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ASUS Announces RT-AC87U AC2400 Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless Router

ASUS today announced RT-AC87U, the world's first AC2400-class dual-band 802.11ac wireless router with a four-transmit, four-receive (4×4) antenna configuration. This stunningly-designed, easy-to-use router is also the first in the world to employ multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO) technology. Combined with ASUS AiRadar universal beamforming, adaptive Quality-of-Service (QoS), plus AiProtection with exclusive Trend Micro security, RT-AC87U is expertly-engineered for outstanding performance and coverage in today's multi-device households. Offering 5GHz speeds that are faster than wired Gigabit Ethernet, along with class-leading 2.4GHz speeds and reliable multi-floor coverage, RT-AC87U is the perfect choice for discerning users with busy multi-device home networks who need extreme coverage, lightning-fast performance, rock-solid stability and total peace of mind.

NETGEAR Ships the Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless Router

NETGEAR, Inc., a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, has once again set a new industry standard for router performance by adding to its award-winning Nighthawk family of 802.11ac routers. The new Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi Router (R8000) (www.netgear.com/R8000) is the first tri-band WiFi router available for purchase incorporating the powerful new Broadcom 5G WiFi XStream platform.

With six high-performance antennas and three network bands, one 2.4 GHz and two 5 GHz, the Nighthawk X6 delivers the industry's fastest combined WiFi speed, up to 3.2 Gbps (1300+1300+600 Mbps). It balances the network load to ensure the best WiFi performance for each device and deliver the maximum wireless range available today.

Corsair Debuts the Voyager Air 2 Wireless Drive

Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance components to the PC hardware market, today announced the Voyager Air 2, a palm-sized, wireless hard drive that adds 1 TB of storage to your iPad, iPhone, Android device, PC, or Mac. The rechargeable battery-powered storage drive serves up your entire movie and music library at home or on the go, all without need for wires or internet access.

The latest second-gen drive uses new Voyager Air 2.0 software, which adds new features to the Voyager Air product family, including: simplified media browsing, cloud synchronization with Dropbox and Google Drive, and Airplay streaming to Apple TV.

ASUS Announces RT-N18U 2.4 GHz 600 Mbps High Power Router

ASUS today announced RT-N18U, a high-powered 2.4 GHz 802.11n Wi-Fi router that uses TurboQAM technology for speeds of up to 600 Mbit/s. RT-N18U features powerful hardware specifications, intelligent wireless technology for maximum multi-room coverage, a user-friendly interface and exclusive built-in applications. The RT-N18U is supremely versatile, with both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports plus Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, making it the perfect choice for discerning users who demand the ultimate 2.4 GHz wireless performance.

Fast, reliable and powerful
At the heart of RT-N18U is a powerful but energy-efficient ARM Cortex-A9 processor running at 800 MHz that ensures fast and responsive performance. The 128 MB of Flash memory and 256 MB of DDR3 RAM further enhance multitasking performance and allow up 300,000 concurrent data sessions - making RT-N18U ideal for multimedia applications such as HD video streaming, online gaming and file sharing.

D-Link Announces New 802.11ac Business-Class Wireless Access Points

D-Link, the networking solutions provider for small business and medium enterprise IT environments, today announced its first 802.11ac solutions in a new line of standalone business-class access points - the AC1750 Concurrent Dual Band Access Point with PoE (DAP-2695) and the AC1200 Dual Band Access Point (DAP-1665). The DAP-2695 offers network administrators secure and manageable dual-band wireless LAN options utilizing the cutting-edge speed of 802.11ac wireless technology, along with premium features such as support for Power over Ethernet (PoE) and a plenum-rated housing. Designed for budget conscious IT managers, the DAP-1665 offers cutting-edge 802.11ac performance without the premium features.

"More and more network administrators are looking at wireless LANs (WLANs) as an integral part of the core network due to the convergence of new performance requirements and the emerging 802.11ac standard," said Mike Hardy, vice president of channel and enterprise sales, D-Link Systems, Inc. "D-Link's new 802.11ac Access Points offer versatile and high performing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses with network infrastructures that are ready to upgrade from 802.11n."

NETGEAR Launches Two New Cable Modem Routers

NETGEAR, Inc., a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, is adding two new cable modem routers to its growing family of cable products: the N600 Dual-Band WiFi Cable Modem Router (C3700) and the N300 WiFi Cable Modem Router (C3000). These two-in-one devices integrate a DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem for faster Internet access and an N300/N600 high-speed 802.11n WiFi router together in one space-saving device. Supporting the NETGEAR genie app, the cable modem routers enable you to simplify installation and management while supercharging your cable Internet connection to enjoy smoother streaming of HD videos, movies and music, more responsive online gaming, and faster file downloads. After you set up one of these cable modem routers, you'll be able to take advantage of the new, faster broadband speeds that cable providers are offering while eliminating monthly modem rental fees from your cable bill.

The new cable modem routers integrate an 802.11n WiFi router with a built-in high-speed 8x4 CableLabs-certified DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem. DOCSIS 3.0 is the next generation of Data Over Cable Services Interface Specification (DOCSIS), an international standard that enables cable operators to deliver significantly faster data speeds to your home. A DOCSIS 3.0 8x4 cable modem offers download speeds up to 340 Mbps*, eight times faster than the previous version, DOCSIS 2.0. Both of the two new cable modems support eight download and four upload channels simultaneously, which is ideal for HD video streaming, fast downloads, and high-speed online gaming.

Acer Releases the Aspire ZC-605 Windows 8 All-in-One PC

Acer America has today announced the latest addition to its PC offer, the Aspire ZC-605 All-in-One. This new model runs Windows 8 and features an LED-backlit 19.5-inch (1600 x 900) display, a 1.9 GHz Pentium 2127U processor, 4 GB of RAM, a 1 TB hard drive, and a SuperMulti optical drive.

Acer's AIO also packs a 1 MP webcam, 802.11n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports, one HDMI port, and a 2-in-1 card reader. The Aspire ZC-605 costs $600 and should become available through Amazon shortly.

ASUS Announces the World's Fastest Wireless Router is Available for Pre-Order

ASUS is excited to announce that the RT-AC68U Wireless-AC1900 Dual-band router is now available for pre-order at select resellers. Capable of delivering speeds up to 1.3 Gbps over 802.11ac and 600 Mbps over 802.11n thanks to Broadcom TurboQAM technology, the RT-AC68U is the world's fastest dual-band wireless router.

Powered by a dual-core processor, the RT-AC68U eliminates the performance drops that plague other routers with busy networks. So even on the busiest home networks HD video streaming is always smooth, low latencies enhance online gaming and VoIP calls, and file downloads are not interrupted.

BearExtender Announces New 802.11ac and 802.11n Wi-Fi Solutions for Macs

BearExtender, the leader in long range Wi-Fi solutions for Apple Macintosh computers, announced today the availability of two new Wi-Fi products for Macs.

BearExtender 1200 is a high-powered 1200 mW receiver for the long-range 2.4 GHz 802.11n band, available for pre-order today (ships August 15). It features up to 70% more power than the original BearExtender, an upgraded high gain 5 dBi antenna and a new high sensitivity receiver.

BearExtender Turbo is a high-speed 802.11ac receiver shipping in October. It features a maximum throughput speed of 867 Mbps that is up to three times faster than modern 802.11n equipped Macs. It also features USB 3.0 connectivity, OS X Mavericks compatibility and dual upgradable antennas.

ZOTAC Announces H87-ITX WiFi

ZOTAC International, a global innovator and manufacturer of graphics cards, mainboards, mini-PCs and accessories, today announces a new mini-ITX platform for 4th Generation Intel Core processors for small form factor users that demand a compact PC without sacrificing performance or features. The new ZOTAC H87-ITX WiFi delivers a compact computing experience that rivals and can exceed traditional full-tower PC systems.

"ZOTAC is always on the forefront of mini-ITX platform development. Our latest ZOTAC H87-ITX WiFi provides users with an excellent starting point for a compact high-performance system that can accommodate the latest 4th Generation Intel Core processors," says Carsten Berger, senior director, ZOTAC International.

Netgear Announces ProSafe WN203 Wireless AP

NETGEAR, Inc., a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, has shipped the NETGEAR ProSAFE Single-Band Wireless-N Access Point (WN203) to satisfy demand from small and medium-sized businesses to improve the performance and security of their wireless networks in a practical, cost-effective progression. Offering Power over Ethernet (PoE) for flexible deployment, comprehensive business-class security features, and an external antenna option, the WN203 operates in the 2.4 GHz band with up to 300 Mbps* throughput speeds. The WN203 Access Point provides a standalone configuration for easy setup of a reliable, high-performance and affordable 802.11n wireless solution.

The capabilities of networks in small offices and home offices are being stressed by the bandwidth demands of new media, voice, video and data. Networks are struggling to support the rapid increase in the number of devices accessing the network - traditional desktop computers and printers, mobile devices, smartphones and tablets, as well as IP phones and security cameras.

Diamond Multimedia Announces Unique 4-in-1 Networking Device

Diamond Multimedia has announced the release of the WR300NR, a 4 in 1 device that acts as a wireless router, wireless repeater and range extender, standalone wireless access point and wireless bridge device. The WR300NR is the latest and most functional version from Diamond Multimedia's popular Wireless Extender and Router series. The newest capability is that the WR300NR can act as a standalone router.

The WR300NR, Wireless Extender & Router, is a universal multi-purpose device for your home network. As a wireless range extender, it repeats and extends your existing wireless signal to areas in the home that have little or no coverage and eliminates wireless "dead zones." It extends internet access throughout your home for wireless devices like laptops, smartphones, game consoles such as Nintendo Wii, Xbox, Sony PlayStation and TVs. If you do not have a router, the WR300NR is a perfect solution for adding a wireless network to your home. It can be directly connected to your DSL/Cable modem providing a complete wired and wireless environment. It can also be used as a standalone wireless bridge and can connect to any wired Ethernet device to the Internet, so you can easily connect game consoles, digital media adapters, Blu-ray players and printers. Furthermore, the WR300NR can be configured as a wireless access point, adding Wi-Fi to wired networks.

NETGEAR Delivers New Connectivity Solutions For Homes And Growing Businesses

NETGEAR, Inc., a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, is highlighting its diverse suite of connectivity solutions for the "smart" home and growing businesses at the MedPi trade show (www.medpi.com) taking place in Monaco from May 14-17. NETGEAR will be located in booth G33 of the Banque Magnetique Village (espace Ravel) in Monte Carlo's Grimaldi Forum.

"Our broad range of WiFi, powerline, storage and media networking products on display at MedPi is a testament to NETGEAR's seventeen years of championing connectivity to make your life easier, in your home as well as your workplace," said David Henry , NETGEAR's vice president of product management for retail business.

PQI Rolls Out Air Bank Portable NAS and AP

PQI's newest creation combines the functionality of a USB portable hard drive with a battery-powered NAS server supporting both 802.11n WLAN and Ethernet; and an AP (access point), that relays your wired Internet connection to multiple WiFi-enabled devices. The Air Bank 6W31 line of devices ship in black and white body panel color options, and storage capacities of 500 GB and 1 TB. Measuring 77 x 135 20.5 mm (WxDxH), the devices weigh around 250 g, which makes them as big and heavy as most wireless hard drives. They use lithium polymer batteries that can keep them going for 5 hours on a full charge. Slated for March 22, with availability beginning in Japan, the 500 GB model is priced at 15,800¥ (US $165), and the 1 TB model at 19,800¥ ($206).

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TP-LINK Announces Battery-Powered 3G Mobile Wi-Fi

TP-LINK, a global provider of networking products, today announced its new 3G Mobile Wi-Fi M5350, designed to provide high-speed Internet access anywhere you go. This iF 2013 Product Design Award Winner and CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award Honoree is at the forefront of wireless 3G sharing, combining the mobility of 3G broadband connections using its internal 3G modem with the flexibility of Wireless 802.11n and powered using a high-capacity 2000 mAh internal rechargeable battery creating a robust wireless sharing device with unbeatable performance.

With its sleek "pebble-like" design and OLED status display, the M5350 is as comfortable at the beach as it is on the conference table. Whether on a business trip or a road trip with their family, users can enjoy the freedom of wireless internet wherever 3G coverage is available, without having to haul around a bulky device. With its powerful 200 0mAh battery the M5350 is able to operate for a full 7-10 hours at full capacity and can be flexibly recharged via a micro USB cable connected to a laptop, portable charger or included adapter to provide endless hours of 3G sharing.

TP-LINK Debuts Next Generation Wi-Fi Powerline Extenders

TP-LINK, a global provider of networking products, today announced its new 300Mbps AV200 and AV500 Wireless N Powerline Extenders, the TL-WPA2220 and TL-WPA4220 respectively. The latest in TP-LINK's increasingly extensive Powerline device portfolio, these devices will allow users to expand their wireless and Powerline networks for robust network connectivity around a home or office with impressive wired Powerline and 802.11n wireless speeds.

The TL-WPA2220 and TL-WPA4220 extend a network connection to every room within a home's electrical circuitry. Devices in the room have two options to access the network through the Wi-Fi PLCs, either wirelessly or using an Ethernet cable, making wired and wireless network expansions easier than ever. With 200Mbps/500Mbps Powerline and 300Mbps wireless data transfer rates, they are ideal for bandwidth intensive or latency sensitive applications like video streaming, online gaming and Internet calls.

D-Link Expands Line of Cloud Cameras and Cloud Routers for Home and Small Business

D-Link today announced the expansion of its award-winning line of cloud-enabled monitoring and networking solutions for home and small business with the availability of the Cloud Camera 1050 (DCS-931L) and Cloud Camera 1150 (DCS-933L), and new Wireless AC1750 Dual-Band Gigabit Cloud Router (DIR-868L) and AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit Cloud Router (DIR-860L).

Continuing its consumer IP network camera leadership, D-Link added several new capabilities for complete round-the-clock surveillance, including unique audio detection with image alerts based on sound, and an integrated wireless repeater mode for expanded coverage that eliminates Wi-Fi dead zones and allows consumers to easily add more Cloud Cameras without worrying about existing wireless coverage. In addition, D-Link's newest Cloud Routers deliver next-generation 11AC technology speeds for uninterrupted HD video streaming, online gaming and Skype calling.

EnGenius Launches Affordable Long-Range Outdoor Wireless Bridge / Access Point

EnGenius Technologies, Inc., the leader in long-range Wireless N networking solutions for homes and businesses, today announced the launch of the ENS200 Outdoor Long-Range Wireless N150 Bridge/AP, a high-performance, cost-effective 802.11n 2.4 GHz wireless outdoor bridge and access point that delivers speeds up to 150 Mbps.

Encased in an IP65-rated waterproof housing for deployment in extreme outdoor environments, the ENS200 features up to 400mW transmit power for longer-range building-to-building wireless bridge connections or for Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) deployments as a customer premise equipment (CPE) solution.

RivieraWaves Announces Wi-Fi 802.11ac Silicon IP

RivieraWaves, the leading wireless connectivity silicon IP (Intellectual Property) provider, announced IEEE Wi-Fi 11n certification of its new scalable Wi-Fi 802.11ac silicon IP. The IP is available in a broad range of configurations, supports 802.11n and 802.11ac specifications, single or multiple MIMO (Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output) streams, and up to four transmit and receive antennas. In its simplest 1x1 configuration, the IP is optimized for wireless sensors and many Internet of Things (IoT) applications requiring low power consumption. For more complex MIMO configurations, the IP can achieve optimized throughput close to the maximum theoretical values, and is ideal for applications such as smart phones, tablets, computers, digital TVs and set-top boxes.

Thanks to the increased bandwidth and more complex modulation, 802.11ac devices can achieve throughputs of around three times those of 802.11n devices. Other benefits of 802.11ac are better range and improved reliability, in particular for better gaming experiences and high-definition (HD) video streaming.

D-Link 802.11ac Dual Band Wireless Adapter Now Available

D-Link today announced the availability of its latest Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter (DWA-182), enabling consumers to upgrade their existing laptops and desktop computers with powerful wireless AC technology. Offering next-generation wireless speeds and broader coverage, the Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter is ideal for today's high-bandwidth gaming and HD streaming applications, providing intelligent, versatile, interference-free bandwidth that is perfect for any current wireless network and even better when combined with an 802.11ac router.

Delivering the next generation of Wi-Fi to your notebook or desktop computer for today's demanding networking applications, the D-Link Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter provides fast and reliable wireless speeds and reduced Wi-Fi interference to maximize throughput for faster downloading, streaming, gaming and VoIP calling. For added flexibility, this adapter is backwards compatible with previous generation 802.11 a/g/n Wi-Fi standards, ensuring current products and networks do not become obsolete. Simply plug the adapter into an available USB port and wirelessly connect to a network to access a secure, high-speed internet connection. In addition, it comes with a USB cradle for optimal ease-of-use and flexible placement for best performance.

Sitecom Introduces Two New Wi-Fi Range Extenders

The majority of households surfs the Internet wirelessly. But a lack of wireless coverage is typical in certain areas of the house such as the attic, the hobby room in the basement or the garden. Two new range extenders from Sitecom make it easy for end-users to extend the reach of the wireless network to those hard-to-reach areas and eliminate "dead spots".

The range extenders provide for a stable connection in all rooms. Both models are based on 802.11n wireless technology and support transfer speed of up to 300 Mbps, ideal for streaming video content, online gaming and heavy downloads. The WLX-2001 is a desktop model with an integrated 5-port switch and the WLX-2003 comes in a space saving wall mount design and can simply be plugged into an available power outlet.

ASUS Launches the RT-N12HP Wireless-N300 High-Power Router

To serve home and office users who need wider wireless coverage, the ASUS RT-N12HP high-power wireless-N300 router employs detachable 9dBi antennas and a unique hardware signal power amplifier. It extends Wi-Fi range by up to 300%, at the same time offering 3-in-1 utility as a router, access point, and range extender. The user-friendly interface also supports up to four separate networks, with different bandwidth and access privileges.

High-power technology generates up to 300% wider wireless coverage
The RT-N12HP utilizes a custom hardware architecture that augments wireless transmission and signal quality with detachable 9dBi high-gain antennas and a discrete signal power amplifier. These create a major increase in 802.11n wireless coverage, up to 300% longer-range compared to standard N300 routers. At the same time, the improved hardware ensures a more stable and consistent signal. The RT-N12HP is therefore a highly viable choice for homes and small businesses that want complete coverage via a single networking device.

Apple Announces 7.9-inch iPad Mini

Apple today introduced iPad mini, a completely new iPad design that is 23 percent thinner and 53 percent lighter than the third generation iPad. The new iPad mini features a stunning 7.9-inch Multi-Touch display, FaceTime HD and iSight cameras, ultrafast wireless performance1 and an incredible 10 hours of battery life2―every inch an iPad, yet in a revolutionary design you can hold in one hand. Apple today also announced the fourth generation iPad featuring a gorgeous 9.7-inch Retina display, new Apple-designed A6X chip, FaceTime HD camera and ultrafast wireless performance. Both iPad mini and fourth generation iPad come with iOS 6, the world's most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features.

"iPad mini is every inch an iPad. With its gorgeous 7.9-inch display, iPad mini features the same number of pixels as the original iPad and iPad 2, so you can run more than 275,000 apps designed specifically for iPad," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. "iPad mini is as thin as a pencil and as light as a pad of paper, yet packs a fast A5 chip, FaceTime HD and 5 megapixel iSight cameras and ultrafast wireless―all while delivering up to 10 hours of battery life."

Foxconn NanoPC Released to Market

Foxconn, a global innovator and channel manufacturer of electronics and computer components, announces the release of the quietest NanoPC AT-5250, which is about to keep your surroundings silence in the next upcoming months. The latest AT-5250 with Intel GMA 3650 HD boosts graphics and CPU processing capabilities while maintaining energy efficiency to create a palm-sized home theater PC capable of high-definition video playback and lightning-fast system responsiveness. The elegant design can go with the environment freely, meeting the high-end needs of sales centers and real sales presentation who are seeking for a powerful tower PC replacement, home theater or energy-efficient PC.

Toshiba's Windows 8 PCs Now Available

Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced that its consumer line-up of Satellite laptops and Ultrabooks, Qosmio laptops as well as its All-in-One desktops featuring Windows 8 are available for pre-order starting today and will be widely available for purchase from select U.S. retailers and ToshibaDirect.com on October 26.

Toshiba's new laptops feature spacious touchpads with Windows 8 gesture support to allow users to perform gestures on the touchpad as they would on a touchscreen device. In addition, to help transition consumers to the innovative interface in Windows 8, Toshiba's new PCs come pre-installed with Toshiba Desktop Assist, a utility designed to give users easy access to their programs, control panel, as well as files and folders, similar to the Start Menu in previous versions of Windows.
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