Routers

  • Sprint begins to roll out 4G routers

    Sprint currently only offers its 4G services in Baltimore, but that’s going to change this month when it rolls out the wicked fast service in Portland, Atlanta and Las Vegas. To harness the power of the new network, Sprint announced two new 4G routers today, the Sprint Personal Hotspot PHS300S and Cradlepoint MBR-1000. (There’s also the 3G/4G USB Modem U300.) 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

  • Be careful what you read about the Hadopi Router

    So the Hadopi Router is currently swirling about the Internet. Be careful what you read! 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

  • Oh my, Google may be designing its own router

    Well, isn’t this exciting? Because Google’s bandwidth needs have exploded it’s looking into making its own router. Quick, cue dramatic music 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

  • Novatel intros ‘MiFi’ mobile broadband router

    Novatel might be on to something with its MiFi device. It’s basically a rechargeable, portable wireless router that ingests mobile data signals and spits them back out as standard Wi-Fi. The company is calling the technology an “Intelligent Mobile Hotspot,” in case you were longing for some industry jargon. The idea certainly isn’t new, but this version may very well be… Read More

  • Buffalo Allowed to sell wireless products again (for now)

    Earlier, Buffalo Inc. and Buffalo Technology, makers of external hard drives, monitors and other computer peripherals were sued by Australian science agency CSIRO who alleged that Buffalo’s Wi-Fi Products infringed on their U.S. Patent 5,487,069. This led to the district court issuing an injunction, ordering Buffalo to stop selling its allegedly infringing Wi-Fi products. In… Read More

  • Newegg.com has some ‘Cyber Monday’ deals for you: Draft-N Linksys router for $85

    Cyber Monday, online retailers’ version of Black Friday, may be a complete sham, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a few deals out there. Newegg, which throws the unfortunate phrase “Mega Monday Madness” into the mix, has hundreds of stuff that may interest you. Why, there’s a copy of Call of Duty 4 for $39.99 (the same price I paid last… Read More

  • What a beautiful vase for–HOLY CRAP IT’S A ROUTER!

    You got me, Saudi Telecom. I could have sworn that this was your average, run-of-the-mill flower vase with standard alien symbols and corporate logo adorning the front. But lo and behold, it’s a wireless router! And a vase! Seriously, though, it looks nice and it’s about time we moved into designer routers and routers with custom photo etchings and routers you can wear on a… Read More

  • NetGear releases open source router

    Linux dorks rejoice! Now you can use your hard-won understanding of microkernel architecture to program a NetGear Wireless-G Router. The WGR614L has a 16MB of RAM and some extra storage space so you can write your own open source router routines and implement them on the box. What can you do with your new, open source router? Ummm, how about… traffic shaping applications, redirections… Read More