Google Home Digital Assistant Review

With voice control being the latest craze, Google has entered the market. Google Home consists of a voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant. It is very similar in function to its competition from Amazon, The Echo and the Echo Dot which are powered by Amazon Alexa. ISP1 reviewed the Echo Dot, Alexa and integration […]
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New Cox Contour 2 Review

I will review the new Cox Contour system with XR-11 voice remotes. The system is referred to by various names such as Contour 2, Contour 6, Contour TV, the New Contour, etc. depending on where you look. What distinguishes the new Contour system from the first-generation Contour is the voice activated remotes and the sleek […]
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Netgear WiFi Range Extender with Ethernet Port

There are many situations where a WiFi range extender with a Ethernet port or two might be what you need to simply solve poor wireless signal problems. The WiFi Dead Zone No matter how strong your router’s WiFi signal is, invariably there will be areas of your home or yard where the wireless signal is […]
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Linksys Velop Whole Home WiFi Mesh System

  Looking for a simple solution for slow and problem WiFi in your home? The Linksys Velop Tri-band AC6600 Whole Home WiFi Mesh System might be just the ticket to solve your WiFi problems. The Linksys Velop is a high performance modular tri-band WiFi mesh system that makes complex networking setup unnecessary to provide strong […]
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Best WiFi Router Deal | TP-Link Archer C7

Looking for the best home WiFi router deal? The TP-Link Archer C7 Dual Band Wireless Router would be our #1 recommendation for most users. The combination of low price, great wireless range, and high WiFi speeds make the TP-Link Archer C7 a hands down winner in the below $100 dual-band wireless router category. As a […]
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Alexa Turn On? – Amazon Alexa Smart Home Integration

My Alexa Home Automation Journey This is a recap of my recent experience with the Amazon Echo Dot, Phillips Hue bulbs, Samsung SmartThings, Harmony Hub, and numerous Z-Wave home automation devices. Amazon Echo Dot This Christmas I took advantage of Amazon’s special deal on their Echo Dot smart devices and bought several for use in […]
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Securifi Almond Touchscreen Router Review

The Securifi Almond 2015 Long Range Touchscreen Wireless Router / Range Extender is an Amazon best seller in the computer routers category with extremely high customer reviews. The most unique feature of the Securifi Almond is the built-in touchscreen. This enables easy setup of the Securifi wireless router without the need to connect it to […]
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Cox Gigablast Internet Install

I recently had the new Cox Gigablast (Gigabit) Internet installed. In this post I will explain the Gigablast install and review the performance of the service. Gigablast is Cox cable’s name for its fiber optic Gigabit Internet service. Google started installing Gigabit fiber Internet a few years ago and other ISP’s such as Cox are […]
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Synology RT1900ac Router Review

Review by Dan Karas – 5/30/2016 My experience with a new Synology RT1900ac router (Actually two, I returned the first). Purchased At Amazon. Owning a Synology NAS, I was happy with the performance, features and continuous SRM software upgrades that Synology provides. When I was in the market to upgrade my old wireless router, I […]
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