We have a 1Gbps symmetric internet connection at our office, so my interest in routers has increased over the past couple of years. At CES 2021, Netgear launches the $599.99 Nighthawk RAXE500, its first WiFi 6E tri-band router.If you’re not familiar with WiFi 6E, it opens many new radio bands over 6GHz, where there are a lot fewer interferences. Only 6E devices will run at these frequencies, and it’s going […]
If you’re having WiFi troubles at home where certain areas of your house has a poorer reception than others, then this is where mesh router systems come in handy. If you’re interested in furnishing your home with a mesh system, then you might be interested to learn that Netgear has announced its new Orbi mesh system.
With WiFi-6 rollout in full swing, industry leaders like Netgear are launching new hardware at CES to cover several use cases.As you may have seen from our previous reporting, we think that mesh networking and WiFi 6 are the two most important things that happened around WiFi in the past ten years.
If you have a big home where you’re finding a lot of dead spots when it comes to WiFi, then it might be time to start investing in a mesh WiFi system. In case you’re unfamiliar, a mesh WiFi system basically allows users to create a blanket of WiFi in their home. Unlike WiFi extenders, which can sometimes degrade the performance, mesh systems will help to maintain the speeds.
Ubergizmo’s Best of IFA AwardsEditor's Pick
IFA is officially going on until Sept 11, but if you haven’t had time to follow all the IFA news, our Best of IFA 2019 is what we want you to take away from this show. These are the products that caught our attention for their quality, novelty, usefulness, or daringness.
Netgear’s Orbi mesh system has been one of the most celebrated Wi-Fi 5 setup last year, and during CES 2019, the company had hinted that a Wi-Fi 6 version was coming. Orbi Wi-Fi 6 (Orbi WiFi 6 System AX6000, model RBK852) has finally landed at IFA / Berlin, and it is as powerful as we had hoped.
Wi-Fi is entering a refresh period, perhaps the most important since its creation. Wi-Fi 6 promises to improve range and performance for new, but also existing devices. Also, it can sustainably manage the proliferation of connected devices.
If you’re looking to beef up security at your home, you might be interested to learn that Netgear has recently announced its latest security camera, the Arlo Ultra. The company is no stranger to such devices, but one of the benefits of the Arlo Ultra is that it can record in 4K.
When it comes to buying a new router, it can be confusing trying to decide which router to buy, especially for the average user who might be baffled by the sheer number of choices that are available, and all the technical jargon that is used. For example there is WiFi 802.11ac and a/b/g/n which might mean nothing to users.
Ubergizmo's Best of IFA 2018Editor's Pick
The past few days were intense at IFA 2018 in Berlin, Germany. There were tons of interesting products to look at (and try!), and after checking out everything we could, here are what we think where the most impressive products at IFA, sorted in no particular order.This year, Samsung launched its Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Tab S4 ahead of the show, so follow the links to that […]
#IFA18 – Mesh routers are a great way to help ensure that your entire home is blanketed in WiFi. Netgear’s Orbi is one of the available mesh router systems available in the market today, and at IFA 2018 the company has since taken the wraps off the Netgear Orbi Voice. This is an interesting device as it combines a WiFi router with a speaker all into a single device.
Home security devices like security cameras are meant to keep our homes safe, but who’s going to keep the cameras safe? The onus falls onto the company behind those devices, and unfortunately for those who are using Netgear’s Arlo security systems, it seems that the company is asking its customers to change their passwords over a recent security scare.
The darkness afforded by the night is sometimes what gives thieves and robbers a sense of security and confidence in that because it makes them harder to be seen, it makes committing crime a bit easier. Now if you live on a street that doesn’t have sufficient lighting or if you’re just looking to better protect your home, Netgear’s Arlo has unveiled new a security light system.
For home users who do not have their own modem, chances are you might be leasing one from your ISP. It’s not the worst thing in the world, but if you’re hoping to save yourself some money on modem rental, then perhaps you might be interested in Netgear’s latest Orbi modem router system.
The XR500 NightHawk is Netgear’s first official Gaming router as the company wants to take some share of the juicy PC Gaming market. Netgear has taken notice that a large share of PC gamers play first-person-shooter (FPS) games that can be extremely sensitive to network conditions. As you have guessed, this is not something that the average router will excel at, hence this XR500 NightHawk design.
[CES 2108] Netgear has just announced that it will feature the new Orbi Outdoor Satellite at CES 2018. As you can guess by its name, this is a product designed to be located outdoors, and it extends the home WiFi network to up to 2,500 square feet, says Netgear.
Netgear has a series of outdoor cameras for home security purposes, like the Arlo, Arlo Pro, and the Arlo Go. Unfortunately it seems that the power adapter that is used for these cameras is having issue, so much so that the company has issued a recall for them over the potential of a fire hazard.
When it comes to smart home security systems, there are many options to choose from. This ranges from smart home security cameras, motion sensors, doorbells, alarm systems, and more, and Netgear has recently announced a new addition to the already-growing list in the form of a smart home security light for outdoors.
Netgear’s Arlo Pro wireless camera was well received last year so the company is now launching a successor. Netgear announced the launch of the Arlo Pro 2 today, and like its predecessor, it’s also wireless. However, it’s slightly more expensive than the Arlo Pro was as the resolution has been increased to 1080p. There are some other new features as well.
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 businesses across the globe. The vulnerability has been disclosed by a cybersecurity firm called Trustwave.