Once upon a time you could squeak by in life with a $60 router, which would do the simple job of blanketing your house in a respectable cloud of wi-fi. But in 2017, a satisfactory home network isn’t just a single cheap box tucked away in a corner. For many homes, it’s a whole system of routers, which work together to…
Routers are going through a design renaissance of sorts, and Netgear is a microcosm of that change. Take, for instance, the company’s popular Nighthawk router—black, angular, full of antennas. It’s everything Netgear’s newest router isn’t. Called Orbi, this router embraces the well-design future of your home’s…
Within the last two years, routers have gone from ugly boxes tucked away in shame to well-designed products, complete with a variety of new technologies and user-friendly interfaces. Led by ambitious startups like Eero, Luma, and Starry, and even bigger companies like Google’s OnHub, routers are having a gadget…
If you thought Amazon’s own-branded products were a little strange—baby wipes, anyone?—then things just got a little more serious. The retailer has just announced that it’s starting to sell its own ARM-based silicon chips.
BitTorrent Sync is basically explicitly designed for people who need to move huge amounts of data back and forth between different devices. Now the service is getting support for the network attached storage these types are likely to use.
While Google's Chromecast might seem poised become the quintessential universal streaming device, it's taking a hell of a long time to get there. So in the meantime, Netgear's new NeoMediacast dongle is picking up where Chromecast left off by offering streaming content with Micro SD storage capabilities—assuming…
Add Netgear to the long list of tech companies joining up with Google TV—it just jumped onboard the train with its NeoTV PRIME streaming box.
Netgear has been boosting wireless signals for a while, but its newest range extender works with AirPlay speakers for the first time. The Wall-plug Edition (WN3500RP) will amplify your Wi-Fi signal and frequency and it'll work with your speakers from your iPhone, iPod, or through DLNA.
Worried about midnight intruders? Netgear's VueZone camera—already a popular security solution—just got night vision powers.
You can't be a gadget company and show your face on the playground without selling some way to make our TVs smart TVs. Whether this is a good thing is a matter of some dispute. But Netgear is throwing down.
Wi-Fi sucks. Well, it sucks if your router is lurking in a subterranean realm of your apartment and your gaming rig is located aboveground with an iron staircase in between the two and you don't want to run 100 meters of cable or wire the apartment with ethernet because you don't own the building.
It's easy to become jaded when you review as much cutting-edge hardware as we do. We try not to be curmudgeons, but we do get grumpy when next-gen hardware fails to make a leap in performance-or worse, when it falls behind the gear it's intended to supplant. So we're happy to report that benchmarking Netgear's new…
So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.
You've been getting by with the cheapie router you bought two years ago, so why should you upgrade now? Performance. And features. We asked seven manufacturers to send us the best consumer routers in their stables regardless of price tags.
Home networking is almost always a bitch. But Netgear's new (and first of its kind) wireless N and powerline networking combo might simplify the process, adding a high-throughput Wi-Fi bubble, riding along your home wiring, to any free electrical outlet.
The Netgear Universal Wi-Fi Internet Adapter can connect anything with an ethernet port to your 802.11n network, be it an Xbox 360 or a TV. But so can many other devices on the market. What's better about this one?
Netgear and Ericsson have been tinkering away on a joint project, the fruits of which have weaned today—the MBRN3300E 3G mobile broadband router.
With digital content becoming more prevalent, some of us want to directly link our computers to our TVs quickly and easily. But we don't all have a dedicated HTPC to make life simple. Enter Netgear's Push2TV wireless display adapter.
While we weren't all that impressed with Netgear's Digital Entertainer Live, they look to be fixing some of the mistakes their last media extender made, with this one offering full HD video streamed over your network.
Here's a peek into the not-too-distant future, when you can stop paying the cable companies for both TV and internet: a new router that lets you set up a wireless network that pulls data from a 4G cellular data connection.