I do so love being a Geek Dad. We get to talk about so many fun things and play with cool stuff. Over at Geek Dads Weekly Daniel, Greg and I talked about the results of a survey: The Linksys “Confessions of a Geek Dad” Survey; conducted by Answers Research on behalf of Cisco Home Networking in December 2011; survey of 590 men ages 25-54 with children ages 17 and under. We were not participants int eh survey but we sure should have been. We chatted about the answers to the survey on this past week’s show and Daniel posted the episode to Youtube.

Now, a big part of being a Geek Dad is technology and Cisco and Linksys have some really cool tech for a family that is becoming increasingly more dependent upon wireless. We have wireless laptops, iPads, a Nintendo Wii, Kodak Wireless Printer, Sony Blu-Ray player and are thinking about a wireless TV. In order to be able to take advantage of all of those devices you need to have a good router. I was sent a Linksys E4200 Dual-Band N Router to review and lucky for you, I have one to give away!

You may notice that in the Geek Dads episode my video drops out about ten minutes in. This is because we have so many devices on one router that hasn’t been able to handle everything. It could mean that I need a range extender like the Linksys Range Extender. Even when I turn off nearly everything on the network I still had trouble. So, I’m very excited to use the new Linksys E4200 Dual-Band N Router. There are so many cool features for this device.

  • Wireless N – Built with leading 802.11n technology for top performance and range.
  • Broad Compatibility – Works seamlessly with all a/b/g/n Wi-Fi devices
  • Simultaneous Dual-Band 2.4 + 5 GHz – Double the network bandwith to avoid interference and maximize throughout
  • Maximum Speed – Up to 300 + 450 Mbps – Ultra fast transfer rates for a premium networking experience
  • Maximum Range – Full 3X3 MIMO antenna array for optimal coverage and reliability
  • SpeedBoost – Increases signal strength across greater distances for added in-home mobility
  • Advanced Security – WPA/WPA2 encryption and SPI firewall to help keep your network protected
  • Gigabit Ethernet Ports – Four 10/100/1000 ports to connect wired devices at speeds 10X faster than Ethernet
  • USB Port – Add a range of devices such as storage and printers to share across your network
  • UPnP Media Server – Seamlessly streem media files across your network
  • Quality of Service -Traffic prioritization technology delivers smooth performance for music, voice and video.
  • IPv6 Enabled – Supports the latest Internet Protocol technology to future-proof your network

So, how can you win a Linksys E4200 Dual-Band N Router? Enter below.


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Disclosure: I received a Linksys E4200 Dual-Band Router to review and to give away. Opions are 100% my own.

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17 Responses to “Giveaway: This Geek Dad Loves Linksys E4200”

  1. Vickie Couturier says:

    ugh,,dont like being first,,,they usually dont win,but here goes,I have one wireless connected to my computer

    vlbelk(at)Hotmail.com

  2. Dad of Divas says:

    I have about 4 devices in the home that would run off a wireless hub like this!
    Look at what Dad of Divas wrote blog post ..Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked #Giveaway

  3. Melissa B. says:

    Great giveaway!

  4. Justin says:

    I believe we’ve got 9 wireless devices on our network! Not always connected all at once, but yeah, I think it’s 9…
    Look at what Justin wrote blog post ..Dave Mustaine of Megadeth
    Tsongas Center – Lowell,…

  5. Robin Y. says:

    We have 10 devices that run on our little old router.

  6. Tim B says:

    5 devices on our wireless network

  7. jeremy says:

    Depends, usually one but then there is also mine and the wife’s smartphones. So 3 total.

  8. Oanh says:

    I have five devices using the wireless connection.

  9. Ada Miller says:

    We have 3 devices connected on our network which are 2 laptops & 1 tablet which is always on. We bought the cheapest router we could get a few years ago. It has done the trick,but we have had our fair share of troubles too. Oh wait I about forgot our neighbor sometimes connects his lap top to our connection,so make that 4,but not at all times. Thanks for the giveaway!

  10. Crissy D. says:

    We have 6 devices that are connected wirelessly

  11. Mindy S says:

    We have three wireless devices in our home.

  12. april yedinak says:

    3

  13. Jen redding says:

    We have 6 wireless devices running on our network

  14. Naomi says:

    three computers, two iPhone 4 and an old 1st gen iPhone that my daughter uses, plus everyone’s iPads (mine with a shattered screen courtesy of my 4 year old). I’m thinking about ditching cable for streaming media soon, too.

  15. Anna says:

    I guess that I am the least geeky person in my family, my kids are using more tech than I do! :)
    Look at what Anna wrote blog post ..Cosmetic Dentistry – and why you hear more about it nowadays

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