D-Link’s 802.11ac Portable Router and Charger Combo: A Closer Look

D-Link Portable Router and Charger

D-Link unveiled a host of new products here at CES 2014, but perhaps the most intriguing product we’ve seen from this week is a portable router and charger combo that can turn any ethernet connection into a wireless network, as well as being able to charge any of your gadgets while on the go. On […]

Verizon 4G LTE Broadband Router With Voice (MiFi Home) Review


Unlike Verizon’s other MiFi products made by Novatel Wireless, the new 4G LTE Broadband Router with Voice, also branded as the MiFi Home, is not designed to be used as a truly mobile product. Instead, Verizon is showcasing its latest MiFi Home as an affordable, convenient way to either allow users to cut the cord […]

Verizon 4G LTE Router With Voice Brings Mobile Broadband to Rural Homes


Verizon’s newest 4G LTE Router With Voice offers many unique benefits by allowing home or business users to connect to Verizon’s mobile network, but chief among them is delivering fast broadband connectivity to areas that aren’t currently wired for DSL, fiber, or cable Internet services. People living in such areas could turn to Verizon’s robust […]

Apple AirPort Extreme Packs Speed and Simplicity Into Elegant Package

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The Apple AirPort Extreme base station announced at the 2013 WWDC adds 802.11ac Wi-Fi and a new form factor that works with the refreshed MacBook Air, Apple’s only computer using the new Wi-Fi standard. Apple, Windows and Android devices (including the Samsung Galaxy S4) can connect to it. The new router looks great and simplifies home networking. We […]

Linksys EA6500 Wireless Router Review: Struggles to Keep Connection

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After a great experience with a Linksys WUMC710 Bridge, we tested the Linksys EA6500 Wireless Router hoping for the same simple setup and solid performance. The Linksys EA6500 Wireless Router uses a simple administrative page, but setup and performance fell short of the baseline set by our old D-Link router. The EA6500 degraded for us after a […]

Apple Releases New AirPort Express Base Station

Apple AirPort Express Base Station

Apple spent nearly two-hours introducing new features and products during its keynote presentation, but that still wasn’t enough time to get to everything. Devices like the new AirPort Express Base Station just appeared in the Apple Store without an official announcement. The new Apple Airport Express Base Station is a Wi-Fi router from Apple that looks and […]

Sprint Sierra Wireless Tri-Network LTE Hotspot (Video)


In addition to introducing the LTE editions of the Galaxy Nexus and the LG Viper for its network, Sprint also showed off a mobile hotspot for its LTE network that it is building out. The Sierra Wireless Tri-Network Hotspot will be compatible with Sprint’s 3G CDMA Network, the legacy 4G WiMax network, the 4G LTE […]

Gift Guide: 5 Gadgets for a Connected Home

Nest Learning Thermostat

We don’t have jetpacks yet, but you can enjoy a little bit of the future thanks to this collection of connected home gadgets. From controlling your music and movies from your smartphone to internet connected garage doors and thermostats, we have you covered with some of the coolest connected gadgets for your home. If you have an always connected home owner […]

Sprint Express is an Inexpensive Mobile Broadband Hotspot for Sprint


Joining the MiFi from Novatel and Overdrive franchise from Sierra Wireless, Sprint is launching its own branded mobile hotspot router on its 3G/4G WiMax network in the form of the Sprint Express. The device was leaked before and was thought, at the time, to be a smartphone, but it is a compact mobile hotspot router […]

Belkin Offering 50% Off Everything Through September 30th


If you’ve been in the market for accessories for your Android device, iOS device, or your laptop, then you probably want to think about buying from Belkin anywhere between now and September 30th which is how long its 50% off sale is going to last for. Seriously, everything on the website is half off and […]

AT&T’s 4G LTE Network in Atlanta Delivers Early Promising Speeds


Earlier this week, it was reported that AT&T had turned on its LTE network, though an official announcement was not yet made, in the Chicago, IL area with speeds that were a bit lackluster especially when compared against Verizon’s 4G LTE network. However, there are now reports that AT&T is also turning on its 4G […]

AT&T Makes Foray Into 4G with Hybrid HSPA+, LTE USB Dongle, Hotspot


Following rival carrier Verizon Wireless’s lead with 4G LTE, AT&T had announced two new data products to be launching this summer to make use of the nascent 4G LTE network. AT&T will be rolling out LTE services in five markets initially–Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, so the 4G LTE mobile broadband services will […]

Verizon to Offer Two Tiers for 4G LTE Smartphone Tethering


Alongside the carrier’s new metered data plans that are set to go live on July 7th, the same day that the flagship Motorola Droid 3 is supposed to be unleashed, Verizon Wireless may finally announce its pricing plans for smartphone tethering. The carrier will announce two tethering plans–one for users who are grandfathered into the […]

Will Apple Expand iOS, A5 Chips Into Wireless Airport Routers?


In addition to using its A4 and A5 chipsets along with the mobile iOS platform on products like the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Apple TV, Apple may be expanding its proprietary ARM chips and iOS into the wireless router market, potentially introducing new hardware with better iCloud integration. It’s unclear if updated Time Capsule […]

Logitec’s New Router Design Will Not Solve Global Warming


Routers are those necessary things that we all have to have to enjoy WiFi in some form or fashion. If you’re like me these are the kinds of necessary gadgets that you spend time on researching, by the best you can afford, and then forget about them until they cause trouble or die or you […]

Sprint Updates 4G Mobile Hotspot with Overdrive Pro 3G/4G


Sprint is releasing an update to its first 4G mobile hotspot router called the Overdrive. The new model, dubbed the Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot Router, is an incremental upgrade from the original model and provides some refinements and a lower price tag. The new Overdrive Pro is still made by Sierra Wireless and will […]

Hands On with Novatel MiFi 3G/4G from Sprint, Verizon


Though the MiFi mobile hotspot router devices have been announced for 4G networks for Sprint and Verizon Wireless in the U.S., neither model are available yet–Verizon Wireless says its 3G/4G LTE model will launch in the first half of 2011 while Sprint says its 3G/4G WiMax model is coming February for $50. We did have […]

Sprint’s Novatel Mifi 3G/4G Hotspot Goes Official


As was previously leaked, Sprint has unveiled its MiFi 3G/4G personal hotspot router, which allows up to 5 devices to share the device’s Sprint Now Network mobile broadband connection over WiFi in a router device that’s about the size of a credit card. The device will allow laptops, tablets, gaming devices, and other WiFi-connected device […]