In this Digital Age, online advertising becomes a common practice. Did you know that an average person encounters between 6,000 to 10,000 digital ads every day? Some of them can be intrusive and obnoxious. If you feel the same while you surf on the Internet, get an adblocker! Not just a random adblocker, get the best ad-blocker you can find! You can see digital ads basically anywhere | Photo Credit: Pixabay
by Ruby Lo , July 24, 2020Read more
Wireless gateway devices are becoming an important part of our daily lives. IoT devices are being incorporated into our homes and business. A powerful gateway is usually heavy and massive, whereas a portable device is usually not as capable. If you are looking for a small and powerful wireless gateway that bridges the gap between size and capability, you’ve found the right place! An Exciting Kickstarter Product: Small & Powerful Wireless Gateway
by Ruby Lo , July 10, 2020Read more
In order to create a better customer experience, we encourage all the users to upgrade to Firmware Version 3.x, including discontinued product users (GL-MT300N & GL-MT300A). We will continue to support Firmware version 2.x until 10th September, 2020. For Firmware version 2.x users, you can still access most of the services on our routers. However, you may encounter issues below: 1. You cannot install packages on the Admin Panel.
by Ruby Lo , June 10, 2020Read more
Cybersecurity is a global discussion in this Digital Age, since we are all dependent on the Internet for data transmission even before the COVID-19 pandemic. This is particularly true for journalists, since information leakage can be a potential threat across the globe. According to the 2020 World Press Freedom Index, the future of journalism is affected by 5 crises including a geopolitical crisis, a technological crisis, a democratic crisis, a crisis of trust, and an economic crisis.
by Ruby Lo , June 5, 2020Read more
Internet access in rural areas is an ongoing problem, according to the Pew Research Center, about 24% of rural American think high-speed Internet is a major problem, whereas only 13% of urban users agree with the statement. It is indeed a huge problem for people that are working or staying home during the coronavirus outbreak. Luckily, we have a solution for you. You can now connect to the Internet in remote areas with our new ceiling wireless access point, Cirrus (GL-AP1300LTE).
by Ruby Lo , May 28, 2020Read more
Institutions, such as hospitals or healthcare centers, often require enterprise-level equipment that is tough, durable and can stand up to the stress of a busy environment. Often times, equipment will have to last years, possibly even decades. Apart from reliability and security, a wireless access point is also essential for professionals to “access essential network resources” through multiple devices. Medical practitioners from all over the works are embracing digital technology to keep track of reports, documents, backup information, or just allow patience to video conference their families.
by Ruby Lo , May 22, 2020Read more
During the social distancing, people are being exposed to more unique ways to stay connected and have fun - the virtual world. Nintendo Switch’s latest release “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” is a huge success, with 11.77 million copies sold in just 12 days. Apart from the game, Nintendo had sold 55.77 million units of the console itself. Indeed, console gaming has become more and more accessible to users than ever before.
by Ruby Lo , May 15, 2020Read more
Staying connected in some rural areas is never easy. In fact, it can be downright tough and frustrating. Back in 2017, T-Mobile, a mobile telecommunication company, purchased Band 71, known as a long-range 600MHz spectrum, to expand its LTE network coverage. Because of this, you can freely escape from the urban cities and stay connected at the same time. All you need is a gadget that supports Band 71.
by Ruby Lo , May 13, 2020Read more
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a vital tool for providing encrypted and secured connection over the Internet. It can be extremely useful for enterprises, where employees can transfer sensitive information safely. Apart from businesses, VPN is becoming a popular feature on routers for home users. Investing in a VPN for home uses is equally important since the benefits of using it go far beyond security. Our routers support over 30 popular commercial OpenVPN and WireGuardVPN services, and it allows you to enjoy a private network anywhere.
by Ruby Lo , May 6, 2020Read more
GL.iNet donated over 25,000 medical supplies Since the number of confirmed coronavirus cases are increasing, GL.iNet is stepping up to help in the fight against COVID-19. Teaming up with a local group in the US, Tri-Valley Asian Association (TVAA), GL.iNet donated over 25,000 personal protective equipments to the frontline health care professionals and first responders. “As an international organization, we should take action and help with the global community”, said Jianyi Zhao, founder and CEO of GL.
by Ruby Lo , April 29, 2020Read more