Half A Million Consumer Wi-Fi Routers Infected By Malware Globally

Hackers believed to be working for a nation state have reportedly infected over 500,000 home and small-office Wi-Fi routers across the globe with malware. The malware can then be used to steal communications and launch attacks on others. It may even be able to destroy the infected devices with a single command. This, according to the warning that Cisco has sent out, which refers to the modular, multi-stage malware as […]


Samsung Connect Home WiFi Mesh Router Review

The Samsung Connect Home (model AC1300) is a WIFI mesh network system that has several features which are highly desired by users. First, it provides a wireless connection to the whole home and helps to eliminate “coverage holes.” Secondly, it has been designed to be simply to install and configure. Finally, it is also a smart home hub so you won’t have to set up more “boxes” to control simple […]


How To Change Your MAC Address (Win+Mac)

The MAC address is designated by the manufacturer of a NIC (Network Interface Card). You cannot really change it because it is hard-coded. And, that’s the reason MAC Address is used for system identification by ISPs. However, you can change or spoof your MAC address. In this article, we will take a look at the benefits of changing your MAC Address and know how to change your MAC address in […]


Asus Lyra Mesh Wi-Fi System Available Starting Today

As more and more devices get connected, we demand more out of our wireless networks. No wonder people are shifting to mesh Wi-Fi networks because one router just doesn’t cut it anymore, particularly if you have a lot of smart internet-connected gadgets lying around. Many companies have released their very own mesh Wi-Fi systems and now Asus has joined that list as well with the Lyra. The Asus Lyra mesh […]


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Samsung Connect Home Wi-Fi Mesh Router Pre-Orders Open

You may not remember but Samsung announced a Wi-Fi mesh router with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ a couple of months back. It’s not just a router, it doubles as a SmartThings Hub as well. The company didn’t say at that point how much this product was going to cost and when it would arrive. Samsung has now started taking pre-orders for the Connect Home router so now we […]


Netgear Vulnerability Lets Hackers Commandeer Routers

A new vulnerability has been found in Netgear routers which can potentially allow hackers to commandeer your routers. This vulnerability is said to affect more than a dozen Netgear routers and thus potentially affects thousands of units in homes and businesses across the globe. The vulnerability has been disclosed by a cybersecurity firm called Trustwave.


Ubergizmo Best of CES 2017  Editor's Pick

Out of the tens of thousands of new products, applications and services introduced at CES, here are the ones who caught our eyes. Although CES 2017 is incredibly diverse, many of the products represented here show strong underlying trends that are of interest to us: Televisions keep evolving very rapidly, with display and processor becoming separated. The PC industry experiences important growth & Innovation, especially in the gaming segment WiFi […]


Norton Core Secure WiFi Router

You probably know Norton for its security software, but Norton Core is a great looking home router which is touted as being “secure.” With the number of connected home devices increasing rapidly and very sensitive data such as live home video feeds there are many potential targets for hacking. That’s why Norton thinks there is a market for a secure router.


Linksys Velop Home WiFi Mesh Network Router Announced

WiFi mesh devices seem to be pretty popular these days. Google recently launched their own efforts with Google WiFi, and it seems that Linksys has no interest in giving up their market share to the company. This is why it isn’t surprising to see Linksys announce the Velop Whole Home WiFi system that CES 2017.


Eero Wi-Fi Router Gets Alexa Digital Assistant Integration

The Eero mesh Wi-Fi router system was launched last year. It was billed as a system that’s future-proof to handle any and all modern Wi-Fi devices and their demands. This little router is actually capable of performing the function of a router, a repeater, and a range extender all by itself and now it’s getting even better. Eero has received its biggest software update since launch, one that also integrates […]


Netgear Nighthawk X10 Is The ‘World’s Fastest Router’

Netgear today announced what it claims to be the “world’s fastest router.” The company says that the Nighthawk X10 is perfect for those who are looking for robust performance when streaming media, playing online games, and backing up big files over the internet. The Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart Wi-Fi Router as it’s called is the latest addition to the Nighthawk brand that Netgear launched around three years back.


Ubiquiti Launches New AmpliFi Wi-Fi System For Home Users

Ubiquiti has been making Wi-Fi systems for the enterprise for some time now and while it was possible to install its systems in the home, the setup required was a bit too complicated for the average home user. Ubiquiti is fixing that today with the launch of a new Wi-Fi system that’s designed for home users. It’s called AmpliFi and it has been designed to address shortcomings of conventional Wi-Fi […]


D-Link Has New EXO Router Range

[CES 2016] D-Link is well known for their fair share of computer accessories, especially when it comes to networking devices, and it looks like they have decided to pursue such a direction to meet expectations at this year’s CES. I am referring to new additions to their EXO router range which will certainly introduce a form factor that is different from what one has seen so far. This new range […]


D-Link Unified Home Wi-Fi Network Kit Launched

[CES 2016] D-Link intends to impress all and sundry this coming CES with their latest Unified Home Wi-Fi Network Kit. What does the Unified Home Wi-Fi Network Kit have that makes it so special? For starters, it will feature Adaptive Roaming Technology as it arrives in the form of a router-extender kit, while carrying the model number DKT-891.