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Cisco adds new capabilities to its IBN infrastructure

Cisco has advanced its intent-based networking gear so now it can both verify that networks are actually running according to the intentions set by admins and also so it can help to find and resolve network problems faster on both...

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Nest Cam IQ Outdoor review: Nest's upgraded outdoor security camera is a winner

Nest follows the blueprint of the Nest Cam IQ indoor camera with its second outdoor model.

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9 new products for the enterprise from CES 2018

CES 2018 wasn’t just about electronics for consumers: It also saw the unpacking of a crate-load of products that can do duty in the enterprise. Here’s our pick of the delivery.

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The latest Wi-Fi mesh router comes from... First Alert?

Showgoers were doing double takes when they saw the smoke-alarm manufacturer exhibiting routers—and smart speakers—at its booth at CES.

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WPA3 is coming to Wi-Fi routers in 2018, with better encryption and login management

The Wi-Fi Alliance announces the next-gen WPA3 standard, which will help secure routers even with lousy passwords.

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Netgear targets gamers with its Nighthawk Pro Gaming router and SX10 LAN switch

Netgear's Nighthawk Pro Gaming router and Nighthawk SX10 LAN switch boast gamer-centric network management software.

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D-Link introduces its first 802.11ax routers

The IEEE 802.11ax standard that promises to deliver more bandwidth and better traffic management on saturated home networks.

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D-Link’s latest COVR whole-home Wi-Fi systems look a lot more like whole-home Wi-Fi systems

The company’s first efforts in this space were much more conventional.

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The Linksys WRT32XB gaming router is tailor-made for the Xbox One series

Yeah, it looks just like the Linksys WRT32X from last fall, but Linksys says this one’s designed to recognize and prioritize Xbox gaming traffic.

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Linksys expands it Velop mesh Wi-Fi router line, adding a new dual-band model

Dual-band components will interoperable with tri-band modules and vice versa.

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Remo+ Doorcam review: This wireless security camera hangs on your front door

This easy-to-install alternative to a doorbell cam alerts you to visitors and lets you talk with them even when you're not at home.

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Bosch Connected Control BCC100 Wi-Fi thermostat review: Pretty to look at, easy to program

It’s not as slick as some of its competitors, but it can control the humidifiers and dehumidifiers others don’t.

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Wi-Fi 2018: What does the future look like?

In 2018, gear based on 802.11ac Wave 2 will remain the state of the art. Its successor, 802.11ax, is still one for the future.

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Netgear Arlo Pro 2 review: This already impressive indoor/outdoor security camera gets better

The second-generation Arlo Pro comes with higher resolution, improved motion detection, and more flexible installation options.

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Microsoft previews 'Near Share,' an AirDrop clone for nimble Windows 10 file transfers

The new ad hoc file-sharing service – similar to Apple's AirDrop – is included in the latest Windows 10 Insider (Build 17035) and is likely to be available for non-Insider users next year.

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KRACK Wi-Fi attack threatens all networks: How to stay safe and what you need to know

Researchers have uncovered a Wi-Fi security flaw, dubbed KRACK, that affects nearly any device that uses Wi-Fi, whether or not the network is encrypted. Here's what you can do to stay safe.

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Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb review: Alexa-ready and budget-friendly smart lighting from Anker

Available in tunable- or fixed-white models, these smart bulbs deliver quality lighting at low prices.

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Friday Lock review: A competitor to the August retrofit smart lock arrives at last

Friday Labs' debut smart lock makes a positive first impression, but in use it comes across as undercooked.

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August Smart Lock Pro and Smart Lock 3rd Generation reviews: The best retrofit lock gets incrementally smarter

But we can't recommend the second and less-expensive new model.

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Sensibo Sky A/C controller review: Control your room air conditioner from anywhere

While the app is still under construction and the price is a bit off-putting, this device should help reduce your electric bill.

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