1. DAOWAce

    AC87U - Mobile (WiFi) connectivity crippled at random, can affect wired devices on 2.4G

    I've been having a bizarre issue with my network over the last year that no amount of troubleshooting has seemed to resolve. To summarize: Every so often the wifi connection will severely degrade. Speeds will drop to 1-10mbit (from 200) and the connection will start hanging. The problem can...
  2. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Debuts 5G, Wi-Fi 6 Mobile Router

    NETGEAR's new Nighthawk M5 5G Wi-Fi 6 Mobile Router (MR5200) combines 5G network access with Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking. Powered by a removable rechargeable battery, the Nighthawk M5 can be used by families on-the-go or business travelers that need a fast 5G connection. It also can be used as...
  3. Julio Urquidi

    QNAP Releases TBS-453DX NASbook For The Mobile Worker

    Designed for workers on the go, QNAP’s portable TBS-453DX NASbook is a portable caching NAS device. It uses four M.2 2280 SATA SSDs (not included) for storage and is powered by Intel’s 14nm Celeron J4105 quad-core 1.5 GHz processor and 4 GB/ 8 GB DDR4 dual-channel RAM (upgradable to 8 GB)...
  4. P

    Please consider reviewing 3G, 4G cell phone boosters

    Hi, Now with so many boosters at the $100 price point, it would be great to read some reviews of what works and what doesn't. I seem to always be in a marginal signal area, how about you? Best, Mike
  5. Julio Urquidi

    QNAP Takes Thunderbolt 3 Mobile For On-Road Media Production

    QNAP's TVS-1582TU is a 15-bay (9 x 3.5/2.5 HDD/SSD and 6 x 2.5 SSD) rack-mountable Thunderbolt 3 NAS designed for media production on the go, whether in a media vehicle or at off-site/on-location jobs. A hybrid storage solution, the TVS-1582TU is powered by QNAP’s QTS 4.3 OS and uses the...
  6. Julio Urquidi

    Netgear Offers 3G/4G-LTE Data Plans For Arlo Go Cameras

    The new plans complement NETGEAR’s Arlo Go mobile security cameras, introduced late 2016 and showcased during CES 2017. Designed for locations that have weak to no wireless access, the Arlo Go cameras use cellular signal to provide surveillance services. The current service plans include: 15...
  7. Julio Urquidi

    AT&T Announces DIRECTV NOW, Fullscreen and FreeVIEW Streaming Services

    16+ months since its $48.5 billion purchase of DIRECTV, AT&T announced three new streaming services – DIRECTV NOW, Fullscreen, and FreeVIEW - targeting households that have cut the cord. For AT&T customers, DIRECTV NOW and Fullscreen will be app-based “data free” offerings that won’t consume...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    Google Gets Into Wireless Mesh Networking; Pre-Order Announced

    Google Wifi is the Cloud company’s entry into a growing category of mesh networking products for the home. Available in single-pack or three-pack quantities, the new AC1200 wireless solution is designed to maximize coverage at home by helping to strategically place each access point in different...
  9. Julio Urquidi

    UpThere Announces GA, Gets $77 Million in Funding

    Backed by investors, including Western Digital, KPCB and others, the cloud storage company, UpThere, announced its $77 million funding for its storage service that was also just released into general availability. The company’s storage app, UpThere Home, sends files directly to UpThere’s cloud...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    Broadcom Selling IoT Business to Cypress for $550 Million

    Cypress will acquire Broadcom’s IoT business, and its related assets, in a $550 million all-cash transaction. Post-acquisition, Broadcom will continue working on non-IoT wireless solutions for devices like laptops, smartphone, and set-top boxes, while Cypress will be in a greater position to...
  11. Julio Urquidi

    iDrive Launches iDrive One Wireless Storage Device

    Online backup vendor, iDrive, just released the One, an 802.11ac-based wireless storage device for home use. A dual-channel wireless device, the iDrive One is available in either HDD or SSD configurations, and utilizes beamforming to help remotely store files and system backups at speeds up...
  12. Julio Urquidi

    Trendnet Updates IPView App

    Trendnet’s recently updated mobile app, IPView, is used for remotely accessing the company’s latest line-up of IP cameras and NVR products. Aside from an updated user interface and IPView’s existing features (video snapshots, zoom in/out, etc.), this latest in-app upgrade also adds performance...