CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
Generous touches, such as bundled cables and a lifetime warranty, put the D-Link at the head of the cable/DSL router pack.
The Verizon Wireless USB760 modem offers great connection speeds and coverage, and it doubles as a storage device. However, its rigid, nonswivel design makes it difficult to use in tight situations.
Verizon's LG VL600 LTE USB Modem offers arguably the fastest mobile Internet access solution for those who can afford Verizon's data plans.
The Clear 4G+ Mobile Series S USB modem makes a great Internet connection for anyone who lives in an area where Clear's 4G coverage is available.
The Internet Phone Wizard lets you place Net phone calls to real phones without too many special codes. Did we mention free national long distance?
If you're looking to upgrade your existing cable-Internet-based home network, or start anew, the Motorola SBG6782-AC is currently the most complete and advanced all-in-one modem-router combo you can get. Non-cable users need not apply.
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.
Capable of playing tracks from networked PCs, the Internet, USB-connected drives, certain MP3 players, and an optional internal hard drive, the D-Link DSM-120 is the most versatile digital audio receiver in its price range.
D-Link's DI-808HV is a great way to offer a secure VPN connection to your office when you're on the road.
The DWP-2100AP is the fastest Wi-Fi access point we've tested, but its convoluted setup guide and manual mean networking newbies need not apply.