How to Choose the Best Firmware to Supercharge Your Wi-Fi Router

Installing a custom firmware on your Wi-Fi router is like God Mode for your home network. You can see everything going on, boost your Wi-Fi signal, beef up your security, and even do advanced tricks like install your own VPN. Still, there are so many options available it can be tough to pick the right one. Here’s… »4/01/15 2:22pm4/01/15 2:22pm


D-Link's DXN-221 Brings Ethernet Over Coax For Easy Home Wiring

Most homes have coax wired into almost every room, but only newer ones have Ethernet wall ports. D-Link's DXN-221 Ethernet adapter works around this problem and comes with two units, both with a Coax F-Type connector to go into your wall, and an Ethernet adapter to hook up to your networking on either side. The… »5/28/08 2:50pm5/28/08 2:50pm

Microsoft Presides Over Linksys, D-Link and Niveus Media Center Unveilings, Debuts Internet TV Beta

Later today at DigitalLife, Microsoft's Windows Media Center chief Joe Belfiore will demo the new Media Center Extenders you're just now hearing about, including the Linksys DMA2200 and DMA2100, and the D-Link DSM-750 MediaLounge Media Player. Another one he'll show off is the Niveus Media Extender, which we'll cover… »9/27/07 12:01am9/27/07 12:01am

Hands On New Cisco Linksys Wireless-N Media Center Extenders (Plus: Some Tasty New N-Friendly Toys)

You may have heard about the new Media Center Extenders from Cisco's Linksys division. The DMA2200 shown above is a high-def MCE with 1080p-upscaling DVD player and Dual-Band Wireless-N, priced at $350. The smaller $300 DMA2100 MCE is geared for bedrooms and kitchens, places where you're going to want less clutter,… »9/27/07 12:01am9/27/07 12:01am