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 …

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 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 …

Cloudflare Tunnel Easy Setup

Cloudflare Tunnels is an AWESOME service for home users and businesses alike. But what is it exactly? Cloudflare Tunnels is kind of like a VPN connection in that it’s a secure way to access resources on your internal private network from the outside world. So for instance, say you have a Synology NAS device that has a local GUI interface, …

T-Mobile Home Internet Review

I’ve been wanting to try out T-Mobile Home Internet for a while now – it’s a 5G-based Internet service that’s $50/mo. with no service contract. If you already have a T-Mobile cell phone account, their 5G Home Internet service drops down to $25/mo. Seems like a pretty good deal overall with one big caveat – you have to be in …

TP-Link Omada Installation on Ubuntu 20.04

These instructions will detail how to install TP-Link Omada software controller onto Ubuntu 20.04. I am starting with a freshly built Ubuntu 20.04 instance that is fully up to date. Install misc software Install OpenSSH (optional – but necessary if you want to connect to the server remotely via SSH): sudo apt update && sudo apt install openssh-server -y You …

Definitive Guide to Hosted UniFi 2021

Update/Release notes: *** Guide created 1/20/2021 – I will keep this up to date as packages/versions change! This is the Definitive Guide to Hosted UniFi – NEW for 2021.  In this guide, we will set up a UniFi controller running on an Ubuntu 20.04 hosted server using Vultr (I have confirmed that all of these steps work fine on Digital …

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Create Your Own Personal VPN Proxy with Streisand

By now you’ve probably heard a lot about protecting yourself online with a VPN Proxy. You’ve probably even heard the names of some of the top VPN Proxy providers – NordVPN, TorGuard, Tunnel Bear – and my personal favorite Private Internet Access…a service I use daily, and highly recommend (if you’re interested, here’s my PIA affiliate link – much appreciated!). …