routers

D-Link's Tiny 802.11AC Router Turns Tethered Internet Into Usable Wi-Fi

Finding free internet at the end of an ethernet cable is like winning a dollar in the lottery. You know you should be happy, but it’s more of an inconvenience than anything. However, with D-Link’s new AC750 compact wireless router, you can turn that tethered internet lemon into delicious wireless lemonade, and it even lets you share files on a USB drive with any computer in range.


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, the company would revive that iconic design — albeit with a few aesthetic and technical upgrades.


Meet Jiva: Australia's Newest ISP, Backed By iiNet

As if Australia’s broadband market wasn’t crowded enough, there’s a new discount ISP coming to market in September, backed by none other than industry giant, iiNet. Meet Jiva.



Airport Extreme Teardown: Hack This Router With Your Own Hard Drive

Apple announced a new Airport Extreme earlier this week, and iFixit has already torn it apart. The good news? It’s a hacker’s dream.


Win! The World's Fastest D-Link Wireless AC1750 Dual Band Gigabit Modem Router from Gizmodo!

Yay, free stuff. Speedy 802.11ac draft 2.0 stuff! Up for grabs thanks to D-Link: 7x DSL-2890AL Wireless AC1750 Dual Band Gigabit ADSL2+ modem/routers (valued at $299 each). To enter, you just need to answer this simple question…


What's The Best Wi-Fi Network Name You've Ever Seen?

I was travelling this weekend and found myself connected to the incredibly blandly named “Home_Nework” Wi-Fi network. When I go home, it will be scarcely better when I connect to yet another router with a boring out-of-the-box name: “FastRabbit”. Bleh


Asus Claims The Title Of World's Smallest Wi-Fi Router

Amongst all of its Windows 8 PCs and tablet announcements at CES, Asus also quietly revealed what it is boasting as the world’s smallest Wi-Fi router. With a form factor only slightly larger than a well-equipped flash drive, the WL-330NUL Pocket Router is the perfect accessory for minimalist road warriors.


D-Link's SharePort Go 2 Is A Feature-Packed Pocket Router

This teeny portable router from D-Link is everything a human holed up in a hotel room could dream of: Wi-Fi hotspot, emergency battery and wireless media sharer, all rolled into one.


Depressingly Accurate Portrayal Of Your Home's Wi-Fi Signal Strength

It seems like unless you’ve assembled a giant broadcast antenna in the middle of your house, or filled every room with a repeater, your Wi-Fi signal strength always sucks. Oh, except for that bizarre sweet spot in your backyard.