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This “Firewall Micro Appliance” is a fanless mini PC with 6 x 2.5 Gbps Ethernet ports

Kingnovy’s “Firewall Micro Appliance” is a compact fanless computer designed to be used as a router or other internet appliance, thanks to the inclusion of six 2.5 Gbps Ethernet ports. But it’s also a pretty versatile system for folks looking to build their own networking system, thanks to an Intel Gemini Lake Refresh processor, support […]

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This small fanless PC with Intel Tiger Lake has 6 Ethernet ports, supports pfSense and other networking software

Looking to add a router or firewall to your networking lineup and want some gear with relatively recent specs? A new mini PC with 6 Gigabit Ethernet ports, up to an Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor and support for open source router, VPN, and firewall software like pfSense might fit the bill. As spotted by the […]

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Eero upgrades its Mesh networking solutions, offers subscription-based security

Mesh networking is all the rage in the WiFi router market right now. Instead of buying a single router and searching desperately for the best place to position it in your house, the idea is to let you buy a couple of devices that you can place throughout a home to blanket a space in […]

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Google WiFi issues show the downside of always-up-to-date routers

Google started getting into the consumer WiFi router space in 2015 by partnering with Asus and TP-Link to launch a line of OnHub routers. More recently Google launched its own whole-home solution called Google WiFi. Among other things, these routers are interesting because they’re supposed to be easy to set up and they download software and […]

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Build your own router with SolidRun $90 ClearFog Base single board computer

SolidRun is expanding its ClearFog line of products with a new single board computer (SBC) designed to let manufacturers or hobbyists build a router or other networking products. The company launched a $170 ClearFog Pro last year. Now there’s a new ClearFog Base which is both smaller and cheaper: it measures 4″ x 3″ and […]

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SolidRun ClearFog dev board has Marvell Armada A38x chip, 6-port Ethernet switch

SolidRun’s latest development board looks like something you’d use to make an internet router… and I suppose that’s one of the things you could use it for. The ClearFrog Pro is a single-board computer with a Marvell Armada A380/A388 processor, 256MB to 1GB of RAM and an optional SD card for storage. It also has […]