Comcast is currently the largest internet service provider in the United States. They want to add a second WiFi signal to your Xfinity modem so other Comcast subscribers may access the internet when they are away from home and near your gateway. Basically Comcast will to transforming all of their customers home modems into public WiFi spots.
In this modern area of wireless networking, the market is flooded with devices with advanced feature sets, sometimes not performing as well as others. This trade-off can be frustrating. Sometimes, the basic features are all one really needs in a WiFi router, and the Rosewill T600N fills that gap. It’s an 802.11a/b/g/n router that can do 300 Mbps per frequency and even features standard replaceable antennas for its 2.4 GHz radio. ThinkComputers takes a look at this sub $60 unit that frequently can be found online for under $50!
Hard drive docks are nothing new. They have been around for quite some time and we have reviewed a handful of them. The only thing that has really changed in the way of hard drive docks is the connections. When USB 3.0 came out we saw a new round of hard drive docks with the new, faster connection. So what is next for hard drive docks? Vantec seems to think WiFi is. It makes sense, we have so many wireless devices now with tablets and smartphones ruling our lives. So why not be able to access the information on any hard drive without having to have a USB connection on your device? This is where the NexStar WiFi Hard Drive Dock comes in. It is your normal hard drive dock supporting 3.5-inch and 2.5-inch drives and has a USB 3.0 connection, but it also has WiFi so you can use an iOS or Android device to connect to it and access your files. Let’s dive in!
Portable hotspots have become extremely popular among people who constantly find themselves on the road. The increase in WiFi hotspot usage means an increase in malicious users who’s primary goal is to gain access to these types of networks and the information that’s being transmitted on them. If you’ve recently purchased a mobile WiFi hotspot device, follow these simple tips to help keep the hackers, jackers and slackers out of your personal business.
Is there a room in your house where the Wi-Fi access is poor or you cannot connect at all? This is a problem for many people. Edimax has the solution in their N300 Universal Wi-Fi Extender. This tiny little device plugs into any open outlet and will connect to your current wireless network thus extending it with its own 802.11b/g/n network. This is the perfect fix for people with this problem. It is small, out of the way and works great. Read on to check out our unboxing & overview video!
If you take a look at the Karotz Smart Rabbit it is cute, quirky and would look good on just about any desk. But what is the Karotz? And is it really useful? Karotz is a Wi-Fi connected robot that can read your RSS feeds, Twitter, Facebook, tell you the weather, wake you up in the morning and much more. Through the Karotz website you are able to load applications on to your Karotz. While currently the “Appz” list is small is it always growing. We’ve had our Karotz Smart Rabbit in the office for about 3 weeks now, read on the see if it has been useful to us.
Good things come in small packages. That’s right, this little USB wireless N adapter, also known as the ASUS USB-N13, is a good thing in a small package. It has style, performance, and stability of adapters that cost more than twice its price, and it even has extra features like Software AP. If you need a wireless N adapter, or just want to get something cool for a great price, the USB-N13 is what you’re looking for. Check out the full review for detailed specs, performance charts and more!
Jan 30, 2015 0