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TP-Link’s New Touchscreen Router Is a Giant Leap Towards a Unified Smarthome

The hundreds of different smart home platforms premiering at CES 2016 is a perfect summation of that technology: it’s kind of a mess right now. But with its new SR20 Smart Home Router, TP-Link might have just helped to streamline the smart home and make all the connected devices in your home finally play nicely together

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Andrew Liszewski

January 6th

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The First 802.11ad Router Makes Your Wi-Fi Network Almost Three Times Faster

Remember when a cheap $60 wireless router was all your home needed? We were so naive back then. When everything from your phone to your fridge is on your home network, you need a little more wi-fi horsepower. So TP-Link is introducing the first wireless router with blazing 802.11ad.

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Andrew Liszewski

January 6th

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NYC’s New Gigabit Wifi Hotspots Work Like Payphones From the Future

It’s the biggest, fastest public wifi project on Earth: Starting today, New York is unveiling street-side internet hotspots that will blanket America’s biggest city and provide unprecedented wifi access to over 8 million people.

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Bryan Lufkin

January 5th

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D-Link’s Wireless Router Twins Ensure There Are No Dead Spots in Your House

Even with countless antennas pointing in all directions, most consumer-level routers can’t create a wifi network that covers every last corner of a large house. So instead of selling you a wireless extender once you realize that, D-Link now has a kit with twin routers that guarantees comprehensive wifi coverage from day one.

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Andrew Liszewski

January 5th

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The Future of In-Flight Wifi, a Cautionary Tale

We were cruising at around 10,000 feet, somewhere above the Midwest, when two pizza-shaped antennas on top of the plane finally connected with the satellite. Within seconds, I was streaming a movie on Netflix in full HD while the man next to me waved at his iPhone.

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Adam Clark Estes

December 15th

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Can Christmas Lights Really Play Havoc With Your Wi-Fi?

A telephone regulator has warned that festive decorations can spoil your festive internet fun. Here’s the science.

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Andrew Smith

December 2nd

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Christmas Lights Might Slow Down Your Wi-Fi

Did your Netflix stream grind to a halt as your loved one set up the Christmas decorations? According to British telecoms watchdog Ofcom, it could be the fairy lights that slow down your Wi-Fi network at this time of year.

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Jamie Condliffe

December 1st

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You’ll Never Guess Which Wifi Password the RNC Chose For Tonight’s Debate

At tonight’s GOP debate in Wisconsin, the RNC seems to be hoping to draw attention away from what’s happening on stage with a bit of levity, reportedly choosing StopHillary as the wifi password for press.

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Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan

November 10th

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These Cute Little Wifi Routers Want to Solve All Your Wireless Problems

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: a secretive startup is promising to solve every problem you’ve ever had with wifi, from poor connections to ugly hardware or impossible software. This one might be worth a listen, though.

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Chris Mills

November 5th

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Hurricane LTE-U: Don’t Let Wi-Fi Get Blown Away

A storm is brewing over use of the 5.8 GHz unlicensed band of the radio spectrum as telecommunications companies plan to expand their LTE networks outside their traditional, licensed ranges and into the same unlicensed bands used by Wi-Fi, cordless headsets, and plenty of other consumer technology.

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Jeremy Gillula and Dave Maass -- EFF

November 5th

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