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Nighthawk XRM570 Pro Gaming mesh router wages war on lag

Nighthawk XRM570 Pro Gaming mesh router wages war on lag

Netgear today announced its latest in a long line of gaming routers, the Nighthawk Pro Gaming Mesh WiFi system (XRM570). As the name suggests, the XRM570 is a mesh networking system that's designed to help you get a reliable WiFi connection throughout your entire house. That should make this ideal for online gaming when you can't run an ethernet cable to your gaming PC or console, but that's assuming you can stomach the XRM570's hefty price tag.

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Netgear looks to the future with four new WiFi 6 routers

Netgear looks to the future with four new WiFi 6 routers

Netgear is introducing four new routers today, and with them, it's looking to get its foot in the door early when it comes to WiFi 6 (802.11ax). All four of these routers support the new WiFi standard, which makes some pretty big promises for network capacity, latency, and battery life. With more and more devices and appliances connecting to the internet these days, that extra capability will come in handy, and Netgear wants one of its routers at the center of your IoT setup.

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AT&T 5G break through 1 Gigabit barrier

AT&T 5G break through 1 Gigabit barrier

AT&T has recently taken a lot of flak for the misleading 5G "Evolution" it has put on smartphones but that doesn't mean it isn't actually making headway in well, the evolution of 5G networks. There might still be some marketing involved here but when it announced that its 5G network is the first to surpass the 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) threshold, it is very, very serious. If anything, it lays the foundation of a 5G network that will deliver those sweet promises later this year.

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NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR300 router to stave off death by lag

NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR300 router to stave off death by lag

Wi-Fi routers have become a lot more critical today, even in regular households. The number of connected devices in homes and their varied uses of the Internet means that the simple, straightforward routers of the past can no longer satisfy some of the most common use cases, like video streaming and online gaming. To meet the needs of modern gamers, network hardware maker NETGEAR established its Nighthawk Pro Gaming line of routers and its newest member, the NPG XR300, is designed to minimize lag and maximize bandwidth by making sure online games get priority over everything else.

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AT&T 5G launch detailed: Pricing, coverage, and the device you’ll use

AT&T 5G launch detailed: Pricing, coverage, and the device you’ll use

AT&T has a launch date for its 5G network in the US, as well as confirming just how much the first 5G devices will cost - and how much you'll have to pay for data. The carrier is one of several currently locked into a race to light up 5G networks, promising significantly faster data speeds as well as a cut in latency and other improvements.

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Arlo Ultra wireless camera adds 4K HDR and security floodlight

Arlo Ultra wireless camera adds 4K HDR and security floodlight

Netgear's Arlo home security camera range is getting a brand new model, with the Arlo Ultra including not only 4K HDR resolution support but a floodlight too. Joining the rest of the wireless, battery-powered Arlo cameras, the new model is weather-resistant for indoor and outdoor use.

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NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 router looks like it’s ready to take off

NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 router looks like it’s ready to take off

Wi-Fi routers are often treated as primarily utilitarian pieces of equipment. They’re placed in some corner of the room or some shelf and are often forgotten and ignored until some problem occurs. But because of the growing complexity, number, and sizes of antennas needed in today’s routers, some equipment makers have taken the opportunity to make their gear look more fashionable, futuristic even. Like NETGEAR’s new Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream Wi-Fi router, which almost looks like a modified Imperial Shuttle ready to take flight.

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Arlo security cameras get package, vehicle, and animal detection

Arlo security cameras get package, vehicle, and animal detection

Arlo has updated its Arlo Smart security subscription, adding new package, vehicle, and pet detection options. All three features are listed as "coming soon," offering Arlo camera owners new ways to keep tabs on their life and who visits their home. Camera owners who want access to the new abilities will have to pay, though.

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Netgear Orbi Mesh WiFi system includes router and Alexa smart speaker

Netgear Orbi Mesh WiFi system includes router and Alexa smart speaker

Netgear has launched a new system composed of both mesh WiFi hardware and a smart speaker, the combination providing whole-home wireless coverage as well as direct access to Amazon Alexa. The system brings together the Orbi WiFi router and the Orbi Voice smart speaker, each working together for simplified WiFi control and a smart home experience.

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Arlo Doorbell and Arlo Chime offer flexible twist in smart security

Arlo Doorbell and Arlo Chime offer flexible twist in smart security

Netgear has added a smart doorbell and chime to its Arlo range of wireless security cameras, though it's missing a feature we've grown used to from rivals. The Arlo Doorbell and Arlo Chime, like Nest Hello and the Ring Doorbell, support two-way audio so that you can speak to whoever is at your door, even if you're not home.

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Netgear Arlo customers warned to change account passwords

Netgear Arlo customers warned to change account passwords

Netgear is asking its home security customers to change their passwords due to suspicious activity that may have left users exposed. The company posted its advisement on the Netgear forums, where it warns customers that the suspicious activity could have impacted its Arlo accounts. The extent of the security issue and who is behind it isn't clear.

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Arlo Security Light is wire-free and works with security cameras

Arlo Security Light is wire-free and works with security cameras

Netgear has launched a new product in its home security Arlo product line, the Arlo Security Light. As the name suggests, this Arlo product is designed to illuminate potential threats outdoors, working wirelessly and with the maker's existing security cameras. This light is part of the Arlo Smart Home Security portfolio; it boasts a completely wire-free design.

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