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July 05, 2012

Cisco launches Linksys Smart WiFi Routers

Cisco just recently announced their new Linksys Smart WiFi Routers, namely the EA4500, EA3500 and the EA2700, which offers better features and performance. On top of that, Cisco also introduced their new Cloud platform called the Cisco Connect Cloud, allowing users to access their home networks anytime, anywhere from the web browser, smartphones or tablets.

February 07, 2012

Belkin N300 and N150 Wireless N Routers

The folks from MSI-ECS sent us a couple of their new Belkin Wireless N routers to try out. The cheaper one, the N150, promises LAN speeds of up to 150Mbps while the faster one, the N300, can do up to 300Mbps on the local wireless network. We tested them out to see if they can […]

August 28, 2014

Intel XMM 6255 is the world’s smallest standalone 3G Modem

In order to make the Internet of Things one step closer to reality, it needs to have an access to, well… the internet. And while bigger devices can do so using routers and modems, miniscule devices needs a smaller 3G modem to establish internet connection. Intel’s solution is the new XMM 6255, the world’s smallest […]

March 02, 2014

WiFi Networks vulnerable to virus attacks, study shows

A group of talented individuals over at the University of Liverpool, spearheaded by Network Security Professor Allan Marshall, has developed a virus called Chameleon which not only can infiltrate “poorly managed” Routers and Access Points, but also effectively spread to other wireless devices, particularly in a dense populated area where Wi-Fi networks are abundant.

September 30, 2013

Top 20 Best Technology Brands of 2013

Interbrand, one of the largest branding consultancies in the world has recently released their list of 100 Best Global Brands of 2013 mentioning companies from different sectors including Technology. From there we took all the leading technology brands and compiled them in one simple list.

March 16, 2013

Belkin completes acquisition of Linksys

Back in January, Belkin announced that it is acquiring Cisco’s Home Networking Business Unit which include the Linksys brand, products and employees. The acquisition is now complete which then marks the beginning of the Belkin-Linksys relationship.

January 03, 2013

Canon Powershot S110 unboxed, in the flesh

Canon Philippine launched the Powershot S110 last November and we were able to purchase a unit from Multiply’s Discounted Deals last month. We finally received the unit yesterday and immediately unboxed it.

December 29, 2012

Western Digital MyNet N900 Central Wireless Router

I’ve known Western Digital as a storage and HDD company for the longest time so I’m a bit surprised to learn that they have moved into the wireless networking market. The company sent us this WD MyNet N900 Central router to check out.

November 23, 2012

Asus outs 450Mbps+1.3Gbps RT-AC66U Wireless Router

Asus Philippines announces their latest high-end router offering, the RT-AC66U. But don’t for one second think that this router is just your average networking device as this bad boy enables you to do more than connect multiple devices.

September 29, 2012

Giveaway: Edimax WiFi N300 Extender

The folks from UberTech sent us this little gadget they wanted us to try out and maybe give away to readers as well. It’s a 300Mbps WiFi extender from Edimax.

September 19, 2012

Asus N66U Wireless Router goes GigaBit

The DSL/WiFi router is one of those devices at home that is actually crucial but gets one of the least attention. The idea is that as long as the device works, we don’t really care much whether it looks good or performs well.

December 07, 2011

On the set of our Christmas Gadget Gift Guide for ANC

The crew from ANC came by this afternoon to do another shoot about Christmas Gadget Gift Ideas. Was at the studio of Future Perfect last week to tape this same segment so this is more like a continuation.

October 07, 2011

Contest: Want a Linksys E4200 router for your home?

Cisco sent us two of their high-end WiFi routers, the Linksys E4200, and says we can give away one to our readers. So here’s your chance to upgrade your home WiFi to speeds of up to 450Mbps.

July 02, 2011

HTC Sensation’s Death Grip Isssue

When I reviewed the HTC Sensation earlier this week, I did not mention the issue on WiFi signal because I did not thoroughly test it with my review unit. Since the time of the iPhone 4‘s death grip issue, we already knew that holding a phone is certain ways will reduce its signal strength. So […]

August 19, 2010

“Up To” Broadband Speeds are Bogus

That’s according to a recent report of the FCC in the US — broadband subscribers in the US only get around 50% of the promised internet speeds by service providers.

May 25, 2010

Is the analog phone modem on its way out?

Have recently noticed that a lot of the newer laptop and netbook units coming out this year have skipped the once obligatory analog phone modem.

April 12, 2010

Power Saver Max on Power Usage

Over a year ago, I blogged about this little power-saving device which promises to lower electricity usage in the household. I thought it would be wise to look at all the data points and review the performance of the device.

April 06, 2010

Edimax PowerLine Adapter & Wireless AP

I have two WiFi routers/access points in my 2-story apartment so I can switch between the two anytime one of them goes down. However, the WiFi signal is sometimes a bit weak in a few areas so I thought a stronger draft-N would solve that problem.

November 30, 2009

Buffalo AirStation Wireless-N 300Mbps Router

This is my 3rd wireless router this year. The first one (LinkSys) broke down earlier this year due to some problems to the transmitter restarting ever minute or so. I replaced it with a Belkin and that one died on me last week.

November 28, 2008

Samsung Series 8 HDTV and Mornings @ ANC

Yesterday, Samsung Philippines introduced their new line of HDTVs just in time for the Christmas shopping season — the Series 7 and Series 8 LCD TV with 46″ and 52″ models.

September 17, 2006

D-Link Load-Balancing Router: 2-in-1 DSL Router

Found this at the PC Express website: “The DI-LB604 is the newest addition to our range of routers that includes the industry’s latest technology. It provides all the functionality needed to establish a reliable high-speed Internet link while at the same time protects past investments,” said Mr George Wong, Marketing Director of D-Link International Pte […]

July 12, 2006

Fix your ISP DNS Problems

It has been a constant problem not only for me but for a lot of people as well. There are times when I get reports that people cannot see any of my blogs or some other people’s sites I host. Yet, the server is up, there is no problem on the data center and the […]

May 08, 2006

Smart Bro Big Bro

My meeting with an executive from Smart’s Public Affairs office went well and I got the juicy details about how the service was brought about. The discussion revolved around the new strategy to approach the growing problem and apparent inadequacies with Smart Wifi. Now that it’s re-branded as Smart Bro, a new team was also […]

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