ASUS Lyra Trio Mesh Wi-Fi Review

ASUS’ latest mesh Wi-Fi system is the Lyra Trio. Just launched last month, the Lyra Trio is a cheaper variant of the Lyra from last year. It lacks a dedicated wireless backhaul, but instead now…

PROLiNK PRC3801 AC1200 Gigabit Router Review

PROLiNK launched their new PRC3801 Wireless AC1200 MU-MIMO Dual-Band Gigabit router in October last year. It doesn’t seem terribly interesting to still be talking about AC1200 now, or even back in 2017, but PROLiNK thinks…

D-Link DIR-882 Review

I’ve been reviewing a number of mesh routers of late. If you’ve a big house, but don’t think you want to go into mesh Wi-Fi, perhaps you could consider conventional routers with big external antennas….

Netgear Orbi Review

Netgear launched their Orbi Wi-Fi System in September 2016, making them about the first mainstream manufacturer of consumer networking gear to enter the mesh Wi-Fi arena. The RBK50, as the model is known, continues to…

ASUS Lyra Home Wi-Fi System Review

ASUS has entered the arena of whole-home mesh Wi-Fi systems with the launch of their Lyra Home Wi-Fi System in July this year. It comes in a three-piece system, somewhat like the TP-Link Deco M5…

Home Network Gets Complex

Although my recent FreeNAS DIY PC was meant to consolidate my storage and compute, other bits of my home network is still in many little bits and pieces. Notably, while my main broadband router is served…

Aztech AIR-706P Mesh Router Review

Mesh Wi-Fi systems are all the rage now, and home-grown tech company Aztech has also jumped onto the bandwagon with their new dual-band AIR-706P AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Router. Unlike most other mesh Wi-Fi systems that…

TP-Link Deco M5 Whole-Home Mesh Wi-Fi Review

This year, 2017, is truly the year that whole-home mesh Wi-Fi systems are taking flight. Many manufacturers, particularly the mainstream brands, have launched their first whole-home mesh Wi-Fi systems in the last year. TP-Link, too,…

ASUS GT-AC5300 Review

The Republic of Gamers, or ROG, is a brand created by ASUS in 2006 to cater to PC gamers. The brand has an impressive catalog of products, but for the first time ever, ASUS has…