Articles about router

Netgear Orbi Promises Exceptional Wi-Fi Performance For Your Home
If you have a simple router that you purchased for like $20 then you might face some problems with it. The issue of dead Wi-Fi spots in the home is widely documented and startups like Luma and Eero have created their Wi-Fi products to take care of this problem. Now, the big gun in jumping in. Netgear today launched the Orbi Wi-Fi system which promises to blanket your entire home […]

WiFO Expands Wi-Fi Bandwidth Many Times Over
Wi-Fi connectivity is the norm these days, and it would be anathema if a hotel or cafe does not have a Wi-Fi network for its guests to ride on with their myriad of portable devices. Having said that, there are times in life when one simply cannot explain the presence of Wi-Fi “black holes”, where the entire floor has full signal, save for your cubicle that magically sees the Wi-Fi […]

Vulnerability In Hotel Wi-Fi Router Could Be A Risky Proposition
One of the perks of staying at a hotel these days would be having free Internet connectivity, but just how secure is the Internet connection at a hotel? Apparently, guests could end up being victims of serious hacking incidents due to the kind of routers that many hotel chains use to propagate their Wi-Fi networks. Apparently, researchers have found a vulnerability in the systems, where an attacker is able to […]

Linksys EA8500 Wi-Fi Router Announced
[CES 2015] Routers are not exactly the most interesting pieces of hardware around, but then again, this does not mean that there should be no progress to be made in this particular department. Linksys, the company owned by Belkin, has just introduced the Linksys EA8500 Wi-Fi router, where it claims to deliver 802.11ac at 1.73 Gbps. This is made possible courtesy of two multi-user antennas that will ensure the speed […]


Keewifi Is A Router That Eliminates The Need For Passwords
Whenever you go to a cafe, restaurant, or a friend’s house and you want to hop onto their WiFi, you will need to get their password which sometimes they themselves might have forgotten. In fact sometimes you could easily forget your own WiFi password when trying to setup a new device simply because you haven’t used it in a while.Well the alternative is to remove the password, but this could […]

Soap Is An Android Powered 'Intelligent' Router
Most users don’t really fret about regularly upgrading their wireless routers. They hook one up, set their networks and only ever feel the need to change it when the router actually stops working. Routers usually don’t have that many additional features but would you be interested in one that offers features like home automation, parental controls, Android OS and more all in one place? If this floats your boat then you might want to […]

D-Link AC750 Router Arrives In New Colors
D-Link wants to color your world by introducing the AC750 router which will arrive in a quartet of colors – namely red, teal, black and white, where you can see all of them in greater detail in the video above. The new range of AC750 Wi-Fi Routers (also known as the DIR-818LW where its model name is concerned) will arrive in a sleek, cylinder shape, offering next generation 802.11ac wireless […]

Netgear Trek N300 Travel Router
[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 reception better. It’s impossible to tell without running some tests in the real world, but I just think that it looks cool.

D-Link DIR-510L WiFi AC750 Travel Router / Charger
[CES 2014] With the explosion of smart devices connecting over WiFi, having travel routers have gone from being a superfluous element to being money-saving objects. Since many hotels charge “per device”, I have seen quite a few people get into situations where they got charged separately for the laptop, smartphone and tablet in the same room. The D-Link WiFi AC750 has been created exactly to avoid these types of situations […]

D-Link To Close Back Door To Its Routers
D-Link, a company that specializes in networking products, has issued a promise that they would close its routers’ back doors before October is over. This particular promise came about after responding to the discovery that a fair number of its consumer-grade devices did come with a string which would have enabled unauthenticated access to its admin Web page. There was an instance where a researcher over at /DEV/TTYS0 unpacked the […]

Amped Wireless RTA15 802.11ac Wi-Fi Router
Amped Wireless launches their very first RTA15 802.11ac Wi-Fi Router.

Your Off The Shelf Wi-Fi Router Can Easily Be Hacked
Most internet users don’t put much thought in to buying a Wi-Fi router, they go in the store and usually pick up of the most popular ones. It turns out that most of the best selling ones are actually not that secure. According to a new report, a startling majority of off the shelf Wi-Fi routers can easily be hacked by someone who knows what they’re doing. Independent Security Evaluators, a […]

Dovado Go Portable 4G/LTE Router
Ever wished that you have the chance to carry a portable hotspot with you wherever you go, without having to rely on the mercies of public places that offer Wi-Fi connectivity? Well, that wish can now come true, thanks to the presence of the Dovado Go Portable 4G/LTE router that comes with its very own built-in battery that enables consumers to share their mobile broadband connection anywhere, anytime, allowing you […]

Satechi Multifunction Mini Router Extends Your Wi-Fi Range
Some of us do happen to live in a “black hole” when it comes to wireless signals – certain corners of the home just seem to be unable to receive any Wi-Fi signal of any kind, and when you take a look at your smartphone’s LTE signal, it drops to zero bars suddenly when entering the “zone”. Well, good thing there are devices out there to help you out in […]

Asus WL-330NUL Pocket Router Lives Up To Its Name
At CES 2013, we did talk about at least one pocket-friendly router – be it in size or price point, but this time around, there is the Asus WL-330NUL Pocket Router that certainly looks as though it is going to be a worthy purchase for those who want a Wi-Fi router that is diminutive enough to snuggle in your pocket without missing a beat. In fact, it will also be […]

Securifi Almond+ Wireless Smart Router
[CES 2013] Securifi, the folks behind the world’s first wireless router with a built-in touchscreen, will be showchasing its latest breakthrough at CES 2013 – the Almond+ 802.11ac Wireless Smart Router. Capable of speeds of up to 1,167Mbps, the Almond+ is also a SmartHome hub integrated with Zigbee and Z-Wave technologies. So if serving internet to your devices wirelessly isn’t enough, you can use the Almond+ to turn on or […]

EnGenius Announces Wireless AC Home Entertainment And Media Pods
[CES 2013] If you’re in the market for a new wireless router that can act as a streaming device that can be used as a cloud server of sorts to share content throughout your home, then you might be interested in checking out some of EnGenius’ series of wireless AC home entertainment and media pods which the company will be showing off at CES 2013 this week.Both home entertainment and […]

Cisco’s Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router and Applications – Demo at GDGT
[GDGT 2012] Linksys Smart Wi-Fi was previously referred to as Cisco Connect Cloud according the product page. Smart Wi-fi is a consumer-friendly solution that combines any latest Lynksis router (Linksys E4200v2, EA2700, EA3500, EA4500, and EA6500) equipped with the latest firmware and a suite of mobile apps from which you can control your home connectivity.Setting up and operating a home network is often a pain for most non tech-savvy people, […]

D-Link Cloud Router 5700 (DIR-865L) now available
If you’re looking to set up your home with a new router, you might want to check out D-Link’s latest offering. The company announced today that its Cloud Router 5700 (DIR-865L) is now available. It is its first ever 802.11ac router which delivers dual-band wireless performance of up to 1750Mbps – which in today’s world, is great for our high-bandwidth gaming, and HD streaming apps. In addition to blazing speeds […]

Western Digital MyNet N900
Western Digital is launching MyNet N900, a high-end router that has been designed to cater to the enthusiast market, which means people who have many connected computers (desktop, laptop), mobile devices (smartphone, tablet) and home appliances (streaming box, home server, game console). Interestingly enough, a large chunk of the prospect buyers will look for “better performance”, and that’s exactly what the MyNet N900 was designed to do.