Linksys Revives a Classic Design For Its Newest Wireless Router

Linksys' WRT54G is considered to be the best selling wireless router of all time. And its iconic black and blue design has become synonymous with such hardware—just look at the image used on this generic wireless router Wikipedia page. So it makes sense that for its next generation router, the new Linksys WRT1900AC,… » 1/05/14 7:30pm 1/05/14 7:30pm

Linksys WRT160NL Is Fully Linux Powered, 802.11n, and Acts As Media…

After years of having people load custom Linux-based firmwares onto their routers, Linksys decided to just go ahead and make a router with Linux on there from the start. Computer Science grad students are all awkwardly high fiving each other. » 6/23/09 1:51pm 6/23/09 1:51pm

So Long, Stupid Media Streaming Boxes, You Sucked

They were basically obsolete from the beginning: Massive plastic coffins that beamed media from your PC to your TV. That's it. For $400. And now they're returning to the abyss, where they belong. » 5/18/09 9:00pm 5/18/09 9:00pm

Cisco Linksys Wireless Home Audio Lightning Review

Cisco Linksys' Wireless Home Audio system is a direct competitor to Sonos in the land of room-to-room streaming music. But WHA is more ambitious, with promises of iPod compatibility, touchscreen remotes and 802.11n support. » 3/09/09 4:20pm 3/09/09 4:20pm

Zero-Cost Gadget Upgrades For the Next Great Depression

» 10/07/08 2:30pm 10/07/08 2:30pm

Hanging out at sites like Giz may have instilled in you an insatiable, pocket-emptying gadget habit. But now we're entering a new era-the old guys on the TV are saying that soon we may not even have pockets, let alone money for them. Don't panic though: You've probably got a wealth of gadgetry sitting… » 10/07/08 2:30pm 10/07/08 2:30pm

Build Your Own Linksys WRT54GL Wi-Fi Monster Truck

If you love R/C toys » 9/19/08 3:00pm 9/19/08 3:00pm, this Wi-Fi router monster truck is definitely a project worth tackling. In a nutshell, a guy named Jonathan Bennet managed to rig a very hackable Linksys WRT54GL router to a $5 R/C monster truck so that it could be driven via the internet from up to 500 meters (1640 feet) away. Although not…