If you are planning on changing your home router this Christmas, NETGEAR has just introduced the latest Nighthawk WiFi home router. Called the Nighthawk X10 AD7200, it offers the latest and fastest in WiFi home networking. According to Netgear the Nighthawk X10 has a powerful 1.7GHz Quad Core processor, the fastest processor in a home router; along with next generation high speed 802.11ad WiFi so you can enjoy media streaming at its best.
Some of us have not changed our home gateway router from the day we had our broadband installed, and that might be many moons ago. If you are one of those persons, maybe it’s time to consider upgrading gateway router. You might ask why you should if it’s working fine? Which is a perfectly and valid question and I can think of two reasons why you should: Better security and better speed. My plan is to make it easy for you because I have done the search, the check and the test of some of the latest and best routers so that it will help you to make an informed decision when you go to buy your router.
D-Link Canada has launched a new line of high-performance home networking devices with the Wireless AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Router (DIR-890L). Packed with advanced features, the DIR-890L router was designed to keep both the latest and legacy Wi-Fi devices running at peak performance. It combines Tri-Band wireless connectivity with SmartConnect technology to distribute Wi-Fi traffic over three Wi-Fi radios giving you improved performance and reliability. For those who have suffered from Wi-Fi weak spots or dead zones in the home. The Wireless AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Router features Advanced AC SmartBeam technology which tracks your connected devices and focuses signals towards them for superior Wi-Fi speed and coverage inside and around the largest of homes.
Whenever we buy a router, we don’t bother to trouble or think about it unless our broadband connection goes down or the router itself is dead; this is something I am guilty of. I recently upgraded my home router after having the previous one for over ten years – wasn’t wireless. The release of the new Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi Router (R8000) from Netgear I think is an ideal router for those with an old router and a mixture of new and old wireless devices in their home. It features the latest in high-speed wireless networking.
Gamers are in for a treat with the soon release of the D-Link Gaming Router (DGL-5500). The router features Qualcomm StreamBoost technology, which help to intelligently manage and shape the traffic. Owners of role-playing games are expected see less lagging and see a boost performance. The D-Link Gaming Router offers the latest in plus four-gigabit Ethernet ports to deliver the ultimate in gaming performance, media streaming and network control.
Broadcom and Norton have finally released more detail about what they have been working on over the past few months. Around the middle of last year both companies announced that they are collaborating on a new security solution for the home. CE manufactures using the Broadcom’s ’s BCM4708x chipset for new 5G WiFi (802.11ac) routers can now offer additional security features. This is because The BCM4708x series now has Norton Security as part of the chip.
Utility companies planning to upgrade their communication network to support the next generation of smart grid infrastructure are being offered a new range of Service Aggregation Routers (SARs) from Alcatel-Lucent. The company has recently announced a new range of routers designed for the part of the grid that distributes power to the energy supplier's residential or business customers, also known as the Distribution and Field Area Network (FAN).
Cisco is offering a new range of home network wireless solutions based on the latest 802.11ac technology. The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router (EA6500) and Universal Media Connector (WUMC710) available this month promises to offer wireless speed of up to three times faster than current 802.11n devices. The router also features Cisco’s latest home network software platform, Cisco Connect Cloud, which offers hassle free network setup and management.
Netgear’s is right on the pulse with this one, they have teamed up with Broadcom to create their first 802.11ac base router. The Netgear R6300 Wi-Fi Router is the first 802.11ac dual gigabit Wi-Fi router of its kind. With the R6300, you can get speed of up to 1300Mbps or 450Mbps depending on your setup. Because it is based on 802.11ac, it’s suggested that you will get better connectivity for your mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.
DSL gateway routers are being release all the time so why should we take any notice of the new Netgear N600 wireless Dual Band Modem Router - DGND3700 and WNDR3700)? Well, according to Netgear they are future proof and packed with features for today’s digital home, with speed and performance at their core. The N600 gives you complete access to your home network such as storage, television and other networked aware devices.