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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.

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 R7500 Receives Firmware Update with Additions and Fixes

R7500 Firmware Version 1.0.0.92

  • Supports NAT loopback feature.
  • Supports HDD more than 3TB size which is in HFS+ file system.

Bug Fixes

Running Android On NETGEAR's R6300 May Become A Reality, Thanks to Droidifi

Wait, what? We were pretty excited too when we heard that one of our favorite routers, the super powerful R6300, may very soon have a version of Android available to power it. The folks at Droidifi, in an already-funded Kickstarter promotion, are planning to release a flavor of Android built on the Jelly Bean 4.2.2 base, using the stable 3.6.11 Linux kernel.

Using NETGEAR WGR614L as a Wireless Hotspot with Sputnik

Hi all,

There's been a lot of talk over using the WGR614L as a hotspot device and while using a guest SSID is sufficient for most setups, I'm sure that some of you are look for a deeper breathed solution.

Sputnik (sputnik.com) offers a free service called SputnikNet Express that I've gotten to work with Netgear open source router. SputnikNet Express uses a DDWRT build to connect to your account with them.

With SputnikNet Express installed on your WGR614L, you can:

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