by Adrian Diaconescu | October 18, 2016 4:22 AM
It’s starting to feel like Gigabit Class LTE technology and 5G mobile networks have been right around the corner since forever. And at least in theory, semiconductor behemoth Qualcomm moves yet another step closer to turning a pipe dream into reality today with the announcements of the Netgear Mobile Router MR1100 and Snapdragon X50 modem. Developed in collaboration with networking equipment specialist Netgear (duh), as well as leading Australian carrier Telstra and infrastructure giant Ericsson, the MR1000 is the world’s very first “commercial Gigabit Class LTE device”, powered of ...
by Joe Levi | April 1, 2014 7:27 AM
Yesterday we talked about the benefits of 802.11AC over 802.11n, and the majority of our readers agreed that the newer AC spec wins out almost every time. But what if you don't want to jump on the 802.11AC bandwagon just yet? Good AC routers still cost around US$200, and from a speed standpoint, 802.11n may suit you just fine. Isn't there something you can do with your current 802.11n router that could help without spending any money? After all, if it isn't broken, don't fix it! Luckily, yes, there may be something you can do hiding inside the wireless router that you already own. History ...
by Joe Levi | March 31, 2014 8:23 AM
I've been having some problems with the WiFi side of my router -- the wired side works fine, but WiFi has been giving me problems. This isn't an uncommon occurrence and usually happens as routers age, but happens more frequently as the chips that run the radios get hot. It's that latter part which is kind of interesting. Besides distance issues, I can't recall having had problems with WiFi connectivity in my home. Then over the last year or so I've been suffering from intermittent connectivity problems, dropped sessions, slow transfer rates, and more. The manufacturer of that router ...
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