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This MacBook Air has changed little, but still for the better

The updates are minor, but the 11-inch MacBook Air now costs less, is faster, and runs longer.

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Latest MacBook Air is faster, runs longer, costs less

The 13-inch MacBook Air gets a minor CPU upgrade and $100 price cut, keeping it near the top of our recommended laptop list.

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D-Link DIR-818LW is compact and easy to use, but underpowered

D-Link's DIR-818LW is arguably the tiniest 802.11ac-enabled Wi-Fi home router to date. For this reason, its performance is only good enough for a studio or a small apartment. Here's CNET's full review.

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11:  Dutch tourist Bas Derksen surfs the internet while at a free Wi-Fi hotspot on July 11, 2012 in Manhattan, New York City. New York City launched a pilot program Wednesday to provide free public Wi-Fi at public phone booths around the five boroughs. The first ten booths were lit up with Wi-Fi routers attached to the top of existing phone booths, with six booths in Manhattan, two in Brooklyn, and one in Queens. Additional locations, including ones in the Bronx and Staten Island, are to be added soon.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Bipartisan Wi-Fi bill in Senate could up speeds, ease congestion

Bill from Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Marco Rubio would call on FCC to free additional 5GHz wireless spectrum for Wi-Fi use.

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Amtrak looks to boost its onboard Wi-Fi speeds

The train company is "exploring options" to boost its bandwidth from 10 Mbps to 25 Mbps, which would make it fast enough to stream videos and download big files.

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Belkin goes all in on the home of the future

The company known for its wireless routers and accessories is amping up its efforts in automated home products, switch by switch and pipe by pipe.

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Netgear AC750 WiFi Range Extender EX6100 review: Extended range at the expense of reduced speed

The Netgear X6100's awkward design and frustrating performance make it suitable only for casual networking tasks.

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Netgear AC750 WiFi Range Extender EX6100 (pictures)

Netgear's AC750 WiFi Range Extender EX6100 is a quick way to extend your Wi-Fi network's range, and not much else.

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Top five 802.11ac routers that can run DD-WRT

CNET editor Dong Ngo picks the five best Wi-Fi routers that support the latest standard, 802.11ac. It's time to upgrade!

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Samsung goes portable with its Wireless Drive (pictures)

Samsung joins the crowd of Wi-Fi portable drives today with the $180 Wireless Drive, a 1.5TB, USB 3.0 device with a built-in battery and a Wi-Fi network for up to five clients.

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The 404 1,477: Where you are the best (podcast)

Unsolved mysteries of the Internet are the best! We'll tell you about a YouTube account that's been uploading videos every 20 seconds for the last seven months, the mystery of the 40 year old Russian radio signal UVB-76, an underground iron mine that's archiving 100 million photos for the next 2,000 years, and more!

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Don't panic: Canada won't blanket its wilderness with Wi-Fi

Some backcountry enthusiasts are bristling at a plan that could mean wireless Internet access at a few parks starting this summer. The agency says visitors demand it and need it -- but it'll be limited to areas like campgrounds and visitor centers.

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