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Best wireless ADSL2+ modem/routers

Best wireless ADSL2+ modem/routers

In our ongoing testing of wireless ADSL2+ modem/routers, we bring you the top 10 so far. Of course, everyone has a horror story about each, so feel free to comment below on the frustration within.

published October 23, 2011 by

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The month ahead: Social networks to shake things up in May

ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das speaks with senior editor Sam Diaz about the efforts of Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace to up their Web 2.0 game. Diaz also discusses the significance of the Sun-Oracle deal to the data center market and the rumors swirling around Apple and Verizon. Will there be an alternative to AT&T for iPhone users?

published April 28, 2009 by

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What is the smart grid?

At the Green: Net '09 Conference in San Francisco, Jesse Berst, managing director of Global Smart Energy, breaks the smart grid down into three components: smart devices, two-way communication, and advanced control systems. He explains what each component adds but says it's not just about the components--it's also the value you can build on top of them.

published March 25, 2009 by

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From Internet to enternet, creating the energy network

At the Green: Net '09 Conference in San Francisco, Bob Metcalfe, a general partner at Polaris Venture Partners, explained how Washington actually helped the Internet, and where the best place to look for green innovations now are. He says that as the enternet--the energy network--develops, creators will look to the structure of the Internet as a guide.

published March 25, 2009 by

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Inty ExoServer XL

Inty ExoServer XL

The ExoServer XL is a good choice for protecting an Internet-connected network, but not so hot when it comes to more mundane server functionality.

published October 12, 2004 by

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EmergeCore IT-100

EmergeCore IT-100

The EmergeCore IT-100 has an impressive set of features, but is let down by a lack of documentation and tricky deployment.

published October 12, 2004 by

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Axentra Net-Box H-85

Axentra Net-Box H-85

The Net-Box is an affordable solution for small offices and homes, but it lacks some of the security and management features offered by the competition.

published October 12, 2004 by

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PolyCom VSX 3000

PolyCom VSX 3000

The VSX 3000 saves space and hassle for regular video conferencers by allowing calls to be made from the desktop. Just don't knock it around too much.

published July 14, 2004 by

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Telstra CDMA 1xRTT Communication Card

Telstra CDMA 1xRTT Communication Card

Telstra's wireless service is for Australian road warriors who don't mind paying big bucks for maximum mobility.According to the Telstra, its existing CDMA network covers about one-fifth of the Australian landmass and over 98 percent of the population.

published June 17, 2004 by

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HP Compaq Business Notebook nx9110

HP Compaq Business Notebook nx9110

The nx9110 offers a good compromise between performance, features and price for the mobile executive.The HP Compaq Business Notebook nx9110 is aimed primarily at business travelers, but that doesn't mean you can't have fun with it.

published March 30, 2004 by

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Netgear WG511T 108Mbps wireless PC Card

Netgear WG511T 108Mbps wireless PC Card

The WG511T is a good choice for speed demons and those looking for a long-range PC Card wireless networking adapter.There are three reasons you should consider Netgear's WG511T if you're shopping for a wireless networking adapter: it's easy to use, it's very fast, and it delivers the best range we've seen to date in a PC Card adapter.

published January 27, 2004 by

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Polyspan ViaVideo

Polyspan ViaVideo

An excellent, if pricey, video conferencing solution, primarily aimed at business users within the corporate firewall.

published February 25, 2001 by

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