Tag: Router

Portal - Green Light

Review of Portal Smart Gigabit WiFi Mesh Router

This is a review of the  .  Touted as the “WiFi Built for the Cities”, it is supposed to excel at where other Wireless Routers failed by providing good WiFi coverage automatically in city areas where by WiFi signals are congested and convoluted.  The  started off as a Kickstarter Project back in 2016 by Ignition Design…

Review of Synology Surveillance Station 8 Beta

Last week, I received an email from Synology, annoucing that the latest beta version of their flagship network video recorder (NVR) application, the 8.0 is now available.    For those who knows me, already know that I got quite a number of IP Cameras at home.  Usually, I just use the native apps provided by the…

DLink DIR-885L - Router 1

Review of D-Link Ultra WiFi Router DIR-885L

After the much successful , D-Link recently also released  its younger brother, the .  The smaller  comes with Dual Band Smart Connect instead of three on the .  However, the newer  has a faster Dual Core processor running at 1.4Ghz and is Multi-User MIMO Ready.  For more details on the , please refer to my 3-part review…

D-Link Wireless - DIR-890L Device

Review of D-Link Wireless Router DIR-890L and DWA-192 WiFi USB Adapter Part 3

This is the third and final part of my review of the  and .  The first can be found here while the second part is here. In this final installment of my review, I’ll focus on the setup of the  and a simple test to compare the speed of it when connected to the Starhub Fibre Broadband compared…

D-Link Wireless - DWA-192 Box Open

Review of D-Link Wireless Router DIR-890L and DWA-192 WiFi USB Adapter Part 2

This is the second part of my three part review of the D-Link Wireless Router DIR-890L and DWA-192 WiFi USB Adapter.  The first part can be found here. For this portion of the review, I’ll focus on the , the installation, software / drivers setup and performance. The installation of the  is very straight forward.  Inside…

D-Link Wireless - DIR-890L and DWA-192

Review of D-Link Wireless Router DIR-890L and DWA-192 WiFi USB Adapter Part 1

It all started with StarHub terminating its 25Mbps cable subscription plan, leaving me no choice but to upgrade my existing broadband subscription to the new fiber plans which offer higher bandwidths with lower cost.  With this change, this give me a reason to update my wireless connectivity at home.  Currently, I’m using a  as the base router…