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  1. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2019: MediaTek Announces Wi-Fi 6 and AP+Bluetooth Combo Chip

    The unnamed Wi-Fi 6 chip, supporting 2x2 and 4x4 configurations, will be used in consumer and commercial devices such routers, gateways, APs and repeaters. Based on the 802.11ax draft specification, the new combo chip will support uplink and downlink OFDMA, 1024QAM, MU-MIMO, Target Wake Time...
  2. sfx2000

    Clever Hack - Router on a board - old machine and wifi

    Somebody used one of these to connect a Classic Macintosh (SE/30 with a Dayna ethernet card) to WiFi... This is basically a router/bridge on a card - Mediatek Router SOC w/802.11 b/g/n with a fast ethernet port on the other side - runs an old version of OpenWRT under the hood. But the fun...
  3. thiggins

    Linksys RE9000 MU-MIMO Range Extender Reviewed

    Linksys' RE9000 MU-MIMO Range Extender is a tri-band extender that provides four-stream backhaul for a surprisingly low price. Read on SmallNetBuilder
  4. thiggins

    Wi-Fi Alliance Announces Roaming Assist Certification Program

    The Alliance's Wi-Fi Agile Multiband Certification program is based on IEEE 802.11 k, v, u and r standards plus "Wi-Fi Alliance defined technologies". It is intended to establish a standard use of these technologies vs. the piecemeal approach currently taken by most makers of Wi-Fi product and...
  5. thiggins

    D-Link DIR-882 AC2600 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router Reviewed

    D-Link's DIR-882 AC2600 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router is a surprisingly good router for the money. Read on SmallNetBuilder
  6. thiggins

    Mediatek Launches 4x4 802.11n, Bluetooth SoC

    MediaTek just introduced the MT7622, a 4x4 802.11n and Bluetooth 5.0 SoC with built-in dedicated Wi-Fi network accelerator. The device is targeted at routers and repeaters, whole home Wi-Fi and home automation gateways. It is designed to pair with MediaTek's MT7615 802.11ac SoC. The chip...
  7. thiggins

    QNAP TS-228 SOHO NAS Reviewed

    QNAP's TS-228 is inexpensive, but makes performance compromises to get there. Read on SmallNetBuilder