Networking

  • ASUS ROG Rampage III Black Edition – The Best X58 Motherboard?

    Gamers and Overclockers, you’re in luck as ASUS’s new offering, the Republic of Gamers Rampage III Black edition is here to stay.

  • TRENDnet Wireless-N Router Comparison: TEW-691GR vs. TEW-673GRU

    In this roundup, we are going to test two of TRENDnet's latest Wireless-N routers, the TEW-691GR 450Mbps wireless router and the TEW-673GRU 300Mbps dual-band wireless router.

  • Logitec launches ‘industry’s smallest’ Ethernet hub for Japanese market

    While most of Singapore was caught up in the various discounts and offers taking place at the annual IT Show held at Suntec City Convention and Exhibition Centre, a company in Japan known as Logitec was busy launching a new product that ought to change the way we look at the humble Ethernet hub. Does

  • SMC SMCWPBR-3G Wireless 3G Portable Router Review

    Create a wireless internet hotspot anywhere in just seconds. Road warriors can easily access the Internet on their notebook, tablet or smart phone instantly without having to fiddle with 3G dongles or cables. Furthermore, sharing a single Internet connection with a number of devices would definitely save some money.

  • Asus Thunderbolt Sound and Killer NIC card (Rampage III Black Edition) – A Close Inspection

    Asus' combined sound card and Killer NIC card has been stripped of its shrouding for the first time to revel what's hiding underneath it and although it doesn't hold too many surpirses, there are at least a couple of things that peaked our interest. For now the Thunderbolt card will only be available with the Asus

  • ASUS introduces WL-330N3G 6-in-1 Wireless-N mobile router

      The ASUS WL-330N3G offers all the benefits of a standard wireless router, with multi-role functionality and an extremely user-friendly setup. All of these features fit in a tiny device that is easy to carry, making the WL-330N3G ideal for travelers and business people who wish to extend their internet access when on the road.

  • Budget Wireless-N Router Comparison: EnGenius ESR-9850 vs. TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND

    802.11n networking gears are now widely used since the approval of IEEE 802.11n standards in October 2009. 802.11n offers wireless speeds of up to 300Mbps as compared to 802.11a/g which is only up to 54Mbps. Right now, Wireless-N routers can be found at less than 100 (Singapore) dollars, making it a good time for users

  • ASUS unveils new ROG gaming products at CeBIT 2011

    ASUS has unveiled a number of new ROG gaming products at CeBIT 2011. These include the G74Sx gaming laptop, the Rampage III Black Edition motherboard and MATRIX GTX 580 graphics cards for enthusiasts, VG278H 3D monitor, RT-N66U high performance dual-band wireless router, and the Vulcan-ANC gaming headset.

  • ASUS RT-N56U Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless Router Review

    When we talk about consumer wireless routers, we would often think of it as yet another rectangular plastic box with antennas on its back. ASUS, however, has done away with this 'tradition' by coming up with a uniquely-designed piece of hardware, the RT-N56U. The company claims the Black Diamond is not just about its aesthetics

  • ACHTUNG! VR-Zone is looking for a full-time Hardware Writer

    VR-Zone is looking for a full-time Hardware Writer to work in Santa's Singapore Bencoolen Street Workshop +} Interested? Read on to find out more!

  • Marvell launches first mobile MIMO Wi-Fi solution

    Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have only fairly recently gotten support for 802.11n Wi-Fi, but it’s the slower 150Mbit version rather than the full speed 300Mbit version. As of today, this is no longer the case, as Marvell has announced its first MIMO 802.11n Wi-Fi solution for mobile devices with the introduction of

  • Gigabit speed 802.11ac standard should launch by end of 2012

    Wireless networking has become a ubiquitous technology these days that few of us would want to live without, but the 802.11 Wi-Fi standard isn't without flaws. Most of the problems tend to be related to either range or speed and the latter is looking set to get a big boost by the end of 2012

  • Intel offers Open FCoE stack on 10GbE server adapters, aims to speed up cloud adoption

    Intel Corporation took a further step today to simplify the data center by introducing a free new technology that enables all data center traffic to run over a single cable using the Intel Ethernet X520 Server Adapter family. Unified networking allows IT departments to create flexible superhighways in virtualized data centers by consolidating multiple data

  • Yamaha Infosound TV Will Blast High-Frequency Sound Waves In The Name Of Data Transfer

    To date, radio waves are the only way of reliably transmitting data to and from devices, but it seems that the day where that duty may be taken over by sound waves is not too far off the near future. And we have Yamaha to thank for that: apparently, the Japanese company has been successful

  • iTwin Review: Because Data Is Best Accesed In Pairs

    For a typical end-user, the value of one’s data is mainly determined by two factors: the content that resides within it, and the ease of access to said content. And with the mass adoption of devices which allow for on-the-go Internet connectivity, ease of access to content is rapidly gaining greater importance than before. Will

  • ASUS DSL-N10 2-in-1 ADSL modem and router with high-gain antenna for extended range

    Home Wi-Fi users plagued by poor network coverage will be well served by the new DSL-N10 from ASUS. This combined ADSL modem and 802.11n Wi-Fi router features a high-gain 5dBi antenna for significantly greater signal range, which means users can enjoy wireless network connections in places other routers fail to reach. The built in ISP

  • SITEX 2010: The Coverage

    With more than 500 brands spread over 200 thousand square feet of exhibition space, SITEX 2010 is expected to see more than 850 thousand visitors through its gates. From the latest netbooks and laptops, to the best DSLRs and videocams, and even to home entertainment systems, find them all at bargain prices! VR-Zone.com gets tangled in

  • SITEX 2010: The Preview

    SITEX 2010 is happening this weekend from 25th to 28th November at Singapore Expo Halls 4B, 5 and 6. Not sure whether to make a (long) trip down to the eastern end of Singapore? Or can’t wait to see which major brands will be at the exhibition? Well, take a look at our pictorial preview

  • Just In: New Social Network Arrives, Sets Limit Of 50 Friends only

    What’s this? An online social networking service which actually dares to set an upper limit of how many friends you can have in the depths of cyberspace? This has got to be the biggest blasphemy in the world of online social networking right? Well, maybe not, if one takes into consideration what Path, a new

  • M1 brings Internet TV to home broadband users

    With SingTel and StarHub offering cable and IPTV services, it is just a matter of time that M1 will have its own Internet TV service. The local operator has recently announced the launch of the 1box that offers video streaming from popular sites including Sesame Street, YouTube, Clicknetwork.tv and Discovery Channel.