If you want to use the $129 TAP-R2 in a small to average home, it should be fine, provided that you don’t need more than two LAN ports.
Author - Sandy Berger
Microsoft Edge: A Diamond In The Rough
Microsoft Edge comes standard on Windows 10, but it operates more like an unpolished diamond than a final product. Sandy Berger reviews.
Windows 10: Installation Was A Breeze [review]
The computer restarted several times and within 45 minutes the installation was complete. Reviewer Sandy Berger updated two Windows PCs to run...
Sandy Berger: Top Ten Reasons To Upgrade to Windows 10
Here are the top 10 reasons to upgrade to Windows 10. The first one: It's free. Check out the other nine right here.
Upgrading? Check Out These New Features in Windows 10
Upgrading to Windows 10? Here are some new features in Windows 10 to start exploring right away ...
Amazon Echo: Hey, Alexa? Is This Thing Any Good? [review]
Alexa is the whip-smart, music playing assistant that is part of Amazon's new Echo hardware and service. Ask her anything. But don't ask her when...
App of The Day: Flipboard for Android, iOS, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
Flipboard for Android, iOS, WP and Kindle Fire gets better with every release. If you've never tried Flipboard or it's been awhile, check it out...
Sandy Berger: Motorola Droid Turbo Review
A great everyday phone with long battery life, though it gets a bit hot in the hand. Here's Sandy Berger with her deep-dive Motorola Droid Turbo...
Windows 10: Start Menu Makes a Triumphant Return
The newly revised Windows 10 Start Menu comes roaring back to clarity.
Evernote Tips: 10 Ways To Get More Productive
Evernote can help organize your life, but you need to know how to use it. Sandy Berger shares 10 Evernote tips that should get you more productive...
The Seagate Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive [review]
Seagate’s backup drives are excellent. Sandy Berger reviews.
Olloclip Lens Kit for iPhone [review]
The Olloclip lens kit is a great way to diversify photos with your iPhone. Sandy Berger reviews.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Takes Writing to a New Level
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is a power-house smartphone with a built-in stylus. Sandy Berger reviews.
Galaxy Tab S: Samsung’s Outstanding Android Tablet
The Galaxy Tab S is light, thin and has a great display. It's not the cheapest tablet on the market, but it's pretty spectacular. Review.
CES 2015: Samsung Booth Tour
Take a peek at Samsung’s booth at CES 2015 with coverage by Sandy Berger.
Bookmark Fun? MyWebRoom Review
Tired of scrolling through endless bookmarks? myWebRoom creates a visual space to organize and browse all the content you want. Sandy Berger reviews.
Apple iPad Keyboard Cases: Kensington vs Logitech Compared
With Office for iPad out, a review of Apple iPad keyboard cases is in order. Sandy Berger compares two of the best, from Logitech and Kensington...
Sandy Berger: Why the Amazon HBO Deal Is So Key
The Amazon HBO deal matters more than you think, says Sandy Berger. It stands to change the very future of content delivery. Here's why. Deep dive...
Windows 8.1 Update Issues, Snafus and How to Tell If You Have It at All
Windows 8.1 Update Issues, snafus abound. But Sandy Berger says the worst one is that it's hard to tell if you have the update at all. Error messages...
Microsoft Office for iPad: Here’s the Catch [review]
Microsoft Office for iPad is impressive -- but there are some major drawbacks. Our Sandy Berger has good news and bad news in this in-depth review ...
Amazon Fire TV Review
A review of Amazon's new Fire TV streaming device by Reviews Editor Sandy Berger. Hardware is key and so is content.
Phone Review: Kyocera Hydro Elite
Our Sandy Berger provides an in-depth review of the Kyocera Hydro Elite smartphone, an inexpensive waterproof cell phone with good features and a...
Party in Hackertown: Windows XP Support Shutdown Risks Sanity, Data
MS stops supporting the much-loved and elderly Windows XP on April 8, 2014. Thinking of revolt? Think again. A No Man's Land of hackers awaits the...
ION Audio: Redefining Audio, Vinyl and Cassette Comeback (video)
Vinyl, turntables and cassettes aren't dead. Far from it. Here's Sandy Berger with video on retro tech from Ion.
New Gmail Ads Take Over Screen
Google tries a new ad format in Gmail. Sandy Berger gives a thumbs down for the new Gmail ads.
CES 2014: The Aftermath, a Journalist Reports (roundup)
For a journalist, there is a lot of work after CES sorting through the piles of USBs and business cards. Reviews editor Sandy Berger reports and...
T-Mobile’s Get Out of Jail Free Offer: How It Works
Unveiled after its CEO was bounced from AT&T's CES party, T-Mobile's Get Out of Jail Free frees people from carriers' termination fees. How it works.
Sandy Berger: CES 2014 Best Displays, Best Smartphones, Best Tech Gallery
CES 2014: Our take on the best demo, best booth, most innovative product, best smartphone ... and the best tech overall.
CES 2014: Chevy Launches 4G LTE Connected Cars for 2015
At CES 2014, Chevy execs announced 4G LTE will be in some Chevy models by 2015. Sandy Berger with more ...
R.J. Reynolds VUSE Digital Cigarette Lights Up (explainer, video)
R.J. Reynolds brings cigarettes into the digital age. Introducing the VUSE digital cigarette. Coming soon to the lungs of a nicotine-addicted geek...
CES 2014: Wearable Tech and the New You
Sandy Berger reports on technology from CES 2014 that will improve your life. From sun-exposure sensors to posture-correctors, there's something for...
Five Ways to Increase Productivity While Using Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word user? Here are five easy tips from Reviews Editor Sandy Berger to help you save time while using Microsoft Word.
Freeware Friday: Belarc Advisor PC Profiling Tool for Windows
Our Sandy Berger has the freeware Friday pick this week -- it's Belarc Advisor Free PC Audit. Use it to get a complete record of your system's...
iLuv ReF Headphones: Stylish and Affordable, But How’s the Sound?
aNewDomain's Sandy Berger reviews the new iLuv ReF Headphones. They're beautiful. But how do they sound. Sandy Berger does a deep dive..
Freeware Friday: Dashlane Manages Password Overload
Sandy Berger reviews our Freeware Friday app pick Dashlane, a simple security program that helps maintain all the passwords you use on the Internet.
Windows 8 Secure Boot and EUFI Deep Dive, How It Works
Here's how Secure Boot works to protect your system -- implementing the EUFI system in Windows 8.
Freeware Pick: Metro Commander for Windows 8
The Metro interface is cool but unfamiliar. The Metro Commander app features a dual-pane interface for Windows 8 that's clean and easy to use.
Windows 8.1 Preview, Most Controversial New Feature
aNewDomain.net — Well, I finally got the Windows 8.1 Preview installed on one of my computers. Even with Microsoft’s help, we...
Freeware Friday: Cometdocs Rocks Document Conversions
Cometdocs is a handy web service that lets you make more than 50 different conversions online for free.
Sandy Berger Reviews Windows 8.1 Preview: No Go, Here’s Why
Windows 8.1 Preview has a ton of problems, even considering it is pre-release software. Here's what you need to know before you hit Install. In fact...
Freeware Friday: WordPress for Android, Apple iOS, Kindle Fire
Here's our reviews editor Sandy Berger's pick this week for Freeware Friday. It's WordPress for Android, Apple iOS and the Amazon Kindle Fire.
aNewDomain Selects: Find Your Car Apps to the Rescue
Forgot where you parked your car? Find Your Car apps are just the, um, ticket. Here are three of the best,
WWDC 2013: Apple iOS 7 News, Macho Siri, New Mac Pro, Keynote Here
It's WWDC 2013 -- top of the news for Sandy Berger are the Apple iOS 7 improvements, a sneak peek at a new Mac Pro and Macho Siri ... keynote here.
How to Set Up File History in Windows 8: Quick and Easy
Here's how to set up File History in Windows 8. It's great for your backups and it's quick and easy. Here's the 411 from Sandy Berger at aNewDomain...
BlueAnt Ribbon Bluetooth Streamer: Elegant Design, Amazing Price (review)
Our reviews editor Sandy Berger sees a ton of gadgets, services, software, hardware and apps. It's rare she finds one so well-designed and priced...
Skype, Evernote, Fresh Paint, News Bento: Best Windows 8 Apps Right Now
Skype, Evernote, Fresh Paint and the Google Search app are some of our Sandy Berger's favorite apps on Windows 8. Find details on all 10 of Sandy's...
Microsoft Windows 8: How to Customize Win 8, Tips, Gallery
Here's a great list of tips to help you customize screens in your Windows 8 system. Our Sandy Berger has tips and screens galore in this gallery-tip...
CES 2013 Top Trends: 4K Ultra HDTV, Table-Top Tablets, Gadget Roundup
Our reviews editor Sandy Berger wraps up the top CES 2013 tech -- and she lists the trends she predicts we're in for in 2013. Ultra HDTV at 4K res...
Logitech TV Cam HD Review: Easy, Great for Skype
Logitech TV Cam HD Review -- easy to use, ideal for Skype on TV use. Sandy Berger gets down and dirty with it.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Review: Sandy Berger Dives Deep
Reviews Editor Sandy Berger takes a good hard look at the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite. Is it really like reading the real thing?
Microsoft Surface RT: Windows 8 Tablet First Look
Reviews Editor Sandy Berger takes a first look at the Microsoft Surface RT Tablet. It's
Samsung Galaxy S3 Review: Sandy Berger Takes a Look
Sandy Berger reviews the Samsung Galaxy S3. with its 4.8-inch display, Android Jellybean enabled and 4G LTE connectivity. But it's sure not perfect ...
Apple iPhone 5 Review: Sandy Berger Digs In
Apple’s iPhone 5 represents a full hardware redesign. The phone itself is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than the previous version. At...
Windows 8 Presales Begin: A First for Microsoft, HSN Flip Flops
In a first for Microsoft, PCs with Windows 8 pre-loaded are available on Best Buy. But HSN pulls its Windows 8 offer after it announces early bird...
Acer Windows 8 Ultrabooks: Due October 26
The world’s thinnest touch Ultrabooks are here. Reviews Editor Sandy Berger takes a look at the new touch screens from Acer America.
Smartphones in China: Apple iOS vs. Google Android infographic
Check out the Apple iOS vs. Google Android smartphone use in China infographic. Hen hao.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD Review
Reviews editor Sandy Berger takes a good look at the Amazon Kindle Fire HD. Find out if it lives up to expectations and how it compares to the Google...
Driverless Cars, Green, Fiber: Google Casts a Wide Net infographic
Google Casts A Wider Net. infographic.
Apple iPhone, iPad Election Freeware App: Vote the Game (review)
Does Vote the Game have what it takes to make it worth your while? It's freeware but there's a big catch, says our reviews editor Sandy Berger. It's ...
The Age of Apps Infographic: the World of Apps Going Forward
How apps have changed the world. It's the Age of Apps infographic. Amazing material here.
MS Outlook to Google Gmail: One Tech Tale
I’ve been on Microsoft Outlook and Google Gmail since those systems began and I know them cold. MS Outlook has always been my main email program. As...
First Look Review: Apple OS X Mountain Lion
Having a new operating system is always exciting, especially for us geeky types. You always expect the best. Even if you don’t get it. But Apple’s...
Summer Olympics 2012: How and What Acer Tech Powers the Games
Ever wondered who supplies and runs the backbone of the technology at the Summer Olympics 2012 games? Who controls the complex information system for...
SF AppShow 2012: Shufflr App Makes Finding Videos Easy (review)
The Shufflr serves up video that it thinks you will like, chosen from your social media preferences and friends. Sandy Berger gets her Daily Fix of...
Pocket for Apple iOS, Android, Kindle Fire: App of the Day (freeware review)
Our Sandy Berger reviews Pocket, a free app for iOS, Android and your browser. It keeps track of what you read and view online. Here's her review.
Sandy Berger: Amazon Windowshop (First Look)
Sandy Berger, our resident shopaholic geek, checks out Amazon's new shopping interface. Does it look suspiciously similar to Google Play's new...
Windows 8 Consumer Preview: IE 10 Metro No Flash Support, a Workaround
Sandy Berger tests the Windows 8 Metro interface on Internet Explorer 10, which does not support Flash or other plug-ins. But she found a work-around.
Apple iBooks: Move PDFs On and Off your Apple iPad the Easy Way
Here's how our Sandy Berger moves PDFs easily off and on her Apple iPad. Check it out.
Microsoft Office 2010: How to Customize Your Ribbon
A little-known customization for Microsoft Office 2010 will save time and aggravation. You can easily create a customized ribbon with your most often...