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3 Wi-Fi extenders that are on sale this weekend

If the Wi-Fi in your home is spotty or doesn't reach as far as you'd like, a simple additional gadget usually does the trick. These little tech marvels are called "extenders." They boost or extend your wireless network coverage as far as possible.

Extenders work best if they are the same brand as your router. This way, you know that they are compatible and have been tested by the manufacturer.

To make your shopping easy, we've rounded up our three favorites and then provided links to Amazon.com where you can buy it right on the spot.

1.  Linksys RE6500 WiFi Range Extender

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Linksys claims this extender with high-gain antennas can extend your home's wireless coverage area up to 10,000 square feet and get rid of dead zones. Think of this: Wi-Fi on the back patio or bedrooms. It has a slew of important features such as running AC technology, for speeds three times faster than wireless-N. It also runs on dual-bands simultaneously.

Bonus fun feature: This extender has an audio input jack so you can connect a stereo or speaker system to wirelessly stream music.

• Regular price: $140
• Sale price: $110
Click here to learn more and buy it now.

2.  NETGEAR EX6200 WiFi Range Extender

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This is a good extender that has high-gain antennas for maximum Wi-Fi coverage. If you need to connect a few computers, gaming systems or other wired device to the extender, this one has you covered. There are five gigabit Ethernet ports on board.

Netgear’s known for their “Fast Lane Technology.” This is marketing speak for using two Wi-Fi bands to create one super fast connection. If you are streaming movies or playing HD games, it just works.

• Regular price: $100
• Sale price: $90
Click here to learn more and buy it now.

3.  D-Link DAP-1650 WiFi Range Extender

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This is a solid extender that like the others, works on the latest 802.11 AC wireless connectivity. If you need any hard connections, there are four gigabit Ethernet ports on board.

What sets this extender apart is that it’s probably the easiest to set up. Just push a button. When you want to get more into the configurations, there is an app that works on Android and iOS phones or tablets. In case you need it, this can also serve as a media bridge.

• Regular price: $90
• Sale price: $60
Click here to learn more and buy it now.

 Stop getting frustrated by spotty Wi-Fi. Head over to Amazon today for the full list and pick out the extender that is best for you.

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