Quality of wireless connectivity is subject to many factors, a few being congestion, mismatched protocols, and range. Range is the simplest to fix with hardware like Diamond’s Wireless Range Extender WR300NSI. Diamond has equipped WR300NSI with a signal strength indicator and fancy firmware. Are these features enough to successfully boost your wireless signal? We dive into this question and more in the full review.
Want to upgrade your home network to 802.11ac? Well ASUS just announced the RT-AC52U with USB-AC50, an AC750 dual-band router and AC450 wireless adapter package that provides consumers with an extremely affordable instant upgrade to the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology – for super-fast data-transfer speeds of up to 733 Mbit/s.
Buffalo unveiled this week its AirStation AC433 Travel Router, a tiny device offering big bandwidth. The AC433 is 1.75 inches square and is powered via USB. Its throughput is 433 Mbps on the 802.11ac 5 GHz band or 150 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz/5 GHz 802.11n band, selectable via a hardware switch.
TRENDnet announced this week its new flagship router, the TEW-818DRU, an AC1900 wireless router with a USB port. It offers up to 1.3 Gbps throughput on the 5 GHz 802.11ac band and 600 Mbps throughput on the 2.4 or 5 GHz N band.
Whether you want an extra wired port, or wireless at the far end of the house, powerline adapters are handy devices. TP-LINK wants to make it easy for consumers to extend their wireless networks. Unfortunately, current range extenders don’t really do the job, so TP-LINK has released TL-WPA4220KIT. This kit consists of two powerline adapters, one is an access point and the other is a standard Powerline Adapter. The access point powerline adapter will extend your wireless network to areas that need it most.
Wireless speeds continue to increase, case in point, TP-LINK’s AC1900 Router. AC1900 features speeds up to 1.9Gbps, a USB 3.0 port for media sharing, hardware NAT, and easy configuration via TP-LINK’s Tether App. Breaking down all of AC1900′s features, we’ll notice that its 1.9Gbps throughput is split across dual bands – 1.3Gbps over 5GHz, and […]
Cable and satellite companies are currently offering whole-home solutions. But what if you don’t have cable or satellite, how do you get the same experience? Enter Tablo. Tablo is a neat little box that receives free Over The Air (OTA) TV transmissions, relays data over your existing home network, and is accessible from pretty much any device you own.
Heading into CES 2014, I wanted to see new home automation products. It didn’t take long before I stumbled upon Belkin’s brand new WeMo LED Bulb Starter Set. The WeMo LED Bulb Starter Set includes two bulbs and a wireless bridge. Let’s see what Belkin’s implementation will bring to the market early this year.
Liquid Image showed off at CES Unveiled today its latest tiny sports camera, the EGO LS, and its two modules, a 4G LTE module and a battery module. This tiny camera can record 1080p @ 30 fps, 720p @ 60 fps, and QVGA @ 30 fps, in addition to its up to 8 MP still camera.
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.