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  • Linksys WRT1900AC: Bringing sexy Wi-Fi back
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    Linksys WRT1900AC: Bringing sexy Wi-Fi back

    By 6 January 2014

    Linksys has announced the Linksys WRT1900AC, bringing back the iconic WRT with a revamp for the demanding modern user. Think of a router and you'll probably picture the Linksys WRT, with its black and blue colour scheme. The design was so iconic, it became...

  • A week in reviews: 23 - 27 December
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    A week in reviews: 23 - 27 December

    By 28 December 2013

    This week has been more reserved in the Pocket-lint offices. We blame the port. And the mince pies. What with it being Christmas, we've taken the liberty of hanging up our boots for a couple of days this week and focused instead on eating, drinking and...

  • Linksys EA6900 Smart Wi-Fi Wireless AC Router AC1900 review
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    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....

  • Cisco sells Linksys router brand to competitor Belkin
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    Cisco sells Linksys router brand to competitor Belkin

    By 24 January 2013

    Cisco has sold off its last consumer entity to one-time competitor Belkin: the Linksys wireless router brand. While the financial terms of the deal haven't been closed, this is a big purchase for Belkin as it will give it a 30 per cent marketshare in...

  • Cisco Linksys X3000 review
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    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...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Cashback offer with Linksys by Cisco at PC World
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    Daily Tech Deal: Cashback offer with Linksys by Cisco at PC World

    By 11 August 2010

    Cisco has partnered with PC World in order to give customers, who are thinking of buying any Linksys by Cisco wireless-N routers, the opportunity to trade in their old unit and get £20 to boot. We'd be the first to admit that a router isn't the first...

  • Cisco Valet router gives parents ultimate control over internet at home
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    Cisco Valet router gives parents ultimate control over internet at home

    By 2 April 2010

    Cisco has launched two new router families in the US with the focus of getting you online as quickly and pain free as possible. The new Valet and E-Series models have been designed by the same team that designed the Flip camcorders with parents in mind....

  • Cisco Linksys Media Hub NMH405 review
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    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...

  • Win a Linksys by Cisco Media Hub
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    Win a Linksys by Cisco Media Hub

    By 6 May 2009

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Linksys by Cisco to give our readers the chance of winning a Linksys by Cisco NMH305 Media Hub. Launched at CES 2009 it's designed to simplify access to, and interaction with, digital content. The Media Hub gathers, organises,...

  • Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio - First Look review
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    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...

  • Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio
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    Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio

    By 9 January 2009

    Cisco's new multi-room home audio solution, the Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio sounds pretty good, but what does it look like? We grabbed a gallery of images from the connected device's CES debut so you can see for yourself...

  • Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio system debuts at CES
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    Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio system debuts at CES

    By 9 January 2009

    Cisco has moved into the music market with the launch of the Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio system at CES. The company says the Wireless Home Audio system utilises DLNA and Wireless-N technology "to deliver a rich audio experience to any room in...

  • Linksys Media Hub takes on "the cloud"
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    Linksys Media Hub takes on "the cloud"

    By 7 January 2009

    Linksys has announced some new Media Hub ranges that will allow home users, hoping to avoid using "the cloud", to save files away from their computer. The new Media Hub will come with or without an LCD screen and in three options allowing users to use...

  • Linksys by Cisco Powerline adapters refreshed
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    Linksys by Cisco Powerline adapters refreshed

    By 20 October 2008

    Cisco has launched a "renewed" line-up of Linksys by Cisco Powerline adapters. The devices are designed to allow consumers to extend their existing wired or wireless network throughout the home via the existing electrical wiring. With these Powerline...

  • Linksys launches first simultaneous Dual-N Band router
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    Linksys launches first simultaneous Dual-N Band router

    By 22 August 2008

    Linksys is launching its first simultaneous Dual-N Band router for the UK market. This device is claimed to offer a better experience for multimedia users as it delivers "true Wireless-N performance in both the 5GHz and 2.4GHz bands". "There are products...

  • YouGov survey on wonders of wireless
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    YouGov survey on wonders of wireless

    By 16 July 2008

    Over half of us surfing the Internet in the UK now have wireless home networking. Linksys, which is a division of Cisco, has revealed the results of a YouGov survey about the state of wireless home networking in the UK. It states that 59% of broadband...

  • Linksys RangePlus router launches
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    Linksys RangePlus router launches

    By 3 July 2008

    Linksys has released the Linksys by Cisco RangePlus Wireless Router, the WRT110. The size of a small paperback book, with a "sleek, slimline" design in black pearl it claims to offer high-speed, long-range wireless networking. MIMO smart antenna technology...

  • Linksys WRT54G2 wireless-G router launches
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    Linksys WRT54G2 wireless-G router launches

    By 12 June 2008

    Linksys has launched a new wireless-G broadband router aimed at consumers, the WRT54G2, the successor to the Cisco WRT54G. Featuring a new "sleek" design that the comapny hopes will mean folk will want to "proudly display" alongside other consumer tech,...

  • CeBIT 2008: Linksys launches next-gen wireless N products
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    CeBIT 2008: Linksys launches next-gen wireless N products

    By 4 March 2008

    Linksys has announced its new Wireless N Ultra RangePlus home networking products at CeBIT in Hanover. The Ultra RangePlus gateway and router (WAG160N and WRT160N) are the first models available in Europe that feature what the company describe as "a stylish...

  • CeBIT 2008: Linksys launches EasyLink Advisor
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    CeBIT 2008: Linksys launches EasyLink Advisor

    By 4 March 2008

    Linksys has announced the launch of the Linksys EasyLink Advisor (LELA) software with the claim that is offers an "easy and fun" approach to setting up and controlling home networks and devices connected to them. Claiming to simplify the process of setting...

  • CES 2008: Linksys  debut new wireless-n routers
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    CES 2008: Linksys debut new wireless-n routers

    By 7 January 2008

    Linksys has debuted several additions to its Ultra RangePlus family of wireless-n products that it believes "will extend the Linksys leadership position in the home networking space" at CES in Las Vegas. Following Beklin and it's N1 model, Linksys too...

  • 2007: A year in review, September
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    2007: A year in review, September

    By 30 December 2007

    The month started off with two major announcements from Apple with good news for iPod enthusiasts. Apple renamed its flagship iPod calling it the iPod classic giving it a large 160GB drive, and then launched a newer model to take the flagship spot in...

  • Media Extenders for Vista due before Christmas in the US
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    Media Extenders for Vista due before Christmas in the US

    By 27 September 2007

    More info has been revealed about Microsoft's new Media Extenders for Windows Vista. Extenders allow users to stream content from Microsoft Windows Media Center to their televisions, in the same way that Apple TV does for Macs. Linksys revealed two products...

  • Microsoft to launch Extenders for Windows Media Center
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    Microsoft to launch Extenders for Windows Media Center

    By 7 September 2007

    At the CEDIA EXPO, Microsoft has announced it is revamping its Media Center Extenders concept - this time round for Windows Vista. The new Extenders for Windows Media Center platform will come to consumers in the form of hardware from, initially, Cisco's...

  • IFA 2007: Linksys NAS200 brings servers to your home
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    IFA 2007: Linksys NAS200 brings servers to your home

    By 31 August 2007

    Linksys has announced the launch of a new Home Server that allows users to store, organise and access their data from one central location that is always available around the home at IFA 2007 in Berlin, Germany. The new product called the NAS200 is also...