Michael BrownExecutive Editor, Macworld

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Michael is TechHive's lead editor and covers the connected-home and home-entertainment markets. He built his own smart home in 2007, which he uses as a real-world test lab when reviewing new products. Michael also reviews routers and networking products for TechHive and PCWorld.

Travel Routers

Review: 6 new travel routers that can deploy a secure Wi-Fi network almost anywhere

We've evaluated a half-dozen models and will help you find the one that's right for your needs.

D-Link DIR510L travel router

D-Link DIR-510L travel router review: Feature packed, but not the fastest

Best-of-breed features, with a price tag to match

Netgear Trek travel router

Netgear Trek PR2000 travel router review: Fast and very inexpensive

It’s a couple features short, but it has a great price-to-performance ratio.

Trendnet TEW-714tru travel router

Trendnet TEW-714TRU travel router review: This device has one great feature

World travelers will appreciate this router’s interchangeable power tips.

TP-Link TL-MR3040 travel router

TP-Link TL-MR3040 travel router review: It packs light

When inches and ounces matter, this is the travel router to buy.

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.

TP-Link TL-WR710N travel router

TP-Link TL-WR710N travel router review: Featurific, but lacking in performance

This compact travel router is versatile enough; it’s just not fast enough.

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?