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What is a smart home? How do you create a network in your home? How do you pick a good Wi-Fi router? How do you manage and connect to your network using the devices and operating systems in your home? What kind of smart devices should you use in your home?

Mercusys Halo H80X

Mercusys Halo H80X review: Focusing on simplicity!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 16.02.2024
When you ask people what they want from their wireless router or mesh Wi-Fi system, many will tell you they want it to be affordable and simple to set up and use. Mercusys Halo H80X is a dual-band mesh Wi-Fi system that aims to cater...
ASUS RT-AX57 Go

ASUS RT-AX57 Go review: A versatile travel router!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 24.01.2024
ASUS started the year 2024 by launching a versatile travel router with an interesting list of features, some of which are surprisingly advanced. This router is named ASUS RT-AX57 Go. It’s small, lightweight, and can provide 4G and 5G mobile tethering capabilities, advanced VPN features,...
ASUS ExpertWiFi EBR63

ASUS ExpertWiFi EBR63 review: The mid-range router for SMBs!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 13.10.2023
ExpertWiFi EBR63 is not the first ASUS router made for businesses but it’s the first in the company’s new ExpertWiFi line-up. ASUS has dabbled with such routers in the past (I remember testing ASUS BRT-AC828 back in 2017) but never seriously developed a separate line...
Metered connection in Windows 11

How to enable or turn off a metered connection in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 03.10.2023
A metered connection is a type of connection that limits how much data you can use. If you exceed the limit, you might have to pay extra fees or experience slower speeds. Windows 11 lets you set any connection as metered, whether wireless or wired....
Smartphone to PC

How to connect an Android to a Windows 11 PC via Bluetooth

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 29.09.2023
To transfer files or share the internet connection between your Android phone and your Windows 11 laptop, you need to pair them using Bluetooth. Bluetooth is a widely used technology supported by most Android devices. This tutorial shows you how to connect your Android phone...
ASUS ExpertWiFi EBM68

ASUS ExpertWiFi EBM68 review: Mesh Wi-Fi for SMBs!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 19.09.2023
Although ASUS has a lot of expertise in building high-quality routers and mesh Wi-Fi systems for home users, the company has not focused on building networking solutions for business users so far. Luckily, things are changing with the introduction of the new ExpertWiFi lineup, which...
ASUS TUF Gaming AX3000 V2

ASUS TUF Gaming AX3000 V2 review: A good mid-range router

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 23.08.2023
Fast internet connections are slowly gaining ground everywhere in the world. As our homes and businesses are increasingly crowded with more devices that require Wi-Fi connectivity, getting yourself a good router is a must. If you want a solid mid-range Wi-Fi 6 router, which features...
TP-Link Tapo RV30 Plus

TP-Link Tapo RV30 Plus review: A smart choice for large-sized homes

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 22.08.2023
If you’re looking for a smart and relatively affordable robot vacuum, you may want to consider the TP-Link Tapo RV30 Plus. It promises to keep your home clean and dust-free, regardless of the floor types in your rooms. The Tapo RV30 Plus is part of...