All Hands on Tech: TP-LINK Wireless N Nano Router review

Have you ever wished your router was smaller than a hockey puck? Have you ever wished you could split your hotel room’s Ethernet to multiple devices? And, have you ever wished that conference

Published on: December 11th, 2014 Dave Yin

Linksys launches new router with open source code

Linksys has started shipping a new router, and it’s touting its latest offering as the first consumer-grade Wi-Fi router to provide thorough wireless coverage throughout the home through its four external antennas. The

Published on: April 10th, 2014 Candice So

Linksys rolls out SMB-focused routers and switches

Linksys has launched new products geared towards businesses, unveiling two new dual-band wireless-AC access points and six new switches. Announcing the new products at the Interop show in Las Vegas, Linksys showed off

Published on: March 31st, 2014 Candice So

Linksys unveils first line of products under Belkin

After a two-year hiatus from the small to mid-sized (SMB) market, Linksys is reentering the space with a slew of new products, this time with the backing of Belkin International Inc. Originally a

Published on: November 18th, 2013 Candice So

New 802.11ac WiFi standard promises better support for mobile device explosion

Most people don't pay too much attention to that little letter that follows the 802.11 to describe the WiFi standard supported by the device they're buying. But the latest advance in technology to

Published on: October 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Cisco uses Facebook check-in for WiFi hotspot access

Visitors to Toronto's Evergreen Brick Works event venue and conservation area who want to make use of the free Wi-Fi network available won't type in a password to get online - instead, they

Published on: October 3rd, 2013 Candice So

Linksys releases fastest router yet at IFA

With IFA 2013 running at full tilt in Berlin, Germany, this week, consumer electronics manufacturer Belkin International Inc. and its network management subsidiary Linksys have made a slew of their own product announcements. Belkin

Published on: September 6th, 2013 Candice So

Cisco Linksys routers still not IPv6 ready

It's hard to fathom why Cisco hasn't added IPv6 to its Linksys consumer routers yet, but the company has promised support will come this spring.It's 2011, IPv4 addresses are officially exhausted, and the

Published on: February 10th, 2011 Julie Bort

Safe@Office 1000N provides easy network protection for SMBs

It's hard to miss a Check Point appliance, because they all have bright orange boxes and bright yellow front panels. The 1000N is no exception, and the small metal box with the gaudy

Published on: August 10th, 2010 James E. Gaskin

Inexpensive ways technology can keep your home life happy

For every household nuisance, you can find a dedicated and--surprise, surprise--expensive product to fix it (usually in The Sharper Image catalogs). For instance, you can buy a bird-scarer to keep pigeons off your

Published on: June 8th, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

Top tips to keep your gadgets charged no matter where you go

Good news for tech-toting travelers: The world is better prepared than ever to help you get online and keep your laptop, cell phone, and other devices fully charged. Bad news: It is still

Published on: April 27th, 2010 Yardena Arar

Cutting the cord

As the Universal Serial Bus (USB) approaches its 13th birthday, like other adolescents it's eager to start thinking and acting independently. For the USB, this means chucking the cable and connecting to a

Published on: April 8th, 2009 Brian Nadel

Massive WiFi virus outbreak possible

If criminals were to target unsecured wireless routers, they could create an attack that could piggyback across thousands of Wi-Fi networks in urban areas like Chicago or New York City, according to researchers

Published on: January 4th, 2008 Robert McMillan

Cisco’s development chief sees consumer opportunities

The proverbial 800-lb. gorilla in network communications is also the king of the jungle, and can be a frightening and intimidating beast.Cisco Systems Inc. is the undisputed leader in most segments of the

Published on: April 27th, 2007 Dan McLean