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SmallNetBuilder's CES 2015 Wrap Up

CES logoMost of the networking news at CES 2015 was made by chipmakers and Things.

Xclaim Wireless Xi-2 Dual-Band Indoor 2x2 802.11n Access Point Reviewed

Xclaim Xi-2 Xclaim Wireless' Xi-2 N600 class access point has good performance, but an underwhelming and frustrating user interface.

ZyXEL PLA5405 1200 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Reviewed

ZyXEL PLA5405ZyXEL's PLA5405 first HomePlug AV2 MIMO adapter hits new throughput highs, but fades quickly with distance.

Linksys E8350 AC2400 Dual-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router Reviewed

Linksys E8350The Linksys E8350 is a premium-priced QCA / Quantenna 4x4 router with decent performance, but dated and limited feature set.

EnGenius ENH500 Long-RangeĀ 5.0 GHz Wireless N300 Outdoor Bridge/AP Reviewed

EnGenius ENH500We found EnGenius' ENH500 an inexpensive way to take your network where wires can't go.

NETGEAR R7500 Nighthawk X4 Smart WiFi Router Reviewed

NETGEAR R7500Updated - The NETGEAR R7500's mix of Qualcomm and Quantenna silicon produces disappointing wireless performance.

NETGEAR Makes The Nighthawk X4 Official

NETGEAR logoNETGEAR has announced its first AC2350 class router.

ZyXEL Announces Gigabit HomePlug Duo

ZyXEL logo ZyXEL has announced two gigabit speed powerline adapters, one SISO, one MIMO.

TP-LINK Archer C7 V2 Reviewed

TP-LINK Archer C7 V2TP-LINK's Archer C7 V2 performs pretty much the same as the original.

TP-LINK HomePlug Head-To-Head

TP-LINK TL-PA4010 & TL-PA6010We tested TP-LINK's TL-PA4010KIT AV500 Nano and TL-PA6010KIT AV600 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kits and came up with a clear winner.

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Over In The Forums

  • Best Layer 3 Switch for Home
    For the guys who keep up, what is the best of the layer 3 switches out there for home use? It needs to be quiet not like any old Cisco 6600 or anything like that. I have been waiting for years for a good layer 3 switch. What capabilities make it the best?
  • Ooma not working in..." class="lightTip" target="_self" rel="nofollow">Ooma not working in new network configuation
    I have an Ooma, and have had it configured for several years as:

    (Cox) Internet <-- Motorola SB6120 Modem <-- DLink DIR-655

    DLink DIR-655 <-- Ooma (Internet Port)
    DLink DIR-655 <-- Trendnet TEG-S80g 8-Port Switch

    Trendnet TEG-S80g <-- Various PC's and other devices

    This has worked fine, no special configuration in the router or anything for the Ooma. I want to change it to where the Ooma is now plugged into the switch, and not the router anymore. When I do this, the Ooma refuses to...

    Ooma not working in...
  • ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.378.4376" class="lightTip" target="_self" rel="nofollow">ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.378.4376
    here's the changelog:

    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.378.4376
    Security related
    - Upgrade OpenSSL library to 1.0.0q
    - Fixed CVE-201301813
    - Fixed the XSS vulnerability on page Main_Analysis_Content.asp

    AiProtection fixes
    - Fixed router reboot issue when disabled AiProtection
    - Fixed kernel panic when wan reconnected
    - Modified web history strings
    - Updated signature to 1.030
    - Optimize memory usage

    Other
    - Added Movistar profile in IPTV setting page...

    ASUS RT-AC68U Firmware version 3.0.0.4.378.4376
  • Which switch to use and..." class="lightTip" target="_self" rel="nofollow">Which switch to use and play with
    I am looking to buy a cheap switch that can be somewhat managed for home use and to play with. My studies at College are Cybersecurity & Networking, so I don't want the price tag of Cisco equipment yet. The switches I seem to like are these so far: Zyxel GS1900-8, TP-Link TL-SG108E or the TP-Link TL-SG2008. The main router I am using at home is the Cisco/Linksys RVS4000, ISP is Comcast. I do have a few wireless devices still working and connected, received these as a home user beta tester...

    Which switch to use and...
  • http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answe...68u-upnp-problem-asuswrt-merlin-firmware.html

    So basicly I'll just post and hope you guys know more

    I've got an Asus RT-AC68U in my network. Now is the problem that I've connected it directly to my provider, which basicly works.

    Problem is, my provider put me in quarantine-network because I had...

    Asus RT-AC68U struggles with ISP" class="lightTip" target="_self" rel="nofollow">Asus RT-AC68U struggles with ISP
    Hello SNB,

    I've been send here by a user from Tomshardware, where I initially posted this thread, but couldn't get an answer. http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answe...68u-upnp-problem-asuswrt-merlin-firmware.html

    So basicly I'll just post and hope you guys know more

    I've got an Asus RT-AC68U in my network. Now is the problem that I've connected it directly to my provider, which basicly works.

    Problem is, my provider put me in quarantine-network because I had...

    Asus RT-AC68U struggles with ISP