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  1. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Announces Value Priced Archer A Series of Wi-Fi 5 Routers

    TP-Link is introducing a six-product Wi-Fi 5 Archer A wireless router family. Marketed as being priced 20% to 30% less than their competitors’ routers, the Archer A Series wireless routers range from $39.99 to $199.99 each. Maximum link rates, interfaces, pricing and highlighted features for...
  2. 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...
  3. Julio Urquidi

    Qualcomm’s Newest Mesh Wi-Fi Dev Kit Gets Amazon Alexa Integration

    The Qualcomm Mesh Networking Development Kit was created to facilitate integration of Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service, the key component driving Amazon's portion of the smart home market. Designed to help quickly develop Alexa integrated mesh Wi-Fi systems, the new development kit adds additional...
  4. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Adds $30 Range Extender To Wireless Line-Up

    The dual-band TP-Link RE220 is a three-stream AC750 wireless range extender supporting maximum link rates of 300 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 433 Mbps at 5 GHz. Compact in size, the TP-Link RE220 has a wall mount design that plugs directly into an electrical outlet. Managing the RE220 is done via a...
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    I need to convert LAN to WLAN (RJ45 to Wi-Fi ?)

    Hi Network Builders, I have recently bought a Blue-Ray Player which came with various apps on it like Netflix, YouTube etc. Now, to either update its firmware or use the mentioned services I need to connect it to the router, the only problem is that the Blue-Ray Player only have LAN port...
  6. 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...
  7. Julio Urquidi

    EnGenius Announces $100 Wi-Fi Mesh System

    EnGenius’ AC1300 MESHDot Kit is composed of the EMR3500 wireless mesh router and a small wall-pluggable wireless node called a MESHdot (EMD11). Both devices in the kit are Qualcomm-powered and designed for consumer use. The EMR3500 router uses a 360° antenna that helps it connect to up eight...
  8. M

    Using NFC to whitelist MAC adresses.

    Hey, total newb to networking and wanting to dip my toe in it with a little project. I would like to set up a network that would use NFC to authenticate a device for 24 hours. Essentially, let it connect, and after a certain time kick it out. I did a bit of digging on the internet and I found...
  9. Julio Urquidi

    EnGenius Announces Upcoming SMB AX Access Points For Early Adopters

    The first of the two new APs is the EWS357AP, a 2x2 802.11ax access point powered by a Qualcomm chipset. Targeting small and medium businesses, EnGenius believes their new access points will help early adopting SMBs bridge over to the latest AX standard. The low-profile EWS357AP will support...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    Linksys Announces Wall-plugged Velop

    The latest addition to the Linksys Velop family of Wi-Fi system products is Velop Plug-In. The new Velop is a dual-band wireless Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) 2x2 MU-MIMO mesh node that delivers maximum link rates of 867 Mbps in 5 GHz and 400 Mbps in 2.4 GHz. The Plug-In has a small profile and is...
  11. Julio Urquidi

    Synology Announces Mesh Router With WPA3

    Synology’s tri-band MR2200ac is the company’s first foray into mesh networking. Powered by Qualcomm’s IPQ4019 quad-core system-on-chip the MR2200ac has a tri-radio two-stream design, with an extra 5 GHz radio for added backhaul flexibility. The router has one WAN and only one LAN gigabit...
  12. Julio Urquidi

    Linksys Puts SMB/Solution Provider Wi-Fi Management In The Cloud

    Linksys Cloud Manager is a cloud-based Wi-Fi management solution that offloads the usual tasks, hardware and software management done by in-house IT by providing simplified administration and targeting lower operational costs. The product includes a 5 year, no cost, unlimited node license. A...
  13. Julio Urquidi

    Cisco Announces New Meraki Go SMB Wi-Fi Solutions

    Cisco Meraki Go GR10 and GR60 Directed at the SMB market, the new Cisco Meraki Go 802.11ac APs are available in two models; a GR10 indoor access point and GR60 outdoor access point. Both Meraki Go APs are dual-band 2x2:2 MIMO devices using internal omni-directional antennas, supporting SU-MIMO...
  14. Julio Urquidi

    New TP-Link Kasa Outdoor Camera and Smart Wi-Fi Plug Ready For Pre-Order

    TP-Link has announced two additions to its Kasa Smart Home product line. TP-Link’s new Kasa Cam Outdoor Camera is built within a IP65 rated casing designed to withstand the elements, operating within temperatures ranging from -4˚F to 109˚F. The camera provides a 130° field of view at 1080p and...
  15. Julio Urquidi

    QNAP Wi-Fi Adapter Adds Wireless Features To Linux-Based NAS And PCs

    Utilizing two Qualcomm QCA9984 NICs, QNAP’s new QWA-AC2600 dual-band dual-concurrent PCIe 2.0 x1 wireless adapter can be used in Linux PCs and QNAP NAS products to give workgroups a wireless bay station with direct access to NAS resources, or as a wireless access point. As a 4x4 MU-MIMO device...
  16. thiggins

    Comcast Goes Nationwide With XFi Pod Wi-Fi Extenders

    Comcast today announced nationwide availability for its xFi Pod Wi-Fi extenders. The company had previously trialed the devices in limited markets late last year. The Pods act as Wi-Fi extenders, working with select Comcast xFi gateways (Arris TG1682G, Cisco 3941T, Arris TG3482G, Technicolor...
  17. Julio Urquidi

    WPA3 Standard To Be Implemented Across Qualcomm Product Portfolios

    Qualcomm has announced that the third-generation Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA3) standard will be available on Qualcomm’s new mobile and networking infrastructure products later this year. WPA3 is seen as the next logical step in securing wireless communication. It adds enhanced cryptography...
  18. Julio Urquidi

    Wi-Fi Alliance’s EasyMesh Certification Standardizes Home Wireless Networks

    Focused on access points, Wi-Fi Certified EasyMesh is standards-based certification established by the Wi-Fi Alliance. In other words, customers are able to use multiple certified access points from different vendors with the assurance that optimal wireless coverage and operation is achieved...
  19. Julio Urquidi

    Linksys Releases Dual-Band Version Of Velop Home Mesh Wi-Fi System

    Available in single, two-pack and three-pack options, the new AC1300 dual-band, two radio Velop Wi-Fi system is the smaller, more affordable sibling to Linksys’ Velop Tri-Band, three radio offering. Both products have dual-stream AC radios. Standing two inches shorter than its predecessor, the...
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    Simplest way to set up VLANs?

    Hi, I'm trying to work out the best way to separate a home and B&B with VLANs so that they are not a threat to each other but can both access the (PPPoE or IPoE) broadband connection. Currently there is a standard home wireless router. The home uses wireless and ethernet, and the B&B is...
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