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Michael manages PCWorld's hardware product reviews and contributes to TechHive's coverage of home-control systems and sound bars.

Asus WL-330NUL travel router

Asus WL-330NUL travel router review: The world’s tiniest, temporarily insecure router

It’s remarkably small, but that’s its only claim to fame.

Linksys WRT1900AC Wi-Fi router

Linksys WRT1900AC Wi-Fi router review: Faster than anything we’ve tested

Don’t let the retro design fool you: This puppy’s a speed demon.

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Linksys WRT1900AC

Linksys announces the audacious-looking WRT1900AC Dual Band Wi-Fi router

Industrial design recalls that of iconic WRT54G, first introduced in 2002.

tripplite usb rev gallery

You don’t have to wait to buy USB cables that fit both ways

Tripp Lite already manufacturers reversible USB cables, but they're not inexpensive and they're available only as USB 2.0.

WD My Cloud EX4 review: Four-bay NAS wins on features, not speed

The design brings the security of RAID plus features that are good enough for business, at a price that's low enough for consumers.

Fact or fiction: What affects Wi-Fi speed?

From nearby microwaves to antennas boosters made from cardboard and tin foil, Macworld Lab discovers what really helps or hurts Wi-Fi signals.

Linksys to resume building network hardware for small- to medium-size businesses

Cisco reduced the Linksys brand to a home-network player, but Belkin plans to resurrect the brand's status in the SMB market.

Targus Universal USB 3.0 DV Docking Station review: Turn any laptop or Win 8 tablet into a desktop replacement

Add SIX USB ports, drive two additional displays, gain gigabit ethernet, and more.

WD My Cloud review: A better, more secure alternative to cloud storage

Who needs Dropbox when you can get 2TB of web-accessible storage this cheap?

OS X update doubles 802.11ac Time Capsule's performance

New AirPort Utility doubles 802.11ac Time Capsule’s wireless file-transfer speed

Linksys EA6900 Wi-Fi router

Belkin announces its first Linksys router, the EA6900

Dual-band 802.11ac promises to deliver 1.3Gbps wireless throughput via 802.11ac, and 600Mbps throughput via 802.11n

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Netgear accuses Asus of submitting fraudulent test results to the FCC

Netgear files complaint with the FCC and sues Asus for false advertising, unfair competition, and more.

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Canary promises a sophisticated home-security system for the 47 percent

Company hopes to crowd-fund its way into the ranks of ADT and Vivint.

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Review: Speedy new AirPort Time Capsule is a good buy

The new Time Capsule is nice and fast. It'd be even faster if Apple fixed a problem in OS X that's hindering the router's file-transfer performance.

Netgear R6100

Netgear announces low-priced 802.11ac Wi-Fi router

The dual-band R6100 will retail for just $100.

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