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  • D-Link And OpenDNS To Bring Parental Controls To Your Router

    D-Link And OpenDNS To Bring Parental Controls To Your Router

    Today’s kids have grown up in a world where the internet has always been around, Google has always been there to help, and having a smartphone is the norm. It only follows that they’d be super comfortable with the web, using it just as proficiently, if not more so, than their parents. That’s all well and good, but there’s this one pretty huge problem: the internet… Read More

  • The D-Link Pebble will play your streamed media files on your fancy TV

    Squint hard enough and you’ll see the D-Link Pebble, a streaming media player that should play “virtually all” of your media files on your big screen TV. You sync the Pebble up to your network, then plug her into your TV, and off you go. Read More

  • QWERTY! On the Boxee Box remote!


    Read the headline again and smile. This little box just got a whole lot cooler. Now, how about the price. Read More

  • D-Link now has thingamajigs that will remotely monitor your house for security breaches. Amazing.

    And now D-Link is in the home security business. The company, of whose router I bought several months ago and fight to use on a daily basis (seriously, the Internet just cuts out at times… what are you gonna do?), has just announced a series of home monitoring devices, including the Home Monitoring Starter Kit ($149). One device plugs into your router, and then you place a series of… Read More

  • D-Link makes the Boxee Box official, still leaves us wondering

    D-Link just went official on the Boxee Box. But they still didn’t answer our only last question: the price. All they said is that it will be less than $200. Thanks, we kind of figured that along with that the device will stream media from various big-name sources like Netflix, Pandora and Last.fm. Stay tuned though, more info is likely going to drop at CES in a day or two. Read More

  • Review: D-Link DIR-685 Xtreme N Storage Router

    The D-Link DIR-685 Xtreme N Storage Router has a lot of features stuffed into a small, attractive package. It’s the first router I’ve ever made space for on the top of my desk and, expensive though it is at $299, it’s part router, part Chumby, part print server, part network hard drive, and more. Read More

  • D-Link's SharePort now works on Macs

    Do you see that USB port right there? You know, the one on the back of my D-Link DIR-825 802.11n router? Well apparently Mac users can now use that port to share things like USB thumb drives, printers, etc, using D-Link’s SharePort software. . (Windows users have been able to do this for some time.) Well, theoretically Mac users can now use Share Port, seeing as though the installer… Read More

  • D-Link adds CAPTCHA to routers: We say "swvm doghorse"

    D-Link has added CAPTCHA confirmations to some of their routers, ensuring that the entity trying to log into your super router is a human and not an animal or robot. For those not in the know, CAPTCHA is essentially a challenge-response test that separates robots from humans. If you’ve ever seen those squiggly graphics you sometimes have to type in to confirm a web-form submission… Read More

  • D-Link announces Xtreme! N! 450! router! and a router with a built-in photo frame

    You sure can tell it’s CES week. D-Link has jumped in and is reporting several new products, including a wireless router with speeds up to 450 Mbps and another router with a built-in photo frame. Read More

  • D-Link announces 7-inch ‘SideStage’ USB monitor

    D-Link is going the baby-sized auxiliary USB monitor route with the SideStage, a 7-inch 800×480 monitor due out “later this year” with a price that hasn’t yet been set. Read More

  • First Look: D-Link DSM-330 HD Media Player

    Here’s a five-minute look at the DSM-330 from D-Link. It’s a DivX Connected player, which basically uses your home PC for most of the menu rendering and downloading horsepower. We’ll have a full review up in the not-too-distant future. So far, I see promise in the plug-ins feature, which allows developers to create their own stuff – I installed a Digg.com thing, an HD… Read More

  • D-Link now shipping a fancy Wi-Fi picture frame

    Today D-Link is shipping a new 10 inch Wi-Fi digital frame (DSM-210) that will seemingly make it a snap to share photos from sites like Flickr and Facebook. Also, since it connected to the internet you can pull streaming content from websites and widgets. If you’re one of those “it must be green” types you’ll be happy to know that this frame has motion detection so it… Read More

  • D-Link networked DivX media player now available

    DLink’s DSM-330 is now available for $299. It connects to your home networks via Wi-Fi or Ethernet and can play back high definition DivX content on your TV using DivX Connected functionality, which basically streams DivX, Xvid, WMV, DV, MPEG-1, and MJPEG video content (various audio formats too) from your computer and also harnesses your CPU’s horsepower to make all the pretty menus. Read More

  • D-Link's ethernet-to-coaxial adapter kit: useful but expensive


    Those of you not lucky enough to have the time and money to have outfitted your home with ethernet jacks all over the place probably still have coax cables in the major rooms. A couple tests or a look at some records could tell you the layout of the cabling, then buy this coax conversion kit from D-Link and presto, you’ve got yourself a home networking solution! Assuming wireless… Read More

  • D-Link's wireless USB hub would be handy for your mom


    Tired of your mom calling you and saying “Honey, do I plug in the blue cable to the printer? Or the modem? Or the wall?” Well, you can set her up right now and the only thing she’ll have to plug in and out is a little USB receiver. All the other junk plugs into the cute little hub and the data is served from there. This D-Link thing isn’t too impressive, but… Read More

  • D-Link intros wireless set-top box for PC-to-TV video streaming

    [photopress:dpg_1200_highres_5_.jpg,full,center]We’re not sure yet exactly how this works, but D-Link is really getting into the PC-to-TV game with its new MediaLounge DPG-1200 system. It’s a wireless-enabled set-top box that streams your iTunes, YouTube, DVD, and other video content to your TV using a colorful included remote control. As far as we can tell it basically acts as… Read More

  • D-Link DWA-643 Xtreme N ExpressCard – Long Name, Fast Speeds

    Those of you who didn’t get a Macbook Pro with 802.11n built-in or own a laptop with an ExpressCard slot, you’re actually in luck. D-Link has just released a new ExpressCard featuring Pre-N speeds — the DWA-643 Xtreme N. You’ll be covered as far as WiFi goes, as the card includes both 802.11n and 802.11g/b wireless and supports all kinds of secure encryption settings… Read More

  • D-Link DIR-655: Draft-N Hotness


    Since first getting broadband about 10 years ago, I’ve used more routers than I can count. Most were barely passable, but some where better than others. For the past year or so I’ve been using a Netgear WPN824, that was a solid performer except for the giant flashing blue LEDs on the top that illuminated my entire house and irritated me profusely (I had to just to prevent it… Read More

  • D-Link 3G Mobile Wireless Router


    This has been sitting in my mail box for a couple of days and it sort of slipped my mind, which is unfortunate because it’s really cool. The router is equipped with a PCMCIA slot and comes in EV-DO (DIR-250) and UMTS/HSDPA (DIR-451) versions. Simply plug your wireless broadband card into the router and get a quick broadband network in your building. The routers also features a USB port… Read More

  • The Help Key: Back The Frak Up

    <img src="https://tctechcrunch2011.files.wordpress.com/2007/01/editor, the situation was particularly dire.) Since then I’ve been very “don’t let this happen to you” when I talk to people about backing up their files. The number of digital media files alone on my computer skyrocketed over the past few years and to lose that stuff would be devastating. You… Read More