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Netgear unveils industry’s first 802.11ac cable gateway

Netgear unveils industry’s first 802.11ac cable gateway

Netgear is been demonstrating the industry's first 802.11ac cable gateway. The new cable gateway uses DOCSIS 3.0 technology with 24 x 8 channel bonding. Netgear says that the new router is about three times faster than a 802.11n unit is. The cable gateway supports up to 1.2 Gbps download speeds and up to 320 Mbps uploads.

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Netgear NeoTV ProHD supports Intel WiDi for $69.99

Netgear NeoTV ProHD supports Intel WiDi for $69.99

If your quest is to become the ultimate cord cutter, Netgear’s latest product might be a good fit for a purely digital lifestyle. The company has announced the NeoTV ProHD media streamer, capable of pulling in content from a variety of services like YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, and Vudu. It’s also the first media streamer to feature Intel’s Wireless Display technology, so you can pipe your computer’s display via the box onto your television.

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Netgear intros 802.11ac R6200 router and A6200 adapter

Netgear intros 802.11ac R6200 router and A6200 adapter

Netgear was the first company to announce a 802.11ac router, capable of delivering wireless speeds of up to 1300Mbit/s throughout the home. That router isn’t shipping yet, but Netgear has announced two further 802.11ac products: the cheaper R6200 router, and the A6200 adapter. The R6200 router isn’t as feature rich as the R6300, but the A6200 adapter at least means you can now take advantage of the new speeds 802.11ac offers.

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Netgear R6300 router delivers gigabit WiFi

Netgear R6300 router delivers gigabit WiFi

Netgear has today announced the world’s first 802.11ac WiFi router, the R6300, capable of speeds over 1Gbit/s on wireless. The new router is powered by Broadcom’s 5G WiFi chip, which is backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n. The R6300 is also dual band, with speeds potentially reaching 1300Mbit/s over 5Ghz, and 450Mbit/s over 2.4Ghz.

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Netgear WN2500RP promises extended WiFi coverage

Netgear WN2500RP promises extended WiFi coverage

If there’s anything more frustrating that slow WiFi speeds, it’s not having any reception at all. Sometimes having a single router providing WiFi for your humble abode just doesn’t cut, and it’s not always feasible to run cables throughout the home. Netgear might have the solution you’re looking for, the Universal Dual Band WiFi Range Extender, or WN2500RP if you prefer.

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NETGEAR unwraps 2012 lineup of networking, storage, and media devices

NETGEAR unwraps 2012 lineup of networking, storage, and media devices

NETGEAR has announced its new lineup of home networking, storage, and media products that aim to simplify the experience of setting up your wireless home computing and entertainment network. The new lineup includes the Powerline 500 Nano (XAVB5101), the Universal Dual Band WiFi Range Extender (WN2500RP), and the Media Storage Router (WNDR4700).

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Netgear ReadyNAS Duo v2 Review

Netgear ReadyNAS Duo v2 Review

With the home backup and media server market heating up, a box full of drives and a link to your router is no longer enough. Netgear's ReadyNAS Duo v2 takes the dual-drive shell of its first-gen predecessor and then makes upgrades to processor, software and more, arriving at an affordable backup station that also offers media streaming, remote access with smartphone apps and more. Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Netgear ReadyNAS Duo v2 and NV+ v2 launch

Netgear ReadyNAS Duo v2 and NV+ v2 launch

Netgear has revealed its latest two home network-attached-storage devices, the ReadyNAS Duo v2 and ReadyNAS NV+ v2, offering two or four bays of redundant storage, backup and media streaming. Building on the original ReadyNAS models, but packing 1.6GHz processors and 256MB of RAM for what Netgear reckons is twice the performance, the two units will be available as diskless chassis or with up to 4TB of preloaded storage.

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Netgear “evaluating” Google TV but “it’s not there yet”

Netgear “evaluating” Google TV but “it’s not there yet”

Netgear has confirmed to SlashGear that it is evaluating Google TV as a potential next avenue for the company's media streaming plans, but has admitted that "as a platform it's not there yet." Speaking to us regarding the launch of the NeoTV streamer earlier today, Netgear argued that Google TV boxes address, at around the $200 mark, a different segment to the sub-$80 NeoTV. However, that doesn't mean the Android-based platform is off the table.

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Netgear NeoTV turns your HDTV smart

Netgear NeoTV turns your HDTV smart

Netgear is taking on Apple TV, Roku and others with its new NeoTV streaming player, a compact set-top box packing integrated WiFi b/g/n and capable of funneling 1080p Full HD content to your TV. Billed as a straightforward way of making your dumb TV smart, when the $79.99 streamer goes on sale later this month it will offer over 100 "internet channels" including Netflix, Vudu HD, YouTube, Pandora and Vimeo, as well as social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

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Netgear WNDR4500 Review

Netgear WNDR4500 Review

Netgear's latest wireless router, the WNDR4500, promises to be the company's best yet. Packing simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz support, dual USB ports for NAS duty and printer sharing, gigabit ethernet and enough style to put most networking kit to shame, the WNDR4500 also promises to be straightforward to install thanks to Netgear's Genie app. Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Netgear’s latest NeoTV product crosses the FCC

Netgear’s latest NeoTV product crosses the FCC

I have always considered Netgear a networking company and always think of its wireless routers and other networking gear like the DSL home gateway that launched back in May when I hear the company name. Networking is certainly not all Netgear does though. It also makes a line of streaming media set-top boxes as well and the company has a new product that has just crossed the FCC.

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