Spectacular video shows birds suddenly flying away from a power line

What a fascinating view. I don't pretend to know what triggers a bird's decision to take flight or what makes an entire flock want to take off all at once but man, is it cool to see. This video shows three recordings of starlings taking off from a power line: in real time, at half speed and at 300 frames per second. » 4/02/15 11:27am 4/02/15 11:27am

Is a Crappy Wi-Fi Signal Ruining Your Netflix Streams? Hy-Fi Routers…

The nerdiest thing our Matt Buchanan ever wanted was an awesome powerline router. I'll see your nerdiness, Matt, and raise you one. Hy-Fi Routers crossbreed Wi-Fi, ethernet, powerline, and MoCA to give you a mutant baby of ultimate internet reliability. The dream of consistently fast 100Mbps internet all over my… » 1/14/12 12:20am 1/14/12 12:20am

Netgear's 200 Mbps Powerline Adapters Are $170 For HD, $150 for AV

While we've already seen older iterations » 11/17/08 5:20pm 11/17/08 5:20pm Netgear's powerline-based networking products, it's just today that the new Powerline HD Plus Ethernet Adapter Kit ($170) and Powerline AV Ethernet Adapter Kit ($150) have become widely available. Both systems transfer data at 200 Mbps over your home's electrical wiring, but…

Netgear Extender Stretches Out Your Internet Connection

Need to expand your Internet connection to another part of your apartment? Netgear's new XEPS103 PowerLine Extender can turn any electrical outlet into an instant Internet connection. As a bonus, if you have a Netgear router, it'll replace your router's power adapter and still double as a network extender. Speed-wise… » 6/12/07 10:20am 6/12/07 10:20am