted fast and stable connections between their router and connected device without the mess or difficulty installing ethernet cable. With Powerline, the adaptors use the electrical wiring without our home to establish a physical connection, similar … Read more

The best WiFi Scanner Apps for Android and Apple iOS – Optimise your WiFi

With the boom in streaming online content, and the majority of devices using WiFi it is essential to get the best performance possible out of your wireless network. One of the most annoying 1st-world problems is buffering or downgraded quality when you are streaming. Many factors come into play with the WiFi speed, first of … Read more

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 … Read more

Major WPA2 Wi-Fi Security Flaw Called KRACK Discovered + Patched Vendor List

WPA and WPA2 were supposed to solve all the issues with the notoriously easy to crack WEP based encryption. Well, it now appears that that WPA2 is not quite as secure as we had hoped. Researchers have discovered a flaw in the security protocol which is being nicknamed “KRACK” or its Sunday name Key Reinstallation … Read more

iPad Data Tariffs announced : Orange, O2 and Voda

Now after our iPad officialdom release news t’other day, Apple themselves released the plans for data usage before the mobile carriers had done it themselves. Now I dont’t need to go into great detail about the plans as it’s plain for all to see in the image. What is surprising is how different the prices … Read more

TP-Link Deco M5 – Mesh WiFi and Home Security.

Following our review of the innovative F-Secure SENSE, it would appear the new trend could be routers with built-in security. TP-Link is the second company to get a WiFi system to the market called the Deco M5. The TP-Link Deco M5 is a mesh networking solution. It promises to provide seamless wireless internet coverage while … Read more