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Netgear, trademarked and marketed as NETGEAR, is an American manufacturer of computer networking equipment based in San Jose, California. The company was incorporated as a subsidiary of network hardware vendor Bay Networks in 1996. But the journey doesn't end there. Bay Networks was eventually purchased in 1998 by Nortel, and Netgear became a wholly-owned subsidiary of the telecommunications equipment manufacturer. But it wasn't until 2002 when Netgear became fully-independent from Nortel. Netgear aspires to be the preferred customer-driven provider of innovative networking solutions for small businesses and homes. Its products include wireless routers, wireless adapters, range extenders, AIO Wi-Fi storage routers, switches, access points, and software solutions.

Netgear Vulnerability Lets Hackers Commandeer Routers

01/31/2017, A new vulnerability has been found in Netgear routers which can potentially allow hackers to commandeer your routers. This vulnerability is said to affect more than a dozen Netgear routers and thus potentially affects thousands of units in homes and...

Arlo Baby Monitor Launched at CES

01/04/2017, When the popularity of home wireless networks and the quality of the new-generation of internet cameras collide, one specific market is on the rise: the baby-cams. Netgear has understood this rather well, and has worked on an evolution of its Arlo home...

Netgear Nighthawk X10 Is The ‘World’s Fastest Router’

10/19/2016, Netgear today announced what it claims to be the “world’s fastest router.” The company says that the Nighthawk X10 is perfect for those who are looking for robust performance when streaming media, playing online games, and backing up big...

Arlo Security Camera Review

04/17/2015, As homes are getting smarter and more connected so have the number of cloud-connected home-surveillance webcam offerings on the market. Until recently, customers had to choose between cheap hardware and awful user interface or expensive hardware and...

Netgear Launches 450MbpsCat 9 LTE Advanced Mobile Hotspot

03/04/2015, Mobile hotspots are great if you’re traveling a lot and need to connect multiple devices at once, or if you’d rather not use your mobile phone as a mobile hotspot since this could end up draining your phone’s battery a lot quicker than you would...

Netgear AC750 WIFI Range Extender Tells Optimal Position

01/06/2014, [CES 2014] Netgear’s AC750 WiFi extender is the new addition to the growing line of WiFi AC offering from the company, and it comes with a twist: with a simple LED light system, the AC750 can tell the user where the optimum position is in the order to...

Netgear Trek N300 Travel Router

01/06/2014, [CES 2014] The Trek N300 is another travel router that looks pretty interesting: first of all, it can share public WiFi HotSpots to all your devices, so that may beat your older travel router, but it also has a flip-out antenna that supposedly makes the...

NETGEAR ReadyNAS 716 Gets Xeon 3.2GHz CPU and 16GB of RAM

11/18/2013, NETGEAR has just announced the ReadyNAS 716, a powerful Network Attached Storage (NAS) system for business usage that NETGEAR says is powerful enough to serve 150 concurrent 1080p video streams… if your network can support it. To achieve this level of...

Netgear Launches NeoTV Prime With Google TV

01/07/2013, [CES 2013] Smart TVs are becoming more commonplace these days, especially since it offers up more functionality and content versus a regular television. Now if you’re shopping about for a new smart TV, Netgear, a company known for its networking...

Netgear NeoTV Prime Hits The FCC

12/02/2012, Folks over at the FCC have gone through and scrutinized the Netgear NeoTV Prime, which means said device is being lined to be released in a short while later. Also known by its model number as GTV100, GTV Hacker, who sifted through a pair of curious FCC...

NETGEAR NTV200S NeoTV Pro HD

06/07/2012, NETGEAR has just announced a new video-streaming box that turns any TV into a smart TV. The NETGEAR NeoTV Pro HD ($69), aka NTV200S, is an addition to the existing NeoTV ($49) box from the same company. Both boxes are affordable alternative to Roku...

Netgear R6300 is first 802.11ac Wi-Fi router in the world

04/26/2012, What makes the Netgear R6300 so special compared to the other Wi-Fi routers that are in the market? First off the list would be the obvious certification – it is touted to be the world’s first 802.11ac Wi-Fi router, offering support for 5th...