Arthur C. Clarke’s 3rd law states that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. I suspect Arthur might have felt somewhat vindicated if he ever played with NETGEAR’s powerline ethernet kits. There’s something uncanny about having a router work with one missing wire. I expected someone in a bad suit to run in and pass a metal hoop over the router to prove it wasn’t connected to a network.
I may finally have found something that competes with a modded XBox 1 for home video/audio streaming. Netgear’s new EVA8000 sports HDMI and Component outputs, and can spit out 1080p. It comes with a wireless setup, but I’m thinking you’ll need to use standard wired ethernet to stream full 1080p. Fine by me, because then […]