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Grab a refurb Orbi RBK50, Netgear's excellent Mesh system, for only $180 on Woot ($120 off)

If you've been looking for a whole home Mesh Wi-Fi router, drop everything you're doing and listen to me. I'll tell you about a discount on the Netgear Orbi RBK50 on Woot, and I wouldn't be this excited if I hadn't recently purchased the same system and wasn't utterly happy about my decision. Do we have an, erm, deal?

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Arlo Audio Doorbell and Chime review: Easy setup, questionable value

Ding-dong; the future's here! With smart-home technology making it more affordable than ever to outfit your domicile with everything from high-resolution, subject-identifying security cameras to wireless, effortlessly hooked up door and window sensors, who's really thinking about installing something as seemingly archaic as a doorbell and chime? We've already spent some time getting to to know Arlo's wireless camera systems, and I recently set out to see how that setup might be enhanced by the addition of the $80 Arlo Audio Doorbell and the $50 Arlo Chime.

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Netgear R6250 Wi-Fi AC router on sale for $20 (down from $60) in-store at Walmart

There are some things in life you just can't have enough of: unconditional love, flash drives, USB-C dongles, and arguably even Wi-Fi routers. If you're looking to upgrade your aging router but have been scared off by steep prices, you're going to want to check out this Netgear deal at Walmart, where a shiny new router can be yours for a measly $20.

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AT&T's first 5G speed tests are here, and they're not great

While 5G has massive potential, the only major effect it has achieved so far in the US is confusing the general public. That's due in large part to ill-advised marketing strategies and questionable 5G "launches" by the four major wireless carriers. In the latest addition to this frustrating saga, we're finally seeing speed tests of AT&T's fledgling 5G network, and the results are far from impressive.

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AT&T launches its 5G network this week with the $499 Netgear Nighthawk mobile hotspot

The era of 5G is upon us, and you know what that means. That's right: 5G holograms. At least, that's what I'm gathering from the demo video that accompanies AT&T's 5G rollout announcement. In just a few days on December 21st, you'll be able to pick up a 5G hotspot for use in AT&T's first 5G markets. Get ready to spend big on the hardware, though.

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Arlo Pro 2 two-camera kit down to $378 on Amazon ($102 off)

You'll have a tough time finding a wireless security camera setup that beats Netgear's Arlo Pro 2 bundles. As with most top-of-the-line products, the Arlo 2 usually costs you a pretty penny, but Amazon is selling the two-camera pack for just $378 right now. That isn't exactly cheap, but it's $102 less than the usual asking price. We'll save you a few precious seconds and tell you that this comes out to $189 per camera.

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[Deal Alert] Arlo Q 2-pack drops to $208 on Amazon ($72 off)

When it comes to security cameras, Netgear's Arlo brand is one of the most well known and for good reason. So when deals for the company's products pop up, we pay attention. Such is the case today — Amazon has a two-pack of the Arlo Q for $207.99, a nice $72 off.

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Orbi Voice is an Alexa-equipped smart speaker and mesh WiFi router from Netgear

It's becoming more and more common for regular consumers to install mesh router systems in their homes, and Netgear's Orbi is a popular option. At CES earlier this year, the company introduced a robust outdoor satellite to its lineup, and another new router has been unveiled at IFA 2018 in Berlin.

Orbi Voice takes what the series already does very well and adds an Amazon Alexa-capable speaker to the mix. To ensure the best sound possible, Netgear partnered with premium audio brand Harman Kardon, which has also announced a range of new products here at IFA.

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Arlo Pro 2 review: The best wireless camera still has some drawbacks

It's getting easier to set up your own internet-connected home surveillance system, but that usually still means running cables to power all your fancy HD cameras. Arlo, which recently spun off from Netgear, offers an alternative. Its Arlo Pro line of cameras can keep tabs on your home without wires, and they last for months on a charge.

After wowing us with the original Arlo Pro, the Arlo Pro 2 ups the resolution and adds new features. At the same time, Arlo has finally rolled out its AI-enabled Arlo Smart system to compete with systems like Nest Aware. Can a wireless camera ever compete with wired, though?

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Netgear's Arlo division files for IPO and 'ARLO' ticker symbol

Netgear's lineup of Arlo security cameras have sold incredibly well over the past few years. Plans to spin off the Arlo division were announced in February, with the eventual goal of filing for an IPO in "the first half of 2018." Earlier this week, Arlo provided an S-1 form to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - the first step major step towards an IPO.

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