We met up with Belkin at CES Unveiled, where they were showing off the shiny new Linksys WRT1900AC, one of the first new wireless products released under the 25 year old brand since Belkin acquired Linksys from Cisco in March 2013.
The RT-AC68U Wireless-AC1900 Dual-band router has finally been announced by ASUS and its availability at pre order is now possible with the help of selected resellers. ASUS has always been a popular name in this industry and it is one of the leading brand names in technology and this much awaited release has finally been communicated to the onlookers by ASUS in an official announcement.
Linksys has just announced its new top model in their Smart Wi-Fi router lineup, the Smart Wi-Fi AC1900 Router. This router will offer speeds of up to 600 Mbps to Wireless-N clients and up to 1300 Mbps to Wireless-AC clients.
According to D-Link, its upcoming gaming-focused network router, the DGL-5500, will start off with its shipping on August 1. Customers located in the States can pre-order the device now for $199.99 USD. This router uses Qualcomm’s StreamBoost technology to prioritize specific apps and games.
Amped wireless a Tech company on a mission to develop long range wireless products has launched its latest product the ‘RTA 15’, which is a one of a kind long-range AC router. The CEO of Amped Wireless, Mr. Owen while addressing the practicality of the device claimed that the router would allow its owner to have access to faster web browsing, streaming, and downloading on any Wi-Fi supporting device all around his home or office.
NETGEAR is a global networking company that provides consumers, businesses and service providers with different innovative products and is expanding its market-leading family of the next generation 802.11ac wireless products with the R6100 Wi-Fi Router. This dual band model supports combined Wi-Fi speeds up to 1200 Mbps with fast Ethernet wired connections which delivers safe and reliable internet connections for faster downloads, clearer voice calls, uninterrupted HD videos and pause-free gaming with a price of $99.99. It encloses all the features of an improved home theatre experience.
In this modern area of wireless networking, the market is flooded with devices with advanced feature sets, sometimes not performing as well as others. This trade-off can be frustrating. Sometimes, the basic features are all one really needs in a WiFi router, and the Rosewill T600N fills that gap. It’s an 802.11a/b/g/n router that can do 300 Mbps per frequency and even features standard replaceable antennas for its 2.4 GHz radio. ThinkComputers takes a look at this sub $60 unit that frequently can be found online for under $50!
D-Link has released a brand new dual-band wireless Gigabit router. The DIR-850L is an AC 1200 router so it operates at both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless bands. Not only do you have wireless support, but you also have 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports and a single USB port. You can connect a USB hard drive to the DIR-850L for easy file access on any device that is connected to the router.
There was a time when a wireless router did little more than, well, route. It took bits from the airwaves and put them on a wire, destined for the Internet or perhaps the local network. As the technology matured, product designers started adding things. At first, it was software like firewalls, quality of service controls, and port tunneling and forwarding controls. Then came the advanced things such as VPN and jffs-based file storage – sufficient for a small, static HTML site stored on a cordoned-off part of the router’s unused flash ROM. Then came the hardware changes, most relevant to this review being the advent of USB ports. This opened a whole new world of possibilities, generally USB Mass Storage devices and printers. Then Western Digital joined the fray. It added a hard drive to the router. Thus, we have the My Net N900 Central, a 450Mbps x2 high-end wireless router ready act not only as a shuffler of bits, but also as a storer of bits; a router and simple NAS all in one compact device.
Not all wireless routers are equal. Every wireless router can shuffle bits back and forth between the Internet, the local wired network, and the local wireless network. Some routers are faster than others, and that’s to be expected. However, there is another class of wireless router that offers more than the standard feature set. The ASUS RT-N66U Dual-band Wireless-N900 Gigabit Router is one such hot rod. Featuring among other things dual USB2 ports and 450 Mbps wireless transfers and the ability to create eight wireless networks, the RT-N66U is a great device for folks who want their always-on device to do more than just shuffle bits. Read on for the review.
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