Reviews & hands-on

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    Sky Wireless Booster review

    By 29 January 2014

    This is a review for Sky customers, as the Sky Wireless Booster is a new product in the company's arsenal. If you already have a Sky Broadband router in your home then, let us guess, its wireless power doesn't quite reach everywhere? In the UK, with our...

  • 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....

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

    By 2 December 2013

    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...

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

    By 26 July 2013

    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....

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    Sky Broadband Sky Hub pictures and hands-on

    By 17 October 2012

    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...

  • Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    Airport Express (2012) review

    By 16 August 2012

    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...

  • 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 4.5 out of 5

    Apple Time Capsule 802.11n Wi-Fi Hard Drive review

    By 11 March 2008

    A router with a built-in hard drive? Match made in heaven or something you should avoid at all costs? We take a closer look at the Apple Time Capsule. Lets start by saying that I am a very big fan of Apple's Time Machine software backup offering on the...

  • Online 4.5 out of 5

    Buffalo WZR2-G300N Nfiniti Router review

    By 22 January 2008

    Wireless broadband routers are coming thick and fast, and differentiating between one model and another is becoming increasingly harder as far as the average buyer is concerned. After all, if it gets the data from the Internet to your computer and back...