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Asus RT-AC5300 Wireless AC5300 Tri-Band Gigabit Router Reviewed

John over at PCMag reviews the Asus RT-5300: Designed for large homes that require maximum bandwidth for online gaming and 4K video streaming, the Asus RT-AC5300 Wireless AC5300 Tri-Band Gigabit Router ($399.99) uses the latest 802.11ac technology and three individual radio bands to deliver game-worthy throughput to multiple clients. This oversized router is packed with features, including game-enhancement options, Multi-User Multiple...

HW5AC Hi-Gain 5GHz Wireless-AC Network Upgrade

Upgrade Your Wireless N Router to 802.11 AC WiFi for only $40

No need to buy a new AC router if your budget doesn’t allow it. Hawking Technology has created a plug that attaches to your router’s ethernet plug and creates an AC WiFi network. Increase your router speeds by up to 3x. This is great for not only budget solutions, but if you’re stuck with a internet provider modem/router combo that...

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Google WiFi – Google’s Home Router AC1200

Everything you need to know about Google’s new AC WiFi router can be found here. The router is a 802.11ac device with 2.4GHz and 5GHz and 2×2 antennas, supporting beamforming. It’s described as AC1200, so it should offer about 900Mbps for 5GHz connections, 300Mbps for 2.4GHz ones. It also has two gigabit Ethernet ports. For a router it also packs...

Best AC Router September Roundup by GadgetReview.

GadgetReview put together this handy guide to selecting the best AC router. Wanna learn more on their methodology and how they selected these routers? Read more. Best AC Routers Compared Buy Now Buy Now Buy Now Buy Now TP-Link Archer AC5400 Netgear Nighthawk X8 TP-Link Archer C9 Linksys EA9500 Tri-Band MU-MIMO Router Rank #1 – Editor’s Choice/Best AC Router #2 – Best AC...

AC WiFi Router Speed

AC WiFi Router Speed in the Real World

When trying to determine AC WiFi router speed, its not enough to simply go off the numbers of the box. The advertised numbers are always the best case scenario in lab conditions – not what you’ll experience in your home. Real World Speed Factors Distance: The farther each device is from the router, the slower the connection gets. Obstacles: Walls,...

Starry WiFi Station Specifications and Release Date

Starry, Inc., a Boston- and New York-based technology company focused on revolutionizing how consumers connect to the internet, today unveiled its first consumer product, Starry Station. Starry Station is the world’s first ambient touchscreen Wi-Fi hub, beautifully designed to provide users with a window into their home’s internet health, Wi-Fi conditions and device connectivity, all through an interactive 3.8” capacitive...

Qorvo’s 802.11ac power amplifiers increase range and throughput for WiFi platforms

Qorvo Inc’s recently launched RFPA55X2 Wi-Fi power amplifier (PA) family is enabling many of today’s leading home and business WLAN networking devices. The RFPA55X2 Wi-Fi PA family includes the RFPA5512, RFPA5522, RFPA5532 and RFPA5542. The PA product suite offers high power and low power consumption in a design that enables 802.11ac Wave2 features such as eight 80MHz streams, 160MHz streams...

ASUS RP-AC68U AC1900 Wireless Repeater Announced

ASUS Flagship AC1900 wireless repeater easily extends ultra-fast Wi-Fi for enhanced coverage, with high-speed USB 3.0 connectivity and five Gigabit Ethernet ports.   Powerful repeater extends an existing dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi network, with speeds up to 1900Mbps Includes USB 3.0 port with 10-times (10X) faster data transfers than USB 2.0, with support for ASUS AiCloud Five Gigabit Ethernet ports allow users...