CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
The Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter faces some serious competition in the form of the Chromecast and Roku sticks, but could find a home with travelers and business people who rely on Windows 8.
Despite a few minor shortcomings, the DIR-880L is still one of the best 802.11ac routers on the market.
Unless you live in a very small home and need a color router to match, skip D-Link's latest DIR-818LW in favor of more powerful options.
The Actiontec gets the job done for those who want to quickly extend their home network without much concern about performance.
The D-Link DIR-868L delivers as an advanced 802.11ac-enabled home router despite its underwhelming mobile apps and usage inflexibility.
Pass up the ZTE Engage LT's poor performance and relatively high price for other entry-level Cricket phones, like the HTC One SV.
A 12-volt car charger may be just a car charger, but the ReVive PowerUp 3P boasts a clever design and useful features.
Current power-line users with large homes will benefit from the ZyXel PLA4231's network extension capabilities; however, there are alternatives that offer similar benefits for less.
If you want to quickly display your Windows 7 or 8 computer, or any Miracast-enabled mobile device on a TV, the supercompact ScreenBeam from Actiontec will get the job done.
Tiny and affordable, the TP-Link 150Mbps Wireless N Nano Router makes a great companion for mobile users needing to share their hotel room's Internet with wireless clients.