Linksys Just Made Its Iconic WRT Routers More Affordable

Almost a decade ago, when Belkin's 54GL router reigned supreme, routers could afford to be somewhat restricted when it comes to bandwidth. You had a desktop, maybe a laptop, and if you're a really early adopter, a smartphone connected to your network. Now, devices have multiplied like asexual amoebas, we're swimming… » 1/04/15 7:00pm 1/04/15 7:00pm

WeMo Beefs Up Smart Home Lineup With Four New Sensors

Right now, piecing together a smart home, your very own domicile outfitted to perfectly fit your life, is a confusing cobweb of wireless standards, compatibility, and brands—lots and lots of brands. But the first step into this brave new connected world is just giving your home awareness, and that's what Belkin WeMo's… » 1/04/15 7:00pm 1/04/15 7:00pm

Give Your Home a Brain with Today's Amazon Gold Box Deal

If you're smart home-curious, Belkin's WeMo line of outlet and light switches is a great gateway drug into the world of home automation, and several of the most popular models are on sale right now. » 9/03/14 8:45am 9/03/14 8:45am

This Smart Crock Pot Makes Using a Slow Cooker Even Lazier

Slow cookers are great because you can throw in your ingredients in the morning and by the time you get home from work dinner is done. But stuff happens, and sometimes you forget about that pot roast simmering away, and next thing you know you burn your meal and your house down. Enter the WeMo Smart Crock Pot to solve… » 1/05/14 8:05pm 1/05/14 8:05pm

Belkin's WeMo Smart LED Bulbs Put the Light Switch On Your Phone

Belkin continues its pursuit of making home automation a simple plug-and-play affair with the introduction of its new Smart LED lightbulbs to its WeMo line. The 60-watt equivalent bulbs produce 800 lumens and cast a warm 3000 Kelvin glow across a room—so they should satisfy even those who've stocked up on incandescent… » 1/05/14 7:30pm 1/05/14 7:30pm

This Lightning Dock Lets You Dial in a Perfect Fit For iPads in Cases

Dropping an iPad onto a dock is not only an easy way to keep its battery charged, it also props it up so it's not laying sprawled across your desk wasting valuable real estate. And where as most docks can only accommodate an iPad going au naturel, Belkin's new Express Dock features a dial 'round back so the Lightning… » 10/01/13 4:20pm 10/01/13 4:20pm

A Matching Numerical Keypad For Your Wireless Apple Keyboard

Belkin's new YourType Bluetooth Wireless Keypad looks a lot like Apple's Magic Trackpad. But the only folks who might actually find it 'magical' are accountants, because Belkin trades gestures and multi-touch input for a set of numerical keys and extra shortcuts for navigating large documents. » 9/22/13 4:00pm 9/22/13 4:00pm

Belkin's Mythical Thunderbolt Express Dock Is Finally Here

Nearly 600 days have passed since we first swooned over Belkin's Thunderbolt Express Dock all the way back in September 2011. (Really, it's been 595 days, but who's counting?) Well today, the long-promised, and long-delayed multi-port I/O hub for Macs is a thing you can actually buy. It's available this morning at… » 4/30/13 8:00am 4/30/13 8:00am

Belkin's Thunderstorm Turns Your Now Bulky iPad Into a Handheld Home…

iPad users no longer have to lament the crappy speakers, and lightweight form factor, of their tablet when enjoying videos or music sans headphones. Belkin is promising to turn the iPad into a portable home theater with an add-on set of boosted speakers, or at least that's what one assumes from a product called the… » 1/06/13 10:58am 1/06/13 10:58am

Belkin's New Receiver Grants Your Old Stereo Bluetooth Powers

If you think it's a crime that you've got to shell out top dollar to get a good sounding wireless speaker system when you've already got a perfectly good wired stereo, Belkin has a cheap solution. » 1/03/13 12:48pm 1/03/13 12:48pm

The Year in Broken Gadget Promises

Every year, we're promised beautiful, useful, innovative gadgets that will supposedly make our lives better. Then something goes wrong and we don't get them. Humph. » 12/28/12 1:00pm 12/28/12 1:00pm

Belkin's WeMo Baby Monitor Turns Your iPhone Into a Nanny

We weren't exactly blown away with Belkin's WeMo home automation system, but for just $90 its new Wi-Fi enabled WeMo Baby sounds like an affordable way to keep tabs on your kids. It turns your iOS devices into portable baby monitors that work anywhere on earth—at least anywhere you have a mobile internet connection. » 10/17/12 10:20am 10/17/12 10:20am

Belkin WeMo Switch + Motion Review: A Gadget That Actually Makes Your…

Home automation is stylish, but hard to set up. So the Belkin WeMo system, which simplifies the whole thing with a smartphone app, should be great, right? Wrong. So wrong. Very wrong. » 10/02/12 4:20pm 10/02/12 4:20pm

These New Belkin Routers Are the Fastest Wireless Routers For Your Buck

Though nothing you own currently uses the zippy fast 802.11ac spec, buying a 802.11ac router now future proofs your home with autobahn wireless speeds. Previously, the super fast routers that have came out have all been asspensive, these Belkin 802.11ac routers are the cheapest you'll find right now. » 6/21/12 11:52am 6/21/12 11:52am

You Still Can't Buy Belkin's More Expensive, Redesigned Thuderbolt Dock

Belkin has been developing a Thunderbolt dock for almost a year. When it showed it off at CES in January, it looked like it was almost ready to go on sale... but, no. Instead Belkin has completely redesigned it and made it $100 more expensive. Oh, and you still can't buy it yet. » 6/05/12 7:30am 6/05/12 7:30am

Make The Most of Your Mac's Thunderbolt Connectivity With Belkin's…

Making full use of your Mac's thunderbolt port has been an expensive business until now, with the only dock option being a $999 Apple display. Thankfully Belkin is finally releasing its Thunderbolot Express dock in September 2012. » 1/09/12 9:45am 1/09/12 9:45am

Belkin's iPhone Camera Remote Revealed By the FCC

Like an older sibling who spoils the surprise ending of a movie, the FCC has revealed photos and details of Belkin's upcoming wireless camera remote for the iPhone. Except that in this case, the surprise is no Keyser Söze. » 11/05/11 9:00pm 11/05/11 9:00pm

Whoops, I Broke Belkin's Site

Earlier I posted about Belkin's half-off-everything sale and that ended up smashing their servers into tiny little unresponsive bits. Sorry about that Belkin. » 9/16/11 2:02pm 9/16/11 2:02pm

Belkin's Got a Crazy Half-Off-Everything Sale Today (Updated)

Networking and accessories vendor Belkin is about to make your Friday spendtastic. Today only, Through September 30, you can get 50% off everything at Belkin.com with no minimum purchase. Just use coupon code "FB50" when you check out and you're set. » 9/16/11 12:07pm 9/16/11 12:07pm