networking

  1. Julio Urquidi

    D-Link Shipping $100 Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Router

    D-Link has announced it is now shipping the DIR-X1560, its first Wi-Fi 6 mesh router announced at January's CES2020. It includes compatibility with D-Link’s mesh technology, MU-MIMO, Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant operability, enhanced profile-based parental controls, and management/setup...
  2. rmiller1959

    Question on 4K streaming and Internet Speed

    I bought an Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K so I could watch the Super Bowl in 4K HDR, and my experience left me frustrated. It worked beautifully for a while – the picture was absolutely gorgeous. At some point, however, the picture would occasionally freeze, and then it stopped altogether and gave me...
  3. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Announces New 4-Stream Wi-Fi Mesh Extender

    The NETGEAR AX1800 4-Stream WiFi Mesh Extender (EAX20) is a Wi-Fi 6 device powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor. The new extender has dual-stream 2.4 and 5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 radios that support maximum wireless link rates of 600 Mbps @2.4 GHz and 1.2 Gbps @ 5 GHz. When added to an existing mesh...
  4. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Combines Wi-Fi 6 And DOCSIS 3.1 In First-Of-Kind-Modem

    A recently announced honoree of the CES 2020 Innovation Award, the AX6000 NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 Cable Modem Router (CAX80) is the first retail DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem to include Wi-Fi 6 radios. Built for Gigabit+ internet services, the Nighthawk AX8’s modem component will support 1Gbps+ internet...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Expands PoE Switch Family

    NETGEAR announced six new mananaged and unmanaged PoE switches at CES 2020. The new POE+ switches include two managed and four unmanaged models: GS110TUP Ultra60 PoE++ 10-Port GbE Smart Managed Pro Switch with a 240W power budget GS710TUP Ultra60 PoE++ 10-Port GbE Smart Managed Pro Switch 8...
  6. Protik

    How do I configure a switch so that the devices connected to it get IP from the router?

    Hi all, I have overgrown my number of devices that I can connect to my AC68U running Merlin's 384.13. So going to buy a GS305E switch. In terms of networking knowledge, I am a noob. So I need your help. How do I configure the switch so that the devices connect to the switch get IP from the...
  7. scottlitch

    Advice on NAT Gateway Router for Home Use

    Hello! I am looking to add a faster NAT router/gateway to my network between my 6 month old ASUS CM-16 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem and my unmanaged Linksys LGS124P Gigabit PoE+ switch which is connected to all of the wired CAT5e jacks in my home at my patch panel. I have (2) 802.11 ac AirPort...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    New NETGEAR Orbi Breaks $100 / Node Price Point

    NETGEAR's new Orbi Dual Band Mesh Wi-Fi System is a three-node mesh Wi-Fi kit that lists for $229.99, or a little over $70 per node, making it cheaper than Google WiFi. The new Orbi system is an AC1200 class dual-band Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) design, which means it's the first Orbi to not have a...
  9. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Announces Walmart-exclusive, sub-$100 Wi-Fi 6 Router

    The aggressively-priced dual-stream Archer AX1500 and quad-stream Archer AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 routers will be sold exclusively at Walmart. The 4-stream Archer AX3000 is powered by a dual-core Intel CPU and provides maximum link rates of 2402 Mbps @ 5 GHz and 574 Mbps @ 2.4 GHz. Physical Interfaces...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    Linksys Adds Motion Detection To Velop Mesh Wi-Fi

    Linksys Aware is a motion detection feature that joins the Linksys Shield parental control product as the latest subscription software features designed for the company’s Velop mesh networking product line. Downloadable via a firmware and app update, Linksys Aware will initially be available...
  11. W

    query NNTP strings

    Hi, I have a log from a newsgroup NNTP header from a newsgroup message containing 3 string/numbers which I would like to further investigate Xref: news.newsserver.net newsgroupname:<NUMBER> Injection-Info:logging-data="<NUMBER>" AND Message-ID: <STRING>@subnewsserver.newsserver.net is there a...
  12. Julio Urquidi

    NETGEAR Intros Tri-band Wi-Fi 6 Router and Mesh Extender

    NETGEAR today announced its tri-band addition to its Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 family. The AX12 Wi-Fi 6 router (AX11000) is powered by a 64-bit quad-core 1.8 GHz processor, backed by 512 MB NAND flash and 1 GB of DDR RAM. The 12-stream AX11000 provides maximum wireless link speeds of 1.2 Gbps at 2.4...
  13. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Debuts Two Node Mesh Wi-Fi System for $99

    TP-Link announced its budget-friendly Deco W2400 dual-band Wi-Fi system - a $99 AC1200 two-node mesh kit that can be purchased exclusively in-store at Walmart or on Walmart.com. The product looks like a re-branded bundle of the three node Deco M4, announced last month, with per-node pricing...
  14. Julio Urquidi

    TRENDnet Introduces 2.5 GbE and 5 GbE USB-C 3.1 Adapters

    TRENDnet’s two new multi-gigabit USB-C 3.1 adapters are the TUC-ET2G and TUC-ET5G, each supporting up to 2.5 Gbps and 5 Gbps, respectively. The new low-profile adapters don’t require any external power, connecting customers’ computers to faster networks via an integrated 4.9 inch USB-C 3.1...
  15. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Announces Three New Compact Wireless AC USB Adapters

    TP-Link’s new set of compact-sized USB adapters include the Archers T3U, T2U Nano, and T2U Plus. All three products are dual-band wireless AC devices, support WPA and WPA2 encryption protocols and are Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP and Mac OS X compatible. Starting with the T3U, this new mini wireless...
  16. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Announces Deco M4 - Mesh Wi-Fi for the Budget Minded

    TP-Link’s new dual-band Deco M4 is a 3-node Wi-Fi system targeting customers looking for full home coverage, up to 5,500 sq. ft – per TP-Link, at an affordable price. Priced at $179.99, Deco M4 is a Qualcomm-powered AC1200 wireless system using two internal antennas per Deco unit that run at...
  17. Julio Urquidi

    NETGEAR Releases $200 Nighthawk Gaming Router

    Powered by NetDuma’s DumaOS, a dual-core 1 GHz processor, and 128 MB Flash and 512 MB RAM, NETGEAR’s new dual-band Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR300 Wi-Fi Router includes several features catering to improve customers' overall gaming experience. Features designed to minimize lag include a...
  18. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2019: ARRIS Announces Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Mesh System With All 4x4 Design

    Arris moved strongly into the growing Wi-Fi 6 consumer market with the announcement of its SURFboard mAX Pro Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Wi-Fi System. The AX11000 class system will support maximum link rates of 1200 Mbps on its 2.4 GHz radio and 4800 Mbps on both 5 GHz radios. The second 5 GHz radio will...
  19. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2019: MediaTek Announces Wi-Fi 6 and AP+Bluetooth Combo Chip

    The unnamed Wi-Fi 6 chip, supporting 2x2 and 4x4 configurations, will be used in consumer and commercial devices such routers, gateways, APs and repeaters. Based on the 802.11ax draft specification, the new combo chip will support uplink and downlink OFDMA, 1024QAM, MU-MIMO, Target Wake Time...
  20. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Announces Upcoming Omada Wireless System for Businesses

    Soon be released alongside TP-Link’s new OC200 Cloud Controller, the Omada Business Wireless System will consist of the OC200, two 802.11n/ac access points, centralized controller software, and a mobile app. Designed for businesses, TP-Link mentions Omada would be a good fit for places “such as...
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