R8500 Nighthawk X8 Announced: Performance Perfected

Well, it's an exciting day for NETGEAR Nighthawk fans, as the latest and greatest powerhouse router is ready to wreak havoc on your wireless networiking life. Sporting numerous high-performance features such as quad internal and external antennas, the Nighthawk X8 offers up to 5.3 Gbps combined wireless speeds.

FCC Locking Down Open Source Firmware?

We at the MyOpenRouter team are very concerned about this development, although it seems the truth and real intention behind the FCC's actions are unclear.

What do you think?

Read a full synopsis at Ars Technica.

R6400 Router Now Available, Great Performance at Great Value

The R6400, recently released and announced by NETGEAR, is an AC1750 router capable of 450 Mbps of theoretical throughput -- a lot of performance for the price. The R6400 replaces the much loved R6300, offering better performance and a similar feature set to the R7000 Nighthawk.

Updated DD-WRT Builds for R6300v2, R6400, R7000, and R8000 Now Available

Attention MyOpenRouter fans: updated builds from Tathagata are now available for several of your favorite NETGEAR routers. Grab them here:

NETGEAR Announces Nighthawk AC1900 Cable Modem & Router (C7000)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jun 22, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NETGEAR®, Inc. NTGR, -0.35% (www.netgear.com), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, is introducing the industry’s fastest cable modem router, the first under its premium Nighthawk brand.

NETGEAR Nighthawk Router Wallpapers - For Serious Fans!

Are you a fan of the NETGEAR Nighthawk series of routers? If so, you definitely need to snag these awesome wallpapers for your tablet, desktop, or laptop.

These backgrounds are in full 1920x1080 HD resolution, and represent the Nighthawk, Nighthawk X4, and Nighthawk X6!

Get them in our downloads section!

Quick Review of DD-WRT "Kong Mod" Firmware for NETGEAR R8000 Nighthawk

Let me begin by saying we have some great developers working on NETGEAR firmware releases. I've been using Kong's and shibby's DD-WRT and Tomato builds for years on various NETGEAR models, and all have been fantastic.


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