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Linksys EA6500 review: A user-friendly 802.11ac router with decent performance

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Price when rated: $200
Lowest price: $231.00 via Amazon.com Marketplace


  • Easy to set up and configure
  • Fast 802.11ac performance
  • Optional cloud-based services


  • Very few advanced router features
  • Slow 802.11n performance on the 2.4GHz band
  • Very slow when writing to an attached USB storage device

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Damaged Lithium Ion battery explodes

Sep 17, 2014 12:00 AM

Japan's National Institute for Technology and Evaluation (NITE) tested a Lithium Ion battery about the size of one used in a cellphone. It was struck with a hammer then left on a work bench, unconnected from any apparatus. The result was explosive.


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