UniFi U7-Pro: Speed Testing and First Impressions

In this post, we’re digging into Ubiquiti’s U7-Pro, UniFi’s first Wi-Fi 7 enabled access point. We’ll compare it with the U6 Pro, its predecessor, and run extensive speed tests to showcase its capabilities. The U7 Pro Ubiquiti’s U7 Pro is more than just an incremental update. With its Wi-Fi 7 capabilities, it utilizes the 2.4, 5, and 6 GHz wireless …

The Best Travel Router – GL.iNet Beryl AX: Complete Setup Guide

Why do you need a travel router? If you’ve ever found yourself struggling with unreliable or insecure hotel Wi-Fi, a travel router like the GL.iNet Beryl AX is an essential gadget for your travels. In this post, I’ll walk you through why a travel router is a must-have device for your journeys and provide a detailed, step-by-step setup guide for …

Visual Network Management: Ubiquiti’s New Pro Max Switches

In the ever-evolving world of network technology, staying ahead of the curve is essential. That’s where Ubiquiti’s Pro Max switch comes in, redefining the standards of network management. This blog post delves into the innovative features of the Pro Max switch and explains why it’s a game-changer in the industry. CHECK THEM OUT HERE! Etherlighting: A Visual Breakthrough One of …

My Ultimate Travel Network Setup: A Tech Enthusiast’s Dream

Traveling can often disrupt our tech routines, especially for those of us who rely heavily on our gadgets for work and entertainment. My travel setup includes a mixture of security and convenience, and I’m excited to share the equipment that keeps me connected and productive on the go. Dual Monitors for the Win I cannot imagine working without dual monitors, …

Don’t Fall for Wi-Fi 7 Marketing! How to Build Your Own…

In the ever-evolving world of wireless technology, the buzz around Wi-Fi 7 has been growing. A recent visit to Best Buy revealed the TP-Link Archer BE19000, a tri-band Wi-Fi 7 router, sparking a flurry of online discussions due to its initial eye-watering price tag of $1,500. This post aims to demystify the confusion surrounding Wi-Fi 7 and explore cost-effective alternatives …

UniFi Express: Is This the Best New Ubiquiti Device??

Ubiquiti, known for its innovative solutions in the networking space, has just unveiled its latest offering – UniFi Express (model: UX). This compact powerhouse is a game-changer for both home users and small businesses, and I’m thrilled to share my insights with you. What is UniFi Express? UniFi Express (Model: UX) is a remarkable standalone router and firewall that comes …

UniFi UXG-Lite – First Impressions of the Gateway Lite!

Eight years ago, I released my first video on the USG (Ubiquiti Security Gateway), sparking interest among Ubiquiti enthusiasts. Since then, there’s been a growing demand for an updated version that balances advanced features with affordability. The wait is finally over with the introduction of the UXG Lite, also known as the Gateway Lite. Key Features of the UXG Lite …

UniFi Network 8.0.7 – What’s New?

Introduction Ubiquiti Networks has recently launched a new version of its UniFi Network software, version 8.0.7 (currently a release candidate, so subject to change). This update brings significant advancements in network management, particularly in port management, VLAN configuration, and the addition of a WireGuard VPN client. In this post, we’ll dive into these updates and explore how they can enhance …

UniFi VPN Proxy Service configuration

A VPN proxy is a monthly service that allows you to establish a secure VPN tunnel connection from your devices out to some servers in a data center somewhere. This VPN tunnel does a number of things – first, it protects your data from anyone who may be snooping on the network – for example, if you’re connected to the …

LTX2023 Whale LAN Network Diagram

LTX2023 was an amazing event! Inside the bigger convention was Whale LAN – a LAN gaming party where hundreds of attendees brought in their own gaming computers and played for 2 days straight. The network that LTT set up for the Whale LAN was absolutely overkill – the centerpiece of which was a 200Gbps connection over to a Lancache server …