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Changing DNS Resolver To Cloudflare

With the widespread use of routers to distribute internet connections, it's important to optimize performance and security settings. One simple measure is changing your router's default domain name system (DNS) recursive resolver - a server…

Google Pixel 2

I had the Google Pixel XL 2 for a few weeks but chose to give that to my brother in lieu of purchasing the Google Pixel 2, an upgrade from the original Pixel. The best part about Google's flagship phones is that they maintain the high-end…

Google WiFi Mesh Networking

Before leaving for Boston, I wanted to upgrade my parents' outdated wireless network. For years, we had been using a really old Apple Airport Extreme with Airport Express module to "extend" the wireless network. Unfortunately, the hardware…

Google TP-Link OnHub Router

Since my mom uses only Apple products (iPhone, iPad, Mac Mini), I'm moving my Apple networking hardware to my parents' house and upgraded to a new router yesterday afternoon - Google's OnHub. Although Google has already released newer…

Google Allo Initial Impression

I've been playing with Allo, Google's latest "smart messaging app", for the last day. Although I love its clean design and wonderful integration with Google Assistant, there are several key areas which, until addressed, will keep Google…