Belkin Takes a New Approach with Its Surf, Share, Play 802.11n Wireless Router Line

Belkin Play Max Wireless Router GraphicI guess Belkin has a "don't pay more for what you don't need" philosophy going on here. The company has announced the introduction of four new router models that are aimed at different usage scenarios. Just want a simple no-frills 802.11n wireless router? Buy the Surf Wireless Router (F7D230 - $49.99). Want to surf the [...]

WiGig 60GHz / 7Gbps Wireless Networking Standard Hits 1.0 Status

Most likely you've never heard of the WiGig wireless standard created by the Wireless Gigabit Alliance. If you haven't, that's OK because today the group is announcing the WiGig version 1.0 specification, which they hope will become implemented in home networking gear as early as the first quarter of 2010. So why should you care? [...]

Fonera 2.0n Router / NAS / Media Server

Fonera 2.0nIt's been a while since we've talked about FON and its Fonera routers. Luckily, a couple of recent video clips of the Fonera 2.0n in action has prompted me to revisit the current offering. For those unfamiliar, the FON Wi-Fi network consists of routers purchased by users like me an you who share their broadband connection [...]

Logitech Adds Squeezebox Radio, Squeezebox Touch to Its Wi-Fi Music Player Lineup

Logitech Squeezebox TouchLogitech today is introducting two new products that may find their way into your home. The Squeezebox Radio is a $200 table-top radio which features a color screen (capable of displaying album cover art, song data, Flickr photos), is able to send music recommendation updates to Facebook, is equipped with a built-in speaker/sub-woofer, and can [...]

NETGEAR Intros the RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router

NETGEAR WNDR3700NETGEAR has obviously done their homework and has topped the competition with their new RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router (WNDR3700). Adding every conceivable feature a demanding Digital Home enthusiast would expect, the new 802.11n router offers both Gigabit Ethernet (4 ports) and dual-band 2.5 Ghz / 5 Ghz Wi-Fi via 8 internal antennas, a [...]

Sony Unveils the ES Series Blu-ray Disc Player with Wi-Fi and DLNA Support

If you've been holding out on buying a Blu-ray disc player until something utterly cool comes out, then Sony's ES Series player just might fit the bill. The BDP-S1000ES (MSRP $699) offers full HD 1080p (60/24fps) True Cinema video output, Blu-ray BD-Live support (includes a 4GB USB flash drive for download file storage), 7.1 channel [...]

Kogan 8-Inch Wi-Fi Social Media / Digital Photo Frame

Krogan 8-inch Digital Photo Frame with TwitterSure things are tough with the economy right now, but Kogan just might have a product to wrangle $169 out of your pocket with little resistance. The company's new 8-inch Wi-Fi Digital Photo Frame offers all the features a cutting-edge device like this should have and then some (with emphasis on the then some). Cool [...]

Livio Radio Brings Pandora Song Preference Voting to Wi-Fi Radio

Livio RadioSure, we've all seen Wi-Fi radios that make use of Reciva's 11,000+ collection of Internet radio stations. But now we're getting a new twist. A company called Livio is announcing the availability of the first Wi-Fi radio to incorporate Pandora's signature "thumbs up, thumbs down" controls on both the radio itself and its remote, thus [...]