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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.

Review: Cisco's Linksys WUMC710 Wireless Media Bridge is exactly what 802.11ac networks need

If you're building out an 802.11ac network, this is the device to deploy on the client side.

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Western Digital Wi-Fi extender boasts 3-by-3 antenna array

WD claims the range extender gives a faster and more reliable signal

How to know when it's time to replace your router

Can a router wear out? Is there a way to make it last longer? How do you know when you should cut bait and buy new?