Reviews & hands-on

  • Laptops 4 out of 5

    Linksys EA6900 Smart Wi-Fi Wireless AC Router AC1900 review

    By 23 December 2013

    Routers are boring aren't they? However a speedy internet is a lot of fun. So changing your router to something faster than the default one that comes with your broadband package might just give you a welcome speed boost. Which is exactly what we've done....

  • Online 3 out of 5

    Cisco Linksys X3000 review

    By 18 May 2012

    We're on the hunt for the best domestic router we can find. Why? Because routers play a huge part in your home these days, and too many of them are utter rubbish. Cisco is one of the biggest names in networking hardware, and its name carries a gravitas...

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    Cisco Linksys Media Hub NMH405 review

    By 9 July 2009

    As we amass digital content, it becomes more of a problem storing, sharing and protecting that content. The Media Hub from Cisco, under the acquired Linksys banner, aims to do just that. The Media Hub comes in various versions, we tested the NMH405, which...

  • Audio 0 out of 5

    Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio - First Look review

    By 21 January 2009

    The Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio system is a cross between the Sonos music system and the Philips Streamium range. But can the company famed for routers and those phones at CTU in 24 crack the home audio market? We were shown the company's new...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Linksys Compact Wireless-G Internet Video Camera (WVC54GC) review

    By 22 February 2007

    We love webcams here at Pocket-lint - the chance to talk to those abroad via the Internet etc, but the problem with the webcam is that for the most part it has to be connected to your computer via a wire. In steps the Linksys Compact Wireless-G Internet...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Linksys WRT54G3G-UK Wireless-G Router for 3G/UMTS Broadband review

    By 23 August 2006

    For business travellers wanting to access the office anywhere in the UK most have switched to a 3G datacard. However if there is more than one of you on the road, you'll need a datacard for every man, women and child won't it? Not according to Linksys....

  • Online 4.5 out of 5

    Linksys Bluetooth USB adapter review

    By 6 May 2004

    While mobile phone and PDA manufacturers are selling the wonders of Bluetooth, the likelihood is that your laptop doesn't feature it. Apart from Apple who seem to be ahead of the game, laptops and desktop machines with inbuilt Bluetooth are far and few...

  • Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Linksys Wireless B Media Adapter review

    By 9 December 2003

    Anyone who has a digital archive of either music or pictures knows the problems when it comes to sharing that information with others. It's all very well having 1,000 songs on your hard drive but if that disk is in your spare room and not your lounge...

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    LinkSys WRT54G WireLess-G Broadband Router and WMP54G PCI network card review

    By 9 December 2003

    Any cynic who dismissed wireless communication needs to update their opinion. A few years on with competing standards absorbed into two main players, it's solid, established and here to stay. The hardware necessary for virtually wiring up the home has...

  • Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Linksys Wireless B Game Adapter review

    By 9 December 2003

    We all know the problem - the PC is in the spare room, the office or even the bedroom. The X-Box or PS2 is slap bang under your television in the lounge. No problem there - until of course the consoles go for the online gaming option. Suddenly without...