Staples Connect is a reliable, easy-to-use platform, and the new D-Link hub is undeniably better than the original. If you already own devices that'll work with it, the new hub makes a lot of sense, but if you're starting your smart home from scratch, consider waiting to see what happens with Apple HomeKit and SmartThings 2.0.
D-Link shows that it's taking home automation seriously at CES 2015 with a new $80 hub and an assortment of compatible accessories.
Though fast, the D-Link DHP-701AV power-line adapter kit is only slightly faster than less-expensive alternatives. Skip it for now and go with something cheaper.
The Boxee Box by D-Link has some innovative design choices and a promising user interface, but mainstream content is mostly missing in action until future firmware updates are available.
D-Link seems to be channeling Belkin WeMo with its new $120 Wi-Fi camera and optional bundled accessories.
D-Link needs to partner with IFTTT and fix performance inconsistencies to match the versatility and convenience of Belkin's WeMo Switch and WeMo Insight Switch.
D-Link is at CES 2016 with its first Unified Wi-Fi Home Network Kit, which includes a AC4200 router and a AC1300 extender. It's expected to cost $370.
D-Link's latest family of home routers, the EXO, includes two stylish AC1900 and AC1750 routers, the DIR-876 and DIR-869, coming later this year.
D-Link announces the availability of the DIR-885L/R which intends to be its answer to Asus' RT-AC88U. The new router boasts radical design and advanced features for the cost of $280.
The DGL-5500 has a lot of potential, but for now isn't worth its high price.