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Orbi WiFi System from Netgear Helps Cover your Whole Home

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSNetgear has been working overtime lately to insure that you have internet everywhere. Netgear’s Orbi promised to eliminate Wifi dead zones and give you a super fast internet connection. The new router is called the Orbi Outdoor Satellite and this one extends coverage to the outside of your house by up to 2,500 square feet. It has the same capabilities as Orbi’s Whole Home Wi-Fi System, including a single network name, a dedicated channel for data exchange between the satellite and main router, and a totally separate guest Wi-Fi network. Never be without wifi again, no matter where you are inside or outside of your home. About the Netgear Orbi WiFi System The outdoor unit is weather resistant and is either free standing on its own or it can be mounted on your wall. The device features a night light that...

Netgear Nighthawk XR500 Pro Gaming Routers and XS10 Switch with DumaOS

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSNetgear has a new router and LAN switch aimed at gamers, along with software to keep you from buffering. Jeffrey Powers talks with Netgear at CES about all the cool new products, including the XR500 gaming router and XS10 Gaming switch. Why a Nighthawk Gaming Router? Because when you are in the middle of a heated battle, you don’t want any connection problems. The Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 router and the Nighthawk SX10 10G/Multi-Gig LAN Switch help optimize network connections, stabilize ping, reduce lag, and generally make sure that you are ‘always-on’ both on wired and wireless connections while playing online games. Otherwise you may find yourself in a fit of rage when bad things happen just as you are beating that boss monster.  Nighthawk Gaming with Net DumaOS Netgear has partnered up with NetDuma for the DumaOS – software that...

Netgear Arlo Pro 2 and Smart HD Baby Monitors at CES 2018

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI’m a big fan of Arlo cameras. Last year, it gave police a good view of the 2 people that broke into my house. A single camera can add a feeling of comfort. 2 or 3 in key places can really add to your families’ safety. That is where Arlo comes in. About the Netgear Arlo Pro 2 The Netgear Arlo Pro 2 is all about keeping your home safe. It will let you see everything that goes on at your home in 1080p HD. If you ever do encounter an intruder when using the Arlo 2, you are going to have no trouble identifying them. This home surveillance device is all about flexibility and can go wire-free thanks a rechargeable battery, or you can stay plugged in. It fits whatever your needs are and as your needs shift, the design...

Netgear Nighthawk X4S Wireless Router Review

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS200 GB for Netflix. That is the data usage estimate for those who watch 13 hours of TV per week in HD. If you have Ultra HD (4k), that number will more than double. Add to that Internet security cameras, IoT devices like lights and thermostats and you have to not only worry about how much bandwidth you have, but if your home router can handle that information. The Netgear Nighthawk X4S is a wireless router that can keep up with the ever growing mobile devices in your house. Gaming and Video are the two big reasons to get this device. Pair two together and you can have full coverage of almost any home. Let’s start with the specs, then go over all the pros and cons. The Nighthawk X4S Router is a Dual Band Quad Stream Gigabit router. Using MU-MIMO...

Netgear WNDR4000 Gives Password with Push of a Button

Netgear WNDR4000 Gives Password with Push of a Button

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDavid Henry from Netgear came over to the TPN Live CES coverage to show off the new Netgear WNDR4000.  They make it easier for consumers to set up a Gigabit router. They are thinking about connections to more than computers – like mobile devices and soon, TVs. The WNDR4000 comes with applications such as “Ready Share” remote, allowing you to access storage drives from anywhere in the world. They also want to know when they set it up, they don’t have to think about it. If you are in the attic, you want the signal to be just as strong. Same thing with the passwords. You don’t want to remember passwords, so with a press of the button, you can get reminded of what it is. That way if you have a device doesn’t have a keyboard, a handshake can be set up...

Comcast to Roll D3 in Chicago, Atlanta, Ft. Wayne and Baltimore

Comcast to Roll D3 in Chicago, Atlanta, Ft. Wayne and Baltimore

Customers in Chicago IL, Atlanta GA, Ft. Wayne IN. and Baltimore MD. are going to get a boost from a technology called “DOCSIS 3.0″as Comcast is rolling it out to those areas. It is part of a 10 city initiative which will also include the Twin Cities MN, Boston (Metro) MA, parts of southern NH, Philly (Metro) PA, NJ, Portland OR, Seattle, Spokane and Eugene WA. DOCSIS stands for “Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification”. It was developed by CableLabs, and includes contributions from companies like ARRIS, BigBand Networks, Broadcom, Cisco, Conexant, Correlant, Harmonic, Intel, Motorola, Netgear, Terayon, and Texas Instruments. DOCSIS uses a Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial cable to push data through at 343 Mbit/s per 8 channels.

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