Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)

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Is your Ethernet fast enough? Four new speeds are in the works

Cloud providers, carriers, and fast Wi-Fi users are all looking for fatter pipes

15 new vulnerabilities reported during router hacking contest

Five popular router models were hacked during the SOHOpelessly Broken competition at DefCon 22


What's next for Wi-Fi? A second wave of 802.11ac devices, and then: 802.11ax

While you consider which 802.11ac router to buy, the industry is working hard to render it obsolete

Teach your router new tricks with DD-WRT or OpenWrt

Open source DD-WRT or OpenWrt firmware can breathe new life -- and advanced features -- into your old wired or wireless router

Linksys WRT1900AC: The best open router yet

Linksys' ambitious, prosumer-grade Wi-Fi router is pricey compared to the classic WRT54G router that inspired it, but it comes with a great feature set

Wi-Fi's fast 802.11ac standard may pay off big in mobile

The new wireless technology could cause phone makers and carriers to jump into a rich set of new channels

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