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802.11n Wi-Fi Routers: Tested to the Nth degree

We benchmark five of the best 802.11n routers available today. Don't you dare upgrade your Wi-Fi without first reading our results.

Acquisition math: Belkin CTO predicts outcome of Linksys deal will be '1+1=3'

In an interview with Brian Van Harlingen, the Belkin CTO predicts the Linksys acquisition will result in a company that's bigger than the sum of its parts.

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Air Force software turns warplanes into wireless routers in the sky

A software upgrade called Net-T effectively turns U.S. military aircraft into giant airborne wireless routers, allowing ground forces to share information with each other and with their allies overhead.

Cisco investigates reported Linksys router flaw

DefenseCode said it discovered the firmware flaw and reported it to Cisco 'months ago.'

Netgear A6200 review: A cost-effective and fast 802.11ac adapter

If you need to connect just a single client, such as a laptop or a home-theater PC, to your 802.11ac network, Netgear's A6200 is a far cheaper alternative to a wireless bridge.

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EnGenius to unleash a storm of networking gear for home and small business alike

Taiwanese company announces a full line of Wi-Fi and powerline products.

Western Digital My Net AC Bridge review: Another great 802.11ac bridge

If you're putting together a wireless network based on the 802.11ac Draft 2.0 standard, choose between this bridge and Cisco’s Linksys WUMC710 when you're ready to add hardwired clients to your network.

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Western Digital My Net AC1300 review: A fast 802.11ac router from a surprising source

Western Digital’s My Net AC1300 is strong on the 5GHz band, less so on the 2.4GHz band. It lacks a few advanced features, but most consumers won’t miss them.

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Best Products of 2012: Cool PC Accessories

PCWorld's editors select the year's best PC-related components and peripherals.

Unleash your router's true power with open-source firmware: 6 options

You can do better than your router's stock firmware. DD-WRT, Tomato, OpenWRT, M0n0wall, PfSense, and Vyatta suit a wide range of devices.