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Wi-Fi dangerous? Plants near routers are dying

Wi-Fi dangerous? Plants near routers are dying

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Could Wi-Fi be more dangerous than we know? When mobiles first became popular, stories about the dangers of them cropped up all over. Now it seems it's Wi-Fi’s turn. A test by schoolchildren has found that Wi-Fi does affect plant life negatively. After... >>

BT Home Hub 5 hands-on: Making BT Infinity even better

BT Home Hub 5 hands-on: Making BT Infinity even better

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It was only a few months ago that we were telling you that BT had launched the Home Hub 4, with a sleek new design and a bump in specs. At the time we reported that there was another model - Home Hub 5 - waiting in the wings. BT Home Hub 5 is now available... >>

BT HomeHub 4 hands-on: Bringing dual-band home

BT HomeHub 4 hands-on: Bringing dual-band home

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One of the key points BT is pushing with its new HomeHub 4 router is the slim design. Not only is it designed to be less obtrusive in your home, but the packaging has also been created to make delivery easy, so it can be posted through your front door.... >>

BT HomeHub 5: Wi-Fi ac support, Gigabit Ethernet, the partner for your 300mbps Infinity broadband

BT HomeHub 5: Wi-Fi ac support, Gigabit Ethernet, the partner for your 300mbps Infinity broadband

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BT will be launching the BT HomeHub 5 later in 2013, following hot on the heels of the HomeHub 4. The BT HomeHub 5 will bring with it support for the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi protocol, as well as including Gigabit Ethernet connections to give you faster... >>

BT Home Hub 4 quietly released, brings dual-band technology, £35 upgrade price

BT Home Hub 4 quietly released, brings dual-band technology, £35 upgrade price

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BT has quietly released a new Home Hub router for BT Broadband or BT Infinity customers. The BT Home Hub 4 is the latest version of BT's own router, the last, the BT Home Hub 3, was released in February 2011. "This is our best ever Home Hub. We're once... >>

Cisco sells Linksys router brand to competitor Belkin

Cisco sells Linksys router brand to competitor Belkin

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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... >>

Sky Broadband Sky Hub pictures and hands-on

Sky Broadband Sky Hub pictures and hands-on

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Sky has announced the launch of a new broadband hub which it hopes will increase where you can use its Sky Go and Now TV services in the home, but is it that simple? Pocket-lint installed the new Sky Hub to find out. Open the box and the simplicity starts... >>

Sky Broadband Sky Hub router promises best Wi-Fi range

Sky Broadband Sky Hub router promises best Wi-Fi range

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Sky Broadband has announced that new customers will be getting a new router, dubbed the Sky Hub, which promises the "best wireless range of any major provider" in the UK when they sign up for the company's broadband packages. "The Sky Hub provides the... >>

Airport Express (2012)
4.5 stars

Airport Express (2012)

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A wireless router really isn't a very exciting thing. That is unless it has been put together by Apple. The new Airport Express is designed to look as good as your living room, and throw in a bit of extra Apple functionality you wouldn't normally get... >>

Cisco Linksys X3000
3.0 stars

Cisco Linksys X3000

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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... >>