Peripherals

Ask Graeme - Adding Mesh to your network

Ask Graeme - Adding Mesh to your network

A reader sent in some great questions about his home network last month, and asks how easy is it ‘really’ to add Mesh Wi-Fi to his existing home network?
By Graeme Reardon Sep 14 2018, 4:36PM
Ask Graeme: PowerLine Technology – The Forgotten Networking Solution

Ask Graeme: PowerLine Technology – The Forgotten Networking Solution

Graeme discusses the new Homeplug AV2 technology, and how it’s breathing new life into powerline extenders.
By Graeme Reardon Sep 6 2018, 12:51PM
Review: Samsung Portable SSD X5

Review: Samsung Portable SSD X5

Even faster than Samsung’s own trusty T5, the X5 SSD is the new king of high-speed portable drives.
By Christopher Minasians Aug 30 2018, 11:10AM
Logitech G Pro Wireless Gaming Mouse is designed for eSports

Logitech G Pro Wireless Gaming Mouse is designed for eSports

Because eSports athletes are still athletes, right?
By Staff Writer Aug 24 2018, 10:30AM
The Logitech MX Vertical is an upstanding mouse in more ways than one

The Logitech MX Vertical is an upstanding mouse in more ways than one

It’s designed to reduce the strain on your forearm and wrist.
By Joe Svetlik Aug 23 2018, 9:59AM
Explainer: What is latency?

Explainer: What is latency?

We explore the nature of network latency and the steps you can take to reduce it
By a Staff Writer Aug 22 2018, 4:35PM
Review: LaCie Rugged Secure 2TB External Hard Drive

Review: LaCie Rugged Secure 2TB External Hard Drive

Rugged durability and hardware-based encryption
By Anthony Agius, Ben Mansill Aug 21 2018, 2:01PM
Basic Wi-Fi could be used to detect weapons and bombs

Basic Wi-Fi could be used to detect weapons and bombs

Researchers say the discovery will help cut down on the need for expensive scanning technology.
By a Staff Writer Aug 17 2018, 11:18AM
How to: Change your Wi-Fi channel

How to: Change your Wi-Fi channel

Internet speeds seem slow? You might be on the wrong Wi-Fi channel.
By Clare Hopping, Keumars Afifi-Sabet Aug 16 2018, 10:43AM
One Minute Review: Razer Goliathus Chroma mouse pad

One Minute Review: Razer Goliathus Chroma mouse pad

You may not need an RGB-lit mouse pad, but there's no denying it looks cool.
By Ben Mansill Aug 14 2018, 12:09PM
Vulnerabilities in fax machines can allow an attacker to infiltrate a network

Vulnerabilities in fax machines can allow an attacker to infiltrate a network

All-in-ones should now be considered a possible infiltration vector into the corporate network, researchers warn.
By a Staff Writer Aug 14 2018, 9:07AM
Explainer: What is 4D printing?

Explainer: What is 4D printing?

4D printing adds the dimension of transformation over time to 3D printed objects.
By a Staff Writer Aug 14 2018, 9:07AM
Review: Alienware AW3418DW 34-inch curved gaming monitor

Review: Alienware AW3418DW 34-inch curved gaming monitor

Everything you could ask for in a gaming monitor.
By Anthony Agius Aug 2 2018, 11:27AM
KUMO is a tiny and fully programmable mechanical keyboard with hot-swappable keys

KUMO is a tiny and fully programmable mechanical keyboard with hot-swappable keys

Just our type.
By Craig Grannell Jul 26 2018, 1:16PM
Dasan and D-Link routers targeted by apparent botnet in new wave of exploit attacks

Dasan and D-Link routers targeted by apparent botnet in new wave of exploit attacks

An apparent botnet comprised of more than 3,000 separate source IPs generated a large, sudden spike in exploit attacks on 19 July, targeting D-Link 2750B and certain Dasan GPON small and home office routers.
By Bradley Barth Jul 25 2018, 11:45AM
Review: WD MyCloud EX2 Ultra NAS

Review: WD MyCloud EX2 Ultra NAS

Not super-fast or super-versatile, but it might be all the NAS you need.
By Stuart Andrews Jul 18 2018, 10:52AM
Review: Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID

Review: Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID

A slick slab of clever aluminium for a classy desk.
By Ben Mansill Jul 12 2018, 11:38AM
NBN and the ever shifting goalposts

NBN and the ever shifting goalposts

Replying to our reader James' question, Graeme discusses the different types of NBN connectivity types, and the issues they cause.
By Graeme Reardon Jul 9 2018, 10:34AM
Review: Billion BiPAC 8700VAX–1600 VDSL2 Wi-Fi Router

Review: Billion BiPAC 8700VAX–1600 VDSL2 Wi-Fi Router

Billion is back and solid as usual, but the rest of the industry has moved on.
By Anthony Agius Jul 5 2018, 1:12PM
Review: Synology DS218j NAS

Review: Synology DS218j NAS

A very well-featured, two-disk, NAS device that offers respectable performance all housed in a cheapo box.
By Nick Ross Jul 4 2018, 11:24AM