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First look: Google jumps into crowded wireless mesh market

Google Wifi offers easy setup, Internet pausing and whole-home coverage.

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Review: Linksys WRT3200ACM AC3200 MU-MIMO Gigabit Wi-Fi Router

If you have lots of client devices clogging your Wi-Fi network, it's time for an upgrade to MU-MIMO.

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17% off GoPro HERO+ LCD HD Video Camera - Deal Alert

HERO+ LCD delivers 1080p60 video and 8MP photos, with the convenience of a touch display. Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for shot preview, total camera control and easy content sharing to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and more from your...

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29% off NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Range Extender - Deal Alert

Boost your existing network range and eliminate dead zones. The AC750 delivers dual band WiFi up to 750 Mbps. This compact wall-plug WiFi booster is small and discreet, easily blending into your home decor.

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40% off WeMo Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Works with Amazon Alexa - Deal Alert

Plug in a Wemo Switch, download the free app, and start controlling your lights and appliances from anywhere in the world, right from your phone.

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Amazon Will Pay You $4.99 To Buy a Dash Button For $4.99 - Deal Alert

Running low on detergent? Pet food, baby formula or your favorite snack? Just push the button and Amazon will ship it right out to you. What's more, Amazon will give you a $4.99 credit after the first time you push it.

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Cisco sees Wi-Fi market in transition to controller-less solutions

The Wi-Fi market has been moving to controller-less solutions, and Cisco appears to be walking the controller-less management walk.

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How to dodge Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping hackers

Hackers are writing apps, setting up phony Wi-Fi networks and unleashing malware in attempts to turn legitimate Black Friday and Cyber Monday retailing into profits for themselves, according to security experts.

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Facebook's latest experiment: Helping you find free Wi-Fi hotspots

Facebook may soon help you find the closest public Wi-Fi access point with a new feature in its mobile app.

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Review: Netgear Orbi straddles line between traditional, mesh Wi-Fi

Easy setup merges with access to advanced features, fast LAN performance

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Beware of fake apps and bad Wi-Fi hotspots while shopping by mobile phone

The smartphone risk is higher this year than in 2015. There are more active cyber criminals and many more shoppers using smartphones to find products and make purchases, either via Wi-Fi in stores or online in other locations.

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Airport Wi-Fi improving—gradually

Data shows airports are gradually improving their digital access and enabling travelers to get online.

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RIP AirPort? Apple may abandon wireless routers and Time Capsule

The age of the AirPort line of wireless routers is apparently over as Apple focuses on other projects.

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Ultimate guide to setting up a small business Wi-Fi network

Here are some important considerations that smaller businesses need to bear in mind in order to have a safe, reliable Wi-Fi network.

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‘Wireless security at its finest’

The person who submitted the above photo to Reddit’s section devoted to IT rants presumably does not believe it depicts wireless security at its finest. In fact, the sarcasm oozes.

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Eero updates its wireless mesh offering for whole-home Wi-Fi

Analytic updates from customers help improve mesh algorithm to boost LAN speeds

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Cool Yule Tools 2016: Digital disruption at Santa's Workshop

The 17th annual Network World holiday gift guide has something for every techie (and techie-wanna-be) on your list.

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That private network on the Wi-Fi band? Won't happen

Satellite service provider Globalstar has dropped its controversial plan to launch a wireless network in the U.S. in part of an unlicensed band that Wi-Fi and Bluetooth use.

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