802.11ac Stories May 21, 2016

expiredDaily Deals: TP-Link Dual Band 802.11ac Wireless Range Extender $25, Westinghouse 55-inch Smart 4K TV $430, more

In today’s Daily Deals we have from Amazon the TP-Link AC750 Dual Band 802.11ac Wireless Range Extender for $29.99. You can clip the coupon on the product page to drop it to only $24.99 Prime shipped. That’s $5 off the regular sale price and the lowest we can find.

It can extend your network to get to hard to reach areas and it has 2.4 and 5.0 GHz bands with speeds up to 750Mbps. It also has a Gigabit Ethernet port and it’s rated 3.9/5 stars by 950 Amazon shoppers. 

More new deals for today:

Westinghouse 55-inch LED 2160p Smart 4K Ultra HD TV $430 (Orig. $550) | Best Buy

Continue on for more details on today’s top product and a roundup of our best deals:

802.11ac Stories March 1, 2016

expiredD-Link 802.11ac Routers: AC1750 Gigabit $60 shipped, AC750 $30 Prime shipped, more

Newegg is offering the D-Link (DIR-859) AC1750 High Power Wi-Fi Gigabit Router for $95.44, but if you use the code EMCEHEF64 the price drops to $59.99 shipped. That’s $35 off the regular sale price and a match to its lowest Black Friday pricing. It has both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, data transfer speeds up to 1.3Gb/s, and Gigabit Ethernet ports. Rated 4/5 stars by Amazon customers. 

Also, we found at Amazon the D-Link DIR-813 AC750 Wi-Fi Router for $29.99 Prime shipped. That’s $20 off the original list price and the lowest we’ve seen since before the holidays. Features include: 3 high-performance antennas that can deliver the maximum range, four ethernet ports, and dual-band performance. Rated 3.7/5 stars by Amazon shoppers.

A few more routers on sale:

  • TRENDnet N600 Dual-Band Gigabit Router $20 w/code EMCEHEF37 (Orig. $30) | Newegg
  • D-Link AC3150 Ultra Wi-Fi Router $220 w/ code EMCEGGK57 (Orig. $277) | Newegg
  • TP-LINK AC2600 MU-MIMO Wireless Wi-Fi Router $200 (Orig. $350) | Amazon

802.11ac Stories December 30, 2015

expiredNetworking: Linksys 802.11ac Router + Motorola SB6183 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem $180 ($220+ value), more

Newegg has a handful of solid networking deals to upgrade your setup with the latest technology and speeds available to consumers. Chances are, you added a few devices this holiday season and your network is under increased stress. Pick up some new equipment to ensure that every gaming console, streaming media player and iPad is running at peak performance.

First up, Newegg has the Linksys WRT1200AC Dual-Band 802.11ac Wireless Router + Motorola ARRIS SurfBoard SB6183 Cable Modem for $179.99 shipped. This bundle represents a $220+ value as the router regularly goes for $120 or more and the modem for $100. Today’s deal represents effective low prices on each model.

The Linksys WRT1200AC router features dual-band connectivity, 802.11ac speeds, four gigabit and one USB port plus beam forming technology. Rated 4.1/5 stars. Motorola’s SurfBoard SB6183 Cable Modem offers speeds up to 668Mbps down and 131Mbps up, it has DOCSIS 3.0 capabilities and is compatible with popular ISPs like Comcast, Time Warner and more (confirm with your provider before purchase). Rated 4.5/5 stars by over 1,300 Amazon customers.

More networking deals at Newegg:

  • ZyXEL HomePlug AV2000 Powerline Adapter Kit: $60 w/ code EMCKNNT33 (Reg. $100)
  • TRENDnet Smart Switch w/ 802.11ac Wi-Fi Extender: $50 w/ code EMCKNNT43 (Reg. $68)
  • TRENDnet TEW-637AP 802.11n Wi-Fi Extender $15 w/ code EMCKNNT28 (Reg. $30)

802.11ac Stories December 15, 2015

expiredAmazon Gold Box — TP-LINK networking up to 60% off: AC1900 Archer C9 Dual-Band Gigabit Router $100 (Reg. $125)

Today only, as one of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon offers up to 60% off select TP-LINK wireless routers, powerline kits, cable modems, and other networking gear. This is an excellent opportunity to shore up your home or office wireless connection. All items in today’s sale ship free for Prime members and on any order of at least $35.

Our top pick from the lot is the TP-LINK AC1900 Archer C9 Dual-Band Wireless AC Gigabit Router for $99.99 shipped. It carries a list price of $200, but you’ll usually find it for around $125 from most major retailers. Today’s price is the best we’ve ever seen. The 3 antennas on the top of this unit are detachable and allow for “for maximum wireless coverage and reliability.” Other features include 802.11ac support, 1.9Gbps of total available bandwidth, USB 3.0/2.0 ports, and a 1GHz dual-core processor. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,396 Amazon reviewers.

Other notable deals include:

802.11ac Stories November 23, 2015

expiredGive your network a makeover with this TP-Link 802.11ac Router + DOCSIS 3.0 modem bundle for $120 (~$178 value)

Chances are, you’ll be adding a few devices to your network this holiday season. Whether it’s a new iPad or gaming console, a fresh setup may be in order. Amazon has a solid deal on a complete networking solution today that will solve any qualms your existing router or modem may have.

Amazon offers the TP-LINK Archer C9 802.11AC Router + TC-7610 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem for $119.99 shipped. This bundle represents a $178 value – the router retails for $128 alone, while the modem typically goes for around $50.

The TP-LINK Archer C9 offers 802.11ac speeds, dual-band networks and beam-forming technology. It also has USB 3.0 ports for wireless printing and file sharing. Rated 4.4/5 stars by nearly 1,300 Amazon customers. TP-LINK’s DOCSIS 3.0 modem is capable of 343Mbps down and 143Mbps up, it is compatible with Comcast, Time Warner, Cablevision and Bright House Networks (although we recommend confirming). Rated 4.3/5 stars.

You’ll also find a couple of networking deals in this morning’s Amazon Gold Box, plus we have the refurbished AirPort Extreme (802.11ac/newest) for $100 shipped (Orig. $199). Complete your whole setup by adding this APC 8-outlet UPS for $28 shipped, which will provide backup power for your network in the event of an outage.

802.11ac Stories November 19, 2015

expiredNetworking: TP-LINK Archer C5 802.11ac Router + Wi-Fi Extender $105 shipped ($135 value), more

Chances are, this holiday season you’ll be adding a few devices from our list of can’t miss deals next week. Whether it’s a HDTV, iPad, streaming media player or gaming console, your network is going to be under some increased stress. We’ve spotted a few deals today that can help upgrade your setup and save some money along the way.

Amazon offers the TP-LINK Archer C5 AC1200 Dual-Band 802.11AC Wireless Router + RE200 AC750 Wireless Dual-Band Range Extender for $104.99 shipped. This is a $135 value as the Archer C5 regularly goes for $85 while the RE200 retails at $50. Today’s deal represents an effective low on each model.

The TP-Link Archer C5 features 802.11ac wireless speeds, dual-band 2.4/5GHz networks, two USB ports for printers or file sharing and four gigabit ethernet ports. Over 600 Amazon customers have rated this router a collective 4.2/5 stars. This bundle also includes TP-Link’s RE200 Range Extender, which is perfect for pushing your signal further and covering dead zones in your home. It also has 802.11ac speeds and dual-band connectivity. Additionally, it has an ethernet port which is handy for adding a solid connection to a home theater setup. Rated 3.9/5 stars

Next up, Best Buy offers the Linksys RE3000W 802.11n Wireless Range Extender for $29.99 shipped. This extender originally retailed for $60, although it can typically be found for around $45. Today’s deal is $18 less than Amazon, a match of our previous mention and the lowest current price we can find. Features include 802.11n wireless connectivity, a built-in ethernet port and one button WPS security. Rated 3.7/5 stars by 620+ Amazon customers.

Other TP-LINK Deals at Amazon:

802.11ac Stories October 22, 2015

expiredImprove your Wi-Fi performance: TP-Link Archer C7 802.11ac Router + DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem $130 shipped ($155+ value)

Newegg is currently offering a complete networking makeover for your home setup. Grab the TP-Link Archer C7 802.11ac Wireless Router + a TP-Link DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem for $129.99 shipped. That’s good for $80 off the original value, $25 better than buying each device separately from Amazon and the lowest effective price we can find for each.

Upgrade your entire networking setup with this deal. The TP-Link Archer C7 wireless router is the best-selling device of its kind at Amazon with a 4.1/5 star rating from over 2,000 customers. It features 802.11ac speeds, has two built-in USB ports, one-touch WPA security encryption and has six antennas for added coverage.

TP-Link’s DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem supports speeds up to 343Mbps down and 131Mbps up. Plus it is supported by all the major ISPs: Comcast, Time Warner, Cablevision and more (we recommend confirming before purchase). Some of these ISPs charge up to $12 a month to rent a modem, with this deal you’ll be skipping the fees and getting some of the fastest speeds available. This cable modem is rated 4.3/5 stars by over 100 Amazon customers.

802.11ac Stories October 5, 2015

If your Wi-Fi constantly drops out or slows to a crawl when multiple devices connect to it, then it’s probably time for you to upgrade your network gear. We have a couple of deals that should help you boost your connection.

(Update 10/6 11:00am): Cable modem deal is available via Adorama

Amazon offers the TP-LINK DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem (model TC-7610) for $49.99 with free shipping, which is $20 below its regular price and the lowest price we’ve seen by more than $5. With this cable modem you can stop paying your service provider a monthly rental fee, so you’ll save money in the long run. DOCSIS 3.0 technology enables it to push download/upload speeds of up to 343/143Mbps. It is compatible with Comcast, Time Warner, and Cablevision, although we recommend confirming with your service provider first. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars from 87 Amazon reviewers.

Next, Amazon has the TP-LINK Archer C2 AC750 Dual Band Wireless AC Gigabit Router for $39.99 shipped. That’s $55 below list, $10 less than its regular price, and the best deal ever. This 802.11ac wireless router features 2 detachable antennas, full Gigabit wired connections, and guest network access. Rated 3.4 out of 5 stars from 208 Amazon reviewers. Don’t need AC wireless? This TP-Link Wireless N Router is on sale for just $18.93 Prime shipped. expand full story

802.11ac Stories August 31, 2015

expiredApple AirPort Express Dual-Band 802.11n Wireless Router (refurbished): $50 shipped (Orig. $99)

Best Buy offers Apple’s AirPort Express Dual-Band 802.11n Wireless Router in refurbished condition for $49.99 with free shipping. As a pricing comparison, it’s regularly $99 brand new (but can be found as low as $89), $65 refurbished from Apple, and normally $70 refurbished from Best Buy.

The AirPort Express can be setup and managed from your iPhone or iPad with the AirPort iOS app and features a 3.5mm audio jack to add AirPlay streaming to your current speakers, a USB 2.0 port to take advantage of AirPrint, and can create a completely separate guest network. You can also use it to extend your current wireless network, improving overall signal strength and reliability. More information regarding Best Buy Geek Squad Refurbished items can be found here. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,100 Amazon reviewers.

If you need faster 802.11ac wireless then you’ll have to go with Apple’s AirPort Extreme, which is $119.99 refurbished from Best Buy, $129 refurbished from Apple, or $179.99 new from Amazon (Orig. $200).

802.11ac Stories August 5, 2015

expired802.11ac Dual-Band Routers: Linksys AC1200+ $87 (Orig. $130), TRENDnet AC1200 $20 shipped (Orig. $52)

Amazon offers the Linksys AC1200+ Wi-Fi Wireless Dual-Band+ Router for $86.83 shipped. That’s $43 off the original list price and the lowest we’ve seen for it.

Features:

  • Up to 2.8 times faster than Wireless-N technology:  Simultaneous dual-band speed up to N300 Mbps (2.4 GHz) + AC867 Mbps (5 GHz) for media-intense applications
  • USB 3.0 port: USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet ports ensure ultimate media streaming and fast data transfer of photos, video, data files or connecting devices across your network. USB 3.0 is 10 times faster than USB 2.0.
  • Smart Wi-Fi allows users to prioritize devices or websites, gain parental control over inappropriate content, monitor network activity, turn Wi-Fi access on or off, and create select password-protected guest networks.

It received 3.8/5 stars from Amazon shoppers. We also spotted the TRENDnet (TEW-811DRU) AC1200 Dual Band Wireless Router for $51.99. But when you enter the code EMCAWAR46 at checkout the price drops to only $19.99 shipped. That’s $32 under the regular sale price, $12 less than Amazon and the lowest we can find.

Features:

  • Designed to handle multiple HD streams in a busy connected home
  • Creates two concurrent wireless networks-a high speed 867 Mbps
  • One touch network connection with the WPS button
  • AC1200: 867 Mbps AC + 300 Mbps N bands
  • Share music and videos with the USB share port
  • Pre-encrypted for your security
  • Create an isolated guest network

802.11ac Stories August 4, 2015

expiredAcer 15-inch Chromebook 1.5GHz/4GB/32GB SSD w/ 802.11AC Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.0: $270 shipped (Reg. $350)

Staples offers the Acer 15-inch Chromebook 1.5GHz/4GB/32GB SSD (model CB5-571-C09S) for $269.99 with free shipping, which is $80 below list, $60 better than Amazon, and the lowest price we’ve ever seen. This Chromebook is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars from 153 Amazon reviewers. Features and tech specs include:

  • Intel® Celeron® Dual-Core Processor 3205U
  • 15.6″ Full HD Widescreen LED-backlit Display
  • 1920 x 1080 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 4GB DDR3L SDRAM Memory
  • Intel® HD Graphics, supporting OpenGL® 4.4, OpenCLTM 1.2, Microsoft® DirectX® 11.1
  • Upward-Facing Dual-Stereo Speakers
  • Built-in Microphone
  • 32GB SSD
  • Secure Digital™ (SD) card reader
  • 802.11AC WiFi featuring MIMO technology (Dual-Band 2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • HD Webcam (1280 x 720), supports High Dynamic Range (HDR)

802.11ac Stories July 9, 2015

expiredNetworking: TP-LINK AV500 Powerline Kit $30 (Orig. $60), more

Newegg has quite a few nice networking deals this morning, if you’re in the market to upgrade your wireless router or cable modem these sales are certainly worth checking out. Free shipping is available on all of these deals.

Next up, is the TP-LINK AV500 Nano Powerline Adapter Starter Kit (TL-PA4010KIT) for $37.99, but using code EMCAVAX47 will drop your total to $29.99 shipped. That’s 50% below the original listing, $8 under Amazon, matching our previous mention and the best we can find. This is within $7 of the lowest we have seen, which was during the holiday season last year and at the very beginning of this year.

It runs on the Homeplug AV standard at up to 500Mbps and with a 300 meter range over your electrical outlets. It is the best selling option on Amazon and has a 4.3/5 star rating from over 2,280 customers.

If you’re looking for a whole home wireless makeover, be sure to checkout this deal on a Motorola SB6121 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem + TP-LINK Archer C5 802.1ac wireless router for $119.99. This offer delivers an effective low price on both models, which garner high ratings at Amazon (Motorola/TP-Link). We also spotted the TRENDnet Dual Band 802.11n wireless router for $17.99 after coupon code EMCAVAX39 is applied in the cart. 

802.11ac Stories May 8, 2015

Now’s the time to upgrade your home or office network. We have price drops on a bunch of top wireless routers and a couple of cable modem bundles that should speed up your laggy Wi-Fi.

The darling of our router roundup is the refurbished NETGEAR N900 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router R4500. Newegg currently has it listed for $49.99, but coupon code EMCASAV29 knocks the price down to $34.99 with free shipping. Amazon is asking $94.90 for it in new condition. It features 2 USB 2.0 ports, a total of 5 (1 WAN, 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports, and speeds of up to 450+450Mbps. Over 300 Amazon reviewers rate it 4 out of 5 stars. Includes a 90-day warranty.

More router deals:

Router/modem combos:

  • TP-LINK Archer C8 AC1750 + MOTOROLA SB6141 SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem: $169.99 (Reg. $220) | Newegg
  • NETGEAR R7500-100NAS Nighthawk X4 AC2350 + DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem: $249.87 w/ code EMCASAW49 ($350 value) | Newegg

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802.11ac Stories April 9, 2015

expiredMotorola SB6141 DOCSIS 3.0 Modem + TP-LINK Archer C7 802.11ac Wireless Router $130 ($185+ value)

Newegg offers the Motorola SB6141 DOCSIS 3.0 modem + the TP-LINK Archer C7 Dual-Band 802.11ac Wireless Router for $129.99 shipped. This deal yields nearly all-time lows on each of these products individually. Today’s combo represents a value of over $185, the SB6141 retails for $87 at Amazon while the Archer C7 goes for $100.

This combo is a complete wireless internet solution, starting with the best-selling Motorola SB6141 modem. By grabbing this deal you’ll be able to say goodbye to modem rental fees from your ISP while ensuring you’ve got the latest technology. The SB6141 has DOCSIS 3.0 compatibility and will work with Comcast, Time Warner, Cox and other major ISPs (although we recommend checking first). Rated 4.4/5 stars.

The TP-LINK Archer C7 Dual-Band wireless router features 802.1ac speeds, which is top-of-the-line for consumer wireless connectivity. That means you’ll be getting the highest speeds possible on many current generation Apple products. It has dual USB ports, guest network capabilities, six antennas and four gigabit ethernet ports. It is rated 4/5 stars by 840 Amazon customers.

802.11ac Stories March 31, 2015

expiredAmazon Gold Box – up to 50% off Hard Drives & Networking: 2-Bay NAS $149, 1TB Wi-Fi HDD $120, more

Today’s the day to upgrade your home (or small office) network and add storage to your Mac, iPhone, or PC.

As its Gold Box Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 50% off select hard drives and networking products. This discount extends across more than a dozen products including NAS systems, hard drives, powerline kits, and more.

Prime members (free trial) will get free 2-day shipping on all of today’s items, while non-members will need to spend $35 or more to get free standard shipping.

Here are the deals you need to see from this sale:

802.11ac Stories March 23, 2015

Right after Apple’s Spring Forward event we saw fresh price drops across its refurbished online store. The discounts included AirPort Express/Extreme, 2TB Time Capsule, and tons of Macs.

Now, Apple has reduced the refurbished 3 TB Time Capsule down to $299 with free shipping. It typically sells for $399 new and the previous refurbished price was $339. It acts as a full-featured 802.11ac wireless router and packs a built-in 3TB drive with wireless connectivity so you can effortlessly backup all of your devices.

Apple Certified Refurbished Products: – Quality products/great prices – Stringent refurbishment process prior to sale – Covered by Apple’s One-Year Limited Warranty – AppleCare Protection Plan can be purchased – Supplies are limited expand full story

802.11ac Stories January 26, 2015

Amazon offers Apple’s baddest AirPort Time Capsule, the 3TB version, for just $349 shipped. That’s $50 below retail (or 13%) and the best deal we’ve seen. Apple’s high-end networking solutions aren’t discounted too often, so if you’ve been eyeing one now would be the time to strike. As a further pricing comparison, Apple sells a refurbished model for only $10 less. B&H and BuyDig are also currently running the same deal.

Apple’s Time Capsule is a jack of all trades. It acts as a 802.11ac wireless router, wireless backup solution, and can share USB peripherals like an external hard drive or printer. The 2TB is also on sale for $277.99 (Reg. $299).

Throw a 5TB Seagate USB 3 Hard Drive in your cart for $139.99 and you’ll have a total of 8TB of backup and server space or at least another 5TB backup. expand full story

802.11ac Stories January 9, 2015

ASUS routers: Dual-Band AC1750 refurb $90, new $120 (Reg. $170), N150 $5 w/ MIR (Reg. $28), more

Newegg has a few nice router deals today starting off with the ASUS 802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit Router (RT-AC66R) for $169.99. Using code EMCAKAX23 will drop your total down to $119.99 shipped. That’s $50 under the regular listing, matching the lowest we’ve seen and the best we can find.

You’ll also find the refurbished version on Newegg today for $89.99 shipped using code EMCAKAX49 in the cart. That’s $80 under the regular new price and the best we’ve seen by $20 on the refurbished version.

It features speeds of up to 2,400Mbps, AiCloud services, Gigabit ethernet ports, file sharing, printer sharing, and 3G sharing “via two multi-functional built-in USB ports.” This unit has received a 4/5 star rating from over 2,100.

Newegg also has the ASUS RT-N10P Wireless N150 Router IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g/n for $14.99 shipped using code EMCAKAX22 at checkout. While already a solid deal at $15, you can get an extra $10 off with Newegg’s Mail-in-Rebate offer. More details here on that. And while not the lowest we’ve seen, you can also pick up the #1 Best Selling Powerline Kit (on Amazon), TP-LINK TL-PA4010KIT, for $30 shipped using code (current lowest) at Newegg.

802.11ac Stories January 6, 2015

MacMall offers the Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display (ME864LL/A) 2.4GHz/4GB/128GB for $999.99 shipped after mail-in rebate. Instructions and rebate information can be found here. This is a savings of $300 off the regular price and the lowest that we can currently find it. Also, keep in mind that MacMall only charges tax at the time of purchase for buyers in nine states (CA, CO, GA, IL, MN, NC, NY, TN, and WI).

It features a 2.4GHz Haswell dual-core Intel Core i5 processor and a Retina display, LED-backlit with IPS technology, an Intel Iris Graphics; 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking and up to 9 hours of battery life.

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802.11ac Stories December 22, 2014

expiredTP-LINK Archer C7 AC1750 Dual-Band Wireless AC Gigabit Router: $60 shipped (orig. $100)

Newegg offers the TP-LINK Archer C7 AC1750 Dual-Band Wireless AC Gigabit Router for $79.99. Coupon code TPLKDOD177 drops it down to $59.99 with free shipping. That’s $20 below its average selling price and within a dollar of the best price we’ve ever seen. It’s rated 3.8 out of 5 stars from 454 Amazon reviewers.

Features include:

  • Simultaneous dual band
  • Wireless speed up to 450Mbps +1300Mbps
  • 3x 5dBi dual band external antennas
  • 3x internal antennas

The Archer C7 operates over both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, ensuring amazing wireless performance. Simultaneous Dual Band offers you the flexibility of two dedicated networks – with multiple times the bandwidth for your needs. Simple tasks like sending e-mails or web browsing can be handled by the 2.4GHz band while bandwidth intensive tasks like online gaming or HD video streaming can be processed by the 5GHz band – all at the same time.

802.11ac Stories December 13, 2014

expiredAmazon Gold Box – up to 50% off TP-LINK networking gear: WiFi extenders, AC Gigabit routers, Powerline kits, more

Today only, as its Bonus Gold Box Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 50% off select TP-LINK networking gear. Prime members (free trial) will receive free 2-day shipping on all items, while non-members will have to spend at least $35 to get free standard shipping.

At the onset, there are 15 different networking products available, but we expect some of the most popular items to sell out as the day progresses.

All of our top picks are at their best prices ever:

802.11ac Stories November 24, 2014

expiredApple 27-inch iMac w/ Retina 5K display 3.5GHz/8GB/1TB + AppleCare $2,229 shipped (Reg. $2,499)

Update (11/24 9:15pm): Adorama offers the Apple 27-inch iMac w/ Retina 5k display PLUS AppleCare for $2,229 shipped. To purchase, you must have an Adorama VIP membership (free for a limited time).

B&H Photo offers the Apple 27-inch iMac w/ Retina 5K display 3.5GHz/8GB/1TB for $2,229 shipped.

This is the lowest price that we’ve seen for this iMac, beating our previous mention by $120. B&H only charges taxes at the time of purchase for New York residents. This purchase includes a free copy of Parallels Access 2.0 ($20 value).

You can pick up AppleCare for the Retina iMac for $118 (Reg. $169). The iMac with Retina 5K display has received rave reviews since its release earlier this fall.

Full specs are as follows:

802.11ac Stories November 17, 2014

Best Buy offers a Geek Squad Certified Refurbished Apple AirPort Extreme 802.11ac Wireless Base Station for $119.99 with free shipping. That’s $79 below the new retail price, $49 better than Apple’s refurbished price, and a match for lowest we have ever seen. It serves up ultrafast 802.11ac WiFi, offers USB connectivity to easily share printers and hard drives, and can be configured with the Apple AirPort mobile app.

The Geek Squad Refurbished AirPort Express is also available for $59.99, which is $15 below Apple’s refurb price, and also a match for the lowest we have ever seen. It features dual-band 802.11n connectivity for optimal performance and reduced interruptions. It also features a rear USB port for wireless printing from network-connected devices.

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802.11ac Stories November 12, 2014

expiredNetwork upgrades: Motorola SB6141 (refurb) DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem $55, ASUS RT-AC56U AC WiFi router $80

Woot! offers the refurbished Motorola SB6141 SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem for $49.99 + $5 shipping. That’s a savings of $50 off the original price before shipping, $34 better than Amazon in new condition and the lowest that we have ever seen this modem go for. Over 3,500 Amazon customers rate this cable modem 4.5/5 stars. It is compatible with most of the major internet service providers, including Comcast and Time Warner. This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a cable modem and stop paying monthly rental fees.

Additionally, Newegg has the ASUS RT-AC56U dual-band 802.11ac wireless router for $98.31 shipped. Coupon code ASUSNOV167 brings the final price down to $79.99. This is represent a savings of $50 off the original price, nearly $20 better than Amazon and the lowest that we can currently find it. It features fifth generation 802.11ac wireless capabilities, dual-band 2.4 and 5GHz connectivity and supports speeds up to 1167Mbps. Rated 3.7/5 stars by nearly 100 Amazon reviewers.

802.11ac Stories October 28, 2014

expiredD-Link DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem $60 shipped (Reg. $80), Wireless AC Router $80 shipped (orig. $120), more

(Update 10/30 1:15pm): Altatac via Rakuten offers the D-Link 802.11ac app-enabled wireless router for $49.99 shipped.

Today, we’ve got a complete home wireless setup for you to eliminate your slow speeds and modem rental fees. With more devices in our homes requiring wireless connectivity, from our thermostats to our TVs, it is important to have a quality setup to ensure your devices are not bogged down by slow speeds.

First, Amazon offers the D-Link DCM-301 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem for $59.99 shipped. This represents a savings of $20 off the regular list price and the lowest that we can currently find it. This Amazon best seller is rated 4.4/5 stars by 49 customers. The DCM-301 is rated for speeds up to 343Mbps, is IPv6 ready and is compatible with major US internet services providers such as Comcast and Time Warner. This is an excellent opportunity to save on your monthly modem rental fees, at this discounted price you’ll make back the difference in half a year if you are a Comcast customer. Learn more about DOCSIS 3.0 here.

Continue on for router deals as low as $30…

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