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This review is from: TP-LINK TL-PA2010 AV200 Nano Powerline Adapter Up to 200Mbps
Pros: Plugged it right into my existing powerline network very easily, truly plug and play. Price was great as is the usual NewEgg service. Powerline internet connections are much more reliable and don't dropout unlike many/most wireless usb adapters. I am getting basically the same speed as the other powerline adapters in my system and that is about 55Mbps (pay for the 60Mbps level from my ISP) which is truly fantastic, having so little loss in speed.
Cons: No egg drop because I don't personally have this problem but if you have really (I mean REALLY) bad old wiring and interference this may not work great for you.
Other Thoughts: My main powerline network I started at my house was with the kit (and adapters) that had 500Mbps capacity which is obviously serious OVERKILL (at least for the next decade or two I would imagine), so I bought this one with the 200Mbps limit because its cheaper yet performs in every way, exactly like the others in the network.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: TP-LINK TL-PA4010KIT High-speed AV 500Mbps Nano Powerline Adapter Starter Kit
Pros: My house happens to have newer (10 years) and relatively interference free electrical wiring so I get very close to my max 60Mbps (55Mbps) through this powerline networking method. I bought this particular kit that handles 500Mbps and it was serious overkill but for the awesome (as usual from NewEgg) pricing and free ship deal at the time. Excellent product and I suspect (actually I know) even if you do not have "great" electrical wiring the internet connection won't drop out on you or be really that much slower than your actual speed should be. Also, this seriously could not be any easier to install, it was like a 3 minute process, literally plug and play.
Cons: Same con since the inception of this whole powerline networking system, so no egg taken off - there can be some internet security issues but for normal consumers it should be negligible.
Other Thoughts: One of my neighbors has much older electrical wiring but pays for the same level of internet service (60Mbps) and he achieves about 42Mbps. Also, I purchased some more of these units and popped them in very easily (basically plugged it in and connected ethernet cord to device then waited 30 sec like all the rest of them) but I bought the 200Mbps limit ones (they are cheaper) and they work perfectly as well, giving me just about same speed, right around the 55Mbps that I get at the other locations around the house (2 middle floor, 2 upstairs, 1 basement).READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: RAVPower Luster 3000mAh External Battery Pack Lipstick Charger with Flashlight (3 Mode: High, Low, Strobe) for iPhone 5 5S 5C 4 4S, iPod; Galaxy S4 S3, Note 3, Note2; Nexus 4 and other Mobile Devices
Pros: Portability, has a solid feel to it, universal charging capability and device power source capability. You can change out the included usb to micro usb cord that's meant primarily for mobile phones to just about any other usb cord with a different tip. Flashlight feature definitely useful and a nice bonus - not sure how much of a power drain it is on the device, though i don't believe it to be much. Just a seriously handy device to have and, of course, price and service from Newegg topnotch as usual.
Cons: Not enough to take an egg off but, maybe its me, but I can't seem to figure out by the red light that comes on just exactly how much juice is left in the unit but it doesn't take long for it to fully charge itself anyway.
Other Thoughts: This unit charges a multitude of devices and its especially handy for me when using it as a power source for a set of bluetooth speakers and a few other devices that use different types of usb based connection cords for a power source. Just stay aware the unit is 3000mAh at full charge which is plenty of capacity for my needs.READ FULL REVIEW