Update: Sold out, but the similar NETGEAR Orbi mesh system is also on sale for $350 right now. Or you could install Fedora on a spare laptop with an extra USB network card to use as a router and firewall, and find some extra routers at the thrift store to act as repeaters.
Whether you need more places to store your files, or your home network isn’t keeping up with your streaming habits, Amazon’s got you covered with today’s Gold Box.
Range extenders aren’t a cure-all for your home network, but if you have one or two spots in the house that just doesn’t get good reception, they’re an inexpensive way to fill in the gaps. This model from TP-Link has great reviews, and at $34 (after clipping the $10 coupon), it’s never been cheaper.
Note: Today’s the last day of this sale, so don’t miss out!
If the power at your house can be a little spotty, this $41 APC backup UPS is designed specifically to keep your modem and router running on battery power, so you’ll never lose touch with the world. Today’s deal is an all-time low by over $10, so if you have any inkling that you might want this, I wouldn’t hesitate.
Update 6/26: This code is still valid, but an on-screen clippable $20 coupon will bring it down to $179. That’s just $60 per router!
Update: This deal expires today, so it’s your last chance.
Amazon’s celebrating E3 with an extra 20% off a ton of gaming mice, keyboards, and networking gear from the likes of Razer, Logitech, G.Skill, and more. Just check out all the eligible products here, add whatever you want to your cart, and use code 20OFFE3 at checkout to get the deal.
While mesh routers have broken through in 2016, the Wirecutter-recommended TP-Link Archer C7 though is one of the best “traditional” routers you can get, and it’ll only cost you $76 today with promo code 15TPLC7. It was down to $70 around Black Friday, but this is one of the best deals we’ve seen since the holidays.
The past few years have seen a deluge of Wi-Fi router innovation, but the Portal wifi router includes a key feature that’s basically unheard of in consumer technology.
Last week, Congress voted to give internet service providers permission to sell your private browsing data. Huge dick move! The one good thing to come out of it though was a wave of interest in VPN services, which people should probably be using regardless. The problem? There are a lot of them out there, and it can be…
Wi-Fi range extenders can’t work miracles, but if there’s one spot in your house with spotty coverage, they can be a much cheaper solution than buying a new router. So for $20, why not give this one a try? Most complaints about this model seem to stem from its setup process, but if you can get through that, people…
The past year or so has seen a welcome deluge of Wi-Fi router innovation, and Portal seems to be one of the best newcomers in the space, particularly for smaller dwellings in congested, urban environments.
Whether you’re upgrading to 802.11ac, need a few extra ethernet ports, or just want to stop forking over a modem rental fee to your ISP, today’s Amazon Gold Box is overflowing with TP-Link networking gear.
While mesh routers have broken through in 2016, the Wirecutter-recommended TP-Link Archer C7 though is one of the best “traditional” routers you can get, and it’ll only cost you $72 today with promo code 15TPLC7. It was down to $70 around Black Friday, but this is the best deal we’ve seen since the holidays.