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Why I spent a bundle on a Wi-Fi 6 router for my work-from-home setup: Speed, speed, speed

You might balk at buying a high-end Wi-Fi 6 router because they cost so much than Wi-Fi 5 models, but you'll find it's worth the investment.

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The Nest Wifi mesh router with Google Assistant is under $200 today

Best Buy's eBay store is selling the newest Google Nest Wi-Fi mesh router for an all-time low price of $199.

802.11ax Wi-Fi routers: Aerohive AP650, ASUS Rapture GT-AX11000 and D-Link AX6000

Broadcom ships the first Wi-Fi 6E chip for mobile devices, paving the way for new 6GHz networks

With dedicated 6GHz spectrum expected to open up this year, Wi-Fi 6E will be the next standard in home networking. Broadcom is first to announce its new Wi-Fi 6E chip, the BCM4389.

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Amazon's Eero Mesh Wi-Fi router is $69 right now, its lowest price yet

Amazon is selling the latest Eero Mesh Wi-Fi router for $30 off, and the three-pack is $75 cheaper right now.

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TP-Link revs its mesh Wi-Fi router lineup to Wi-Fi 6, but leaves Zigbee behind

Routers are getting faster even while they’re getting back to basics by dropping smart home hub features.

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Linksys Velop mesh Wi-Fi routers are evolving into smart home controllers—and more

Origin Wireless’ WiFi Sensing technology piggybacks on Linksys mesh network systems for home automation, home monitoring, sleep tracking, elder care and more.

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Linksys touts Wi-Fi 6 mesh routers at CES

The networking company will ship a Wi-Fi 6 mesh router and a Wi-Fi 6 mesh system this spring.

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Netgear adapts its Orbi mesh router to 4G LTE

The new network device unveiled at CES targets people living in areas that are unlikely to ever get fiber or cable broadband.

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Netgear brings mesh networking technology to its Nighthawk router line

This is the first router in the Nighthawk family that doesn’t look like its stealth attack aircraft namesake.

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D-Link to unveil a host of new routers at CES, including four Wi-Fi 6 mesh systems

The networking company will also ship several new range extenders in 2020.

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Best mesh Wi-Fi routers: Reviews and buying advice

Few elements of your home’s infrastructure have a bigger impact on your tech life. We recommend mesh Wi-Fi routers for most people, and we’ll help you find just the right one for your needs.

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Upgrade your Wi-Fi and smart home with this ridiculous Orbi Voice deal

Amazon is selling the Orbi Voice mesh Wi-Fi system for just $262.49 today, the best price we've ever seen.

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Nest Wifi review: A mesh Wi-Fi system and smart speaker mashup for Google Assistant fans

Google's idea to blend a smart speaker with a Wi-Fi access point isn’t new, but the only other one you can buy is powered by Alexa.

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Best wireless routers: Reviews and buying advice

Few elements of your home’s infrastructure have a bigger impact on your tech life. We’ll help you find just the right router to anchor your home network.

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Nest Wifi's integrated smart speakers could give it an edge over Amazon Echo

This mesh router’s satellites, dubbed Points, house Nest Mini smart speakers.

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New Google Nest Mini, Nest Wifi, and Pixel Buds 2 expected to surface at Tuesday's Pixel 4 event

A handful of new Google smart home devices will likely debut alongside the heavily leaked Pixel 4 smartphone next week, including new versions of the Home Mini and Google Wifi.

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Samsung SmartThings Wifi review: A sensible choice for smart homes, but far from the best router

Samsung blends a great smart home hub with an average wireless mesh router.

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Get killer Velop mesh Wi-Fi for cheap in Amazon's 1-day Linksys sale

Amazon's one-day Linksys sale includes deals on the Velop mesh system and the Max-Stream AC2200.

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