CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
That's a pretty cheap option for bringing a wired Ethernet connection to the far corners of your house, no drilling required.
The ZyXel PLA4205 power line adapter is an excellent alternative to using regular Ethernet or Wi-Fi to connect more devices to a home network.
Invented by Bob Metcalfe, the Ethernet laid the foundation for the modern-day Internet and global connectivity.
The lack of Gigabit Ethernet in many ways cancels out the Netgear R6100's support for the fast 802.11ac standard and makes it just an average Wi-Fi router.
That's your out-the-door, no-rebate price on this two-adapter kit, which saves you the hassles of running Ethernet cables all through your house.
The need for faster networking among automotive components has led companies such as Micrel and Marvell to develop Ethernet solutions capable of operating in the automotive environment.
The PLN3 Powerline AV Ethernet Adapter is a convenient way to extend your network via the electrical wiring. However, its bulky size and lack of a power pass-through socket might steer away home owners with cramped power outlets.
That blows previous deals out of the water. The TrendNet kit uses your existing electrical wiring to ferry Ethernet from here to there.
That's your out-the-door price--no rebate forms required. This Zyxel kit is great for sending an Ethernet connection from one end of the house to the other.
The LaCie Ethernet Disk Mini is a decent NAS drive for a good price. If you need more features or faster performance, look elsewhere.