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Keep your home connected for less with these $50 Wi-Fi routers

Wed Nov 11 13:16:01 EST 2015 | Digital Trends
Even conscientious consumers don’t think much about their home routers until they stop working – at the best, they are quietly blinking bricks that you put out of the way next to your modem. But sometimes, special occasions arise. Perhaps you need a particular router for a new apartment, dorm or job. Maybe your old router goes kaput and it’s time to get a replacement. Who has the patience to budget for something like that? Fortunately, with this list of the absolute best under-$50 routers, you d..


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