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  Reply # 826444 27-May-2013 16:29 Send private message

freitasm:
chevrolux: I like plambrechtsen's idea to have internal storage. A couple of 2.5" SATA slots would be magic!!




(Version shown is the smaller, consumer friendly, modem/gateway)



Yah... and then hook it up to a (Telecom) managed automated dropbox backup service so you can drop files onto a local directory and it's automagically backed up to the all magic cloud in-case the disk goes fut.




I work for Telecom Spark, but as always my views are my own.



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  Reply # 826445 27-May-2013 16:30 Send private message

Also backup to a K7, just in case.




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  Reply # 826446 27-May-2013 16:31 Send private message

Every time I try and post my thoughts it spits me back to the main "forums.asp" and it's a blank page...

So pastie to the rescue with my 2c worth.

In reality I think that most of the ideas are good ideas if you're implementing them yourself, but bloody terrible ideas if you're doing it for the mass market!

http://pastie.org/private/4gqggobghyuckzexo0w

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  Reply # 826450 27-May-2013 16:33 Send private message

Those are nice ideas, but about half already listed.

PLEASE VOTE IN IDEAS. ONLY POST NEW IDEAS. POST ONE IDEA PER REPLY.

Voting is a way of participation in community - and will also give you entry for the prizes.




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  Reply # 826458 27-May-2013 16:36 One person supports this post Send private message

I know that, many are already listed, but the flaw I'm seeing with this is that things such as a DLNA server are getting upvotes *from* the Geeks here, when that's not something the mass-market really wants nor would use... USB3 to a router for the average joe at home? Not a good idea...

That's why I posted it here, for more discussion around it.

"A simple WebUI" has already been posted, unfortunately it sits around 1/3 the votes of PoE or a DLNA server.

I think most of them forgot the target audience :p

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  Reply # 826479 27-May-2013 16:42 Send private message

Quoting a post here for comment

Laurence: Reposted and split into seprate topics.

3) Strong WPA2 password by default (written on bottom of device).


Any default password, by default (pun intended), isn't strong. It'd soon be widely known and added to a list of passwords to try first when trying to break in.

Edit: The best option is to force the user to create a strong password or the device just doesn't work until that is done.



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  Reply # 826486 27-May-2013 16:47 Send private message

I guess they meant a default password per device, not a single default password for all devices.





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  Reply # 826487 27-May-2013 16:50 Send private message

Windos: Quoting a post here for comment

Laurence: Reposted and split into seprate topics.

3) Strong WPA2 password by default (written on bottom of device).


Any default password, by default (pun intended), isn't strong. It'd soon be widely known and added to a list of passwords to try first when trying to break in.

Edit: The best option is to force the user to create a strong password or the device just doesn't work until that is done.



The intention of this is that it should be a random different password on every device.

Much better then shipping with no password, but will still allow people to setup the device with an ipad or something. Also if they don't change the password then at least they will still be secure.

Because we all know that most users don't change the passwords. And if they are forced to they will forget them. Its called allowing for the least number of support calls (or something like that).

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  Reply # 826492 27-May-2013 16:53 One person supports this post Send private message

I would rather have Giga routing then anything, consuming online media with internal file sharing etc. Dont you hate it when you are consuming good amount of bandwidth then "POOF", Network crashes tehehehehehe. Vote for stability and Performance for me.

For people that dont know how to use/configure a router/Gateway just get TR069, Telecom can auto configure this for the non technical users, No security issues using TR standard- Try explaining to a 50 year old how to configure their WiFi and Lock it down. "Always An Interesting Call"..

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  Reply # 826503 27-May-2013 17:18 Send private message

Llory: I would rather have Giga routing then anything, consuming online media with internal file sharing etc. Dont you hate it when you are consuming good amount of bandwidth then "POOF", Network crashes tehehehehehe. Vote for stability and Performance for me.

For people that dont know how to use/configure a router/Gateway just get TR069, Telecom can auto configure this for the non technical users, No security issues using TR standard- Try explaining to a 50 year old how to configure their WiFi and Lock it down. "Always An Interesting Call"..


Not sure how old you are Llory, but haven't you heard 50 is the new 20. Could you add a couple of decades to your comment




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  Reply # 826525 27-May-2013 17:46 Send private message

Llory: Try explaining to a 50 year old how to configure their WiFi and Lock it down. "Always An Interesting Call"..


I have no idea how you are, but I am almost 50. So calm down.

I have posted an updated iframe in the first post here and in the topic with current number of votes per reply.





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  Reply # 826535 27-May-2013 18:11 Send private message

 
The intention of this is that it should be a random different password on every device.

Much better then shipping with no password, but will still allow people to setup the device with an ipad or something. Also if they don't change the password then at least they will still be secure.

Because we all know that most users don't change the passwords. And if they are forced to they will forget them. Its called allowing for the least number of support calls (or something like that).


Good points. Yeah sorry, definitely misinterpreted on my end and that is a good solution to the wifi password issue (which is certainly an issue!)

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Reply # 826551 27-May-2013 18:40 Send private message

freitasm:
Llory: Try explaining to a 50 year old how to configure their WiFi and Lock it down. "Always An Interesting Call"..


I have no idea how you are, but I am almost 50. So calm down.



My bad, didn't mean to offend anyone,..... :-) ..

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  Reply # 826579 27-May-2013 19:31 Send private message

the tragic thing is that Mikrotik already does 99% of the features on the wishlist. also not sure why you'd want a modem function

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  Reply # 826580 27-May-2013 19:32 4 people support this post Send private message

Can we get a vote against option as well as a vote for. There are a number of suggestions which would be a no no for me.




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