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Best wireless routers of 2014

CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.

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D-Link DIR-865L Wireless AC 1750 Dual Band Cloud Router

The D-Link DIR-865L Wireless AC 1750 Dual Band Cloud Router makes a decent investment thanks to its cloud-based features, support for 802.11ac, and good performance on the 5GHz band.

July 31, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating July 31, 2012
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Buffalo AirStation AC1300 / N900 Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router WZR-D1800H

The Buffalo AirStation AC1300 / N900 Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router WZR-D1800H offers great value by adding support for 802.11ac on top of a high-end N900 router without increasing the price. However, the router doesn't have enough appeal for those who just need simple, low-budget wireless home networking.

May 23, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 23, 2012
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Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Router (R7000)

The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.

October 1, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 1, 2013
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Linksys EA6500 Smart Wi-Fi Router AC 1750 HD Video Pro

With the latest firmware, the Linksys EA6500 makes a decent contender among the handful of its peers.

October 15, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating October 15, 2012
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Broadcom unveils new 5G Wi-Fi chips for PCs, tablets, phones

Designed for 802.11ac wireless, the new 5G chips are being targeted for entry-level devices.

By May 23, 2013

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Broadcom unveils new 802.11ac chips designed for significantly better Wi-Fi experiece

At CES 2014, Broadcom announces two new 5G WiFi system-on-a-chips (SoCs) designed to deliver range and speed while using less power from the host device's CPU.

By January 6, 2014

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5G Wi-Fi (802.11ac) explained: It's cool

CNET editor Dong Ngo spills the beans on what you should know about the next generation of Wi-Fi standard, 802.11ac, and how it would change your wireless network.

By May 18, 2012

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Networking buying guide

Shopping for your home network? This buying guide will keep you connected with the best options.

By November 27, 2013

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Samsung: We'll get you 5G wireless by 2020

The electronics maker says it has developed the "world's first" adaptive array transceiver, boding well for connections speeds far superior to those of today's 4G networks.

By May 13, 2013

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So, what's new? Comparing the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5

Now that Apple unveiled the iPhone 5 last week, CNET stacks it up against its predecessor, the iPhone 4S, and compares its newest features.

By September 18, 2012