NETGEAR Genie App Makes any Printer AirPrint-Compatible

           NETGEAR Genie App Makes any Printer AirPrint-Compatible

New Upgrade to NETGEAR Genie App enables iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch Users to
Print to Any Printer

PR Newswire

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 7, 2012

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR),
a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers,
businesses and service providers, today announced the release of a new NETGEAR
Genie® App upgrade that enables printing from an Apple® iPhone®, iPad® and
iPod touch® to any networked or USB printer. With the NETGEAR Genie App
upgrade, iOS device users are no longer restricted to a narrow range of
AirPrint-compatible printers. The NETGEAR Genie App upgrade dramatically
overcomes previous AirPrint compatibility limitations to give users the
freedom to print to any USB or networked printer.

The NETGEAR Genie, available for PCs and MACs, provides a home network
dashboard that enables consumers to monitor, connect, and control their home
networks and also diagnose and automatically fix network connectivity issues.
Now, with this upgrade, the NETGEAR Genie App also renders any printer
AirPrint-compatible, whether connected wirelessly to the home network,
USB-connected to a PC, or connected through a USB port to a NETGEAR
ReadySHARE® print-capable router. While a PC or a Mac is on, the NETGEAR Genie
App enables printing from iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices on the same

"Before today to print from an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch the user needs to
buy a new AirPrint-compatible printer," said Sandeep Harpalani, senior product
line manager at NETGEAR. "Now, with the NETGEAR Genie App upgrade, you can
simply print to your current printer at home from your iPhone, iPad and iPod
touch as you do from your PC and MAC."

Pricing and Availability
The Windows OS and Mac OS NETGEAR Genie App upgrade is now available for
download at no charge on NETGEAR Genie is also available to
download for iPad, iPhone, Android Smartphones and tablets from the Apple
store and Google Play store.

More Information
To learn more about the NETGEAR Genie App, please visit

About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers
innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For
consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy to use home
networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the
Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides
networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of
big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail proven,
whole home solutions for their customers. NETGEAR products are built on a
variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and Powerline, with
a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in
approximately 29,000 retail locations around the globe, and through
approximately 41,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in
San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in 25 countries. NETGEAR is an
ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available at
http://www.NETGEAR.comor by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at

© 2012 NETGEAR, Inc. NETGEAR, the NETGEAR logo, and NETGEAR Genie are
trademarks or registered trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc. in the United States
and/or other countries. AirPrint is a trademark of Apple, Inc. iPad, iPhone,
and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the United States
and other countries. Information is subject to change without notice. All
rights reserved.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995 for NETGEAR, Inc.: This press release contains forward-looking statements
within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. Specifically, statements concerning NETGEAR's business and the expected
performance characteristics, specifications, reliability, market acceptance,
market growth, specific uses, user feedback and market position of NETGEAR's
products and technology are forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Safe Harbor. These statements are based on management's current
expectations and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including,
without limitation, the following: the actual price, performance and ease of
use of NETGEAR's products may not meet the price, performance and ease of use
requirements of customers; product performance may be adversely affected by
real world operating conditions; failure of products may under certain
circumstances cause permanent loss of end user data; new viruses or Internet
threats may develop that challenge the effectiveness of security features in
NETGEAR's products; the ability of NETGEAR to market and sell its products and
technology; the impact and pricing of competing products; and the introduction
of alternative technological solutions. Further information on potential risk
factors that could affect NETGEAR and its business are detailed in the
Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
including, but not limited to, those risks and uncertainties listed in the
section entitled

"Part I - Item 1A. Risk Factors," pages 11 through 33, in the Company's annual
report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, filed with
the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 29, 2012. NETGEAR
undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any
forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect events or circumstances
after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.


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