Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a VPN Router with One App

Cristian Miculi How To

Did you get the latest Raspberry Pi 4? It’s a fine piece of technology and it has all the flexibility to allow you to use it for many interesting scenarios. One of these is a VPN router, which you may find useful when traveling or even in your own home. Using your Raspberry Pi as a VPN router certainly beats … Read More

Link Aggregation Router vs. Software Link Aggregation

Cristian Miculi Enterprise Internet Bonding Software, Fix Slow Internet

If you’re a die-hard gamer or a torrent user, you might have heard about link aggregation routers. They combine several wired connections to offer one single connection with better speeds. With this device, you can get a connection with 1-10 Gbps speed, depending on the networks you plug into it. It combines multiple Ethernet lines to bond their bandwidths. Link … Read More

Is a Dedicated Bonding Router Really Worth the Money?

Cristian Miculi Combining Internet Connections, Fast Bonding VPN

As you’ve probably landed at this article looking for a bonding router, you are trying to combine 2 or more connections together. In computer networking context, channel bonding / bandwidth bonding / WAN-bonding / link aggregation refers to combining (bonding) multiple network connections at the same time. This brings two main benefits: The cheaper hardware alternatives may only do load balancing … Read More

Turn Your PC Into a Bonded DSL Modem / Router

Cristian Miculi Combining Internet Connections, How To

Do you connect to the Internet using a DSL type connection? Between ISP throttling issues and the increasing amount of bandwidth usage from things like music streaming, video streaming, and data intensive games and apps a regular broadband connection just isn’t enough for many people. One solution is to get two or more DSL type connections available. This way you can combine them for more bandwidth. There’s a … Read More

FBI Router Reboot Request Explained: How to Stay Protected Online

Cristian Miculi Fast Bonding VPN, How To

In a May 2018 public service announcement, the FBI recommended “any owner of small office and home office routers power cycle (reboot) the devices“, as “foreign cyber actors have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and other networked devices worldwide.“  In this article, we’ll find out what’s behind the FBI router reboot request – the VPNFilter malware, … Read More

Is There a Hidden Cost to your Xfinity Router?

Alex Gizis Featured, Improve Internet Reliability

With the hopes of creating a nationwide public WiFi network, Comcast has been pushing new Xfinity WiFi routers into its customers’ homes that broadcast a public wireless network in addition to the home Internet connection. It’s an interesting idea that has been embraced by some, but has raised questions about security with others. As a bandwidth-obsessed engineer, my immediate inclination … Read More