What is it like to have a Smart Home? Let’s just say it is not straightforward, with lots of trial and error, surprises and frustrations. I believe one should not jump into smart home just because it sounds fun to automate stuff. Every household will…

So last month my domestic helper took her 2-week home leave, and I thought this would be the best time to review a robot vaccum cleaner. I managed to get hold of ECOVACS Deebot 900 to review, which was officially announced on 26 July 2018.…

I have tested enough mesh network systems to conclude that they are better than single-unit router, delivering more reliable Wi-Fi coverage at homes. Previously tested the ASUS Lyra, they passed over the new Lyra Trio for review. And unlike most brands who bundle their mesh…

After the launch of the AIR-706P “AIR-volution” router last year, Aztech follows up with the release of compatible AON Mesh nodes, WMB260(AC). In my previous review on the Aztech AON Mesh, I used 2 units of the full-size routers to test the mesh quality. Now…

Aztech, a Singapore electronics manufacturer since 1986, is known for their wide range of consumer tech products like homeplugs, routers, and IP cameras. Their latest IP webcam, WIPC309HD, is with me for review. I have bought Aztech homeplugs and IP cameras over the years, as…

Most IP cameras have limited angle of view, generally around 120-degrees. For those who needed a wide coverage, they usually get cameras that can pan and tilt, though they can look bulky and intimidating. Here on review is the D-Link DCS-8100LH home camera that offers…

TP-Link Deco M5 Review

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TP-Link is the number one global provider of WLAN devices for 26 consecutive quarters, according to IDC. Given its huge market share and experience in networking products, TP-Link launched the Deco M5 Whole Home Wi-Fi System in January, and reached Singapore retail stores in August.…

Google Wifi was announced in October 2016, and has been selling in 7 other countries before reaching Singapore, becoming the 8th country in the world and the first in Southeast Asia to introduce this popular mesh networking system (Hong Kong followed suit immediately after). I…

After my first wireless mesh review, Aztech AIR-706P, I received another new wireless mesh for my testing. Launched in July 2017 in Singapore, ASUS Lyra is a good representation of most wireless mesh products: a retail package of 3 units in non-conventional, attractively small design…

After a successfully positive review of the Blink Security Camera that runs on 2x AA lithium batteries for up to 2 years, I am excited to share with you yet another battery-operated WiFi home security camera. FREECAM is manufactured by LSVT (Shenzhen Leshi Video Technology).…

Few months ago, I reviewed the D-Link DAP-1860 Wi-Fi range extender that supports 4×4 MU-MIMO with combined bandwidth up to 2532Mbps. For consumers who are looking for a more affordable range extender, the new D-Link DAP-1720 might be of interest. Comparing with the DAP-1860, the…