Firewalla Purple Review: This Tiny, Pricey Box Takes Your Home Network to the Next Level



  • Outstanding parental controls
  • Support for gigabit speeds
  • Solid support for third-party VPNs
  • Relatively easy to setup and get started with
  • No monthly fees or subscriptions needed

Don’t Like

  • Expensive upfront cost
  • Intermediate and advanced features can be intimidating
  • App insights aren’t always easy to follow

Just slightly bigger than a deck of playing cards, the Firewalla Purple firewall device packs an awful lot into a tiny package. At $319, it definitely doesn’t come cheap. But if you connect it to your router or modem and set it up as per the Firewalla app’s instructions on your Android or iOS

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