Powerline networking adapters tend to suffer from slow speeds, especially when compared with regular wired Ethernet connections. However that's about to possibly change with two new products from Netgear.
Powerline networking kits allow you to expand your local network via the electrical wiring, sparing you from having to run network cable to a far corner of the house. This is especially helpful when the corner is so far away … Read more
It's always rather costly to get a home theater, but if you're looking to put one together and want to connect components wirelessly, you just got spoiled.
Netgear announced Wednesday two new networking accessories for home theaters, the High-Performance Wireless-N HD Home Theater Kit (WNHDB3004) and the Universal WiFi Internet Adapter for Home Theater Devices and Gaming Consoles (WNCE2001).
The former is an upgrade of the WNHDEB111 DH gaming kit that CNET reviewed a while back. Netgear claims that the new WNHDB3004 kit has been tested and proven to currently be the only solution capable of wirelessly playing … Read more
LAS VEGAS--Remember the time you needed to hook up your laptop to an external screen, be it a monitor or a TV, and had to fumble around with cables, ports, and the laptop's keyboard? Now, you won't have to do that anymore.
Netgear, in collaboration with Intel, unveiled Thursday … Read more
LAS VEGAS--The adapter for Intel's just-announced Wireless Display technology is called Push2TV and is being manufactured by Netgear.
As we noted earlier this evening, this WiDi technology will be built into select laptops with 2010 Intel Core processors. A hardware adaptor box that plugs into the HDMI or AV jacks of your monitor or television receives the signal.
Netgear says that the Push2TV box will be bundled together with select WiDi-enabled laptops from Dell, Sony, and Toshiba (such as the Toshiba E205) at Best Buy stores, starting later in January.
The Push2TV box will also be available separately for $… Read more
LAS VEGAS--Anticipating the rapid implementation of cellular technologies, including 3G, 4G, and WiMax, Netgear unveiled two new broadband wireless-N routers at CES 2010 that gear toward cellular broadband markets.
The new routers include the 3G/4G Mobile Broadband Wireless-N router (MBRN300) and the Wireless-N 300 Router with DSL Modem-- Mobile Broadband Edition (DGN2200M).
Lengthy names aside, these two wireless-N routers combine 802.11n wireless with connectivity to a high-speed cellular network via an external 3G/4G/WiMAX modem. The two look identical in shape and size and share a common long list of features for broadband users, such as:Autodetection … Read more
For today's giveaway, we have a grab bag of Energizer accessories. The prize pack includes a rugged flashlight; lightweight lithium batteries; rechargeable batteries; and the versatile Energi To Go XP4000 and AP1500 to double the charge of your iPhone. The total retail value of the prize pack is about $327.
Here are the details on each product, straight from Energizer:
Energizer Energi To Go XP4000 ($84.99): A rechargeable power pack for cell and Smart Phones, iPod and MP3 players, gaming devices, Bluetooth, digital cameras, and camcorders. It includes nine cell phone and camera tips with more tips available … Read more