Kong Mod for NETGEAR R9000 Updated 2018-October

If you're currently running the powerhouse R9000 Nighthawk router by NETGEAR, and need to upgrade your Kong DD-WRT install, an update has just been released to kick off the fall season.

Download the latest DD-WRT Kong Mod for R9000 Updates in our Download section!

FreshTomato-ARM by kille72 for NETGEAR Routers

Have you checked out the latest tomato builds from kille72? This is a fork from the well known Tomato by Shibby, and is available for the following NETGEAR routers:

Voxel's NETGEAR R7800 and R9000 Custom Firmware Updates (2018-Sept)

Voxel has new firmware updates for both the R7800 and R9000. You can review the changelogs and download the updates below.

Voxel adds functionality to custom firmware that improves the CPU power on your Nighthawk and adds many other features as well!

Quick Review & Specifications of NETGEAR R6700 Nighthawk AC1750 Smart WiFi Router

NETGEAR R6700 Nighthawk AC1750 Smart WiFi Router

The NETGEAR R6700 Nighthawk ac1750 Smart WiFi Router with Dual Band Gigabit speeds offers a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience that is perfect for gaming, video streaming, and surfing. With NETGEAR's advanced features and best-in-class technology, the R6700 reduces interference and allows you to enjoy more reliable WiFi connectivity.

Quick Review & Specifications of NETGEAR EX3700 WiFi Range Extender Essentials Edition

NETGEAR EX3700 AC750 WiFi Range Extender Essentials Edition

The NETGEAR EX3700 WiFi Range Extender boosts your existing network's range to deliver AC dual band WiFi speeds of up to 750 Mbps, and works with any standard WiFi router. The simultaneous dual band reduces interference, and with FastLane technology you can use both WiFi bands to establish one super high speed connection. It's ideal for HD video streaming and gaming, and is great for use with iPads, smartphones, laptops, and much more!

Updates to Voxel's Custom Firmware for NETGEAR R7800v1 and R9000 (2018-July)

Voxel's firmware for the NETGEAR R7800v1 and R9000 has been updated in July 2018 -- read on for the details.

Voxel's custom firmware specializes in features that add functionality along with improving the CPU power on your Nighthawk.

6 Alternate, Free DNS Providers

Alternate, Free DNS Providers

DNS is often referred to as the "phone book of the Internet." Of course, DNS is quite a bit more complicated than that. But the bottom line is that which DNS provider a user decides to use will have an impact on their Internet browsing experience as well as potentially impacting individual privacy.

Many power users and users of open source firmware such as Tomato and DD-WRT are very much aware of the ability to easily change the DNS in use, but what are the benefits of doing that?

DD-WRT Kong Mod for NETGEAR R9000 Update (26-May-18)

To any Kong users out there with the R9000 Nighthawk -- there is a second update available for Kong's DD-WRT build, released near the end of May.

NETGEAR XR500: Does it live up to the hype?

XR500 Gaming Router from NETGEAR

tl;dr: Yes. Yes it does.

We've spent some time with the new XR500 gaming router from NETGEAR and it not only boasts impressive performance in real world use, but a fresh new OS (DumaOS from Netduma) that's powerful and easy to use. This is from the perspective of an "advanced" user familiar with routers and networking, but with special attention paid to "new" users.

DD-WRT Kong Mod new for NETGEAR R9000 (May 2018)

For any Kong DD-WRT user with the R9000 Nighthawk --  has released/updated the latest firmware on May 14!