Home Networks Make the Move to Cloud

It isn’t just businesses that are making the move to cloud computing.  At CES, leaders in home networking Netgear and D-Link are exhibiting a variety of products that utilise cloud services to provide customers with more access to and more management of home networks – and network content – from mobile devices.   Cloud features are increasingly [...]

NETGEAR Intros the Wall Socket WN3000RP Wi-Fi Range Extender

Say goodbye to Wi-Fi dark zones in your home. NETGEAR has just launched a new 802.11b/g/n compatible Wi-Fi range extender the plugs directly into your wall outlet. And if your current router includes "Push 'N' Connect" technology, your setup happens automagically when you click the "Push 'N' Connect" button your extender to pair it. The [...]

PLEX Media Server for Linux Now Available for Ubuntu, Slackware, and ReadyNAS

Oh, my. PLEX has just become the Linux community's' new best friend. The devs at PLEX have just announced the availability of its PLEX Media Server for NETGEAR's popular ReadyNAS network storage server that will allow it to stream media to PLEX clients around the home — be it a tablet like your iPad or [...]

NETGEAR’s New Flagship N750 Wireless Router Brings Dual-band Wi-Fi and ReadySHARE USB Network Storage

We showed you the no-frills, get-the-job-done little router from D-Link. Now, here's a wireless router on the opposite end whose manufacture has thrown in all the bells and whistles possible for such a device. NETGEAR's N750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router (WNDR4000) can operate simultaneously in two Wireless N bands: 450Mbps in the 5GHz band [...]

NETGEAR ReadyNAS Ultra Family and RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router Get DLNA Certification

More and more products are becoming DLNA certified, insuring that these type devices will be able to discover themselves and share media for via the home network for playback. Now, NETGEAR is officially announcing that their ReadyNAS Ultra Family and WNDR3700 RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router are both DLNA certified media server products (both [...]

Roku Now Licensing Its Platform to Third Party OEMs

We knew something was up when we first got wind of the Roku-powered NETGEAR media streamer. Now we have official confirmation, in the form of a press release, from Roku that states that they are now licensing their hardware and software platform to third parties. The first licensee is NETGEAR who has already begun selling [...]

Netgear Rebrands Roku’s XD Player as the Netgear NTV250

So the Netgear product label we spotted at the FCC, with Roku's name on it, now has its purpose. Netgear has rebranded Roku's new XD player as the Netgear NTV250 — available now at Fry's. What's interesting is the list price shown at Fry's is $90.49, but you get an instant $10.50 savings bring the [...]

NETGEAR NeoTV 350 & 550 Ultimate HD Media Players Officially Launching October 2010

There were early reports this past weekend that NETGEAR had introduced the NeoTV 550 HD Media Player, but no official announcement could be found on the site. As of yesterday, that changed. NETGEAR is officially announcing two new "flagship" media streamers to their AV Series product lineup. The NeoTV 350 and 550 Ultimate share the [...]