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Best Places to Watch Streaming Sports Online in Fall 2014 (US Open, MLB, NFL)

The 2014 World Cup is over, and unless you’re German, you’re probably deeply sad about that.

But don’t fret: 2014  has a lot more in store for streaming sports. And if you’re one of the many who have ditched their pricey cable package in favor of relying on streaming media, you can stay as involved in the games as everyone else. Here are some of the best viewing options for cord-cutters looking to get the most out of streaming sports…

Best Streaming Sports Sites of 2014

The best of streaming sports 2014: the US Open

The 2014 Tennis US Open: Best of Streaming Sports

Streaming Tennis US Open 2014

One of the next big events in the wide world of sports is the 2014 Tennis US Open, and we can’t wait to see if Rafael Nadal can repeat the magic of 2013. As recommended last year, your two best options are either to catch as much of the action as WatchESPN will broadcast (which will be a lot), or to go straight to the US Open’s website, which will be sure to cover every last moment of the final Tennis Major of the 2014 USTA season.

MLB Baseball Streaming Online

Now that we’ve just passed the All-Star Game, we have a whole other half of a season of baseball to look forward to. And with so many games going on all over the country at once, there’s only one streaming service we look to at a time like this: MLB.tv. 2400 games of MLB baseball, live or on demand. Highlights, stats, split screen, etc. all delivered in stunning HD quality. It’s everything a true baseball fan could ever want out of his or her streaming experience. Play ball!


Big news for cord-cutters who want their season-long access to every NFL game: You no longer need a DirecTV satellite to get NFL Sunday Ticket! Of course, getting NFL Sunday Ticket – the popular service which shows out-of-market games to Football fans across the country – is a little pricier for cord-cutters. Here’s the visual breakdown:

Streaming sports 2014: NFL Sunday Ticket

NFL Sunday Ticket: Streaming Sports 2014

As you can see, NFL Sunday Ticket is now available on a number of streaming devices like iPhones, iPads, and Macs. As we said, the price is a bit prohibitive, and there’s no word yet as to whether Apple users can use Airplay to stream NFL games on their TVs, but this is a big win for cord-cutters. The best way to watch NFL football is available to us and we’d argue it’s worth the cost.


Okay, admittedly, the next season of basketball a good long time from now, but in light of the recent return of Lebron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers, we couldn’t stifle our excitement. It’s never too early to get ready for the next season of hoops, so get your subscriptions in order. We recommend going the official route of NBA.com, otherwise known as NBA Game Time, where you can even watch the Summer League during the wait between regular seasons.

But it’s during the regular season when the big perks kick in, with live games, stats, recaps, and videos galore. So get your network all geared up, and let’s see what the Cavs can do with James now that he’s a little older and wiser.

Streaming MLS Soccer

Did watching the World Cup boost your love for soccer? Sick of waiting four years to watch matches? Fear not, as Major League Soccer is  in the middle of its 2014 season. The games are US-based but full of International players, so if you are an American trying to looking for some more soccer to devour after the World Cup, this will be a very easy transition. If you are a rabid “football” fan,  jump on board and get the MLS app! It is available to stream via Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, iPad, and smart phones.


Over the past ten years, UFC rose from an activity akin to backyard wrestling to one of the most popular athletic competitions in the world. This is with good reason, as a UFC match is one of the more non-stop exhilarating sporting events available on a mass scale. Even an average match garners some level of surprise, as the chance for the unexpected is always a punch or kick away. There is a limited amount of free UFC material available on the Roku app, but purchasing the monthly UFC Fight Pass can allow you access to even more content.

Extreme Sports/ Skateboarding/ Snowboarding

Like athletics but prefer your sports to be a bit more extreme and “off the wall”? Then get out your Roku and add the Transworld channel. Transworld was one of the original skateboarding resources, responsible for classic videos like Jason Dill and Anthony Van Engelen’s “Feedback”. Transworld is still a mammoth institution within the field of skateboarding, and extreme sports in general. Looking to catch up on skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, motocross, and BMX? Look no further than Transworld.

Enjoy Streaming Sports With a FlashRouter

Streaming sports is a more than acceptable alternative for watching the games live or on cable, but it’s also the sort of thing that will eat up your bandwidth.

That’s why we recommend making sure that you get ready for every upcoming season of streaming sports with a FlashRouter.

As the video above explains, a FlashRouter harnesses the power, speed, and versatility of some of the best routers on the market and amplifies it by flashing these devices with replacement firmwares like DD-WRT or Tomato. Using a DD-WRT or Tomato FlashRouter, you can access advanced security options, extend your wireless range, and even control how your bandwidth is allocated, which is quite useful for HQ sports streaming.

Better yet, if you want to be able to stream your favorite sports from anywhere in the world without dealing with geographical web restrictions, and you’re subscribed to a VPN on our supported provider list like IPVanish or HideMyAss we can send your FlashRouter with your VPN information fully installed. No tricky installation procedures for you. Let us handle the grunt work.

Best FlashRouters for Streaming Sports

We hate to play favorites around here. You could pick any router on our line to significantly improve your network experience and bandwidth controls. There are a couple of handy best-of lists (Best DD-WRT Routers of 2014, and the Best-Selling Routers of 2014) that are absolutely worth a look if you want to get a sense of the variety we offer.

So, while acknowledging that there are no bad choices at FlashRouters.com, the very first place we’d direct you is to the Netgear R7000 AC1900 DD-WRT FlashRouter. This is the router you go to if you simply want the best of the best; the fastest speeds, the most processing power… basically, the works.

A very small step down from that would be the Netgear R6300 V2 DD-WRT FlashRouter, which just so happens to be featured on our Summer Blowout Sale *wink, wink* and is one of our top-performing devices.

But if you’re not aiming for such an intense network overhaul, and you’d just like to improve your wireless power for the sake of quality streaming sports, you can’t go wrong with the simple, elegant performance of a Linksys E2500 Tomato FlashRouter. It’s a superlative device at an economical price.

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FlashRouters Summer Blowout Special

Don’t you hate it when you are outside at a BBQ or tiki party trying to show someone a YouTube video on your phone and it just churns and churns and churns? Around here, we call this syndrome “Router Blindness”.

Symptoms of Router Blindness include yelling at your stupid phone, throwing your laptop against the floor, banging of desktops in hopes they will perform better and promises that when Monday comes around, you are headed to the cell phone store to show them what a piece of junk they gave you.
But when Monday arrives and you show up there, it magically works perfectly. Wonder why? Because in the store they have the right router, networking equipment, and WiFi equipment to give you full coverage. They have optimized the WiFi in their store so why wouldn’t you do the same thing in your home where you are ACTUALLY using the device.

We just so happened to make a fun little video about routers in need of retirement that shows you the essence of a FlashRouter upgrade.

When Is it Time To Upgrade Your Wireless Router?

If any of your devices, from computers, to tablets, phones, streaming players or SmartTVs, are performing more slowly or unreliably than you believe they should, the problem may not be with the device itself.

Issues such as excessive buffering and Internet service provider throttling on streaming services like Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Instant Prime can often be corrected or limited. So before you ditch an under-performing phone or other device for the latest model, take a look at your wireless router as it may in fact be the source of your woes.

FlashRouter Summer Blowout Specials

Summer Router Blowout Special - DDWRT & VPN Routers from FlashRouters

As always, these devices will include all the perks associated with a FlashRouter: pre-installed open-source firmware for improved performance, stability, and security options, free expert US-based tech support, and a complete open-source firmware warranty. All at a fraction of the regular price, while supplies last.

Our summer clearance is the ideal time to bring your home or office network truly up to speed. Enjoy a heightened sense of security and finally get coverage to previous WiFi dead zones in your home. Taking control of your wireless network provides the opportunity to feel the real potential of your gadget investments.

Summer Blowout FlashRouters include:

FlashRouters installs or “flashes” open source firmware on popular router models to increase functionality, stability, speed, and security. Open source firmware removes bugs, security vulnerabilities, and networking back-doors. Proprietary manufacturer firmware that does not allow for public vetting of source code may leave a router open to hackers or other malicious parties. Advanced routing modes are also limited in stock firmware. Open source upgrades unlock an array of enterprise level features, like wireless extender modes and VPN connectivity options.

We only have limited stock of these models and there will be no restocking or rain checks so grab them while you can!

The Future in Now in Wireless Router Tech

Best WiFi DD-WRT Router of 2014 - Netgear R7000 Nighthawk OpenVPN OpenSource VPN

The Netgear R7000 Nighthawk DD-WRT FlashRouter

On the high-end performance spectrum, breakthrough Wireless-AC technology implemented on models such as the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk and Asus RT-AC68U offer superior processing and wireless power to handle any download, streaming, or networking task thrown at them. Combined with open source firmware, these devices provide a future-proofing solution for all wireless and HD streaming needs as wireless technologies are implemented throughout our homes, appliances, cars, and  wearable technologies like Google Glass, Jawbones & Fitbits.

So whether you are looking for a high end upgrade to give your home or office network a speed and security beef-up, or are looking to get a taste of the latest open source technology, now is the time to revitalize your network with a FlashRouter!


How to Use Bandwidth Monitoring Controls & Access Restrictions with a TomatoUSB Router

Last week, we explained how users can get the most out of their DD-WRT router setups by using bandwidth monitoring tools. Now, we will explain how you can do the same using a TomatoUSB router setup.

As mentioned previously, bandwidth monitoring is very important for those with limited home and Internet plans, where going over a bandwidth limit can result in some rather unwanted situations. Streaming high quality movies, playing games on online networks, and engaging in video conference programs like Skype can eat up a lot of data, causing the bandwidth limit to be broken. This is where bandwidth monitoring comes into play, allowing for users to control and limit the bandwidth of devices, keeping free of any issues that would arise with going over the limit.

The Advantage of Using a TomatoUSB Router

TomatoUSB is a router firmware which boosts a router’s functionality, offering advantages like the ability to use two OpenVPN client connections. In regards to OpenVPN, there is a much higher success rate using TomatoUSB compared to other firmwares.

TomatoUSB also offers a very user-friendly graphic user interface that many FlashRouters customers find preferable over DD-WRT. Within this GUI, there are visual add-ons such as a map of connected Ethernet devices, which add to the user-friendly nature of the program.

Devices available from FlashRouters with Tomato router firmware already installed are commonly used for bandwidth monitoring for individual homes, offices or by apartment complex managers. The most popular bandwidth managing devices include the ever-popular, well-reviewed Asus RT-N66U and the economy model Cisco Linksys E2500.

How To Use Bandwidth Monitoring with TomatoUSB

How To View Tomato Monitoring

Access Tomato Bandwidth Monitoring

Once you have a TomatoUSB router, bandwidth monitoring options can be accessed by:

  1. Entering your router IP address in any browser (i.e.
  2. Log in with your router administration credentials.
  3. Click  Bandwidth Monitoring.

Now you will be able to see the activity of your entire network in Real-Time, over the last 24 hours, daily, weekly, and monthly. At the top of the graph, you can see all of the interfaces that Tomato is monitoring. The first WAN (vlan1) is traffic between your router and everything outside of your LAN. WL (eth1) is the wireless traffic inside of your LAN, while br0 shows both the wireless and wired connections to the router. eth0 depicts all wired traffic from the router. Lastly, vlan0 shows traffic within the LAN and to the Internet.

Tomato Bandwidth Monitoring Real Time

Tomato Bandwidth Monitoring in Real-Time

You can also view the bandwidth use of the IPs on your network by selecting IP Traffic from the side-bar. Like the Bandwidth section, there are several options for the time span the graphs can cover:

View IP Traffic In Tomato

Viewing the graphs from the Real-Time IP Traffic monitoring, you can see the activity from specific devices within your network:

Tomato IP Traffic Monitoring

Setting Up Access Restrictions within TomatoUSB

Now that you are able to view the traffic going in and out of your network, it will be easy to spot any IPs that are hogging bandwidth and possibly slowing down your connection.

Applying Access Restrictions (another option on the side-bar) is a way to set rules for bandwidth hogs, setting a duration for when specific devices can be blocked from certain sites. If your son’s high quality Netflix streaming is affecting your Monday Night Football on WatchESPN, you can set an Access Restriction on Monday night from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM for Netflix on the specific IP of his laptop.

Tomato Monitoring Access RestrictionAs you can see from the above image, the process for setting access restrictions on Tomato is very user friendly.

To block a specific device from access to the router, the only information you would need to know is the IP or MAC Address. You could block all Internet access for the router for a dedicated time, if say, you would like no Internet access after 10pm, by clicking “Block All Internet Access”. Or you could block specific sites, as mentioned above. This is as simple as entering the site URL in the HTTP Request field.

Tomato Access Restrictions

Best Routers for TomatoUSB Bandwidth Monitoring

FlashRouters has many routers flashed for TomatoUSB use. These include high powered models like the Asus RT-AC66U, perfect for any multi-level home.

Top Neflix HD Router- Asus Tomato RT-AC66U - Best Tomato Wireless Router 2014

Asus Tomato RT-AC66U

There are also several high performing, well rated mid-range routers like the Netgear WNR3500L and the classic Asus RT-N16. For smaller homes, the Cisco Linksys E1200 V2 is an economy model might be just what the network doctor ordered.


Top Streaming Summer TV Series & Where to Stream Them

Summer time used to mean an extended break from original TV programming. This is no longer the case.

Now that streaming TV has become mainstream, and networks no longer need to rely upon old-fashioned scheduling systems, our summer watch-lists will keep growing and growing.

So with that in mind, here is a look at the best streaming summer TV of 2014, and a lesson in how you can stream any of these shows, no matter where in the world you happen to be!

Best New Streaming TV Shows Summer of 2014


Watch The Leftovers on HBO GO (Summer TV)

The Leftovers – Streaming Summer TV on HBO Go

The Leftovers  - Let’s start with a couple of new ones from HBO. After all, they’re working very hard to promote this one: cryptic trailers, posters, and commercials have abounded for these last few months. Though we’d like to think we’re not too susceptible to aggressive ad campaigns, the pedigree behind The Leftovers makes it pretty irresistible: author Tom Perrotta (Election, Little Children) and Damon Lindelof (Lost) as co-creators, a cast that includes Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, and Christopher Eccleston, and a pilot directed by Peter Berg. That the story – about a town of people that are left behind after a global rapture – is genuinely intriguing is just a bonus.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver - Here’s one that hit the ground running: though Last Week Tonight with John Oliver shares a lot with Mr. Oliver’s old stomping grounds (The Daily Show), this show has consistently been an attention-getter since its recent debut, thanks to insightful, hilarious commentary, and HBO’s willingness to achieve virality by releasing these shows online. Don’t be one of the few who misses out.

Showtime on Demand

Masters of Sex (Season 2) - One of the best surprises of the past TV season has quickly returned. We won’t spoil it for you if you haven’t caught up on the first season, but Masters of Sex has thus far proven itself to be a remarkably poignant examination of the lives of those who pioneered studies on sexual science during a not-so-forgiving time. It’s also a great showcase for terrific performances from Lizzy Caplan, Allison Janney, Beau Bridges, and especially Martin Sheen as the deeply repressed doctor Bill Masters.

Penny Dreadful - Admittedly, this one just wrapped up its first season, but the beauty of Showtime on Demand is that you can call these episodes up and watch ‘em all in a row. Ah, binge-streaming. Anyway, this twisted, macabre series weaves together some of history’s most iconic villains, and has some terrific actors who are no strangers to acting malevolent on hand (Eva Green, Timothy Dalton) to assist in carrying the premise.


BoJack Horseman - Netflix has proved to be a strong competitor to not only programming offered by basic cable channels, but to the giants of HBO and Showtime as well (like 2014 seasons 2′s of political thriller House of Cards or prison dramedy Orange is the New BlackBoJack Horseman is Netflix’s latest venture into original programming, an adult-oriented animated series about a drunk horse (Will Arnett), his feline ex-girlfriend (Amy Sedaris), and human best friend (Aaron Paul). While BoJack has a promising cast, adult oriented cartoons seem to either be great or… not so great. Will the show develop a cult following à la The Life and Times of Tim or disappear from the public consciousness like Comedy Central’s Lil’ Bush? Start streaming on August 22nd to find out!

Hulu Plus

Nathan for You (Season 2) - Maybe you didn’t catch Nathan for You‘s first season, which featured series star Nathan Fielder offering horrendous marketing advice to businesses, but you’ve surely heard about “Dumb Starbucks”; that’s Fielder. We recommend catching up on the first season, but we’re mostly psyched to see what kind of demented stunts this true original has up his sleeve in season two.


Crackle's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Crackle Streaming Summer TV

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee - Simple in title and execution, Jerry Seinfeld”s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is basically a visual podcast. All you need to know is in that title: Jerry Seinfeld picks up a famous comedian friend in a new car that they get to try out for the day, then they go get some coffee. Maybe you don’t need to see every last one, but when the guest is good (Louis CK, Patton Oswalt, Todd Barry), it’s a joy to watch.

Channel 4 UK- 4oD

8 Out of 10 Cats - Of course, not all of the best summer shows will be coming from US-based channels and streaming services. The UK will be offering some interesting programming as well, including Channel 4′s 8 Out of 10 Cats, which includes British comedian Jimmy Carr hosting a panel based on opinion polls. If you would like to see a group of British comics bicker over UFOs, Reincarnation, Justin Bieber, and Star Wars, look no further than Channel 4 on Demand.

Watch the Best Streaming Summer TV From Anywhere With a VPN


Of course, if you’re in a country that doesn’t offer HBO Go, Showtime on Demand, 4oD, Hulu Plus, Crackle, or even Netflix, you might think you have to pull some pretty complicated tricks to enjoy the shows mentioned above. But don’t worry: watching these shows from outside of the US (or UK, for 4oD’s sake) is easier than you’d think.

All you need to do is subscribe to a VPN. A VPN service, or Virtual Private Network service, is a subscription-based service that serves the dual purpose of protecting your valuable online information and allowing you to access geographically restricted material on the web.

Want to watch Netflix from China? Log in to your VPN, and pick a US-based IP address, effectively tricking your computer into believing it’s in America. Same trick applies if you’re in the US and want to watch British web programming. Log in and pick a server in the country that suits you.

We here at FlashRouters are affiliated with an increasingly lengthy list of VPN service providers. Some of the most popular VPN providers include CyberGhost, PrivateInternetAccess, SaferVPN, and IPVanish. However, there are many VPNs that can be supported by FlashRouters. That said, any VPN on our official supported provider list will be able to provide you with the IP addresses you so desire.

If you are looking to check out Hulu programs like Nathan For You from abroad, your best bet would be to subscribe to a SmartDNS service like Smart DNS Proxy, as Hulu has been cracking down on VPN use for several months now. SmartDNS is an alternative to VPN that does not provide the added security, but can allow you to unblock specific programming.

Get a VPN-Friendly FlashRouter!

IPVanish VPN Dual Router Setup Image

Streaming Summer TVwith the IPVanish FlashRouter Dual Router Setup

But wait, don’t go running off to subscribe to a VPN just yet! If you’re going to want to have the most fluid VPN experience imaginable, then you’ll need a FlashRouter.

At FlashRouters, we are committed to offering routers to our customers that excel in every conceivable way. That’s why we take already powerful devices and replace their stock firmware with DD-WRT or Tomato firmware. These replacement firmwares boost a routers functionality, power, speed, versatility, and on and on.

And if that was all we had to offer, it would be enough to recommend a FlashRouter, but a FlashRouter is also a tremendously handy device for VPN users. Subscribe to any VPN on our supported provider list, and your FlashRouter will arrive, ready to work with your VPN right out of the box! No tricky installation processes are needed when you have a FlashRouter on your side.

Better yet, hold on to your old router, and try out our popular dual router setup, which allows you to have a dedicated VPN router and a dedicated local router that you can easily switch between.

There’s no way to go wrong if you’re ordering a FlashRouter, but we’d recommend checking out our recent Best DD-WRT Routers of 2014 list. Or maybe our best-sellers of 2014 (so far) list has just the right router for you on it. Though we hate to play favorites, we have to admit that the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk DD-WRT FlashRouter is gaining us new fans all of the time, and with a 1 GHz Broadcom CPU and 1900 Mbps Wireless-AC speeds, it’s easy to see why. The Asus RT-AC66U DD-WRT FlashRouter is another powerful router that frequently tops our best sellers lists. If you are looking for more of an economy model, the Netgear WNDR3700 provides solid Wireless-N speeds with a 680 MHz processor for less than $200.

Did we miss something? what’s your favorite summer show? Leave a comment or shout us at on Twitter or Facebook.


DD-WRT Router Benefits & Advantages #6: Bandwidth Monitoring Tools

DD-WRT Bandwidth Monitoring

Bandwidth Monitoring with DD-WRT

For those without unlimited mobile or home internet plans, being able to track your bandwidth usage is crucial if you want to avoid exceeding your limit. It’s not always the easiest thing to do: certain websites, games, and other activities can end up eating much more of your data than you realize.

However, with the right router and firmware, you can monitor your bandwidth and keep yourself within the restrictions of your plan.

Finding a Router with Advanced Bandwidth Monitoring

The first step towards advanced bandwidth monitoring is finding a router flashed with DD-WRT firmware. DD-WRT firmware boosts the functionality of routers in many important ways, including VPN integration and WiFi HotSpot capabilities. And fitting with the theme of the post, this replacement firmware also enables you to monitor your bandwidth usage.

If you are looking for a place to find these devices, FlashRouters has many DD-WRT routers that fit this purpose. Some of our most popular routers that can be easily used for bandwidth monitoring with DD-WRT include the high-powered 800 MHz processor-equipped Asus RT-AC68U and the high-selling economy Dual Band Netgear WNDR4000.

How to Monitor Monthly Bandwidth with DD-WRT

Once you’ve got your DD-WRT router connected as your network gateway, you can access the active DD-WRT bandwidth monitoring options by:

  1. Browse to the DD-WRT’s GUI (Graphic User Interface) by entering your router IP address in any browser (i.e.
  2. Log in with your router administration credentials. By default, DD-WRT uses username: root  & password: admin. If you have a FlashRouter, the altered password will be included in your setup guide.
  3. Click Status tab → WAN.

Here you will find a day by day and monthly total of traffic like so.

How To Monitor Internet Traffic on Router - Daily-Monthly

Struggling with some sluggishness in your network? You may want to check on the amount of capacity individual users are using.

Click Status tab → LAN an active client list will appear.


If someone is being a network hog or you see a device you are unfamiliar with, just click the Trash can icon next to the user to remove his WiFi network lease. A WiFi network lease is the amount of time required between a user or device having to reenter credentials. This prevents the assignment pool of the router from being overloaded by giving connections perpetually to your friend’s kids or your visiting relatives.

How to Monitor Individual Network Segments with DD-WRT

For more in-depth Internet speed logging, visit the Status tab → Bandwidth tab. You have now arrived in the powerful live Bandwidth monitoring section in DD-WRT, but here’s a little insight to this basics of what it all means.

Under Bandwidth, there will be some instantly visible real-time graphs corresponding to the different Internet sharing segments of your router from the wireless antennas to the wired ports you should see a real time view including “WAN (vlan1)”, “WL (eth1)”, ”br0″, “eth0″, and “vlan0″.

DD-WRT Segment Bandwidth Monitoring

Each of these tabs is telling you something about one kind of traffic coming in or going out of your router.

If your router is hardwired to your modem and you want to know what traffic is like on the WAN/Broadband connection, “WAN (vlan1)” is the segment to watch. For Wi-Fi traffic with the “WL (eth1)” tab, which is particularly useful if you suspect you’re not the only one using your WiFi network when you should be. If you have a dual band router, you might see another WL.

“br0″ is essentially a connection between the WAN and LAN ports and therefore shows you the total transfer speeds over the router. “etho” covers all of the local ports and the WAN port with the internet traffic. Lastly, “vlan0″ offers a look at the hardwired ports, Internet traffic, and internal traffic, allowing you to get a good sense of what’s going on from within and without of your router’s network.

Depending on your router, these names might vary slightly but as you can see the amount of segments you can monitor right out of the box is very impressive. Between live bandwidth monitoring, user connection info and management, and daily and monthly upload and download traffic, you can catch just a glimpse of what DD-WRT adds.

Additional Benefits & Advantages of DD-WRT Firmware

Need more reason to get a DD-WRT router? Here are a few other popular features upgraded, enhanced or only available with DD-WRT open-source firmware.

  • Advanced Access Restrictions – Site Blocking, User Blocking/Limitations, Time-Based restrictions

Ready to take control of your network back? Make sure to visit the ever-popular Best DD-WRT Routers of 2014 list to find a truly secure and powerful network centerpiece for you and your network monitoring desires.

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