The Linksys E8350 AC2400 Wireless AC router is one of two new routers (the other is the Linksys EA9200 AC3200 Tri-Band router) to be released from the Linksys stable. Featuring 4 spatial streams and with MU-MIMO on standby, Linksys have released a router that is in direct competition with the Asus RT-AC87U which was reviewed […]
The Amped RTA1750 Wireless AC router has been released. Amped are throwing the RTA1750 into the fighting ring, competing against the likes of TP-Link’...
The Netgear N600 DOCSIS 3.0 C3700 cable modem router combines the functionality of a home router, with the necessity of a cable modem for connecting t...
So, here we are in the second half of 2014. We haven’t done many new reviews recently, but guess what…..it’s New Router Time!!! In this case, it’s the Asus RT-AC87U AC2400 dual band router which has 4 antennas, two dual core processors and Multiple User-MIMO amongst other things. Well, let’s not hang around waiting… let’s […]
Hard to believe it’s not even a year since the original Nighthawk was released to rapturous applause. It was one of the new era of AC1900 routers to hit the market, and it was, and still is, a damn fine router. But, now a successor has been released, named the Netgear Nighthawk X6 AC3200 R8000. […]
The Amped RTA1750 Wireless AC router has been released. Amped are throwing the RTA1750 into the fighting ring, competing against the likes of TP-Link’s Archer, and Asus RT-AC66U. Amped have taken their time releasing a high-powered AC router. Have they done enough to make us want to run out and buy one? Hmmm, let’s find […]
Reliance on the Internet and network connected devices has become part of our lives. Wireless connectivity makes it more convenient to access Internet services from virtually anywhere as long as we are within range of a Wi-Fi signal. It has become more important now than ever to have a good Wi-Fi signal and throughput in […]
Well, the end of 2014 is almost upon us. It’s almost time to bring in another year… But before we do, it would be a great idea to list the best 802.11ac routers of 2014. Why? Well, because we just felt like it, lol. AC routers have seen a huge surge in popularity through 2014. […]
Asus RT-AC68R vs RT-AC68U – The only difference between the model numbers is the ‘U’ & ‘R’ as the last letter. A question that gets asked a lot (if you look at the forums) is ‘What’s the difference between these two routers?’. Well, in a nutshell the ‘U’ stands for ‘Universal’, which means anyone can […]
So here we are…the Linksys WRT1900AC vs EA9200 vs E8350 – just what is the best Linksys router around right now? 2014 has been a bumper year for AC router releases. Netgear have released two new Nighthawk routers, the X6 and the X4. There’s also the RT-AC87U that Asus recently set off into router-land….and for […]
So, what is MU-MIMO Wi-Fi? MU-MIMO (Multi User – Multiple In Multiple Out) is an enhanced version of the original MIMO technology. In a nutshell, it allows more than one client, normally up to four, to use MIMO technology at the same time. MU-MIMO In Action – Multiple Spatial Streams Separated Firstly, Let’s Explain MIMO […]
In 2014, Netgear have released, with much fanfare, two new top-of-the-range routers. The Nighthawk X6, also known as the R8000 & the X4, also known as the R7500. Both have a powerful punch lying underneath the hood. In the era of Gigabit Wi-Fi, they need to… What we’re going to do here is draw up […]
The Linksys EA9200 AC3200 router is a recent joint release, along with the E8350 AC2400 which we had a look at a few days ago. It also happens to be Linksys’s new ‘best of breed’ router. The EA9200 has Tri-band (3 bands, as opposed to Dual Bands two Wi-Fi bands), and data rates up to […]
The TP-Link Archer C8 AC1750 router is the follow-up to 2013’s C7 which was a high-end router but with a fairly budget price (in true TP-Link style!). TP-Link have taken the C7 and given it a little makeover, not just under the hood, but also with the looks too. Now white in color, the Archer […]