Editors' note: This product has not been reviewed, we're in the process of getting the product for hands-on testing. In the meantime you can read reviews on similar D-Link Wireless-N routers, such as the DIR-655 or the DGL-4500. There are also other wireless routers that offer the same range of price, features and specs as the DIR-615 on our long list of reviewed wireless routers. Nonetheless, the DIR-615's review will be posted here so remember to check back for it.
Few things are less sexy than the humble router. But this wireless workhorse is our portal to the wonders of the Internet, and it's overdue for a makeover. Art students, backed by U.K. phone and broadband company TalkTalk, have come up with four clever and cool concepts to bring sexy back to Wi-Fi gizmos.
TalkTalk turned to Goldsmiths of the University of London, the crucible of learning that begat the band Blur and artist Damian Hirst and is so minimalist and stylish it's dropped the word "college." And it's on Twitter (@GoldsmithsUoL). Damn, we … Read more
However, Ruckus Wireless on Monday announced new outdoor wireless products it claims to be "world's first and only outdoor dual-band 802.11n with dynamic beam forming." The new product, the ZoneFlex 7762 access point, is supposedly designed to solve problems that have hindered outdoor Wi-Fi deployments, including interference, physical obstructions, as well as network management complexity and cost.
The ZoneFlex 7762 is the company's first centrally managed, concurrent dual-band 802.11n (2.4Ghz and 5Ghz) outdoor … Read more
It's probably unlikely that any of you reading this don't already have a wireless network at home. But hey, if you don't, it's not too late: I have some quick tips for you on how to get one up with the least amount of money.
Go free This is not always the case but a lot of Internet providers, such as AT&T, offer a free gateway (most likely after rebate). Take it. I have also learned that if you have been a long-time customer who originally got only the modem, you can call in … Read more
Clearwire named networking equipment maker Cisco Systems as a key supplier to help it build its nationwide 4G wireless network, the companies announced Wednesday.
As part of the new strategic partnership, Cisco will provide IP routers and other equipment to build Clearwire's network, which uses a technology called WiMax. Cisco will also develop some consumer devices that can be used on the network. Cisco wouldn't provide specifics about the new products, but a Cisco representative said that these devices will be sold under the Linksys brand and are expected to be introduced later this year.
Cisco, which is … Read more
Known for offering one of the biggest wireless mesh networks for regular hot spot users and being the first that brought Wireless-N to the outdoors, Meraki on Monday showed that it can also mean serious business with its new enterprise class wireless local area network (WLAN) solutions.
WLAN is nothing new. Buy a wireless router to set up at home and you have one. However, it's a lot more complicated and expensive when it comes to the enterprise-class WLAN, where both large coverage and high performance are needed.
What Meraki introduced offers just that, plus lower price points. For … Read more