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Hands-on: Synology’s MR2200ac mesh router enhances its AirPort Extreme alternative [Video]

A couple of years ago I replaced my Apple AirPort Extreme router with Synology’s RT2600ac. I made this move partly because of the rumors about Apple exiting the router business — which it eventually did — and partly because I desired a more robust feature set.

This was around the same time that consumer mesh networks were really beginning to gain in popularity, but unfortunately, Synology didn’t offer a mesh networking solution at the time. The good news is that Synology now has a mesh router in its repertoire in the MR2200ac. Watch our hands-on video walkthrough for more details.

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Review: AmpliFi Instant mesh WiFi system is a quality product with 2-minute set up, fast performance, touchscreen, more

AmpliFi Instant

AmpliFi announced its new mesh WiFi solution last month with the headline feature of a two-minute set up process. AmpliFi Instant also comes with a built-in touchscreen display like its popular predecessor, the AmpliFi HD. Read on for our full review of this great mesh router option.



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Linksys expands Velop mesh Wi-Fi system with wall plug-in nodes, Apple’s AirPort replacement

mesh Wi-Fi

Linksys is expanding its Velop line of home mesh Wi-Fi solutions with a new and less obtrusive wall plug-in node. Mesh Wi-Fi systems rely on multiple nodes placed in open spaces around your home for optimal performance. The new wall plug-in node offers customers a way to blend the satellite nodes in with your home without having multiple tower nodes on display.



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