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  • This Monstrous Linksys WRT1900AC Router Is For Folks With A Real Appetite For Networking

    This Monstrous Linksys WRT1900AC Router Is For Folks With A Real Appetite For Networking

    There are wireless routers, and then there are wireless routers with a 1.2GHz dual-core Marvel Armada SoC processor and 256MB RAM that supports USB 3.0 drive transfer speeds and has four massive antennae that can blow wireless connectivity through almost any environment. The $250 Linksys WRT1900AC (which you can win here) is the latter. So what’s so special about this massive wireless… Read More

  • Cisco Releases New Linksys Routers And Switches

    Cisco Releases New Linksys Routers And Switches

    In the world of high tech, routers and switches are the oft-ignored, older, awkward step-sisters of CE design. It is thus no longer. Cisco has just released a plethora of routers and switches, ranging from $60 to $160 on the wireless side and $29 to $74 on the switch side, that look like little alien racecars. The new models in the E-Series come with the standard junk – 10/100 Mbps… Read More

  • The Linksys E-Series router is for you while the Cisco Valet is for your dad

    The Linksys E-Series router is for you while the Cisco Valet is for your dad

    Cisco today announced two new lines of wireless routers: the Valet series and the Linksys E-series. Both share the same design, with the only obvious differentiator being the color. The white Valet routers target the general consumer, while the black E-series is designed for “tech enthusiasts” like yours truly. Read More

  • Vitamin D video surveillance system is out of beta, multiple camera versions cost $49/$199

    Vitamin D video surveillance system is out of beta, multiple camera versions cost $49/$199

    Vitamin D Video has officially gone out of beta and is now available in 1.0. The basic, single camera version of the software is available now for free while a two camera version costs $49 and unlimited cameras costs $199. The software watches a web-based camera – including many popular models from Linksys and D-Link – and records motion as it it happens, even alerting you when… Read More

  • It's a LEGO router — sort of

    What’s a young lad to do with a buttload of black LEGOs and a classic Linksys WRT54GL router? Turn it into a LEGO router, of course. [thanks for the tip, Geoff!] Read More

  • Vitamin D turns your webcam into a virtual doorman

    When I bought a webcam for my front door – mine is the Linksys WVC54GCA – I was faced with a predicament. The built-in motion detection software bombarded my email inbox with images of an empty frame. It was set off by the motion of a leaf or a reflection, rendering one of the most important aspects – notification of trespass – ineffective. At an impasse, I decided to… Read More

  • Linksys announces Wireless Home Audio System, another wireless audio toy for rich people

    Linksys announces Wireless Home Audio System, another wireless audio toy for rich people

    Unless you’re down to hobble your own crazy homebrew set-up, tinkering with wireless audio systems is a damned expensive hobby. Everytime I read about these products, I imagine some rich old dude tango’ing himself around his mansion with a rose in his teeth and an air-partner in his arms. Linksys’ just announced “Wireless Home Audio System” is an obvious attempt at… Read More

  • Linksys announces Media Hub NAS with browser-based streaming

    Linksys announces Media Hub NAS with browser-based streaming

    Having a ton of cool crap on your network storage is useless if you can’t get to it, and that seems to be the main problem Linksys is aiming to tackle with their just announced Media Hub. Take your standard network storage box – now slap on an LCD screen (in the mid/high-end models) and a fancy browser-based content portal, and you’ve got the Linksys Media Hub. Look for it in… Read More

  • CrunchDeal: Linksys DMA2100 MCE going for only $99 shipped

    CrunchDeal: Linksys DMA2100 MCE going for only $99 shipped

    Windows Media Center is an awesome way to stream all your content over your network, but you are going to need Media Center Extenders to access the info on other TVs. This Linksys model isn’t the top of the line, but it seems to be one of the least expensive on the market and will get the job done if all you want to do is access your media files. Other models may offer more peppy CPUs… Read More

  • Linksys CES cavalcade

    [photopress:IMG_0346.JPG,full,center] Who wants 802.11n? Linksys has a full selection of new routers and bridges for the N generation including a $99 switch that looks like an alien spaceship. Take the Linksys Ultra RangePlus Wireless-N Gigabit Router for example. It has 802.11n and Gigabit Ethernet and should hit the $100 mark when it’s released. Read More

  • Linksys' new network interface, EasyLink Advisor

    http://www.crunchgear.com/video/player.swf?movie=linksysinterface.mp4.ff.flv Linksys’ new interface is probably the most useful I’ve seen in a network peripheral. Each items pops up as a little icon and shows full information including IP address and potential problems. The system also allows unattended updates. Read More

  • Cisco Planning DVR?

    Cisco Planning DVR?

    A lot of rumors flying around the inbox today. The latest is that Cisco could be working on a high-end DVR that would sell in retail stores under the Linksys brand. Since Cisco owns Scientific Atlanta and Linksys, this is a totally an option for the networking company. Business Week talks about the box and notes that it would feature DVR capabilities with wireless networking so any television… Read More

  • Linksys KiSS 1600 Wireless Media Hub

    Introduced today at CeBIT is the Linksys KiSS 1600 wireless media hub. This is a must-have media device that can stream all sorts of digital content including HD video to your TV through the internet or any other device set up on your network. The KiSS replaces your DVD player because it will upscale your entire DVD collection to 720p through HDMI. Most of the specs are still unknown, but it… Read More

  • CES 2007: Dear Diary…Hump Day Part Two


    It’s been a long friggin’ week, but I’m in the home stretch now. Just four meetings left: Cyberlink, Toshiba, Linksys and Microsoft’s SPOT group. If you’ve bought a new Windows computer in the past few years or installed a new optical drive or graphics card in your PC, there’s a very good chance you have some bit of Cyberlink’s software on your computer. Read More

  • Linksys Debuts iPhone VoIP Devices

    Linksys Debuts iPhone VoIP Devices


    So you might recall some mutterings last week that implied that an iPhone would be announced on Monday. Well as I said the other day, there will be an iPhone announcement tomorrow, but it’s not from Apple. No, it’s actually from someone completely different. Linksys will announce Monday morning the addition of two new phones to its iPhone product line. It has launched seven… Read More

  • Linksys Jumps the Gun with 802.11n for USB

    Do you want pre-standardized 802.11n connectivity but don’t want to wait until it’s all officliazed? Linksys is here to help you, readers. If you’ve got a USB port, you can have 802.11n, with its uber-fast data rates and longer range. Looking like an old-skool radio microphone, the WUSB300N joins the list of “pre-N” devices on the market. And, like the others… Read More

  • Linksys Yahoo! Messenger CIT310 Phone Hands On

    Linksys Yahoo! Messenger CIT310 Phone Hands On

    Cordless phones and instant messaging. Two great tastes that taste great together? Yahoo! has teamed up with Linksys to offer a DECT (Digital Enchanced Cordless Telecommunications – essentially a cordless standard that doesn’t interfere with WiFi) phone with Yahoo! Messenger features. The catch? The phone has to be tether to a running PC to send and receive Yahoo! voice calls. Read More

  • T-Mobile HotSpot @ Home Hands On

    Just launched (only) in Seattle, T-Mobile HotSpot @ Home is a service that lets you switch your call from cellular to WiFi both seamlessly and invisibly. The service comes with a T-mobile Linksys Router and a Samsumg UMA (Unlicensed Mobile Access) phone which allows you to use WiFi for calling when you’re at home. The plan costs $19.99 a month on top of whatever you’re paying for… Read More

  • Linksys WRT350N 802.11n Gigabit Router

    Linksys WRT350N 802.11n Gigabit Router

    Not only does this WRT350N have MIMO draft-802.11n routing capabilities, which means you can get next-generation’s wireless today, it’s a gigabit router as well, so you can transfer your files around your network home network at speeds The Flash would be envious of. All this wireless and wired speed can help you connect your various PCs together in a Michael Jackson/Paul… Read More