The Virgin OverDrive Pro mobile hotspot.During a recent trip I stayed at a hotel offering free Wi-Fi—always a nice perk. Just one problem: the network was terrible. The connection speed reminded me of my old dial-up modem, but without the consistency. Needless to say, it was impossible for me to get my work done, and that was a problem. Fortunately, I'm a Boy Scout when it...
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As we process more information, we need faster networking gear at the edge and deep inside telecommunications hubs. CompassEOS is coming out of stealth with an optical router that's faster and cheaper to operate.
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Welcome back to the latest installment of the Deal Nerd where we have for you a never-before-seen price on a powerful laptop, a dual-band router on the cheap, and more. Our Nerd Pick of the Day, HP's ENVY dv6t Quad Laptop has it all: stylish aluminum chassis, super-fast quad-core processor, and a price tag just over $600, making it one of the lowest price we've ever seen....
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Not many entrepreneurs would take on mighty Cisco Systems in its stronghold of router hardware. A startup called Compass-EOS has been secretly planning that very attack for six years, with investors that include Cisco itself.
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You've only got so many options when it comes to home Internet. Don't like the folks who own the Internet-pipes in your neighborhood? Too bad. Well, FreedomPop is aiming to put another option on the table: a $89 4G router with free data built right in. More »
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Our caffeine-addled Deal Nerds are ready to present the hottest of the hot deals, including a blazing fast router, rugged USB hard drive, solar charger, and more. The Linksys EA6500 Wireless-AC Dual-Band Router is literally the fastest router on the market today and is so advanced you can use smartphone apps to manage your network, so don't miss this factory refurb model...
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A router is the heart of your network, so it deserves to be chosen carefully. Any router will share your Internet connection amongst your computers and other networkable devices (smartphones, tablets, and so on), but better models provide features that will enhance your network and its performance. Whether you're seeking a business- or consumer-class router, here are the...
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Sasdas asked the Desktops forum for ways to keep the same folder synced on two PCs, so that changes on one computer show up on the other. Here are four ways to do this, although--technically speaking--only two of them actually keep the files on both PCs. The others merely make the folder available on both. I'm assuming here that both PCs are attached to the same router...
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In the video he released to announce his candidacy, Weiner said he “fought to get sick 9/11 responders the help they deserved” when he was in Congress - former colleagues beg to differ.
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Some experts call it "buffering" and if it isn't excessive, it can make a marriage happier.
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