I remember when a modem was pretty much all you needed to connect to the internet. Well, a modem and possibly some earplugs so that the static-y screech of it connecting didn’t drive you crazy.
The reviewer has received the Linksys WRT3200ACM for free.
Now, though, internet connectivity is a little more complex as you’re likely using your ‘net for more than hoping to hear the “You’ve Got Mail” sound bite or dialing into a BBS. (Yes, I just went way old school on you.)