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BearExtender today announced the availability of the BearExtender Turbo (US$79.97, special launch pricing on Amazon of $69.97), which is a high-speed USB WiFi adapter for Mac that operates at up to 867 Mbps on the 5 Ghz 802.11ac band. While only 2013 model MacBook Airs, MacBook Pros and iMacs come...

December 13th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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There's nothing worse for an internet power user than a weak WiFi signal. Maybe a bear attack, but if you're safely near WiFi, bear attacks shouldn't be a problem. But thanks to BearExender's two new WiFi signal extenders, you can attack your weak WiFi signal problems with the metaphorical power o...

August 1st 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Stop worrying: BearExtender is not in the business of enabling the bear population, but rather WiFi signal strengthening. The company's two latest products -- the BearExtender 1200 and BearExtender Turbo (how's that for a name?) -- offer that service in two different flavors. The 1200 is a much st...

August 1st 2013 at 11:47am 0 Comments
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Just before I headed out of San Francisco at the end of Macworld | iWorld last week, I met up with a few of the guys from BearExtender, who make an impressive product that will boost the Wi-Fi signal coming into your Mac. The guys were in San Francisco to show off the BearExtender Mini, which will...

February 1st 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Signal. You can never get enough signal. Got full bars on your laptop? Something will come up, cause you to move, and then you'll be down to three, and then two, and before you know it your downloads will be failing and you'll be holding your device up and waving it around, hoping the fickle gods M...

December 10th 2010 at 11:53am 0 Comments
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At the TUAW booth on the Macworld show floor the other week, I was fortunate enough to interview Roland Saekow, the developer of the BearExtender n3, a product that replaces your Airport card giving any wireless network a much wider wireless range. The best part is that is sells for US $49.97, abou...

February 22nd 2010 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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We've seen a few WiFi extenders in our day, but the BearExtender n3 has a few critical advantages over the rest: it's cheap, effective, and, uh, legal. The $45 external WiFi adapter for Macs was developed by Roland Saekow, a Berkeley grad who wanted access to the campus "Airbears" network from wher...

January 18th 2010 at 1:02pm 0 Comments