Your network has been very good this year, so why not reward it with a shiny new toy? Our Networking Holiday Buyer's Guide will guide you to the goodies and keep you away from the lumps of coal.
No digital media adapter does it all, but Jim Buzbee thinks Netgear's EVA700 comes close, as long as you don't mind a bland user interface.
Netgear's SPH101 Wi-Fi Skype phone is a little less rough around the edges than its competition. But still far from being a viable road-worthy alternative phone.
Phillip Howell finds that Netgear's under-$500 SSL VPN blue box is poised to take some business from its bigger cousins.
Managed switches have long been a mainstay of corporate networks, but lower prices and Web interfaces are now making them more attractive to SOHO networkers. Tim Higgins looks at a good example of this new breed of switch.
Take the features of both the Infrant ReadyNAS 600 and X6, squeeze them into an attractive small enclosure and what do you have? The Infrant ReadyNAS NV.
HomePlug "Turbo" technology prominently touts that it delivers data at "up to 85 Mbps" rates. But Tim Higgins found that the usual games that manufacturers play with throughput claims has been taken to new lows with these products.
We have seen the future of high speed wireless and it's not all bright. Tim Higgins drills down deep into what makes the Netgear RangeMax 240 Wireless Router tick and finds some things that don't bode well for current owners of 802.11b/g gear.
About a year ago we looked at three products representing three technologies that claimed to deliver higher wireless speed and extended range. This time it's eight MIMO and one non-MIMO product that Tim Higgins put to the test, with surprising results.
Up until now, NETGEAR has steered clear of the Networked Storage market. But Tim Higgins found that its long-awaited entry, the Storage Central, has some interesting features that might, or might not, make it the networked storage solution for you.