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Ring Alarm Pro with eero WiFi 6 router and backup Internet is finally shipping

Ring Alarm Pro with eero WiFi 6 router and backup Internet is finally shipping

During its fall event back in September, Amazon introduced a new Ring product called the Ring Alarm Pro. As its name suggests, this model is part of the Ring home security product line, though with a unique twist: it has a built-in eero WiFi 6 router and optional backup Internet service for those times the home network is offline.

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Netgear Orbi NBK752 WiFi 6 mesh system packs 5G backup coverage

Netgear Orbi NBK752 WiFi 6 mesh system packs 5G backup coverage

Netgear has expanded its Orbi product lineup with the new Orbi 5G WiFi 6 NBK752, a mesh network that combines high-speed wireless coverage with support for 5G cellular networks. The new mesh system is an ideal solution for consumers who are reliant on 5G coverage to make up for a lack of high-speed broadband access; it's just as useful for those who want a backup network for times when WiFi service goes down.

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Netgear Orbi Quad-band Mesh WiFi 6E system will cost you $1500

Netgear Orbi Quad-band Mesh WiFi 6E system will cost you $1500

If you're looking for a new WiFi 6E mesh internet system, Netgear has... an option for you. The Orbi Quad-band WiFi 6E Mesh System enables newly available (in select areas of the world) 6GHz WiFi internet "throughout the home." This is the sort of router and mesh internet system you get when you want to be ready for the future - or the present, if you happen to be one of the few with access to WiFi 6E.

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Ring Alarm Pro puts a WiFi router in your Ring base station

Ring Alarm Pro puts a WiFi router in your Ring base station

It's not an Amazon Devices and Services reveal event without new Ring devices, and Amazon announced an interesting one today. Amazon led its Ring announcements with the reveal of the Ring Alarm Pro, which combines an eero WiFi router with a Ring Alarm base station. In addition to the Ring Alarm Pro, Amazon also announced several new services that will be associated with it, including something that will allow construction professionals to secure their jobsites when they're away.

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Xiaomi Pad 5 debuts alongside Mi Smart Projector 2 and Mesh System AX3000

Xiaomi Pad 5 debuts alongside Mi Smart Projector 2 and Mesh System AX3000

It may have been Apple's day yesterday, but Xiaomi is daring to claim today for its own. Not content with just announcing the Xiaomi 11T series and the affordable Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE, the company is showing its hand and announcing new products across the board. Taking advantage of the recent surge in tablet sales, Xiaomi is unveiling the Xiaomi Pad 5 as its racehorse in the new world order in work and personal life. It also has some new devices designed to upgrade your home life and keep you safe even when you have to buy things outside.

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Netgear Nighthawk M5 5G Wi-Fi 6 mobile router is now available

Netgear Nighthawk M5 5G Wi-Fi 6 mobile router is now available

Netgear has announced availability for its newest mobile 5G router that uses Wi-Fi 6 technology. The router is called the Netgear Nighthawk M5 5G (MR5200), and by combining 5G wireless connectivity with Wi-Fi 6, the router provides the fastest speeds possible to wireless users. In addition, the wireless router supports Gigabit Internet speeds in a mobile environment.

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Apple HomeKit support lands in a new update for Eero 6 and Pro 6 routers

Apple HomeKit support lands in a new update for Eero 6 and Pro 6 routers

Eero has announced a new update is available inside its app that also brings new firmware for the Eero 6 and 6 Pro routers. The big feature of the new firmware update is the addition of Apple HomeKit support for both router models. By adding HomeKit support to the routers, they can now be managed via the Home app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac computers.

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TP-link Archer AX73 gigabit Wi-Fi 6 router supports 5400 Mbps speeds

TP-link Archer AX73 gigabit Wi-Fi 6 router supports 5400 Mbps speeds

TP-link has been making networking gear and other products for a long time. The company has debuted its latest AX5400 dual-band gigabit Wi-Fi 6 router called the Archer AX73. The router supports data speeds of up to 5400 Mbps for fast browsing, streaming, and downloading various content at the same time.

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Google Wifi app shutdown is coming: Here’s what to do

Google Wifi app shutdown is coming: Here’s what to do

Google is warning Google Wifi users that it'll be axing the app they use to control and monitor the mesh networking system, part of a push to condense smart home and IoT control into a single place. The current Google Wifi app will be deprecated, Google confirmed today in an email to users, with its role taken over by the Google Home app instead.

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D-Link unveils new Wi-Fi 6 devices at CES 2021

D-Link unveils new Wi-Fi 6 devices at CES 2021

One of the new equipment trends that have surfaced at CES 2021 is for Wi-Fi 6 routers and devices to help speed home and business wireless networks. D-Link has rolled out several pieces of equipment for Wi-Fi 6 networks during the show, including the AX1800 (DWA-X1850) Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.0 Adapter that delivers a simple and affordable way to upgrade legacy devices to support Wi-Fi 6 performance.

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Linksys AXE8400 Wi-Fi 6E Mesh system supports the new 6 GHz Wi-Fi band

Linksys AXE8400 Wi-Fi 6E Mesh system supports the new 6 GHz Wi-Fi band

Linksys has built a new mesh Wi-Fi system for home users with enhanced motion detection technology called the AXE8400 Wi-Fi 6E. The new mesh Wi-Fi system leverages the newly opened 6 GHz band to reduce typically congested and unsteady Wi-Fi connectivity within the home or office. Linksys says 6 GHz delivers more bandwidth, increasing network speed and reliability.

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NETGEAR WiFi 6E and mobile 4G LTE routers debut at CES 2021

NETGEAR WiFi 6E and mobile 4G LTE routers debut at CES 2021

While 5G is always in the news for the past one or two years, it isn't the end-all and be-all of wireless communication technologies. On the one hand, there are still more people and devices who use and need 4G LTE networks. On the other hand, WiFi, especially the latest WiFi 6E iteration, still offers a more stable multi-user solution. At CES 2021, NETGEAR is addressing all of these use cases with a number of new networking equipment, including a rather rare mobile wireless router.

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