If you sign up for a DSL Internet service, chances are you will be offered a router and modem combo device.
I would normally recommend against this kind of combo deal, as it doesn't provide the flexibility of choosing the right router for the network. That's not to mention that the combo router offered by the service provider tends to be subpar, in both performance and features. It's much more flexible to get just the modem and add a separate wireless router later.
Now I am about to change that mentality with what Netgear introduced at CES … Read more