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Owners of TVS-x73 series and other QNAP NASes with PCIe slots can now go wireless by using QNAP’s new WirelessAP Station app and select PCIe wireless network cards,
Based on QTS LXC Container and OpenWrt, the new Wireless AP feature lets users connect directly to the NAS over a secure wireless network, and will even work with multiple wireless PCIe cards creating multiple APs for more options.
The list of compatible cards are all TP-Link models, including TL-WDN4800 N900, TL-WDN3800 N600, TL-WN881ND N300, and TL-WN781ND N150. No other brands were mentioned.
The WirelessAP Station is available now via the QTS App Center. Information about TP-Link's PCIe wireless networking cards can be found on the company’s website.
The TeraStation 3010 series targets small office environments and professional users looking for an entry level network storage product.
The line-up includes three different models, including:
- The 2-bay TS3210DN is a desktop model with a capacity of 4 to 8 TB
- The 4-bay TS3410DN is a desktop model with a capacity of 4 to 16 TB
- The 4-bay TS3410RN is a rackmount model with a capacity of 4 to 16 TB
Storage-specific features include data encryption, replication, integrated support for Amazon S3 or Dropbox cloud backup, and boot authentication that prevents other networks from accessing the TeraStation 3010.
All three TeraStation 3010 models are available now and come with a limited 3-year warranty. MSRPs are TS3210DN - $599.99, TS3410DN – $729.99 and...
Powered by a Broadcom dual-core processor and 256 MB DDR3 memory, the new Tenda AC18 is an AC1900 dual-band Gigabit Wi-Fi router.
For wireless features, the AC18 has three high-gain omni-directional external antennas, Beamforming+, Wi-Fi scheduling, and has maximum link rates of 1300 Mbps @ 5 GHz and 600 Mbps at 2.4 GHz.
For wired connectivity, the AC18 has five GbE port (4 x LAN, 1 x WAN), and a USB 3.0 port for printer and file sharing.
The AC18 can also be managed remotely by using the Tenda Routing App, which gives the router’s owner control to change basic and advanced options when they’re away from home.
Priced at $139 MSRP, the Tenda AC18 is available at Micro Center stores.
The three new managed switches are part of Ubiquiti’s UniFi SDN platform. All can be managed from the same UI, giving more control to IT as networks grow and need management to the edge.
The new UniFi switches include:
- US-16-XG - sixteen 10G ports (4 x RJ45 and 12 x SFP+)
- US-8-60W - eight GbE ports (4 x auto-sensing 15.4W PoE and 4 x non-PoE)
Available now, the three switches - US-16-XG (MSRP $599), US-8-60W (MSRP $109), and US-8 (MSRP $99) - can be purchased directly from Ubiquiti or its authorized distributors.
- US-8 - eight GbE ports, powered by PoE or adapter, one port has PoE passthrough delivering 12W
Buffalo has dded the TeraStation 5010 series of NASes to its product line-up. The new series includes two desktop models, the 2-bay TS5210DN and 4-bay TS5410DN, and a rack-mountable model, the 4-bay TS5410RN.
Each new NAS is powered by an Annapurna Labs 1.7 GHz quad-core processor and comes with 4 GB of DDR3 ECC memory. Marketed as an entry-level product for SMBs, the new NAS line also include one 10 GbE and two GbE ports ports, and two USB 3.0 ports (TS5210DN and TS5410DN) or three USB 3.0 ports (TS5410RN).
The TS5210DN can store between 4 – 8 TB using RAID 0/1/JBOD, while the 4-bay TS5410DN and TS5410RN hold between 8 – 24 TB using RAID 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD.
Additional features for the TeraStation 5010 series include AES 128-bit drive encryption, integrated third party backup support, data replication with other TeraStations, and iSCSI backup functionality.
To compliment the...
The first Arris product to get McAfee Secure Home Platform embedded is the SURFboard SBG7580-AC gateway. The Intel-owned McAfee security platform will protect home network products, including computers, mobile hardware, and IoT devices from viruses and malware.
Features of the McAfee Security Platform include:
- Cloud-based backend
- Device identification especially for IoT devices
- Internet pausing
- Real-time alerts
- Mobile app for remote management
- Parental controls that restrict and schedule access
The Wi-Fi Alliance introduced TimeSync at this year’s CES. Designed to deliver precise, sub-second time synchronization between Wi-Fi devices, TimeSync will play an important role in scenarios where timing is important and needs to be accurate. Initially targeting the home entertainment market, TimeSync would be used in Hi-Fi sound where wireless speakers come into play, as well as home theater environments. “The result is a wireless rendering – free from jitter, drift, or echo – that delivers precise video and audio,” according to the Wi-Fi Alliance’s announcement.
Other applications that the Alliance thinks could benefit from TimeSync include industrial, automotive infotainment, and IoT.
For more information about TimeSync, check out the Wi-Fi Alliance’s website.
Ooma introduced a Home Monitoring smart home security platform at CES 2017.
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Promise announced a Private Cloud NAS at an affordable price at CES 2017.
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ROG Rapture GT-AC5300 is the first ROG router designed specifically for gaming, featuring tri-band Wi‑Fi, eight-port gigabit-LAN, and its own powerful PC-grade, 1.8GHz quad-core CPU to enable incredibly fast and responsive network gaming. GT-AC5300 also includes two ultra-fast USB 3.0 ports.
The new router benefits from a number of innovative features to make gaming easier, and gameplay faster and smoother than ever. Chief among the gamer-friendly is Gaming Center, which provides an instant overview of the gaming network, so players can see at a glance the current internet status and stability, know how many gaming devices are online and what apps or games they are running. Gaming Center also helps gamers to control their network easily, with many one-click options; and it...
Trendnet announced a two-in-one powerline combo to help eliminate Wi-Fi deadspots at home.
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