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Linksys Introduces Three New WiFi Range Extender

Linksys, a leading brand in wireless networking, today announced its new lineup of Linksys Wi-Fi Range Extenders. Consumers often experience a weak wireless signal in some parts of their house or apartment caused by blocking elements such as walls or interference from other devices like baby monitors, microwaves or DECT phones. The new Linksys Range Extenders help maximize wireless coverage and help eliminate "dead spots" in the Wi-Fi coverage throughout the home.

Consumers can choose between three new powerful versions - Linksys AC1200 MAX Wi-Fi Range Extender (RE6500), Linksys N600 PRO Wi-Fi Range Extender (RE4000W) and the Linksys N300 Wi-Fi Range Extender (RE3000W). The RE6500 and RE4000W are dual band range extenders featuring Cross-Band technology which helps provide a stronger and more consistent signal throughout the home. All three range extenders are compatible with any wireless router and are designed to extend b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi signals, whether supplied by a broadband provider or purchased by the consumer.

D-Link Shipping Low Cost, High-Performance 802.11ac Wireless Access Point

D-Link, the networking solutions provider for small business and medium enterprise IT environments, today announced the DAP-2660, a new high power 802.11ac wireless access point. Packaged in a discrete, low profile white housing, the DAP-2660 is ideal for ceiling or wall mount applications in schools, office buildings, hospitals, government facilities, hotels, and more.

The DAP-2660 delivers reliable, high-speed wireless performance using the latest 802.11ac standard, with maximum wireless signal rates of up to 300 Mbps using the 2.4 GHz band, and 867 Mbps using the 5 GHz band. It supports impressive device densities and offers optimal range and coverage over both bands.

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.

Belkin Debuts New Mini WiFi Range Extender

Belkin has today introduced a new WiFi Range Extender to help consumers achieve whole home WIFI coverage. The new WiFi Range Extender's compact form means it can be discreetly plugged into any wall socket, to maximise WiFI coverage and allow consumers to use their mobile devices anywhere in the home.

Belkin's WiFI Range Extender has been designed with a smaller form factor to plug directly into an electrical outlet without blocking the second socket, and despite its compact size can significantly increase the WiFi range of your router. Belkin's new WiFi Range Extender includes Simple Start Installation and is compatible with virtually any Wi-Fi router. It can be installed using a tablet or smartphone, as well as a PC or laptop. Just plug it in, find the home network, and enjoy greater wireless in minutes.

Samsung HDD Business Unit Unveils High Capacity Media Streaming Device

Seagate Technology plc today announced that its Samsung HDD business unit is shipping its new Samsung Wireless media device for mobile users. Consumers can now carry up to 750 movies, and unprecedented libraries of music and photos everywhere they go. Samsung Wireless allows up to five users to connect making this the ultimate entertainment hotspot. The Samsung Wireless is available globally for MSRP of $179.00.

The Samsung Wireless media device is designed as a portable accessory to consumers' mobile devices (smart phones & tablets); its sleek design, small form-factor and light weight make it an ideal companion. The Samsung Wireless fulfills a variety of today's multimedia demands and is a perfect accessory for every generation of mobile lifestyle. No internet connection is needed with the Samsung Wireless; it streams content wirelessly (via WiFi) to up to five devices. The Samsung Wireless is a simple and easy to use device.

Shuttle Announces Fanless Single-bay NAS with Built-in WiFi Hotspot

Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH, the European subsidiary of Shuttle Inc., one of the leading developers and manufacturers of compact PC solutions such as the world-renowned XPC Mini-PC Barebones, is now launching the KS10, a storage solution for NAS entry-level users. This network-based one-bay storage solution is suitable for storing files (e.g. documents, music and photos) on the local network, for location-independent data backup or for setting up your own private cloud. With a consumption of less than 6 W in standby mode and 12 W during normal operation it is a particularly frugal machine.

The fanless KS10 is suitable for 3.5" hard disks up to at least 4 Terabytes and has further USB ports for external storage devices and printer. Devices connected by USB cable as well as memory cards in the built-in SD card reader can be shared over the network. The Gigabit Ethernet network connection enables data transfer speeds of up to 80 MB/s when reading and up to 60 MB/s when writing. In addition, a built-in, access-protected WiFi hotspot can be enabled for communication with wireless devices.

ViewSonic Announces New Flagship Smart Display with XenMobile at Citrix Synergy

ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of computing visual solution products, announces its SD-A235 Citrix XenMobile Smart Display at Citrix Synergy Conference. From its powerful NVIDIA Tegra4 processor to its professional grade 23-inch, LED IPS panel and 10-point touch screen features, the ViewSonic SD-A235 is the complete package for educational settings, health care facilities, and small/medium businesses looking for alternative desktop solutions that offer manageable locked-down smart clients for their virtual desktop environments. ViewSonic will be at Citrix Synergy Conference in booth #416 at the Anaheim Convention Center, May 6-8, 2014.

"With educational institutions, medical facilities, and corporations looking for ways to cut costs, but not wanting to sacrifice productivity, the SD-A235 will increase efficiency in any VDI setting," said Jeff Volpe, president of ViewSonic Americas. "Customers are looking for security and control to leverage their mobile and cloud-based investments, and the SD-A235 delivers this in one fully manageable and secure environment. ViewSonic is proud to offer an all-in-one technology solution that takes performance and productivity to a whole new level."

Broadcom Doubles Wi-Fi Speeds with First Six Stream 802.11ac MIMO Platform

Broadcom Corporation, a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today introduced the industry's first six stream 802.11ac MIMO platform for home networks. Broadcom's 5G WiFi XStream is up to 50 percent faster than MU-MIMO routers and gateways. The new platform has twice the bandwidth of existing 802.11ac routers and gateways, and provides advanced software to double performance of today's best-selling Wi-Fi devices for high-definition (HD) streaming and data consumption. By offering Wi-Fi data rates up to 3.2 Gbps, Broadcom's 5G WiFi XStream delivers an ideal experience for users who are simultaneously consuming more data, connecting Internet of Things devices and streaming HD content to multiple screens.

Broadcom's Intelligent Quality of Service (iQoS) advanced software identifies incoming traffic and allocates bandwidth so that applications like Netflix or YouTube get the highest priority while other applications, like file downloads, run at a lower priority. Broadcom's SmartConnect software automatically ensures that 802.11ac devices in the home are not sharing airtime with slower Wi-Fi devices. This process doubles the performance of all devices in the network.

Thermaltake Unveils the BlacX Urban Wi-Fi Docking Station

Thermaltake, being an industry leader in computer chassis, thermal solutions, and power supply units introduces BlacX Urban Wi-Fi Docking Station. A complete and easy way to access all files stored on your hard drives. With Wi-Fi integration, the BlacX Urban provides quick access to your data through your personal Smart Phone or Tablet. Whether it is an iOS or an Android device, simply download the "TtCloud" App through the App Store or Google Play Store and you are ready to go! The BlacX Urban also supports UPnP for seamless device compatibility to allow you to easily enjoy your home theater experience.

NETGEAR Launches Most Advanced Cable Gateway Available for Service Providers

NETGEAR, Inc., a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, has introduced the NETGEAR DOCSIS 3.0 AC1900 Voice and Data Cable Gateway (C7000B). The C7000B offers cable broadband service providers the fastest gateway available with WiFi speeds up to 1900 (600+1300) Mbps and DOCSIS speeds of up to 1 Gigabit per second.

The NETGEAR C7000B raises the bar with its incredibly fast WiFi. It gives service provider subscribers the power to wirelessly connect to all of their mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, as well as fixed devices such as smart TVs, faster than ever before. Enhancing the ultra-fast WiFi connection for end-users is the addition of explicit and implicit Beamforming+. Unique to NETGEAR, Beamforming+ directs a WiFi "beam" to each device, creating a better, more consistent connection; the inclusion of implicit Beamforming enables Beamforming technology to be supported even on legacy client devices.

Vantec Unveils a 2.5-Inch Portable WiFi Enclosure

Vantec Thermal Technologies- a worldwide leader specializing in computer accessories, storage and mobile solutions - announces one new addition to the WiFi Storage Family. The New 2.5" Portable Wireless Enclosure Allows Simultaneous WiFi Access to Data Stored in this Portable Enclosure Creating a Simple Network for File-Sharing everywhere you go.

The NexStar WiFi 2.5" Portable Wireless Enclosure allows users to connect wirelessly to the data stored in the user's hard drive using the Enclosure's Wi-Fi signal. This allows anyone with Wi-Fi capable devices like smartphones and tablets to connect to this Enclosure at home or on the go with the built-in 5000 mAh battery. In addition, the Vantec WiFi Apps are available now on Apple App Store and Google Play Store to work with the new NexStar WiFi 2.5" Portable Wireless Enclosure.

D-Link Now Shipping the DAP-1520 11AC WiFi Range Extender

D-Link today announced that the new Dual Band Wi-Fi Range Extender (DAP-1520) is now shipping. Designed to easily eliminate Wi-Fi dead zones, this latest addition to the D-Link family of networking solutions is ideal for bringing wireless coverage to hard-to-reach areas in the home like basements, upstairs bedrooms and outdoor areas. The compact Range Extender provides wireless speeds of up to 750 Mbps, perfect for seamless web browsing and high bandwidth Internet activities like HD video streaming and online gaming.

"As the number of mobile devices in a household increases and we spend more time online, more and more consumers are looking to extend their Wi-Fi coverage and solve the problem of the dreaded dead zone in the home," said Daniel Kelley, vice president of marketing, D-Link Systems, Inc. "Our new Wi-Fi Range Extender not only works with virtually any wireless router brand to extend an existing 802.11g, 11n or 11ac network, it does so with the push of a button and can be configured using a mobile device, without the need for a PC. One can simply plug the extender into a wall socket within range of a current wireless signal, and instantly expand the wireless network to the furthest corners of the home."

Sony SRS-X Series Speakers Now Available

Sony announced three new wireless speakers are available today, each giving audiophiles easy access to rich, powerful sound in a sleek "Definitive Outline" design. The SRS-X9 High-Resolution wireless speaker system, and the SRS-X7 and SRS-X5 wireless speaker systems, developed in collaboration with Sony Music, bring clear vocals and bass-rich thumping tunes to any living space or on the go. The SRS-X9 will retail for $699.99, the SRS-X7 for $299.99 and the SRS-X5 for $199.99.

Sony's new wireless speakers, with clean lines of metal and glass, feature a geometric "Definitive Outline" design consisting of 12 outlines around the square form to create the most suitable sound wave. All three models also offer a multitude of connectivity and streaming options, at home and on the go. The speakers easily connect wirelessly to nearly any Bluetooth-enabled device, including smartphones, tablets and computers, and can connect to NFC-enabled devices with a simple tap. All three models also support on-board WiFi for direct access to online music and internet radio services such as Music Unlimited, Spotify, and TuneIn Radio when consumers download the SongPal app to their mobile device, as well as Apple Airplay and DLNA.

MSI Announces Mini-ITX A88XI AC Motherboard

MSI, a world leader in motherboards, debuts its first AMD FM2+ socket based Mini-ITX motherboard, the MSI A88XI AC. The MSI A88XI AC supports the new AMD Kaveri APU and is FM2 backwards compatible (Richland and Trinity). Equipped with a rich feature set including Intel Dual Band Wireless AC WiFi/Bluetooth and PCIe Gen 3.0 support, the MSI AX88XI AC is the ideal small form factor multimedia, office or gaming solution without compromising on features.

The MSI A88XI AC motherboard features a wide variety of multimedia solutions such as H.264 hardware decoding, support for 4K UHD video, Blu-ray playback and 8-channel HD Audio through HDMI. When combined with today's processors featuring advanced integrated graphics, MSI motherboards support triple display configurations for more efficiency and flexibility of the desktop layout. The MSI A88XI AC motherboard is ready for 4K UHD resolution with support up to 4096 x 2160. 4K UHD and triple display support deliver an amazing experience when watching movies and playing games.

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.

NETGEAR Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results

NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013.

Net revenue for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013 was $356.6 million, as compared to $310.4 million for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012, and $361.9 million in the third quarter ended September 29, 2013. Net income, computed in accordance with GAAP, for the fourth quarter of 2013 was $11.4 million, or $0.30 per diluted share. This compared to GAAP net income of $16.1 million, or $0.41 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2012, and GAAP net income of $14.5 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, in the third quarter of 2013.

MSI Launches CX61 2PC Multimedia Notebook

MSI has received high marks for its high-end gaming laptops, the good performance but compact gaming design in new gaming notebooks. They featured Intel's 4th Generation Quad Core processor and new Generation NVIDIA GeForce GT820M discrete graphics. CX61 2PC was designed to meet the demands of business usage and casual gamers around the world.

Eric Kuo, vice president for global sales & marketing, MSI Notebook, points out the CX61 2PC featured with GT820M graphics and audio boost for better headset experience, while weighting in at only 2.5 kilograms under. CX61 is the trimmest and most popular classic laptops and are the best choice of casual games players around the world. Not only do they feature the processor using 22nm production technology, CX61 also packed NVIDIA 's latest GT820M 2GB discrete graphics card. Comes with the innovative Audio boost solution - a world first developed by MSI, AMP (Audio amplifier), and gold jacks, bringing the new Generation cinema-grade quality sound to an all-new level.

TP-LINK Previews New SOHO and Home Networking Solutions

TP-LINK, a global provider of networking products, will debut at the 2014 International CES a comprehensive family of wireless small office, home connectivity, and customer premises equipment (CPE) designed to strengthen the company's global leadership in WLAN and broadband CPE devices.

Heading off the product debuts are two new additions to TP-LINK's growing line of powerful 802.11ac products. TP-LINK's AC1900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router will feature the next generation IEEE 802.11AC Wi-Fi standard, offering data transfer speeds of up to 1.9Gbps: 1.3Gbps over the clearer 5GHz channel and 600Mbps over the 2.4GHz Channel. It also includes an ultra-fast USB 3.0 port for sharing files, movies or music. The TP-LINK AC1900 Router is powerful while being simple to configure with TP-LINK's Tether App. It will ship in the second quarter of 2014 with an MSRP of $179.99.

TP-LINK Also Launches AC1750 Enterprise Dual Band WiFi Access Point

TP-LINK, a global provider of networking products, today announced its first AC1750 Enterprise Dual Band WiFi Access Point with Power over Ethernet (PoE), the EAP320. This AP supports the latest 802.11ac standard, providing up to 1750 Mbps of available bandwidth with simultaneous 2.4 GHz 450 Mbps and 5 GHz 1300 Mbps.

With the 802.11ac standard, the EAP320 can support an impressive number of bandwidth-intensive and latency-sensitive applications while its PoE capability allows for flexible deployment without the need to run additional electrical wiring.

TP-LINK Debuts AC1900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router

TP-LINK, a global provider of networking products, today announced the AC1900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit router, a new addition to its growing line of advanced 802.11ac wireless products. The TP-LINK AC1900 features the next generation IEEE 802.11AC Wi-Fi standard. It offers data transfer speeds of up to 1.9 Gbps, with 1.3 Gbps over the clearer 5 GHz channel, and 600 Mbps over the 2.4 GHz Channel -- the fastest wireless speeds available on the market today.

With "Beamforming" technology, the router's transmission signal is remarkably enhanced so that even when a user changes location, the router will optimize the data transmission for the best signal strength possible.

NETGEAR Announces Two New AC WiFi Range Extenders

NETGEAR, Inc., a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, today announced the availability of two new WiFi range extenders that are also 2014 CES Innovations Award honorees. NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Range Extender (EX6100) (www.netgear.com/ex6100) and AC1200 High Power WiFi Range Extender (EX6200) (www.netgear.com/ex6200) are ideal for delivering next-generation WiFi performance for the new mobile devices demanding WiFi throughout the home. Both extenders support older a/b/g/n WiFi devices while providing additional performance to the latest 802.11ac WiFi devices.

The NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Range Extender and AC1200 High Power WiFi Range Extender have been recognized by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) for outstanding design and exceptional engineering in the home networking category. Both extenders will be highlighted in the Innovations Showcase of the 2014 International CES event in Las Vegas this week.

VIA Announces Partnership with Mozilla

VIA announced an official partnership with Mozilla for support and development of Firefox OS for new device form factors. Firefox OS running on APC Paper and Rock has been released with complete, buildable source codes available to developers on GitHub. In order to continue to encourage community support, free APCs will be rewarded to developers that fix a known issue. A full list of issues is available here.

"Firefox OS puts the power of the Web to the people. This partnership with APC presents an exciting opportunity to help redefine user experiences on desktops around the world," said Dr. Li Gong, Senior Vice President of mobile devices and, President of Asia Operations. "Mozilla will keep working on new features and enhancements of Firefox OS, and also provide knowledge sharing and technical support for Firefox OS and Marketplace."

"We are excited to announce this partnership with Mozilla and their enthusiastic support to speed development of Firefox OS on APC," said Richard Brown, VP of International Marketing, VIA Technologies Inc. "Mozilla's mission to promote openness, innovation and opportunity on the web, aligns with our vision for APC, creating the perfect combination to deliver the best of the web to desktops everywhere. We couldn't be more excited about the future."

Eye-Fi's Mobi Magic Now Available on the Desktop

Eye-Fi, the global leader in wireless memory cards, is announcing a beta Windows desktop receiver for the Mobi card. The Eye-Fi Mobi card will now instantly transfer directly to the desktop, extending the simple camera-to-mobile photo and video transfer users love. With pricing yet to be announced, Eye-Fi's new desktop receiver for Windows will be free to all customers during beta and gives Mobi users more choice in where their high-quality photos can be transferred, stored and shared. Mobi users will now have the option to transfer to mobile for on-the-go sharing or to the desktop for greater archiving and editing ability -- all without the hassle of wires or any delay in showing off their best photos whenever and however they want.

"Our customers love the ability to snap great pictures on a camera and instantly share from a phone or tablet, and now we're taking that experience one step further," said Matt DiMaria, CEO of Eye-Fi. "Now we're adding a simple, instant way to transfer to the desktop and make it easy for customers to get their photos on their computers to edit and archive."

Rapoo Unveils the 7100P, 5 GHz Wireless Optical Mouse

Rapoo, a leading manufacturer of wireless peripheral products, launches the 7100P, a 5 GHz wireless optical mouse that creates a smoother user experience while working on a laptop or desktop. The advanced technology is loaded into a sleek package for a comfortable grip and supreme usability.

"The 5GHz wireless connectivity differs from the typical 2.4 GHz due to its impenetrability," says Bob Blankert, Global Sales Director of Rapoo. "The signals of the 7100P aren't easily obstructed by furniture or other objects. Additionally, Bluetooth and WiFi don't easily interfere with the 7100P so you will always have a dependable, steady connection."

Colorful Launches 6-in-1 WiFi Router

Currently, Colorful officially released a model CW5200 with a 6 in 1 3G WIFI router & power pack design, which is going forward power bank and 3G wifi router market. This device has 80mm height only and less than a credit card height, but has six features: portable charger, 150Mbps wireless speed, 3G WIFI router, data storage, AP travel router. The appearance adapted the most popular champagne gold color, original Samsung 5200mAh lithium battery capacity, supply input and output 5A 1A. It is not only a router but a portable charger as well, supporting CDMA2000, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA 3G mainstream network.

Considering the majority of hotel network to get IP address automatically, we design this product default as the AP (wireless access point) mode. It is popular with travelers and businessmen on trip. Accessing the hotel wifi by plug and play, don't need other adapters. The Wifi Driver adaptors is also a great tool for setting up a shared internet connection by multiple wireless devices such as notebooks, smart About sharing data, Colorful CW5200 is not only plug the TF card, but U disks as well. The TF cards and U disks can become readily when Android & Apple users install the ES browers and TIOD software respectively.
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