Tag "router"

Mesh Wi-Fi – what you need to know (tutorial)

February 22, 2018

In the beginning, there was a router, and the strongest routers ruled. But the little routers revolted and, in a Lilliputian-like effort have toppled the

Avoid broadband blackouts with Telstra’s new home internet gateway

February 14, 2017

Telstra has launched an Australian-first solution for its home customers that help them set up Internet connections sooner, and stay connected longer.

Ten products from CES to desire

January 9, 2017

Well, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has come and gone, and as usual there were acres of displays showing the kinds of things

D-Link’s red router amps up the bandwidth to 5Gbps

April 12, 2016

They say that anything red is automatically faster than anything that isn’t red, but D-Link’s latest router isn’t just wearing a colour of speed, but boasting eight high-speed antennas, too. How’s that for an omen of speed?

Linksys to bring 5Gbps of WiFi to Australia in April

January 7, 2016

There are routers, and then there are routers, and much like the whole “that’s not a knife” argument in one famous flick, a new router on the way from Linksys could just stick it to every other router out there.

Synology moves from network drives to wireless routers

October 2, 2015

When it comes to networking, you may not have heard of Synology, but there’s a good chance a geek friend of yours has, and if you need a new router, a company known for its high-end network drives is coming to show how routers can be done.

Linksys says WiFi is valued more than sex, intends to make the former better at home

June 10, 2015

According to a new survey, WiFi is something valued more than sex. That’s curious, and while we believe “WiFi” might be incorrectly identified as “access to the internet”, Linksys hopes its latest router can at least help with one of these concerns (and it’s not sex).

D-Link unveils hyper-fast routers that look like Pizza Hut

January 7, 2015

Remember Pizza Hut? Australia doesn’t have many of the eat-in places with the red angular roofs left, but D-Link’s latest high-speed router reminds us of the old buildings, shrunk down and making your network faster at home.

Netgear launches a world first tri-band router

July 9, 2014

The world is relying more and more on wireless devices, and you know this because your phone, tablet, computer, game console, TV, printer, Blu-ray player, speakers, camera, and smartwatch are jumping on to your network. But with all of that activity, you need a router that can handle it, and that’s where a Netgear development is stepping in.

Hands-on with the Linksys EA6900 802.11ac router

January 28, 2014

Linksys may not have been first in Australia with an 802.11ac router, but the Belkin-owned company now has something ready. So is it any good?

Belkin’s acquisition of Linksys gets serious with high-speed AC connectivity

December 9, 2013

While last year saw the announcement of the “ac” high-speed improvement to the 802.11 standard, this year has been all about loading it into devices, and Belkin and Linksys look ready to compete with an 802.11ac product of their own.

How to set up mobile broadband

December 26, 2012

A mobile broadband account lets you access the internet on the road and at home, but there are a number of methods for getting connected. Here's what you need to and how to set up for each of them.