The Google OnHub may not be the fastest router on the market today, and it’ll frustrate seasoned network twiddlers. But consider this “new way to Wi-Fi” as a platform, rather than a product and over time, it may well become the perfect partner for the modern smart home.
Following our review last month, the Synology Router RT1900ac is now shipping across Europe.
While it’s rare to see insight-driven innovation in the networking world – that is, advances driven by a real human need, rather than technical invention – it’s a feat that NETGEAR achieves with their 16-port ProSAFE Click Switch.
Currently passing through the FCC is the new ASUS RP-AC68U Dual-Band Range Extender, a beast of a device that the company are billing as the “World’s fastest 3-in-1 access point, range extender and media bridge”.
Linksys has just announced two new Wi-Fi Extenders designed to help boost wireless signals and eliminate network cold spots in the home.
The Linksys WRT1900ACS arrives with a decent internal specification bump from last year’s hardware. Overall performance is unchanged, yet it remains a top performing AC1900 router that evokes memories of the original WRT series, with support for OpenWRT firmware.
This week saw a partnership launched between NETGEAR and Best Buy to promote a new Nighthawk R7300 router and network adapter bundle, designed to deliver a lag-free Wi-Fi experience for gaming, video streaming or surfing.