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Best wireless routers of 2014

CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.

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The D-Link DIR-818LW brings colors to 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

CNET editor Dong Ngo is back from vacation (all tanned!) and, among other things, talks skin colors while giving some in-depth analysis of the new D-Link DIR-818LW routers (yes, not one but all four of them!)

By June 25, 2014

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D-Link's DIR-818W router brings colors to 802.11ac Wi-Fi

D-Link announces a new 802.11ac model, the AC750 Wi-Fi Router (DIR-818W), that's available in four colors including red, teal, black, and white.

By May 14, 2014

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Broadcom aims to double Wi-Fi speeds with new 802.11ac chip

The mobile chipmaker expects to be moving to double-antenna 2x2 MIMO technology for mobile phones. Also: a new GPS chip for wearable devices.

By February 24, 2014

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Fast 802.11ac-based Wi-Fi goes boom at CES 2014 (pictures)

The 802.11ac standard has been on the market for about three years. At CES 2014, it's become the most popular Wi-Fi standard with all vendors introducing new routers, including some with never-before-seen specs and cap speeds. All of these are going to be available for purchase very soon, if they're not already on the market.

11 Images By January 6, 2014

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Broadcom unveils new 802.11ac chips designed for significantly better Wi-Fi experiece

At CES 2014, Broadcom announces two new 5G WiFi system-on-a-chips (SoCs) designed to deliver range and speed while using less power from the host device's CPU.

By January 6, 2014

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Five 802.11ac Wi-Fi routers not to pick for your home

CNET editor Dong Ngo picks the bottom five 802.11ac-enabled Wi-Fi routers. These are the ones to avoid when choosing a home router.

By November 5, 2013

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OS X 10.8.5 to fix limited 802.11ac Wi-Fi speeds, among other bugs

Apple's imminent OS X 10.8.5 update should tackle truncated Wi-Fi speeds in Apple's latest MacBook Air systems.

By August 26, 2013

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Wi-Fi Alliance launches 802.11ac certification program

The Wi-Fi Alliance announces its Wi-Fi Certified ac certification program, which aims to guarantee the interoperability of 802.11ac-enabled devices regardless of their hardware vendors or type of clients.

By June 19, 2013

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Quantenna's new chip turns 802.11ac Wi-Fi up a notch

Quantenna announces the first 4x4 (quad-stream) 802.11ac chipset. The new chipset, which offers a cap speed of 1.7Gbps, is slated to be used in products later this year.

By May 22, 2013

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5G Wi-Fi (802.11ac) explained: It's cool

CNET editor Dong Ngo spills the beans on what you should know about the next generation of Wi-Fi standard, 802.11ac, and how it would change your wireless network.

By May 18, 2012