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Wi-Fi systems at CES aim to fix your biggest network problem

Sat Jan 07 10:12:01 EST 2017 | CBS News
If you’ve had trouble getting Wi-Fi to every corner in your home, 2017 will definitely solve that problem for you. There has never been a CES that showcased more home mesh Wi-Fi systems than this year. These systems all include more than one piece of hardware and they all aim to fix the biggest problem in home wireless network: range. Protecting your home against online threats and making it easier to connect smart home devices (and keep them connected) are also networking trends at CES this yea..


ASUS unveiled ASUS HiveSpot and HiveDot Wi-Fi mesh system during their CES 2017 show. The launch implies a potential showdown against Linksys Velop which had its prior launch in th..
Jan 04, 2017 09:49 AM EST LAS VEGAS - JANUARY 08: A Linksys router is displayed at the T-Mobile booth at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Conventio..
Linksys announced a new router on Tuesday, well, a new set of routers, that is. Using three separate nodes, the Velop system boasts a powerful mesh network designed to saturate you..
It increasingly looks like the future of home Wi-Fi involves placing not one, but two or three routers throughout our homes to get the best possible signal. Last year, we saw these..
WiFi mesh devices seem to be pretty popular these days. Google recently launched their own efforts with Google WiFi, and it seems that Linksys has no interest in giving up their ma..
Linksys bid its time before jumping into the consumer mesh Wi-Fi router market, watching Eero, Luma, Netgear, and Google wade in with new products in 2016. Now, Linksys is making a..
Linksys bid its time before jumping into the consumer mesh Wi-Fi router market, watching Eero, Luma, Netgear, and Google wade in with new products in 2016. Now Linksys is making a ..
If you’ve had trouble getting Wi-Fi to every corner in your home, 2017 will definitely solve that problem for you. There has never been a CES that showcased more home mesh Wi-Fi sy..
Today, Linksys announced its newest WiFi router, the Velop. What is Velop? It’s the next generation of whole home or mesh WiFi router systems, like Eero or Google WiFi. Velop diffe..
There's a scene in the Friends episode, "The One With All the Rugby," where Ross is wandering outside the titular Rugby scrum, trying to figure out just how to join things. So..
Linksys wants you to re-think your whole Wi-Fi setup with its new Velop routers and extenders. Linksys just shook up the home Wi-Fi status quo at CES, unveiling Velop, its new Wi-F..
Linksys is jumping on the mesh network bandwagon with the introduction of Velop, a tri-band modular Wi-Fi system that can be installed in various mesh configurations. The benefit o..
In case you still haven’t noticed the new trend for fixing Wi-Fi at home, Linksys is here to help. The router expert came up with a new product meant to kill bad Wi-Fi for good and..
Symantec launches Norton Core Wi-Fi Router ahead of CES 2017. This security router will provide security features to avoid high-profile hackers to exploit your Smart home devices s..
Routers are suddenly getting really, really interesting after spending an eternity being weird, ugly, and dull. Every company and probably half of all Kickstarter campaigns are now..
Each Velop Tri-Band 2x2 802.11ac Wave 2 MU-MIMO node pulls quadruple duty as a router, range extender, access point and bridge. According to Linksys, each Velop is capable of a com..
Linksys has joined the mesh networking club, launching Velop, a multi-unit WiFi router system at CES 2017 this week. Aiming to blanket your home in wireless coverage, each of the V..
Tech industry insiders are descending on Las Vegas this week to check out the latest in gadgets and innovation at the biggest showcase of the year — CES 2017, the Consumer Tec..
Tech companies flocked to the Las Vegas Convention Center as the 50th Consumer Electronics Show—a quaint descriptor in the era of self-driving cars, big data and cloud-based s..
Among its CES wares is the ASUS HiveSpot and HiveDot mesh networking system, something the company describes as a modular and high-speed solution for home networks that’ll get rid ..
Move over, wearables and fitness trackers. Tech-driven beauty and enhanced haircare have officially arrived for 2017. From electronic face masks that promise to tone and ..
Just ahead of the CES 2017 convention in Las Vegas, Asus revealed its assault on the general and business markets spanning laptops, monitors, desktops, and more. In this edition we..
The annual Consumer Electronics Show officials opens on Thursday in Las Vegas but already there's buzz building about some of the advances in technology that are about to be unveil..
Securing your home network has become more important than ever, especially if you found a new smart-home device under the Christmas tree this year, and Symantec plans to help you o..
The new Linksys Velop is one of the most powerful mesh network routers we’ve tested, but Linksys has something else in mind for --- gamers: the WRT32X Wi-Fi Gaming Router. The..
The biggest takeaway from CES this year is that soon your entire house will be connected to the internet. Is that concerning? Yes. Is it kind of cool? Yes. Is it a couch potato’s i..
You'll need at least three HiveSpot or HiveDot nodes to get a system up and running, and ASUS notes that any of them can be configured as a "master" device connected to your modem ..
(Photo : David Becker/Getty Images) Qualcomm President Derek Aberle speaks at a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2015 International CES on January 5, 2015 ..
The first week of the year ushers in what many in the high-tech industry consider the price we must all pay – the massive CES (formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show) in L..
Expect to see lots of new gadgets make their debut this week when the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas opens Thursday, Though the show is limited to technology professio..
 As the Consumers Electronics Show (CES) 2017 has just begun, ASUS unveiled its newest Chromebook Flip 2. The device that is armed with specs like USB-C and Intel Core m3 will..
CES 2017 was full of interesting technology, including AR, VR, IoT, robotics and many super-flat screen televisions. However, smartphones also had a major presence at the tradeshow..
You probably know Norton for its security software, but Norton Core is a great looking home router which is touted as being “secure.” With the number of connected home devices incr..
Amazon Alexa seems to be taking over the world at the CES 2017 event. The e-commerce and cloud computing giant continue to push its Amazon Alexa-strategy everywhere by announcing i..
Leave it to T-Mobile to obliterate yet another pain point of subscription plans everywhere. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the self-proclaimed “Un-carrier” too..