You by no means know what it’s possible you’ll to find when browsing a crowdfunding web page like Indiegogo. Take the NetValve, as an example. Evolved via Ilker Dagli, a gadget and community administrator at Close to East College at Cyprus, this steampuunk-esque contraption is actually a valve that controls Web bandwidth.
Flip it left and it opens up the floodgates, flip it proper and it throttles your Web connection.
“Don’t hassle your self with the command line. Simply flip the valve. Plug and play,” Dagli says.
Therein lies the attract—ease of use. The NetValve is sits between your modem and PC, connecting to each with Ethernet cables. As soon as plugged in, you’ll be able to flip the valve to restricted each add and obtain speeds.
“We idea that proscribing the bandwidth should not be that a lot onerous and made a valve that merely controls your bandwidth. Just because it really works like a valve, it is a valve,” Dagli explains.
For individuals who assume it is a faux, Dagli insists it is not. If you wish to acquire one to determine for your self, the asking value on Indiegogo is $79.